Strengthening public safety in Adelaide's West End

A strengthened police presence in Adelaide’s west end will continue, with the extension of the declared public precinct in the district each weekend.

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STATEMENT FROM THE ATTORNEY-GENERAL

In response to recent reports in the media, I have taken legal advice and reviewed the statement and related events.  

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Statement from the Attorney-General

In respect of questions about Renewal SA Executives that the Government has received from both the media and the Opposition, I confirm that:

  • I have enquired of the Independent Commissioner Against Corruption, Mr Bruce Lander QC, as to whether there is any further information that can be made available on this matter. He confirmed that there is not.
  • The Commissioner at this stage will not be making a public statement on the matter.
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Domestic Violence Disclosure Scheme launched

The Marshall Liberal Government is in the final stages of launching the Domestic Violence Disclosure Scheme trial, a key election commitment in the Government’s suite of policies to help prevent domestic violence across the state.

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Government seeks expert advice on bullying

The Marshall Liberal Government will this week seek advice from the state’s leading legal, education, parenting and policing experts on ways to better protect children from bullying behaviour.

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Liberal Government to cut labour hire red tape

The Marshall Liberal Government will seek to repeal labour hire licensing laws introduced by the previous Labor Government, amid concerns over the effectiveness of the scheme.

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Statutes Amendment and Repeal (Budget Measures) Bill

Second reading

I rise to speak on the Statutes Amendment and Repeal (Budget Measures) Bill 2018 and commend the bill to the house. I would like to acknowledge the Minister for Transport and Infrastructure and his contribution in respect of the Kangaroo Island commissioner and the work she has done.

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Statutes Amendment and Repeal (Budget Measures) Bill

Second Reading

Adjourned debate on second reading (resumed on motion).

It is in these circumstances where there is no supervision or trained responsible persons to intervene, unlike the hotel and club industry. Put simply, you can lose your house while gaming from your lounge room. A number of reviews have been undertaken in this space. In September 2015, the commonwealth's Barry O'Farrell review found that online gambling is the fastest growing gambling segment, growing at 15 per cent per annum with over $1.4 billion gambled online each year.

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Summary Offences (Disrespectful Conduct in Court) Amendment Bill

Second Reading

Adjourned debate on second reading.

(Continued from 2 August 2018.)

I wish to thank members for their contributions to this debate, in particular the members for Heysen and Kavel, and the member for Kaurna on behalf of the opposition. He presented an indication of their view on this matter, although I was not entirely sure whether or not they intend to formally oppose the bill.

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Strengthening support for victims of abuse

Laws aimed at helping South Australians who were sexually or physically abused as children access compensation have passed State Parliament.

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