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.
The seventh issue of Morialta Matters details a number of local success stories, including the Athelstone fire siren and the Government finally reinstating funding for Norwood-Morialta High School, along with details about my new portfolio responsibilities.
In Morialta Matters - Issue 6 the problems surrounding the new bus timetables and the need for more car parking at Paradise Interchange is discussed along with my teen drinking bill, school amalgamations and the great work Operation Flinders does.
I discuss the 2011/12 budget in the fifth issue of Morialta Matters along with the decision to charge for hospital car parking. There is also information about Liberal policies including offering land tax concessions to owners of heritage listed buildings in CBD, increasing the scope of the Small Claims Court and webstreaming Parliamentary proceedings.