Media Release

Lobethal celebrates 175 years!

The Adelaide Hills township of Lobethal today celebrates 175 years since establishment. Lobethal was settled by Prussian Lutherans in 1842. There were 18 families and one pastor in the original settlement.

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Government mixes messages on Botanic High school zones

The Premier and his Education Minister have been caught out providing different information about who may be able to enrol in the new Adelaide Botanic High School, according to the State Liberals.

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Nice work if you can get it

The State Liberals have described the creation of yet another highly paid communications position in the Education Department as an obscene waste of taxpayer’s money.

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Labor gives with one hand and takes with the other

Education Minister Susan Close has confirmed in correspondence to the State Liberals that the STEMWorks School Infrastructure project will see major portions of grants to schools eaten up in 'project costs', 'professional fees' and other non-building related costs.

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School’s back – time to improve our performance

As school returns for the 2017 year, the State Liberals have called on the Weatherill Labor Government to ensure that South Australia’s schools improve their results.

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SA at the Back of the Class on NAPLAN

The State Liberals have expressed concern that the finalised NAPLAN results, released today, once again show South Australia was lowest or second lowest of all states in eighteen out of twenty categories.

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Liberals renew call to move year 7 into high school

The State Liberals have renewed calls for the Weatherill Government to transition Year 7
from primary school into high school.

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Music is the Universal Language

The State Liberals today announced that if a Marshall Liberal Government is elected in March 2018 they will ensure that private music instructors are allowed to continue teaching students in public schools, and called on the Weatherill Labor Government to follow suit.

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Teaching business skills in our schools

A Marshall Liberal Government will establish four Entrepreneurial Schools, two in Adelaide and two in regional South Australia, if elected at the 2018 State election.

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Fire Danger Season clock ticking for Montacute Road

Liberal MP for Morialta John Gardner today called on the Weatherill Labor Government to provide support to the Adelaide Hills Council to ensure Montacute Road is fixed before the fire danger season commences.

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