Accessible Adelaide

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As South Australia’s Capital City, Adelaide should be leading the way when it comes to accessibility and setting a benchmark for other cities to follow. By building a more inclusive and accessible city we can make Adelaide an even more desirable place to live, work and visit.

If elected to Adelaide City Council, I will advocate for:

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Get your skates on Adelaide!

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There is even more uncertainty for Adelaide skaters after the temporary closure of the City Skate Park this week.

The park will be closed for a month as preparatory work begins on the site ahead of construction  of the new biomedical precinct next year. The park will re-open in September until the Council’s lease expires in February 2015.  Continue reading

Residents must be heard on Whitmore Square development

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Candidate for Adelaide City Council, Robert Simms has joined with local residents in declaring his opposition to a proposal for a tower in Whitmore Square, which has so far been developed without public consultation.

The proposal (reported in The Advertiser on Tuesday) would see Starfish Developments construct a large apartment tower on the corner of Wright and Morphett Streets.

“I’m concerned that if this development goes ahead it would have a big impact on residents, casting a shadow over their homes and distorting the look of the Square. It would be completely out of step with the low-density heritage buildings in the area,” said Mr Simms.

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