Yorketown Hospital - Parliamentary Grieve

30 Mar 2017

Yorketown Hospital – Hansard 29 March 2017

Mr GRIFFITHS ( Goyder ) ( 15:07 :28 ): I want to talk about the Yorketown Hospital, which is an area of grave concern for the people of Yorke Peninsula. Members would be aware that yesterday I asked the Minister for Health questions about the lack of information flow to the community about the reduction in surgical procedures at that hospital, originally intended to be removed on 1 April but now apparently it has been stretched out to some date that we have no knowledge of.


Question Time: Yorketown Hospital

29 Mar 2017

Hansard, House of Assembly, Tues 28 March 2017: Country Health Services - Yorketown Hospital

Member for Goyder Steven Griffiths MP questions the Minister for Health the Hon. Jack Snelling MP on the decision by Country Health SA to remove general, gynaecological and urological services from Yorketown Hospital from 1 April 2017:


Applications open for 2017 Youth Parliament Program

01 Mar 2017

Applications are open for the 2017 Youth Parliament program delivered by the YMCA SA and sponsored by the State Government.

Now in its 22nd year, Youth Parliament has educated more than 1,000 young people about parliamentary process.

Scholarships are available for regional participants to cover all travel costs, to and from Adelaide, both for training in May and for a residential week in July.


November Parliamentary activity

01 Dec 2016

This article includes excerpts of Steven’s various debate contributions, Questions in Question Time, and Grieves Speeches in the House of Assembly in the sitting weeks in November, as well as tabled replies to previous questions lodged by Steven at previous sittings.

Please note, the November 2016 debate on the Dying with Dignity 2016 Bill is covered in a separate article on this website ("Voluntary Euthanasia Debate") which includes Hansard transcript of Steven's Second Reading speech made in the evening of Tuesday 15 November 



Voluntary Euthanasia debate

16 Nov 2016

After some eight hours of debate in Parliament on the Death with Dignity Bill, on Wednesday 16 November 2016 and into the early hours of Thursday 17 November 2016, the Bill was defeated by just one vote, the casting vote of the Speaker. Published is the excerpt from Hansard of Steven's speech on 15 November 2016, in supporting the 2nd reading of the Bill.


October Parliamentary activity

07 Nov 2016

Excerpts from HANSARD, HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY Wed 19 October & Thurs 20 October 2016

BILLS: Statutes Amendment (Planning, Development and Infrastructure) Bill

GRIEVANCE DEBATE: Goyder Electorate School Closures

MOTION: KESAB Environmental Solutions



Latest Parliamentary activity Sep 2016

28 Sep 2016

In the House of Assembly on 28 September 2016, Steven spoke on the Local Government (Mobile Food Vendors) Amendment Bill; about storm damage on Yorke Peninsula; and questioned Minister for Health the Hon. Jack Snelling about the chemotherapy unit at Wallaroo Hospital.