City main street businesses to get cash boost

City businesses along six of Adelaide’s most iconic eating and retail strips are being urged to take advantage of new grants of up to $10,000 to enhance and activate their outdoor areas, helping to drive patronage and support jobs.

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Novelty ‘emoji’ vodka banned from South Australia

Spirits sold in novelty ‘emoji’ bottles have been permanently banned from South Australia, due to concerns the products are too appealing to minors.

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Distinguished Justice to retire

General, Vickie Chapman, has thanked Justice Trish Kelly for her outstanding service to the State and the legal profession, after Justice Kelly advised of her intention to bring forward her retirement by three months.

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New Equal Opportunity Commissioner appointed

Lawyer, former Northern Territory politician and departmental Chief Executive, Jodeen Carney, has been appointed as South Australia’s next Equal Opportunity Commissioner.

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COVID-19 EMERGENCY RESPONSE (EXPIRY) (NO 2) AMENDMENT BILL

I am pleased to introduce the COVID-19 Emergency Response (Expiry) (No. 2) Amendment Bill 2021. Measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 have been fundamental to this state's ongoing successful response to the pandemic to keep the community safe. A declaration of major emergency, in place since 22 March 2020 (last year), provides the authorising context for the important social distancing and public health measures issued by the State Coordinator through directions.

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Hop on an app and hunt for a bargain this Easter

Motorists are reaping the rewards of increased fuel price transparency, with the Marshall Liberal Government’s Fuel Pricing Information Scheme now in full swing.

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Improving protections to preserve our past

South Australia’s heritage policies are set to go under the microscope by a newly established expert panel.

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Babies and breastfeeding allowed in SA Parliament’s House of Assembly

Members can now bring young children into the House of Assembly, breast or bottle-feed them and be entitled to 20 weeks maternity leave, following the passing of a Marshall Liberal Government motion.

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Supporting more victims of child sex abuse

More survivors of institutional child sex abuse in South Australia will be supported after the Marshall Liberal Government agreed to include local governments in the National Redress Scheme.

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RACIST PUBLICATION, AUSTRALIAN LABOR PARTY

Yesterday, I gave notice that I would move today that this house establish a select committee, and I so move:

That this house establish a select committee to inquire into and report on:

(a) the racist publication by the Australian Labor Party (ALP) in 2014 entitled, 'Can you trust Habib?';

(b) the allegations by Annabel Digance of bullying and intimidation from ALP officials regarding the publication;

(c) the statements of ALP State Secretary, Reggie Martin, regarding the publication;

(d) the circumstances and persons responsible for the publication, including the commissioning, drafting, editing, design, proofing, printing, approval and distribution of the publication; and

(e) any other matter relevant to the publication.

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