Local demand for Riverland Community Justice Centre skyrockets

Since the Marshall Liberal Government reopened the doors to the Riverland Community Justice Centre in December last year, over 40 legal advice services have been provided out of the office in Berri, as well as outreach services in surrounding areas including Loxton, Cadell and Morgan.

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Law Reform Institute to consider abortion law reform

South Australia’s independent Law Reform Institute based at Adelaide of University has been asked by the State Government to consider changes to the State’s abortion laws with a view to improve access and modernise the practice in the State and with a view to making abortion a regulated medical procedure under health legislation as opposed to a criminal law issue.

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New sentencing laws to be debated in Parliament

New sentencing laws proposed by the Liberal Marshall Government, specifically relating to the availability of home detention as a sentencing option for sex offenders, will be debated this week in the House of Assembly.

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Public Trustee returns focus to core functions

Changes in consumer needs and getting back to its core business has led to the Public Trustee to amend the way it delivers services covering the making of Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney.

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Two new District Court Judges appointed

South Australia’s District Court will soon welcome two new judges, with the appointments of experienced lawyers Jo-Anne Deuter and Michael Durrant confirmed today.

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Marshall Government commits $3.2m to Aged Care Royal Commission

The Marshall Liberal Government has today announced it will commit $3.2 million to set up a SA Government response unit, solely focussed on the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety.

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Stronger protections for residential parks residents

People who live in residential parks will have greater protections available to them under legislation that has now passed State Parliament.

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Review looks to future of gambling

Following on from a major overhaul of gambling-related barring orders last week, the State Government has begun seeking views from industry and the non-Government sector on the future of gambling regulation in South Australia.

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Justice to lead priorities for the 2019 Parliamentary Year

Restoring faith in South Australia’s justice system is one of the top priorities for the Marshall Liberal Government in 2019.

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Same-day barring orders to better protect problem gamblers

Changes to the way gambling barring orders are processed are making it easier for South Australians who are either experiencing or are at risk of gambling harm.

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