Racing Industry Select Committee

The Hon. T.J. STEPHENS (17:20): I move: 1.That a select committee of the Legislative Council be appointed to inquire into and report upon— (a)the sale of Cheltenham Park Racecourse; (b)the rezoning of Cheltenham Park Racecourse; (c)the relationship of decisions made in connection with the sale of Cheltenham Park Racecourse with proposals for the redevelopment of…

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SANFL

I rise today to speak on the South Australian National Football League. As honourable members would be well aware, the 2009 season of the SANFL begins this weekend, and the league is again looking to build on the strong crowd attendances of 2008, which were up 6.8 per cent on the previous year. The Hon.…

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Surf Life Saving SA

I will speak today about Surf Life Saving South Australia and how important an organisation it is to our community. As opposition sports spokesman, I put on the record our respect for the great work the organisation carries out. I wish to talk about the challenges it faces currently. Surf Life Saving South Australia recently…

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Address in Reply 2008

I support the Address in Reply and join Honourable Members in thanking His Excellency the Governor in opening this third session of the 51st parliament. We are supportive of the Governor’s work and know that he is doing an excellent job. Now, as my colleague the Hon Caroline Schaefer pointed out in her contribution –…

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Adelaide Lightning

Today I want to highlight the recent wonderful achievement of the Adelaide Lightning women’s basketball team in winning the 2007-08 WNBL championship. Last month, the Lightning defeated the Sydney Uni Flames 90-82 in the grand final at Wollongong to claim its first WNBL title in a decade. An unstoppable display from the Lightning’s Renae Camino—who,…

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South Australian National Football League

As opposition spokesman for sport, I had the pleasure of representing the Liberal Party at last night’s South Australian National Football League AGM. I wish to use my time today to discuss how well the SANFL is doing and to pay tribute to some of the legends of South Australian football who received SANFL life…

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