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Upcoming Land Care Working Bees

If you are interested in helping any of the below groups, please dress in appropriate old clothes and bring garden gloves. 

Friends of Brownhill Creek 

  • Brownhill Creek Working Bee - 19 June 2021 - Saturday 9am - 12pm (spreading mulch and gravel)
  • Brownhill Creek Working Bee - 26 June 2021 - Saturday 9am - 12pm (general works)
  • All welcome on the last Saturday morning of every month, please meet at the carpark across the bridge after the caravan park.
  • For more information, please contact Ron Bellchambers - 0427 718 106

 

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Media Release - Funding for the Belair Train Line

The Belair Train Line is an important rail route that connects several communities such as Blackwood, Mitcham and Unley with the CBD. 

Local member, Sam Duluk MP is lobbying the State Government to allocate more funds to improve several train stations along this route.  

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Media Release - SES Volunteer capacities reduced due to COVID19

State Emergency Service (SES) volunteers are being paid to assist with COVID-19 operational roles which has resulted in less front-line volunteers being available to assist in daily callouts.  

Highly trained SES volunteers have been lured into helping to enforce COVID-19 measures at the airport and medi-hotels 

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World Environment Day Speech in Parliament

Mr DULUK (Waite) (15:58): Today, I would like to speak about World Environment Day. My community needs no excuse to share the hard work and commitment of green-thumbed residents and volunteers who work week in and week out in our fantastic gardens, national parks and reserves to compassionately help to conserve and enrich our natural environment.

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Leitech Australia visit with Minister

Mr DULUK (Waite) (15:17): My question is to the Minister for Trade and Investment. Can the minister explain to the house how the government is working with local companies such as Leitech Australia that provide innovative energy technology solutions that help to reduce carbon emissions, grow their businesses, and create jobs?

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Station Refresh Program

Mr DULUK (Waite) (14:40): A supplementary. Minister, as part of this program Refresh, can you commit to upgrading the Belair station, which was built in I think 1883, Mitcham, and a park‑and-ride at Torrens Park as part of this railway investment?

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Representing the needs of Sturt SES Volunteers

Mr DULUK (Waite ) (15:22): My question is to the Minister for Police, Emergency Services and Correctional Services. Can the Minister please update the House on how the State Government is supporting the SES across South Australia who have seen a reduction in their active volunteer hours due to COVID-19 responsibilities? Sir, with your leave and that of the house, I will further explain.

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Voluntary Assisted Dying

Like everyone else in this house, I will be making a contribution. We cannot be reminded enough of the importance of the decision that we are going to make over the course of this debate today and in the next fortnight. This is an emotional issue and so many of us have experienced the illness, suffering and death of a loved one. All of us, I think, have been in that position. In my own family, we have been no different.

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Upgrades to Wittunga Botanic Gardens

Mr DULUK (Waite) (15:16): My question is to the Minister for Environment and Water. Can the minister please update the house on recent investments into the Wittunga Botanic Garden in Blackwood and update the house on the appointment of a new director of the South Australian botanical gardens?

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National Reconciliation Week 2021

Thank you very much Sir, Mister Deputy Speaker. As so many in this house have already commented, today marks the start of National Reconciliation Week. Reconciliation Australia's theme for 2021 is 'More than a word.' While words and speaking at a very important in raising concerns of the community, I would like to take the opportunity to promote some of the actions that are being taken in Waite as part of Reconciliation Week. We know the reconciliation movement takes action to amplify the voices of First Nations people.

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