Carly’s Law to protect children from predators

Tough new laws come into effect from today, aimed at better protecting children from exploitation by insidious predators.

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Murray Darling Basin Royal Commission on track

Royal Commissioner Bret Walker SC has written to the State Government to provide an update regarding the progress of his inquiry.

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Greater protection for journalists

Journalists seeking to shield their sources will have greater protection under new laws which have now passed State Parliament.

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Terrorists in the line of fire

In an important step towards strengthening South Australia’s anti-terrorism capability, laws to enhance the capacity of police to use lethal force in a terrorist incident have passed State Parliament’s Lower House today.

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State Government to strengthen domestic violence laws

The State Government has commenced work on tough new laws to crack down on domestic and family violence.

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SA Government response to Child Sexual Abuse

The Marshall Liberal Government has released its response to the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse as part of its plans to better protect children from this appalling behaviour.

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New Commissioner for Victims’ Rights appointed

The Marshall Liberal Government has announced the appointment of a new Commissioner for Victims’ Rights.

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Shielding the public interest

The Marshall Liberal Government is introducing legislation to enable journalists to protect the identity of confidential sources when the information they are disclosing is in the public interest.

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Carly’s Law

The Marshall Liberal Government is introducing legislation to protect young people from online adult predators who lie about their age as part of a plan to meet the child or commit a criminal offence against the child.

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Open hearings for ICAC

The Marshall Liberal Government has fulfilled a principal pledge of its election platform with the introduction of a Bill enabling the ICAC Commissioner to conduct hearings into serious or systemic misconduct and maladministration in public.

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