Sturt River Linear Park Trail officially opens

A $3.5 million trail that showcases Coromandel Valley is now complete and ready for walkers, runners, cyclists and tourists to enjoy.

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Confidence boost for HomeBuilder applicants

The Marshall Liberal Government is introducing new regulations to streamline the planning approvals process for South Australians building homes using the HomeBuilder scheme.

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STATUTES AMENDMENT (COMMUNITY AND STRATA TITLES) BILL

I am pleased to introduce the Statutes Amendment (Community and Strata Titles) Bill 2021. The bill will make changes to the Community Titles Act 1996 and the Strata Titles Act 1988, which govern the creation and management of community and strata-titled properties respectively. These changes to the community and strata titles legislation will implement recommendations made in the 81st report of the Environment, Resources and Development Committee of this parliament, titled Strata Titles, as well as additional changes requested by interested parties in consultation on the bill and also subsequently in letters received from members of the public and others.

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EQUAL OPPORTUNITY COMMISSIONER'S INDEPENDENT REVIEW OF HARASSMENT IN THE PARLIAMENT WORKPLACE

I rise in response to the announcement of the tabling of the Commissioner for Equal Opportunity's Independent Review of Harassment in the Parliament Workplace. As members will recall, the objectives of the review were listed in the motion that was introduced by me and then passed in the House of Assembly on 12 November 2020. The same objectives were also agreed to in a concurrent motion in the Legislative Council. 

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Jobs boom in Adelaide’s north as work starts on major new housing development

Construction is now underway on a major new housing development in Adelaide’s north, which is expected to create 10,000 jobs and 12,000 homes.

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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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