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Public Meeting Program


The official poster and petitions.

The official poster and petitions
are still available from 5 THE FM 31 Railway Tce Millcient

by S Lowe 5 THE FM’s wattlerangenow

The program for the Public Meeting, this Wednesday 31st July, has  just been released by Mayor Peter Gandolfi Wattle Range Council.  Mr Gandolfi said that the program is subject to change but the following speakers are expected to address the meeting.


Millicent Civic & Arts Centre

7pm, Wednesday, July 31, 2013

7pm: Welcome – Mayor Peter Gandolfi

7.05pm: Speakers


Don Gilbertson – former Chair of the Millicent Hospital Board .

·         Glenn Brown – Former Millicent Hospital CEO and Millicent Hospital Advisory Council spokesman

·         Bill Murray – Chair of the Penola Medical Support Group

·         Dr Van Eeden – Partner at Millicent Medical Clinic

·         Dr Pretorius – Former Penola doctor (via pre-recorded video)

·         Nurses’ and Midwifery Federation – Rosie Radcliff

·         Jayne Downs – Regional Director, Country Health SA

·         Ms Helen Chalmers – Chief Operating Officer, Country Health SA (on behalf of the Minister)

·         Mitch Williams – Member for Mackillop (via pre-recorded video)

·         Hon. Rob Lucas MLC – Shadow Minister for Health

8.20pm: Responses from panellists

8.30pm: Questions and comments from the floor (up to 1 hour) – Mayor Peter Gandolfi to chair.

9.30pm: Proposed motions

10.00pm: Close – Mayor Peter Gandolfi

5 thoughts on “Public Meeting Program

  1. This is Mitch’s home town, in his electorate.
    Why isn’t he coming to the meeting?

    • Hi Trevor, Mitch will be overseas at that time but he has already addressed State parliament regarding the situation and will be taking the petitions to parlimament also.

      Thanks for your comment.

      Rebekah Lowe
      wattlerangenow and 5THE FM

  2. Sounds good.

    I wonder if anyone from the Rural Doctors Association of SA could comment? Either the president? or perhaps the CHSA obstetric lead – after all, once obstetrics is lost, the rest invariably follows…

    • I asked RDSA President Scott Lewis for a comment but he was busy.
      S Lowe
      manager 5THE FN wattlerangenow.com.au

  3. Looks to be a packed program. 10 speakers @7.5 minutes each. Not sure how that will go in getting to the nub of the problem. Can see it all getting a little diffuse with lots of agendas and geographic locations involved. Still, there’s always question time. Looking forward to it.