STATUTES AMENDMENT (TERRORISM) BILL

Second Reading

Adjourned debate on second reading.

(Continued from 9 September 2015.)

Ms CHAPMAN (Bragg—Deputy Leader of the Opposition) (16:24): I rise to speak on the Statutes Amendment (Terrorism) Bill 2015, which was introduced by the Attorney to our house on 8 September this year. Since that time I note that there have been significant events in Canberra, and although there has not been a change to the Attorney-General's position, or indeed to the Minister for Justice, under the changed cabinet arrangements I do note that the Minister for Defence has changed. We now have Senator the Hon. Marise Payne, who was sworn in this week as our new defence minister.

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STATUTES AMENDMENT (SERIOUS AND ORGANISED CRIME) BILL

Final Stages

Ms CHAPMAN: I thank the member for Heysen for her contribution in representing what I think is a pure and principled position. I have high regard for her and that position. In doing so, I acknowledge the Minister for Health's commendation of the Leader of the Opposition in working with the government to reach a resolution of how we might deal with a scourge in our community and in particular the operation of organised crime via outlaw motorcycle gangs, as they are known, 10 of which will with the passage of this bill automatically be declared criminal organisations.

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BIRTHS, DEATHS AND MARRIAGES REGISTRATION (CHANGE OF NAME) AMENDMENT BILL

Second Reading

Adjourned debate on second reading.

(Continued from 1 July 2015.)

Ms CHAPMAN (Bragg—Deputy Leader of the Opposition) (17:19): I rise to speak on the Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration (Change of Name) Amendment Bill 2015 introduced by the Attorney-General on 1 July 2015, and I indicate that I am the lead speaker on behalf of the opposition. I indicate that we will be supporting this bill and thank members of the Attorney's office who provided briefings on the same to Mr Wallbridge of my office.

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Government must not hand over Gillman land until ICAC Report is public

The State Liberals are calling on the Weatherill Labor Government to not hand over land at Gillman to ACP before the ICAC Report is made public.

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The Holden Hill Magistrates Court closes today

The Holden Hill Magistrates Court will officially close its doors for the last time today.

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Time to end ICAC secrecy

The State Liberals are calling for an end to the secrecy surrounding the Independent Commissioner Against Corruption.

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Labor must establish ICAC inspector

The State Liberals are calling on the Weatherill Labor Government to establish an ICAC Inspectorate following on from the first report into the Public integrity and the Independent Commissioner Against Corruption (ICAC) that was tabled today.

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More questions than answers on Gillman land deal

With less than a week to go until the Weatherill Labor Government finalises the first stage of its Gillman land deal with Adelaide Capital Partners (ACP) and there are still more questions than answers.

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STATUTES AMENDMENT (SERIOUS AND ORGANISED CRIME) BILL 16 June 2015

Second Reading 

Adjourned debate on second reading. 

(Continued from 3 June 2015.) 

Ms CHAPMAN ( Bragg—Deputy Leader of the Opposition) (11:09): I rise to speak on the Statutes Amendment (Serious and Organised Crime) Bill 2015 and indicate to the house that the opposition, consistent with supporting the government in ensuring that we do deal with organised crime, will support the passage of this bill through this house.

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Labor must commit to funding short-term infrastructure priorities in State Budget

The Weatherill Labor Government must commit to funding infrastructure projects that were listed as short-term priorities in the 2013 Transport Plan in this week’s State Budget.

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