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Dame Roma Mitchell Grants helping young people with a care experience achieve their dreams

The Liberal Government is urging young people with a care experience to apply for the new round of Dame Roma Mitchell Grants to help them study and live independently. 

Budget Newsletter 2019

Read my latest newsletter distributed to my electorate on the 2019/20 State Budget.

Prospect Fair

At my stall at this year’s Prospect Fair one of the free activities will be making items from corks.

Heritage Forum - 21 August

I am holding a Heritage Community Forum with the Hon Stephan Knoll MP, Minister for Planning attending as a guest. This is an opportunity to discuss heritage, character and contributory items in our local community direct with Minister Knoll.

Homelessness Week

Extract from Hansard - House of Assembly 31 July 2019

I also rise to support this motion as amended by the member for Elder. I thank the member for Mount Gambier for bringing to this place the opportunity to talk about homelessness. Across Australia, this is a very significant social problem that is particularly relevant to me, not only as the member for Adelaide but also as the Minister for Child Protection.

More South Australia children in care with case plans

The Liberal Government has rapidly turned around the number of children and young people in care with completed case plans in just 12 months.

Liberal Government extended carer payments supporting young people to reach their full potential

A Liberal Government program which extended carer payments for young people up to the
age of 21 has already been accessed by 17 young people and more than 100 are set to
become eligible over the next three years.

New interactive recruitment website to help attract foster carers across South Australia

A new, more engaging foster care recruitment website is attracting strong attention from potential carers, generating almost 80 online enquiries in its first month.

State Budget 2019/20

The Marshall Liberal Government has handed down the 2019/20 State Budget. The budget has many measures that will be implemented in the Electorate of Adelaide and will assist my constituents.

New residential care model to help Aboriginal children stay connected and overcome trauma

The State Government has engaged InComPro to establish an Aboriginal-specific residential care service for young people that is both therapeutic and culturally responsive.

The ground-breaking Northern suburbs service, which is scheduled to open later this month, will house four Aboriginal young people across two homes.

InComPro is now one of two Aboriginal community-controlled organisations that specialise in providing residential care for Aboriginal young people.