Legislative Council: Tuesday, June 27, 2023


Kangaroo Island Country Cabinet

The Hon. C. BONAROS (14:58): By way of supplementary: given this was a country cabinet and in light of the additional funding for health at KI, did the government get around to talking about the critical shortage of midwives and forced closure of Whyalla's birthing services and, by contrast, how forgotten locals from Whyalla are feeling right now, and what is the government doing about it?

The PRESIDENT: The Hon. Ms Bonaros, as much as I would like to allow that as a supplementary question, given that—

Members interjecting:

The PRESIDENT: Order! As much as I would like to allow that, given it was about Whyalla, I am sorry but that wasn't arising from the original answer.

Members interjecting:

The PRESIDENT: Because I am always going to be biased towards Whyalla.