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Morialta Matters - Issue 11 (Autumn 2013)

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.

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2012 International Day of People with Disability

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. 

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Woodforde and Teringie Police Zones

On Thursday the 29th November 2012 I had the opportunity to again raise the issue of police response times in the Morialta suburbs of Woodforde and Teringie.

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Morialta Matters - Issue 10 (Summer 2012/13)

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. 

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Lions Club of Rostrevor Black Hill Challenge

The Black Hill Challenge is a 15 kilometre run from Foxfield Oval, Maryvale Road, Athelstone into Black Hill Conservation Park and returning to Foxfield Oval.

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Morialta Matters - Issue 9 (Spring 2012)

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.

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Mount Barker Disability Forum

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.

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Brain Injury Awareness week

Brain Injury Awareness Week in South Australia takes place from 6-10 August, supported by BINSA (Brain Injury Network, SA).

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Naming of the Cathie Wilson Oval

Stradbroke Primary Schools naming of the Cathie Wilson Oval.

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Morialta Matters - Issue 8 (Winter 2012)

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.

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