Accessible Adelaide


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!


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


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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