FINES ENFORCEMENT AND DEBT RECOVERY (MISCELLANEOUS) AMENDMENT BILL

I am pleased to introduce the Fines Enforcement and Debt Recovery (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill 2021. This bill amends the Fines Enforcement and Debt Recovery Act 2017 to make the process of recovering moneys owed to government fairer and more efficient.

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NATIONBUILDER

I table the Privacy Committee's report into the alleged collection of personal data by the government using NationBuilder software, which I received yesterday afternoon. Of concern were links posted in government press releases and on some government websites that redirected users through the NationBuilder platform and whether data was captured in doing so.

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DOMESTIC AND FAMILY VIOLENCE PREVENTION

The Hon. V.A. CHAPMAN: South Australia was shocked and mortified by the tragic death of baby Kobi Shepherdson at the Whispering Wall. That same week, the burned body of young mother, Kelly Wilkinson, was found in her Gold Coast backyard. These crimes scandalised the country and once again forced Australians to think about respect for women and the importance we place on women's safety in the community. As legislators and public leaders more broadly, we can say: not one more.

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REVIEW OF HARASSMENT IN THE SOUTH AUSTRALIAN LEGAL PROFESSION

 I rise today to table the report of the Review of Harassment in the South Australian Legal Profession and to inform the house about the important action the government has already taken and will continue to take to ensure legal work practices are safe and free from bullying and harassment.

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STATUTES AMENDMENT (COVID-19 PERMANENT MEASURES) BILL

I am pleased to introduce the Statutes Amendment (COVID-19 Permanent Measures) Bill 2021. Measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 are fundamental to our ongoing response in keeping the community safe. The declaration of a major emergency, in place since 22 March 2020 (that is, last year), provides the authorising context for the important social distancing and public health measures issued by the State Coordinator through directions.

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STATUTES AMENDMENT (RECOMMENDATIONS OF INDEPENDENT INQUIRY INTO CHILD PROTECTION) BILL

On 16 February 2021, I tabled a report of the independent inquiry into child protection undertaken by Paul Rice QC. The government has accepted the six recommendations and taken additional steps to address the issues highlighted in the report. The Statutes Amendment (Recommendations of Independent Inquiry into Child Protection) Bill 2021 implements the two recommendations in the report that require legislative amendment, being recommendations Nos 5 and 6.

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REVIEW OF HARASSMENT IN THE SOUTH AUSTRALIAN PARLIAMENT WORKPLACE

The Hon. V.A. CHAPMAN (Bragg—Deputy Premier, Attorney-General, Minister for Planning and Local Government) (11:04): I move:

1. That in the opinion of this house a joint committee be appointed to inquire into and report on the recommendations arising from the equal opportunity commissioner's report into harassment in the parliament workplace and how they are implemented.

2. That, in the event of a joint committee being appointed, the House of Assembly be represented thereon by four members, including the Speaker, of whom three shall form a quorum of assembly members necessary to be present at all sittings of the committee.

3. That a message be sent to the Legislative Council transmitting the foregoing resolution and requesting concurrence thereto.

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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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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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