Decision on KI Port

The potential long-term and irreversible impacts on the environment, local business and character of Kangaroo Island have been key in Minister for Planning and Local Government Vickie Chapman’s decision to refuse an application by Kangaroo Island Plantation Timbers (KIPT) to build a deep-water port facility at Smith Bay.

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Plans approved for a missing Coast Park link

A 70km trail showcasing Adelaide’s stunning coastline is one step closer to completion, with plans approved for one of the key missing links.

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Step out of lockdown with a bigger footprint

South Australian hospitality businesses are being encouraged to apply for temporary increases to their licensed footprint, as the State emerges from lockdown.

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Keeping SA’s supermarket shelves stocked

Food and supplies can once again be delivered to South Australian supermarkets around the clock, with emergency measures reinstated today.

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Applications now open for public space projects

From the coast to the Flinders Ranges, and Mt Gambier to Streaky Bay, neighbourhood open spaces are being revitalised through a fund dedicated to improving local public amenities.

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RENEWAL SA

 I refer to the conclusion in the Adelaide Magistrates Court last Friday of the hearing of charges laid following an ICAC investigation into the conduct of two former executives of Renewal SA.

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Small Business Commissioner thanked for service

Attorney-General Vickie Chapman has thanked Small Business Commissioner John Chapman for his years of service after he advised her that he would not be seeking reappointment.

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Major Local Government reform to pass Parliament

South Australians will benefit from increased accountability and transparency in the local government sector, with significant reforms passing a major milestone in Parliament today.

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ELECTORAL (FUNDING, EXPENDITURE AND DISCLOSURE) AMENDMENT BILL

I am pleased to introduce the Electoral (Funding, Expenditure and Disclosure) Amendment Bill 2021. This bill makes amendments to part 13A of the Electoral Act 1985 to make the election funding, expenditure and disclosure scheme more efficient and workable while maintaining transparency, accountability and consistency with the objects of the scheme.

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Increasing political donation transparency

Laws introduced to State Parliament this week will increase transparency around political donations.

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