Election Commitments

I’m 100% committed to following through on all my election commitments. They were not just meaningless promises pitched at election time, they are part of me demonstrating my desire to deliver for the communities that I have been given the privilege of representing.

I’ve put together an easy-to-follow election pledge tracker so you can see how things are progressing and the milestones that are being reached against each initiative. Check it out below.

Funding for Plympton Oval

$100,000 for upgraded drainage and playing surface improvements.

  • Drainage and playing surface improvement work finished

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Reactivating the Repat

The Marshall Liberal Government has reopened and revitalised the Repatriation Hospital, with total investment in the project from both the State and Federal Governments coming to nearly $110 million.

  • Repat hydrotherapy pool re-opened and 20 new beds available

  • Repat concept master plan released

  • $70 million funding agreement between state and federal government announced

  • Construction started on Repat upgrade

  • New 78 bed Dementia Care Facility announced

  • An extra $30 million in funding committed

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Glenelg Police Station Operating Hours

Secured increased operating hours for the Glenelg Police Station during peak times, reversing the initial reduction by the previous Labor Government.

  • Expanded operating hours for Glenelg Police Station during peak times

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Glenelg Primary School Bollards and Road Safety

Advocated for safety bollards to be installed at the intersection of Morphett Road and Brighton Road to protect students at Glenelg Primary School.

Also secured, with the support of the City of Holdfast Bay, a new pedestrian crossing and storage area at the corner of Rugless Terrace and Malcolm Street.

In conjunction with increased signage at the pedestrian crossing on Morphett Road.

  • Installed safety bollards in front of Glenelg Primary School on the corner of Morphett Road and Brighton Road

  • Installed a new pedestrian crossing and storage area at the corner of Rugless Terrace and Malcolm Street

  • Secured more signage at pedestrian crossing on Morphett Road

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Protecting Our Precious Coastline

Our election commitment pledged $5.2 million towards innovative approaches to coastal projects. This included one of Australia’s biggest seagrass restoration projects, the creation of a shellfish reef off metropolitan Adelaide’s coast, funds for important research and development and investment in wetlands to reduce land-based run-off.

  • $1 million seagrass restoration project commenced in partnership with South Australian Research and Development Institute (SARDI)

  • $1.2 million provided to Australian Nature Conservancy to create a shellfish reef

  • Applications for research and development grants opened

  • Blue carbon strategy developed and released

  • $4 million over four years in regional coast protection grants announced

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Ban on Single-use Plastics

We're banning a range of single-use plastics in South Australia under proposed legislation to be introduced into State Parliament.

  • Public consultation on the discussion paper

  • Turning the Tide on Single Use Plastics: The Next Steps - paper released

  • Legislation introduced into Parliament in 2020

  • A ban on a range of single-use plastics passes parliament

  • Plastic straws, cutlery and drink stirrers banned - March 2021

  • Expanded polystyrene cups, bowls plates and clamshell containers banned - March 2022

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Our Surf Lifesaving Clubs

Total $190,000 funding committed for shark spotting drones.

  • $190,000 for shark-spotting drones

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