New laws to protect burial rights

The final resting places of family members, friends and loved ones, will be better protected under proposed laws introduced to State Parliament this week.

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New ways to vote

For the first time, voters living with a disability, in a nursing home, or living overseas could be able to cast their vote over the telephone at next year’s election.

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ASSOCIATIONS INCORPORATION (MISCELLANEOUS) AMENDMENT BILL

I am pleased to introduce the Associations Incorporation (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill 2021. This bill proposes to amend the Associations Incorporation Act 1985 to improve the regulatory framework for the support, oversight and management of associations operating in South Australia.

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‘Zero the Hero’ to retire from active service

Zero, South Australia’s inaugural court companion dog, will be retiring from active service, due to health issues.

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Mount Compass Code Amendment process begins

A planning process that aims to protect the Mount Compass Golf Course and ensure modest levels of development in the surrounding area has begun.

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Strengthening SA’s liquor licensing laws

Measures that aim to deliver a stronger, simpler, and more effective liquor licensing regime have been introduced to Parliament.

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No change to special wine region protections

The State’s peak independent planning body has recommended special protections covering areas such as McLaren Vale and the Barossa remain unchanged.

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Apps to fuel your purchasing power

South Australian motorists are being urged to download a real-time fuel price app to help them save money at the bowser, as petrol prices spike.

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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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