On Wednesday, November 11th, 2015, Rachel attended the Remembrance Day Ceremony at Walkerville Memorial Garden. This year it makes the 97th anniversary of the end of World War I.
Thank you to everyone who provided feedback on the issues mentioned in my last newsletter. I have included a survey in this edition as I am always keen to know your views on various matters, including controversial bills that will be debated in Parliament, such as voluntary euthanasia and the decriminalisation of sex work.
The Weatherill Labor government has budgeted to sell the car parks at the Women’s and Children’s Hospital (WCH) from under the noses of the hospital’s charitable foundation. The Foundation supports research, patient facilities and purchases medical equipment.
Since being elected in 2010, I have met with thousands of people through meetings, forums, community events, in supermarkets and on their doorsteps and the message is clear – treat us with respect and listen to what we are saying. People are sick of “announce and defend” and want a government that will “consult and decide”, really listen, surely that is not too much to ask.
The State Liberals welcome today’s findings and recommendations from Coroner Mark Johns into the tragic death of Chloe Valentine.