East Marden Primary School - 19 November 2015
Mr TARZIA ( Hartley ) ( 17:35 :09 ): Today, I would like to speak about East Marden Primary School. I also attended an absolutely extraordinary sports day recently at East Marden Primary School in Campbelltown.
Mary MacKillop College - 2 December 2015
Mr TARZIA ( Hartley ) ( 17:44 :18 ): As tempting as it is to rebut the member for Waite, I would like to quote Bon Jovi:
We've gotta hold on ready or not. You live for the fight when it's all that you've got.
Local Government (Building Upgrade Agreements) Amendment Bill
Mr TARZIA ( Hartley ) ( 15:38 :55 ): It is said that there are no bad people, only bad incentives. Time will tell whether this bill provides a good incentive or a bad incentive.
Statutes Amendment (Rights of Foster Parents and Guardians) Bill - 10 September 2015
Mr TARZIA ( Hartley ) ( 16:35 :43 ): I today rise to support the member for Hammond in his endeavour to put forward the Statutes Amendments (Rights of Foster Parents and Guardians) Bill.
Vincent's Maiden Speech
Mr TARZIA ( Hartley ) ( 16:24 :42 ): Thank you, Deputy Speaker. Firstly, I thank the member for Morialta who has today allowed me to sit in his seat.
LOCAL GOVERNMENT (BUILDING UPGRADE AGREEMENTS) AMENDMENT BILL
Mr TARZIA (Hartley) (15:38): It is said that there are no bad people, only bad incentives. Time will tell whether this bill provides a good incentive or a bad incentive. Much has been said about the current government's credentials when it comes to sustainability and improvement of energy and water use, as well as environmental performance. My message to the government is: focus on what you have so far and focus on the problems you have created thus far.
STATUTES AMENDMENT AND REPEAL (BUDGET 2015) BILL
Mr TARZIA: Thank you, Deputy Speaker. I rise today to speak to the Statutes Amendment and Repeal (Budget 2015) Bill and indicate I will not be the lead speaker. The bill contains many measures that form part of the government's budget initiatives for 2015-16 and certainly implements some of the outcomes that the state tax review looked into. I note there are a number of key features of this bill, and I would like to point out some of these to the house if I may.
CAMPBELLTOWN CHESS CLUB
Mr TARZIA (Hartley) (15:48): I thought I would bring the house's attention to some functions that I attended in and around the winter break. I would like to speak about those community organisations and the great work that they are doing starting with, firstly, the Campbelltown Chess Club. I was fortunate enough to attend the Campbelltown Chess Club annual awards at the weekend, which were actually held at Thorndon Park in the suburb of Paradise. There was a barbecue provided by one of the local Rotary clubs. I commend Sabrina and David—two of the organisers of the Campbelltown Chess Club—for the good work that they do.
Mr GARDNER ( Morialta ) ( 15:12 :42 ): Thank goodness for small mercies. A government with absolutely no idea what they are doing, with the support of about one in three voters in South Australia, entering their second year—a year when the Premier said that we would have our socks knocked off by the boldness of their policy agenda.