Latest News

Crime Rate Drops

Apr 29, 2021  |  press release

Thanks to the tireless work of South Australia Police, the latest crime statistics show that there has been a massive 19.9% decrease in offences being committed in South Australia compared to 2011 rolling year data.

ANZAC Day 2021

Apr 25, 2021  |  press release

Honoured to join the Magill RSL Sub-Branch South Australia and Payneham Returned & Services League - RSL as we remember those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom.

Festa della Liberazione

Apr 25, 2021  |  press release

The Festa della Liberazione is a commemoration of the liberation of Italy from Nazi rule in 1945.


Mar 31, 2021  |  press release

The Marshall Liberal Government has passed legislation to ban the use of drones within 100 metres of a prison.

Marshall Liberal Government's Motorcycle Licensing Changes

Mar 02, 2021  |  press release

The Marshall Liberal Government’s reforms to the motorcycle Graduated Licensing Scheme have been passed by both Houses of Parliament.

Single-use plastics now banned in SA

Mar 01, 2021  |  press release

Today is the day South Australia leads by example and becomes the first state in Australia to ban single-use plastics!

Hectorville Sports and Community Club Upgrade

Feb 28, 2021  |  press release

On 28th February 2021, I attended the official opening of the Hectorville Sports and Community Club facilities.


Feb 08, 2021  |  press release

Following community consultation held late last year on the upgrade to the Silkes Road and Gorge Road intersection, feedback was considered whilst also taking into consideration project objectives.

State Government’s Home Battery Scheme

Jan 21, 2021  |  press release

More than 250 households in Hartley have taken advantage of the State Government’s Home Battery Scheme!

Single-use plastics

Dec 23, 2020  |  press release

From 1 March 2021, single-use plastics will be BANNED in South Australia.

Opening of Hope Valley Reservoir

Dec 13, 2020  |  press release
We’ve just unlocked another amazing reservoir for you to explore and enjoy!

Parks 2025

Nov 07, 2020  |  press release

There's never been a better time to explore the great outdoors.

Further developments on the upgrade to the Silkes Road and Gorge Road intersection!

Oct 28, 2020  |  press release

Further developments on the upgrade to the Silkes Road and Gorge Road intersection!

Paradise Interchange Park 'n' Ride - Election Promise Delivered!

Aug 03, 2020  |  press release
The Paradise Park ‘n’ Ride is now open for business!

New measure to keep traffic moving and reduce travel times

Jun 29, 2020  |  press release

As part of the Marshall Government’s Keeping Metro Traffic Moving initiative, motorists will now be able to turn left at 19 red light traffic signals across South Australia.

$52 million upgrade to Norwood Morialta High School!

May 28, 2020  |  press release

Many local construction jobs will be supported over the next 18 months, as Norwood Morialta High School undergoes a $52 million upgrade, part of the Marshall Liberal Government’s $1.3 billion education capital works program which will further boost SA’s COVID-19 economic recovery.

Paradise Park ‘n’ Ride gets development approval with more car parks

Nov 14, 2019  |  press release

The Marshall Government has granted development approval for the Paradise Interchange Park ‘n’ Ride which will include a total of 818 car parks, including nine Disability Discrimination Act 1992 (DDA) compliant car parks.

Four new free drop-off locations for unwanted household chemicals

Sep 17, 2019  |  press release

Four new and conveniently located metropolitan Community Chemical and Paint Drop-off Centres are now open for the public to dispose of unwanted household chemicals and paints free of charge.

Good news about changes to developments allowed in Campbelltown

Aug 29, 2019  |  press release

I have good news about the type of developments that will be allowed in the Campbelltown area, from now on. To date this has been one of the most contentious issues in the community and the electorate has been incredibly vocal in seeking a change to the current Development Plan. I made a commitment to the people of Hartley, at the last election, to advocate for improved development guidelines for the area. It was clear that the balance on development under the previous Government was not quite right.

Upgrading Newton Road and Graves Street Intersection

Jul 17, 2019  |  press release

We are one step closer to seeing another commitment I made to the people of Hartley at the last State Election come to fruition. The Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure (DPTI) are improving the safety of motorists and pedestrians with the installation of traffic lights at the intersection of Newton Road and Graves Street.

NMHS Space Industry Work-Experience Program

May 22, 2019  |  press release

I recently had the pleasure to visit Norwood Morialta High School with the Premier and the Minister for Education to announce the new Space Industry Work-Experience Program. This initiative will give South Australian secondary school students direct access to the state’s burgeoning space sector, with a new pilot work experience program.   

Hartley Seniors Forum

Apr 01, 2019  |  press release

On 28 March 2019 we held another community forum on the topic of ‘Remaining active in your senior years’. There was a terrific turnout to hear Associate Professor Gaynor Parfitt, an Associate Professor in Exercise and Sport Psychology from the University of South Australia, speak on the topic of remaining active in our senior years.

1 Year in Government

Mar 17, 2019  |  press release

Our first year in Government has been a busy year. We have worked hard to deliver on creating more jobs, lowering costs for families and businesses, as well as bettering government services for our community.

Home Battery Scheme

Oct 28, 2018  |  press release

Improving South Australia’s environmental footprint and decreasing electricity prices is one of the central focuses of the State Government. The Home Battery Scheme introduced by the State Government has made it possible for South Australian households to access $100 million in subsidies and $100 million in loans to pay for home battery system installations.

Soup Night for Women’s Safety Services SA

Oct 12, 2018  |  press release

On Tuesday the 9th of October 2018 I hosted the Hartley Soup Night, a Domestic Violence awareness event, held at the Hectorville Sports and Community Club in Magill.

Call for upgrade to local women’s sporting facilities

Oct 16, 2017  |  press release

Member for Hartley, Vincent Tarzia, is calling on the State Government to help upgrade the female facilities at the Hectorville Sports and Community Club.

Media Release - Time for the State Government to act on Gorge Road Silkes Road intersection

Oct 10, 2017  |  press release

State Member for Hartley Vincent Tarzia has issued a word of caution to the State Government as pressure mounts on one local troublesome intersection.

Paradise Interchange - Motion in Parliament 6 July 2017

Jul 06, 2017  |  press release

PARADISE INTERCHANGE - Motion in House of Assembly, Parliament on 6 July 2017


MPs ready for another stint

Feb 15, 2017  |  press release

We will keep lobbying for the community for more parking at Paradise Interchange. To sign our petition, visit

Wheels back in motion - East Torrens Messenger

Jan 19, 2017  |  press release

Renewed talks between Transport Minister and Campbelltown City Cuncil Mayor show the issue cannot continue to be ignored by the State Labor Government. Extract from the East Torrens Messenger, Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Paradise Interchange - Speech

Oct 20, 2016  |  speech

I hold in my hand a petition signed by no fewer than 100 members of my local community concerning parking at Paradise Interchange. As we know, many locals have demanded improved parking facilities at Paradise Interchange for some time.

‘Stop parking in our suburban streets’: Residents fed up with Paradise bus exchange traffic

Jul 27, 2016  |  press release

MORE side streets around Paradise bus interchange are becoming congested with cars as O-Bahn commuters battle for space, increasing pressure on the State Government to find a permanent solution.