Liberal Government to fix Labor’s home detention mess

The Marshall Liberal Government is working as quickly as possible to fix Labor’s inadequate sentencing legislation, in a number of areas including home detention.

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Twenty-first century laws to fight against child exploitation

Laws aimed at cracking down on people who distribute or help distribute child pornography have been introduced to State Parliament today by the Marshall Liberal Government.

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Regional lawyer appointed Magistrate

A Port Lincoln-based lawyer with three decades of experience in the sector has been appointed to the Magistrates Court.

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Whistleblower protections to go ahead

South Australians who blow the whistle on corruption or maladministration in the public sector will have greater protections under reforms which have now passed State Parliament.

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Marshall Liberal Government welcomes further drought assistance funding in SA

The Marshall Liberal Government welcomes the Federal Government’s drought assistance package announced at today’s National Drought Summit.

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Michael Riches appointed as Deputy Independent Commissioner Against Corruption

The Government has today announced that the Governor has appointed Mr Michael Riches as the Deputy Independent Commissioner Against Corruption.  

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Tough anti-terror measures for police

Laws giving South Australia Police officers the confidence to use whatever force they deem necessary in a terrorist incident have passed State Parliament.

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Children in State Care Apology

Ministerial Statement

On 22 October 2018, the national apology to victims and survivors of institutional child sexual abuse was delivered by the Prime Minister, the Hon. Scott Morrison MP, from the House of Representatives at Parliament House, Canberra. Apology events were subsequently held across Australia to mark the significance of the day and to acknowledge that more needs to be done to prevent and protect children from sexual abuse in institutions.

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Education and Children's Services Bill

Second Reading

I rise to speak on the Education and Children's Services Bill 2018. It is a bill that repeals the Education Act 1972, and also the Children's Services Act 1985, and substantially reforms a number of other areas of legislation that deal with the administration, the registration of teaching and the like to support the educational institutions and the standards of those in South Australia.

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Cracking down on domestic violence

People who repeatedly breach intervention orders will be subject to tougher penalties, under new laws being introduced to Parliament by the Liberal Marshall Government today.

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