Matter of Interest – Drugs in Sport

I wish to speak about the recent findings of the Australian Crime Commission outlining the concerning presence of performance-enhancing drugs in our sporting codes and the alleged influence of organised crime. I do not want to doubt the findings and the great work of the Australian Crime Commission, as extensive research has gone into the…

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Advanced Care Directives Bill

I wish to start by indicating that I will be voting against the bill. Aspects of this bill which relate to a person’s assets, financial and domestic particulars, and an individual’s wishes for the future of those particulars I fully support; however, what this bill refers to as an advance care directive also encompasses future…

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Matter of Interest – TRSA Awards

On the night of 25 August, I had the pleasure of attending the annual industry awards of Thoroughbred Racing South Australia, representing both the member for Stuart and the opposition. This great event recognises the sport’s high achievers as well as inducting some legends into the South Australian Racing Hall of Fame. There were approximately…

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Private Member’s Motion – Adelaide United Football Club

I move: That this council— 1.Recognises— (a)That Adelaide United Football Club represents Adelaide and South Australia in a national sporting competition; (b)That Adelaide United Football Club represents Adelaide and South Australia in an international sporting competition outside of our national league; (c)The social, health and economic benefits that Adelaide United Football Club contribute to our…

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Appropriation Bill 2012

Thank you for the opportunity to contribute to the debate on this bill. The financial management of this government leaves much to be desired. Labor’s poor governance has had an adverse impact on hardworking South Australians struggling with a dramatic rise in the cost of living. The truth of the matter is that under Labor,…

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