In issue eleven of Morialta Matters, I thank the Country Fire Service (and other) volunteers who gave up their time in the Cherryville fires. I also congratulate some local young achievers and highlight some great locally owned businesses.
2012 marks the 20th anniversary of International Day of People with Disability (IDPwD), a United Nations sanctioned day that aims to promote an understanding of people with disability and encourage support for their dignity, rights and well-being.
In the tenth issue of Morialta Matters I discuss the recent forum I held regarding the Development of the Magill Training Centre land along with some State-wide organisations. The good results local organisations are achieving is also discussed and I touch on the story of a local hero.
The ninth issue of Morialta Matters discusses the mothballing of Adelaide's desalination plant, the changes to the Morialta electorate in the electoral redistribution and also some local community events.
Jamie Briggs MP, Member for Mayo, recently held a series of community meetings around his electorate to talk about the National Disability Insurance Scheme with Senator Mitch Fifield (Federal Shadow Disabilities Minister). I was pleased to join Jamie and Mitch and make a few brief comments at the Mount Barker meeting.
In the eighth edition of Morialta Matters I discuss the implications of the Labor Government's tenth budget for both the State as a whole and for families in general. There are also details about a number of local community groups and the great work they do.