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Is a nuclear waste dump a good idea?

With a serious proposal for a high-level nuclear waste facility now on the table, courtesy of the State Labor Government, I am having to ask myself whether or not this is a good idea for South Australia and its people.

SUEZ Community Grants

Applications for the 2016 SUEZ Community Grants Program are now open and will be until 5.00 pm AEST on 16 May 2016. 

Beach For All access mat extended

Back in September, I was tagged in a social media post showing a disability access pathway across the soft sand on a Balinese beach. Taken by the concept, I decided this should be more than a feel-good post on Facebook; it should be something we have here in South Australia.

Volunteer Training Grants 2016

Applications for the 2016 Volunteer Training Grants open on 15 February 2016 and close 18 March 2016.

ABC Radio: Rate Capping Interview

South Australians are hurting under soaring cost of living pressures. 

We did it! Beach for all has launched!

On Australia Day we officially launched Beach for All, with the roll out of South Australia’s first beach access mat at Seacliff. The first user was Seacliff Park resident Charlie Rowland who has spinal muscular atrophy and seeing him on the beach for the first time in years was a very special moment, with lots of tears shed.

Beach for all

Our beaches are beautiful and I can't imagine not being able to walk across the sand to dip my toes in the water, have a paddle or swim. Yet too many people in our community can't reach the water's edge due to their physical health holding them back. Beaches aren't the friendliest places for wheelchairs and crossing sand can also be difficult for people using walking sticks and frames.

Latest community newsletters

Each quarter I release two newsletters with an update on what is happening in and around our community.

2015/16 Positive Ageing Grants

Have you got an idea to engage older people in your organisation or in our community?

2015 Volunteer Support Fund

Applications for the 2015 Volunteer Support Fund opened on Monday 24 August 2015.