Victims' rights on show

South Australians who have been affected by crime can learn more about the support available to them at the Royal Adelaide Show, with the Commissioner for Victims’ Rights partnering with SAPOL in the Jubilee Pavilion.

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SA Police 'bodycam' video evidence to be admissible in domestic violence prosecutions

New laws that allow police ‘bodycam’ video to be admitted to court as the evidence of domestic violence victims will come into effect tomorrow, reducing the stress of court for victims and potentially leading to more convictions.

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Vale Jan Ruff-O'Herne AO (1923-2019)

Attorney-General Vickie Chapman has today expressed her sadness at the death of World War II rape survivor, human rights activist, author and great-grandmother, Jan Ruff-O’Herne AO.

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Supporting victims of institutional child sex abuse

More than 100 applications have been lodged by people on the basis they experienced child sexual abuse in South Australian institutions since the National Redress Scheme commenced operation.

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South Australians warned: you're never too smart to be scammed

With Scams Awareness Week kicking off today and running until August 16, South Australians are being reminded that everyone is vulnerable to a scam.

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New laws to support park residents and owners

New laws aimed at better supporting people who live in or own a residential park have come into effect today.

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Celebrating the best of Forensic Science SA

Scientists who spent over 100 hours processing and analysing materials found at a series of clandestine drug labs and staff who’ve brought their knowledge of forensic toxicology to the world are among those recognised at the annual Ross Vining Memorial Forensic Science SA Awards Ceremony.

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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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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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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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