Yesterday I attended the sod turning of a new 13-storey apartment development “Spence on Light” with my Cabinet colleague Hon Michelle Lensink MLC.
The build, situated on Light Square in the CBD, will provide more affordable housing where it is needed.
The Liberal Government has committed $14.5 million for the purchase of 40 of the 75 apartments, which will be owned by the SA Housing Authority, and is set to be completed by mid-2020.
The Marshall Liberal Government and the City of Adelaide have partnered to deliver new and upgraded pedestrian crossings at the West Terrace / Currie Street / Glover Avenue intersection to improve safety and access to Adelaide High School and the 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.
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!
The week in review, I enjoyed showing St Aloysius College, Adelaidethrough Parliament House.
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, ac.care and Key Assets Australia and Aboriginal Family Support Services, Connecting Foster & Kinship Carers - SA Inc and Lutheran Community Care SA/NT.
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.