First appointment to new Court of Appeal

The Marshall Liberal Government has today announced that eminent barrister, Mark Livesey QC, has been appointed to South Australia’s new Court of Appeal.

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Productivity Commission to assess best fuel pricing option for South Australia

The State Government has asked the Productivity Commission to investigate various policy models regarding the transparency of fuel prices across the State.

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Prosecutor appointed to the District Court

Respected prosecutor Ian Press SC has been appointed to South Australia’s District Court.

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Two District Court Judges appointed

Attorney-General, Vickie Chapman has today announced two experienced South Australian lawyers will be appointed as judges of the District Court, replacing Judge Paul Rice, who retired earlier this month, and Judge Jack Costello, who will retire in January next year.

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Increasing the public's right to know

The public’s right to know more about how governments operate will be strengthened under proposed changes to South Australia’s Freedom of Information Act to be tabled in State Parliament today.

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Crackdown on nitrous oxide canister sales

Tougher restrictions on the sale of nitrous oxide canisters, or ‘nangs’, will come into effect early next year, following approval from South Australia’s Controlled Substances Advisory Council.

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Encounter Youth win National Award

Encounter Youth, a South Australian charity which dedicates time and resources to help our young people, has won the Gold 2019 Australian Crime and Prevention Award for its Hindley Street Program.

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Review of the Police Complaints Act

Retired District Court Judge Gordon Barrett QC has been appointed to review South Australia’s Police Complaints and Discipline Act.

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Police out in force over Schoolies Festival

South Australia Police will again be granted special powers to protect school leavers when the Schoolies Festival hits Victor Harbor this weekend.

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Government appoints new Chair of Legal Services Commission

Internationally respected Adelaide lawyer, Jason Karas has been appointed by the Marshall Government as the next Chairperson of the Legal Services Commission of SA (LSC).

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