Last night, the Adelaide Hills Council met and undertook what was a disappointing, foolish and, I think, disgraceful decision to ignore for the third time the 95 per cent of respondents to community consultation who said that they want to retain wards in the Adelaide Hills Council area.
At the end of 2017 the Spring Head Trinity Lutheran School in Mount Torrens will be closing its doors due to demographic change leading to low enrolments. As the second oldest Lutheran School in Australia it has a history (and a present) worth recognising and celebrating and on 5 July I took the opportunity to do so in the House of Assembly.
The SA Indian community's annual Mela at the Wayville Showgrounds is one of the largest multicultural events in South Australia, attended by thousands of people from across the community. It was a privilege to participate, on behalf of Steven Marshall and the Liberal team.
Hon Jing Lee MLC, Liberal Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Multicultural Affairs, addresses the rapidly growing crowd at the Zhu-Lin Buddhist Temple 2017 Phoenix Arriving Spring Festival Celebration. Happy Lunar New Year everyone - shin nyen kwai ler!
The 2017 Pongal Harvest festival is an annual festival hosted by the Adelaide Tamil Association and our other local Tamil groups within South Australia. This time of year is an auspicious and significant time for the Tamil community, as it marks the beginning of all prosperous and important events to come, such as marriage and property ownership.