Giddy Up! Covid-safe Cup helps Kangaroo Island ride to recovery

Kangaroo Island Cup like no other is helping the Island’s economy bounce back following a turbulent and challenging year.

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Appointment of Acting Equal Opportunity Commissioner

A senior lawyer with experience in both the Crown Solicitors Office and the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions has been appointed as interim Equal Opportunity Commissioner.

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STATUTES AMENDMENT (INTERVENTION ORDERS AND PENALTIES) BILL

 The member for Reynell introduced the Statutes Amendment (Intervention Orders and Penalties) Bill 2020 to the House of Assembly on 3 June last year to amend the Intervention Orders (Prevention of Abuse) Act 2009 and the Sentencing Act 2017.

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TERMINATION OF PREGNANCY BILL

Today, it is with great pride that I rise to introduce the Termination of Pregnancy Bill 2020, not because it is easy but because it is a historic day for the women of South Australia and their families. Yet it is also tinged with disappointment that we are the last state in the country to decriminalise abortion and allow it to take place in anything other than a legally mandated hospital with the approval of two doctors. Formally, the bill repeals division 17 of the Criminal Law Consolidation Act 1935 and creates a new standalone act to regulate the termination of pregnancy as a lawful medical procedure.

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All recommendations accepted and further action taken as Rice Review is made public

The State Government has accepted all recommendations handed down in the Rice Review – with work to implement them starting immediately.

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Consultation begins on Royal Commission reforms

South Australians are being encouraged to have their say on changes to the state’s Royal Commission laws.

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New era for South Australia’s judicial system

South Australia’s new Court of Appeal will today hold a Special Sitting, marking the start of a new era in the State’s judicial history.

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Kangaroo Island Wilderness Trail agreement reached

An eco-tourism project along the Kangaroo Island Wilderness Trail which will deliver positive economic and environmental outcomes will go ahead after the Australian Walking Company and local environmental groups reached an agreement and settled the matter in the Supreme Court.

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Keeping supermarket shelves stocked

Regulations aimed at ensuring South Australian supermarkets remain well stocked while the threat of the COVID-19 pandemic continues have been extended.

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Have ‘Your Say’ on identity theft law reform

South Australia’s identity theft laws are set for an overhaul, with reforms proposed to ensure our legislation meets modern standards and can better target and prosecute perpetrators.

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