Category Archives: Media Release

Councillors Should Pay their Parking Fines.

On Friday the 19th September 2014 at 11.00 a.m. I will be attending the Colonel Light Building in Pirie street to pay my $46 parking fine for over staying my parking meter by 9 minutes in Flinders Street on the 29th August 2014. Do I like paying the $46? Certainly not. Do I have a […]

My Position on the Future of The Central Market

An open letter to The Central Market Traders. Dear Central Market Trader, A number of you have asked about my position on the future of the Central Market. The Central Market is very important to the City of Adelaide, to the people of Adelaide and, of course, to you the traders. Earlier this year I […]

Call for debate by Lord Mayoral candidates Clarke and Wong

Clarke issues Wong a challenge, “Let’s have a debate, Francis!!” Following a piece in the Sunday Mail which featured Lord Mayoral candidate Francis Wong in a promotional t-shirt surrounded by some ladies who had attended a lunch in support of him, I issued a media release challenging Mr Wong to a debate to inject some […]

Clarke v. Wong Lord Mayoral Contest

“Lord Mayoralty should be about substance, not style.” Clarke challenges Wong to debate the substantial issues. Media Release – Clarke v. Wong Lord Mayoral Contest

Wong gone missing in action

I attach this media release in relation to my invitation to Francis Wong (including other Lord Mayoral candidates if he likes) and I to have a public debate on our respective policies and plans as to how to achieve those policies. My letter of invitation was forwarded by email on 19th October 2010 asking for […]

Recommended Budget Cut to Capital City Committee

Adelaide City Councillor and Lord Mayoral candidate Ralph Clarke today said he hoped that the State Government would ignore its own “razor gang” recommendation to axe the Government’s share of the cost of the Capital City Committee and its participation in it. Media Release – Ralph Clarke Budget

Mary MacKillop and Adelaide City Council

Adelaide City Councillor and candidate for Lord Mayor, Ralph Clarke, will urge the Adelaide City Council administration to rethink its decision not to sponsor flags and banners throughout the city centre in the week leading up to Mary MacKillop’s canonisation on October 17th. Media Release – Mary MacKillop’s Canonisation

Ralph Clarke calls for Feasibility Study

Electric Parkland Buggies for People with Disabilities Adelaide City Councillor and candidate for Lord Mayor, Ralph Clarke, wants the Adelaide City Council to do a feasibility study with regard to discrete networks of electric long-wheel based buggies enabling people whose mobility is restricted to explore and enjoy all of Adelaide’s beautiful parklands. Media Release – […]