Labour Hire Licensing Repeal Bill

Second Reading

I wish to thank members for their contributions to this debate. Some were lively, some entertaining, some less helpful, some significant and some that I thought were going to cause some health problems for some of the contributors. Nevertheless, I am pleased to see that those sitting immediately adjacent to me are still alive.

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Statutes Amendment (Liquor Licensing) Bill

Second Reading

Today, the government introduces the Statutes Amendment (Liquor Licensing) Bill 2019 to make two amendments to legislation to support the ongoing implementation of the review into the Liquor Licensing Act 1997 conducted in 2016 by the Hon. Mr Tim Anderson QC. As members would be aware, in 2017 the former government commenced the Liquor Review Act, giving effect to recommendations of the Anderson review.

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TAFE SA Reviews

Motion

I rise to support the motion and to thank the member for Heysen for bringing it before the parliament. I oppose the amendment that has been submitted.

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Review looks to future of gambling

Following on from a major overhaul of gambling-related barring orders last week, the State Government has begun seeking views from industry and the non-Government sector on the future of gambling regulation in South Australia.

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Stronger protections for residential parks residents

People who live in residential parks will have greater protections available to them under legislation that has now passed State Parliament.

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Sentencing (Suspended and Community Based Custodial Sentences) Amendment Bill

Second Reading

Concerns have been raised in the media and in parliament regarding the categories of offenders in relation to whom home detention is available as a sentencing option for the court under the Sentencing Act 2017 (the Sentencing Act).

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Murray-Darling Basin Plan

Motion

I rise to speak on the motion and am very pleased to support the same. First, I will address the Productivity Commission report, which was prepared in late January. It was a report considering the halfway point of a 12-year implementation program of the basin plan, which is required under the legislation. It provided 29 findings on the progress of the plan to date and 37 recommendations.

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Justice to lead priorities for the 2019 Parliamentary Year

Restoring faith in South Australia’s justice system is one of the top priorities for the Marshall Liberal Government in 2019.

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Same-day barring orders to better protect problem gamblers

Changes to the way gambling barring orders are processed are making it easier for South Australians who are either experiencing or are at risk of gambling harm.

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Limitations on abuse compensation claims removed

The State Government has removed a major barrier preventing people who were abused as children from obtaining compensation for the abuse they experienced.

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