News

Skating to a better outcome

The State Liberals are calling on the Weatherill Government to honour a two year old commitment to invest $20 million in the rejuvenation of Adelaide’s Parklands and make a replacement skate park the first project to be funded under the scheme.

Greek National Day - 75th Anniversary

On Sunday, 25 October 2015 Rachel joined the Greek Orthodox Community SA and laid a wreath to commemorate Greek National Day at the Cathedral of the Archangels Michael and Gabriel.

Alarm bells ringing again in child protection

The State Liberals are deeply concerned that Families SA continues to be overwhelmed by the level
of demand for child protection services.

Common sense in child protection

The State Liberals have urged the Weatherill Government to act on the recommendations of the Royal Commission into Child Sexual Abuse, released yesterday, regarding the need for the creation of a national approach to Working with Children Checks (WWCC).

Nursing a public safety grievance

Liberal Member for Adelaide Rachel Sanderson is calling on the Health Minister JackSnelling to act to provide more parking for staff and patients at the Women’s and Children’s Hospital in North Adelaide.

Unfathomable and deplorable

The State Liberals are calling for Susan Close, the Minister responsible for Families SA, to explain
the latest failure of the agency to protect a child at risk of shocking abuse.

Blind prejudice

The State Liberals are calling on Families SA to review its employment guidelines after it refused to interview a social work graduate for a position on the grounds the vision impaired young woman did not have a drivers licence.

Labor set to sell off hospital charity car park

The Weatherill Labor government has budgeted to sell the car parks at the Women’s and Children’s Hospital (WCH) from under the noses of the hospital’s charitable foundation. The Foundation supports research, patient facilities and purchases medical equipment.

Casual attitude on child protection continues

The State Liberals have labelled Minister for Child Protection Reform John Rau’s performance in Parliament yesterday as nothing short of appalling.

Assessing cumulative harm to children

The State Liberals will today introduce into Parliament amendments to the Children’s Protection Act to ensure the impact of cumulative harm is properly considered when social workers make assessments of children at risk.