Long serving legal practitioner appointed Master of the District Court

A distinguished legal practitioner with more than three decades experience has been appointed as the new Master of the District Court.

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Domestic Violence Scheme offers support to South Australians at risk

Nearly 200 requests for information have been made in the first eight months of the trial of the Domestic Violence Disclosure Scheme.

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SA to have standalone Surrogacy Laws for first time

Laws making it easier for South Australians to have a child through a surrogate will this week be introduced to State Parliament.

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Emergency Services Assault legislation passes Parliament

The Marshall Liberal Government has today passed legislation through Parliament which will see the strongest penalties in the State’s history for emergency service worker assaults.

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Greater powers to fight online child pornography

News laws cracking down on people who distribute or help distribute child pornography online have now passed State Parliament.

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Review recommends cutting sentencing discounts

Significantly lower sentencing discounts would be available to serious offenders who admit their guilt within four weeks of their first court appearance, under recommendations made through an independent review of South Australia’s sentencing discount scheme.

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New protections for whistleblowers

New laws to protect whistleblowers come into effect tomorrow.

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Lifting the secrecy on suppression orders

The Marshall Liberal Government is considering removing suppression restrictions on the reporting of sexual offenders and offences.

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Funding supports flagship Aboriginal Community Program for students

With the Aboriginal Power Cup kicking off today, the South Australian Government has committed $100,000 in the 2019-20 State Budget for continued support of the Port Adelaide Football Club’s flagship Aboriginal community program.

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$2.1 million for new CT scanner to reduce post-mortem wait times

As part of the 2019-20 State Budget, the Marshall Liberal Government has committed to purchasing a new CT scanner for Forensic Science South Australia (FSSA), which will significantly reduce post mortem wait times. 

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