New City Skate Park

The Marshall Liberal Government and Adelaide City Council have partnered to deliver a new City Skate Park, which will be integrated into the Gladys Elphick Park/Narnungga (Park 25).

The State Government will provide the $3 million funding required for the City Skate Park, due to be completed in the first half of 2020.

City of Adelaide Skate Park

The Marshall Liberal Government and the City of Adelaide today announced we will fund and deliver a new $3 million City Skate Park to be integrated into the Gladys Elphick Park on West Tce.



Adelaide University Liberal Club - Orientation Week

Today I visited the Adelaide University Liberal Club at their annual O-Week stall with fellow Marshall Liberal Government Minister, Stephan Knoll. It is great to see an active club on Campus in my electorate fighting for the Liberal cause!


Wonderful to join the Premier Steven Marshall Jing Lee MLC Shaun Osborn - Liberal for Adelaide Member for King Paula Leuthen at the IAASA Mela #Indian

Week in review

The week in review, I enjoyed showing St Aloysius College, Adelaidethrough Parliament House.

Celebrating the merger between Relationships Australia South Australia and Time for Kids with Minister for Human Services Michelle Lensink.

Attending the Australian Migrant Resource Centre for the launch of the Youth Symposium Report with Minister for Human Services Michelle Lensink, the Minister for Industry and Skills David Pisoni and the Parliamentary Secretary for Multicultural Affairs Jing Lee and the Commissioner for Children and Young People SA Helen Connolly.

Participating in the Carer Workshop with key stakeholders exploring options to better support our valuable carers. Department for Child Protection SA, Centacare Catholic Family Services, Uniting Communities, Anglicare SA, Life Without Barriers, and Key Assets Australia and Aboriginal Family Support Services, Connecting Foster & Kinship Carers - SA Inc and Lutheran Community Care SA/NT.

Christian Brothers College Parliament House Tour

Today, I enjoyed showing students from the Christian Brothers College, Adelaide Year 11 Legal Studies class around Parliament House.

National Apology

This morning I was pleased to attend the warm and engaging 11th Anniversary of the National Apology to the Stolen Generations.

Uncle Jack Charles was an inspiring keynote speaker he is an actor, musician, potter and gifted performer and has lived homeless, battled addiction and been in prison. He now inspires others to overcome their personal challenges.

Music performed by local Aboriginal singer songwriter Vonda Last. Vonda was accompanied by Adelaide composer and jazz violinist, Julian Ferraretto. 
#ApologyBreakfast #thepricetheypaid

Vietnamese Tet Festival

It was an honour to represent the Premier at the Annual Vietnamese Tet Festival with the opportunity to present to and meet with Mr Phung Van Nguyen, President of the Vietnamese Community in Australia - SA Chapter Inc

The festivities continued into the night at the Chinatown Adelaide Lunar New Year Street Party, allowing businesses and performances to showcase their products and cultural traditions with the wider South Australian Community.

Busy Weekend

What an eventful weekend - started off with helping the Prospect Lions Clubat the City of Prospect's weekly Twilight Sessions followed by spectating the Qualifying tie between Australia and Bosnia and Herzegovina.

To top it off, I was delighted to attend the Gala Dinner in celebrating the start of the Lunar New Year with David Pisoni MP: Member for Unley, Shaun Osborn - Liberal for Adelaide and Jing Lee, MLC (South Australia).


Joint Committee on Social Workers Registration Bill

Today at Parliament House the Joint Committee on Social Workers Registration Bill 2018 met for the first time.

I was joined by The Hon. Tammy Franks, MLC, The Hon. Connie Bonaros, MLC, The Hon. Irene Pnevmatikos, MLC, Josh Teague MP and Nat Cook MP.

The committee heard evidence from the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW) Anita Phillips, Board Director, Cindy Smith CEO, Patricia Muncey SA President and Debra Parnell, National Manager Social Policy.

Evidence was also heard from the South Australian Council of Social Service (SACOSS) Ross Womersley, CEO and Dr Catherine Earl, Senior Policy, Advocacy & Community Engagement Officer and Ian Peak from the Public Service Association (PSA).