FINES ENFORCEMENT AND DEBT RECOVERY (MISCELLANEOUS) AMENDMENT BILL

I am pleased to introduce the Fines Enforcement and Debt Recovery (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill 2021. This bill amends the Fines Enforcement and Debt Recovery Act 2017 to make the process of recovering moneys owed to government fairer and more efficient.

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Fee relief to support our pubs, clubs and bars

Pubs, clubs and other licensed venues will continue to benefit from liquor licence fee relief in the coming financial year.

Licence costs will be halved for eligible licensees who were impacted by COVID-19 safety measures.

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NATIONBUILDER

I table the Privacy Committee's report into the alleged collection of personal data by the government using NationBuilder software, which I received yesterday afternoon. Of concern were links posted in government press releases and on some government websites that redirected users through the NationBuilder platform and whether data was captured in doing so.

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DOMESTIC AND FAMILY VIOLENCE PREVENTION

The Hon. V.A. CHAPMAN: South Australia was shocked and mortified by the tragic death of baby Kobi Shepherdson at the Whispering Wall. That same week, the burned body of young mother, Kelly Wilkinson, was found in her Gold Coast backyard. These crimes scandalised the country and once again forced Australians to think about respect for women and the importance we place on women's safety in the community. As legislators and public leaders more broadly, we can say: not one more.

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REVIEW OF HARASSMENT IN THE SOUTH AUSTRALIAN LEGAL PROFESSION

 I rise today to table the report of the Review of Harassment in the South Australian Legal Profession and to inform the house about the important action the government has already taken and will continue to take to ensure legal work practices are safe and free from bullying and harassment.

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Nation-leading domestic violence reform to be explored

Nation-leading reform and further legislative amendments will be explored to address and prevent domestic and family violence in South Australia.

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What the Marshall Liberal Government is doing to address domestic and family violence

Tackling the insidious scourge of domestic, family and sexual violence is a Marshall Liberal Government priority.

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Strengthening heritage protections for Colonel Light Gardens

New heritage standards for Colonel Light Gardens will better preserve the historic garden suburb, and act as model framework for other State Heritage Areas.

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New Courts Administrator appointed

A former South Australian with extensive experience working in criminal justice sector policy and management has been appointed to head the Courts Administration Authority.

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Legal profession harassment review released

The State Government has committed to carefully considering the findings of an independent review into harassment within the legal profession.

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