CONSTITUTION (INDEPENDENT SPEAKER) AMENDMENT BILL

 I rise to briefly make a few remarks in relation to the bill, which has been introduced by the member for Florey to amend the Constitution Act 1934. Essentially, as I understand, the bill tabled today is to provide for the obligation of any person who is elected as Speaker while occupying an office to not be able to actively participate in the votes or be a member of a registered political party, as the office of Speaker is dependent on being held subject to a majority of members voting on a motion for removal and the obligation for the Speaker to be removed.

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Homes to accommodate harvest jobs bonanza

Thousands of jobs are up for grabs as the South Australian agricultural industry braces for a bumper harvest.

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STATUTES AMENDMENT (CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE) BILL

The government is pleased to introduce the Statutes Amendment (Child Sexual Abuse) Bill. I seek leave to have the second reading explanation and explanation of clauses inserted in Hansard without my reading them.

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New program to break the cycle

A new program aimed at breaking the cycle of intergenerational domestic violence has launched in South Australia.

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Domestic violence legal team wins top gong

A specialist legal service that has assisted more than 1,500 South Australian victims of domestic violence over the past two years has been recognised for its important work.

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Have your say on the Riverbank Precinct Code Amendment

Planning changes aimed at supporting the State Government’s vision for a world-class health, sporting, educational and biomedical Riverbank Precinct will open for public consultation this week.

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It’s time to have your say on the Mount Compass Code Amendment

South Australians are being encouraged to have their say about proposed changes to planning policy that would protect the future viability of Mount Compass’ 18-hole golf course and ensure any future development is in keeping with the character of the area.

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STATUTES AMENDMENT (IDENTITY THEFT) BILL

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BURIAL AND CREMATION (INTERMENT RIGHTS) AMENDMENT BILL

I am pleased to introduce the Burial and Cremation (Interment Rights) Amendment Bill 2021. This bill strengthens the enforceability of the interment rights issued under the Burial and Cremation Act 2013.

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PIONEERING DOMESTIC VIOLENCE PROGRAMS

I rise today to inform the house about two programs which have been introduced to assist victim survivors of domestic and family violence.

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