A Safe South Australia

Everyone deserves the right to go about their daily lives safely and without fear of crime. That is why maintaining the highest possible levels of safety for South Australian families, neighbourhoods and communities into the future remains a fundamental priority for Government.

Monitor high risk offenders

Introduce laws which would allow a court to place an extended parole order on an offender. Give the courts powers to extend the time that an offender is required to be under supervision, regardless of when the offender’s head sentence expires.
Source: Let's Keep Building South Australia P 89

Status

These changes mean that the most dangerous offenders are locked away for longer, making the community safer.

Firearms controls

A police officer will be provided with a power to seize a firearm, ammunition or part of a firearm if he/she suspects on reasonable grounds that a person has possession of a firearm, ammunition or part of a firearm in contravention of a direction to surrender such an item made under the Bail Act 1985. This provision would also allow seizure of firearms held in contravention of an order made under the Intervention Orders (Prevention of Abuse) Act 2009.
Source: Building a Stronger South Australia, No 4, P 9

Status

Firearms (Miscellaneous) Amendment Act 2013 assented to on 5 December 2013.

CCTV Grants

$2 million in funding for a local council CCTV Grants Program. The program will be available to councils in metropolitan and regional South Australia for the installation of CCTV systems, security lighting and other technologies to improve safety in crime hotspots.
Source: Let's Keep Building South Australia, P 95

Status

Funding has been allocated. The first round of CCTV Grants was approved within the 2014-15 financial year. The second round of CCTV Grant applications has been approved within the 2015-16 financial year. Applications for the third round of grants within the 2016-17 financial year close on 31 May 2017.

CCTV monitoring

Oversee the more than doubling of the number of specially trained Protective Security Officers to monitor the public CCTV network 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Source: Let's Keep Building South Australia, P 95 and Building a Stronger South Australia, No 12, P 9

Status

Greater CCTV monitoring will assist with detecting suspicious activity and make people feel safer.

Sammy D Foundation

Increase investment by $297,000 to reach $1.26 million.
Source: Let's Keep Building South Australia, P 95

Status

To assist with the successful program educating young people about staying safe in the community.

Suspended sentences

New laws will mean that a court cannnot fully suspend a sentence of two years or more for a serious violent offence - jail time must be served. The new laws will apply to violent offenders who receive a sentence of imprisonment of more than two years. A re-elected Labor Government will introduce these laws on the first day in Parliament for 2014.
Source: Media Release, 6 March 2014

Status

Commenced 2 November 2014. The Criminal Law (Sentencing) (Suspended Sentences) Amendment Act 2014 assented to on 2 October 2014.

Prevent 'good behaviour' in sentencing paedophiles

Introduce legislation to ban paedophiles from using 'good character' as a mitigating factor in sentencing in an effort to receive reduced sentences in South Australian courts (Legislation to be introduced in April 2014 - Criminal Law (Sentencing) Act 1988).
Source: Let's Keep Building South Australia, P 87 and 90

Status

Commenced 3 August 2014. The Criminal Law (Sentencing) (Character Evidence) Amendment Act 2014 was assented to on 10 July 2014.

Child protection control orders

Impose child protection control orders on serious sexual offenders, even after they have finished serving their sentence and in some cases for the rest of their lives, if it is found that they pose a risk to children.
Source: Let's Keep Building South Australia, P 90

Status

Commenced 30 November 2015. The Child Sex Offenders Registration (Control Orders and Other Measures) Amendment Act 2014 was assented to on 10 July 2014.

GPS Units

Purchase an extra 200 GPS tracking units to monitor violent offenders and child sex offenders on parole. Three additional full-time monitoring staff would also be recruited.
Source: Let's Keep Building South Australia, P 87

Status

The Monitoring Centre is fully staffed and all staff have been trained in GPS. The additional 200 GPS units have been leased. At the time of the election (March 2014), there were two child sex offenders being electronically monitored.

As of 8 February 2017, the Department for Correctional Services (DCS) is monitoring 696 offenders on GPS electronic monitoring. This includes five offenders on Extended Supervision Orders.

In addition, there are currently nine SAPOL offenders on GPS electronic monitoring being monitored by DCS, pursuant to Section 66N of the Child Sex Offenders Registration Act 2006.

Power to stop boats or aircraft

Provide police with the additional power to stop and search boats and aircraft upon suspicion that there is a firearm or other item liable to seizure.
Source: Building a Stronger South Australia, No 4, P 8

Status

Firearms (Miscellaneous) Amendment Act 2013 assented to on 5 December 2013.

Police power to use physical force to enter premises or vehicles to conduct searches

The State Government will provide police with the power to use physical force to enter premises or vehicles. This power will be amended and expanded for searches of vehicles, vessels and aircraft, to ensure compliance with Firearms Prohibition Orders.
Source: Building a Stronger South Australia, No 4, P 8

Status

Firearms (Miscellaneous) Amendment Act 2013 assented to on 5 December 2013.

Reactivating a deactivated firearm

The State Government will create an indictable offence where a person reactivates a deactivated firearm. Maximum penalty: 10 years imprisonment or a $50,000 fine depending on the type of firearm.
Source: Building a Stronger South Australia, No 4, P 7

Status

Firearms (Miscellaneous) Amendment Act 2013 assented to on 5 December 2013.

Power to seize equipment to alter a firearm

Police power to seize equipment used in the manufacturing and alteration of firearm parts - the State Government will provide police with the power to seize firearm part manufacturing and alteration equipment. These new powers address concerns caused by the manufacture of 3D printed firearms and to remove opportunities for criminal entities and organisations to attain these tools.
Source: Building a Stronger South Australia, No 4, P 8

Status

Firearms (Miscellaneous) Amendment Act 2013 assented to on 5 December 2013.

Possession of a silencer offence

Create an offence where a person is in possession of a silencer, mechanism or fitting, when that silencer, mechanism or fitting is possessed together with a firearm. The indictable nature of this offence, and higher penalty, reflects the fact that possession is more serious when the item is found together with or attached to a firearm. Maximum penalty: A fine of $75,000 or 15 years imprisonment.
Source: Building a Stronger South Australia, No 4, P 7

Status

Firearms (Miscellaneous) Amendment Act 2013 assented to on 5 December 2013.

Prohibited firearms accessory

Create an offence to possess an accessory which has no other use than to attach a firearm to give it the appearance of being a firearm of a different category or of a different firing capability. Penalty: A fine of $10,000 or two years imprisonment.
Source: Building a Stronger South Australia, No 4, P 7

Status

Firearms (Miscellaneous) Amendment Act 2013 assented to on 5 December 2013.

Attempting to reactivate a deactived firearm or change a category of a firearm

Create an indictable offence to alter or partially alter a firearm so as to reactivate or change the category of a firearm. Penalty: A fine of $15,000 or 4 years imprisonment.
Source: Building a Stronger South Australia, No 4, P 7

Status

Firearms (Miscellaneous) Amendment Act 2013 assented to on 5 December 2013.

Changing the category of firearms

Create an indictable offence where a person alters a firearm in a way that changes the category of firearm.
Source: Building a Stronger South Australia, No 4, P 7

Status

Firearms (Miscellaneous) Amendment Act 2013 assented to on 5 December 2013.

Possess detachable magazines with a capacity of more than 10 rounds

The State Government will create an offence for a person (other than those who hold an appropriate licence or permit) to acquire, own or have possession of a detachable magazine with a capacity of more than 10 rounds. Maximum penalty: A fine of $10,000 or two years imprisonment.
Source: Building a Stronger South Australia, No 4, P 6

Status

Firearms (Miscellaneous) Amendment Act 2013 assented to on 5 December 2013.

Trafficking firearms

Create an indictable offence of trafficking in firearms. Any person who sells a firearm, has possession of a firearm intending to sell it or takes part in any step in the process of sale of a firearm, when the sale is or would be illegal, will be caught by this new trafficking offence.
Source: Building a Stronger South Australia, No 4, P 6

Status

Firearms (Miscellaneous) Amendment Act 2013 assented to on 5 December 2013.

Loaded firearms offence

Aggravate the current offence of an unlicensed person possessing a loaded firearm to the effect that the aggravating feature will be based not upon the 'carriage' of a loaded firearm but based upon the 'possession' of a loaded firearm irrespective of whether the possession amounts to physical possession, constructive possession or otherwise.
Source: Building a Stronger South Australia, No 4, P 6

Status

Firearms (Miscellaneous) Amendment Act 2013 assented to on 5 December 2013.

Child Protection App

Work with those involved in child protection to create a free child protection smart phone app.
Source: Let's Keep Building South Australia, P 90

Status

Launch of the 'THREAD' app occurred in January 2015. The app is available to download for free from the iTunes app store and Google Play.

National Child Offender Register

Additional resources will be assigned to SA Police’s Australian National Child Offender Register (ANCOR) Unit to increase monitoring of high risk child sex offenders on the Register.
Source: Let's Keep Building South Australia, P 99

Status

Five additional staff joined the ANCOR Unit in 2014.

National gaming classification

South Australia will push for a national approach to the classification of games that include simulated gambling.
Source: Building a Stronger South Australia, No 9, P 3 and 9

Status

The matter was raised with the Federal Government and Ministerial Council. The Federal Government is considering an approach.

MAPS - DV protections

Establish a Multi-Agency Protection Service (MAPS) to streamline the referral and notification processes for key agencies. By co-locating staff, agencies will be able to share information faster and identify emerging patterns of harm before they escalate so that at risk children and families do not slip through the net. MAPS will also help agencies to assess, analyse and respond to emerging problems in a more co-ordinated and timely fashion.

Implement a multi-agency response to individual cases of child protection and domestic violence.
Source: Let's Keep Building South Australia, P 91

Status

MAPS commenced a 12 month trial program in July 2014 with the co-location of agency representatives from SA Police (SAPOL), Department for Correctional Services (DCS), Department for Education and Child Development (DECD - incorporating Families SA), Department for Communities and Social Inclusion (DCSI), and SA Health - with SAPOL as the lead agency. MAPS is continuing at the current scale as a pilot.

The original commitment has been merged with the commitment to establish MAPS.

Clare justice services

Investigate a relocation of the Clare Courthouse to the Police Station.
Source: Agreement with the Member for Frome

Status

The relocation was investigated, but is unable to proceed. Further options are being considered.

CFS equipment - Paradise

Purchase new equipment including pump appliances at Paradise.
Source: Let's Keep Building South Australia, P 103

Status

Improved equipment will foster improved emergency responses for the community.

CFS equipment - Beulah Park

Purchase new equipment including pump appliances at Beulah Park.
Source: Let's Keep Building South Australia, P 103

Status

Improved equipment will provide for improved emergency responses for the community.

CFS equipment - Adelaide

Purchase new equipment including an aerial pump appliance for Adelaide.
Source: Let's Keep Building South Australia, P 103

Status

Improved equipment will enable improved emergency responses for the community.

Thermal imaging cameras

Commit additional funds for thermal imaging cameras for each bushfire region.
Source: Let's Keep Building South Australia, P 101

Status

The Country Fire Service received funding for 12 additional thermal imaging cameras which have been purchased and distributed across the State.  Each of the six CFS Regions have received two cameras which have been allocated to Brigades.

CFS volunteers and workers compensation

Review presumptive provisions in relation to Country Fire Service Volunteers and workers compensation, to be concluded by the end of 2014, for 2015-16 Budget consideration. The review should start within four weeks of the Labor Government being returned to Office and will include CFS volunteers, CFS management, the CFS Volunteers Association, and relevant Government Ministers and the opposition in a bipartisan approach.
Source: Agreement with the Member for Frome

Status

The review was completed within the committed timeframe and resultant amendments were supported by the CFSVA and passed by the Parliament as part of the Return To Work Act 2014 to further extend the presumption to volunteers who suffer certain cancers.

Mawson Lakes - Fire station

Deliver concept designs for a new station at Mawson Lakes.
Source: Let's Keep Building South Australia, P 101

Status

Advanced concept plans completed. Pre-tender specifications have also been developed. Funding for crew and construction to be identified before project can proceed.

Salisbury Metropolitan Fire Service (MFS)

Build a new MFS station at Salisbury.
Source: Let's Keep Building South Australia, P 101

Status

The new Command Metropolitan Fire station was officially opened at Salisbury Heights on 17 September 2015.

Vunerable victims specialists

Set up a unit of five officers to work with vulnerable victims who have a communication or intellectual disability. These officers will also educate and train other police officers in assisting victims.
Source: Let's Keep Building South Australia, P 99

Status

This will assist vulnerable victims to get better support.

Support for the Ombudsman

Provide additional resourcing for the South Australian Ombudsman to undertake investigations.
Source: Let's Keep Building South Australia, P 91

Status

$830,000 provided over four years from 2014-15.

Tablet computers

Equip police in the Elizabeth Local Service Area with 350 iPad-style tablets to trial their use for job-critical tasks. If successful, issue devices to all frontline South Australian police officers.
Source: Let's Keep Building South Australia, P 99 and Building a Stronger South Australia, No 4 P 11

Status

Successful trial at Elizabeth local policing area completed in June 2015. 

Volunteer maritime training and development

Support volunteers in the Country Fire Service, State Emergency Service and Marine Rescue with a new funding package for volunteer training and development.
Source: Let's Keep Building South Australia, P 101

Status

This has enabled training such as first aid, respiratory protective equipment training, maritime rescue, volunteer health and safety and more to be undertaken.

Parole reforms

‘No Body, No Parole’ policy will deny parole to life sentenced prisoners if they do not help authorities locate the remains of their victim. Legislative change required.
Source: Media Release, 10 March 2014

Status

Delivered by the Correctional Services (Parole) Amendment Bill 2015. Act proclaimed on 11 February 2016. Act also created the role of Parole Administrative Review Commissioner. Justice Bleby appointed to the role and commenced on 15 February 2015.

Child protection

Work with universities to ensure that new courses for teachers adequately teach child development and child protection.
Source: Building a Stronger South Australia, No 10, P 9 and Let's Keep Building South Australia P 90

Status

Collaboration between the Government and the universities has resulted in a commitment to the provision of child protection education to pre-service teachers in South Australia. Third and final year pre-service teachers were prioritised for access during 2016, which was a trial year that will inform the ongoing program offered to pre-service teachers.

Young offender boot camp

Trial an intensive boot camp intervention program for young offenders as a last chance for them to avoid detention. 40 young people would be diverted from a custodial sentence in favour of the boot camp from early 2015. The young offenders would be placed in one of three 12 week camp programs held in regional areas across the State. This pilot program will be evaluated after the first 18 months and if it is successful it will be expanded.
Source: Let's Keep Building South Australia, P 98

Status

Non-Government Organisation Helping Young People Achieve (HYPA) and Red Cross commenced delivery of the Reboot Intensive Intervention Trial through the Adelaide Youth Court. The Australian Institute of Criminology has been selected to evaluate the trial. As at 4 July 2016, 44 referred; of those, 22 active, 13 pending and nine active. The young people will also participate in the Operation Flinders Foundation wilderness camp.

Henley Beach police station

Build a new $5.3 million Police Station at Henley Beach to replace the current 50-year old station on Military Road.
Source: Media Release, 10 March 2014

SAPOL recruitment

Oversee the recruitment of 184 more police officers over the next five years to create the biggest police force in the State's history.
Source: Building a Stronger South Australia No 4 P 1

Status

SAPOL continues to work toward the recruitment targets. Achieving the target by 2017-18, through local recruitment, is on track and has been achieved by streamlining the recruitment process and providing additional resources to manage the additional workloads. Because SA Police jobs should be first and foremost for South Australians, we have put a stop to any non-local active recruitment. This is to support the Government's decision to back local jobs. 

Crime reporting app

Develop a mobile phone app to report suspicious criminal behaviour.
Source: Media Release, 10 March 2014

Status

The re-titled CrimeStoppers app was officially released in App stores at the start of CrimeStoppers Week on 16 May 2016.

Track my crime

Develop an app for victims to track the investigation and progress of reported crimes .
Source: Let's Keep Building South Australia, P 98

Status

The development of the Track My Crime app is complete. App stores activation and soft release has occurred.

Technology for police

Deliver trials of facial recognition technology; simulated firearm training systems; and virtual reality driver training.
Source: Media Release, 6 March 2014

Status

Facial Recognition Solution - limited operational deployment occurred in November 2016. Operational deployment identified some minor defects which have been resolved. Evaluation of the limited deployment has been undertaken. It is anticipated a whole of SAPOL deployment will commence in early 2017. Project closure will occur on 31 March 2017.

Simulated firearm training simulator - a Purchase Recommendation has been approved and contracts are currently being developed. Delivery expected within 2016-17.

More police on the beat

Direct 129 new officers to other frontline policing duties over the next three years: 80 will come from SA Police's new Youth and Culturally Diverse Recruitment Program.
Source: Let's Keep Building South Australia, P 99

Status

In late 2016, the Government announced the introduction of a new youth wage for trainees (under 21) entering SAPOL. So far in 2016-17, SAPOL has recruited the following numbers of youth and diverse culture trainees:
• 56 Youth;
• 13 Culturally and Linguistically Diverse; and 
• 6 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander.

Emergency Services Joint Facility

Developing a concept of a joint facilty for emergency service sector (CFS, MFS, SES) in Adelaide.
Source: Let's Keep Building South Australia, P 101

Status

Ongoing investigations occurring to explore the best options and benefits of a joint facility.

Child protection checks

Screening Audits for Educators (SAFE) team will enhance existing screening processes delivering improved scrutiny of the currency and appropriateness of the background checks held by people working with children.
Source: Let's Keep Building South Australia, P 91

Status

The Government has enhanced existing screening processes and completed audits at schools and preschools.

Child protection practices

Work with those involved in child protection to invest in research to make sure our child protection practices are world leading.
Source: Let's Keep Building South Australia, P 90

Status

Complementing previous research initiatives, the Early Intervention Research Directorate (EIRD) has been established in the Department of the Premier and Cabinet to lead all key research and evaluation of programs delivering early intervention services to vulnerable children and families.

The establishment of EIRD and the focus on early intervention and prevention services is a direct response to the Nyland Royal Commission, specifically Recommendation 50.

CFS appliances

Purchase 100 new appliances for Country Fire Service and distribute across state.
Source: Let's Keep Building South Australia, P 101

Status

107 new CFS fire appliances have been delivered and are in service at brigades across the State.

SES upgrades

Improve State Emergency Services by building upgrades and purchasing new vehicles, vessels and other equipment.
Source: Let's Keep Building South Australia, P 101

Status

The annual capital program for SES upgrades for 2015-16 was delivered. Some of the initiatives were extended to the next financial year and will be finalised in the 2016-17 program. For example, vessel acquisition projects will not be finalised until the latter half of 2016-17.

Fire station - Adelaide

Feasibility Study for MFS land purchases in Adelaide.
Source: Let's Keep Building South Australia, P 101

Status

Feasibility studies completed. The MFS is not proceeding with land acquisition following an assessment of strategic and operational requirements.

Fire station - Woodcroft

Feasibility study for land purchase in Woodcroft
Source: Let's Keep Building South Australia, P 101

Status

Feasibility study and concept  plans have been completed. Project has been included in the MFS 30 Year Strategic Infrastructure plan (response to 30 Year Plan for Greater Adelaide)

Fire station - Whyalla

Feasibility study for land purchase in Whyalla.
Source: Let's Keep Building South Australia, P 101

Status

Feasibility studies completed. The MFS is not undertaking land acquisition at this time.

Fire station - Port Augusta

Feasibility study for land purchases in Port Augusta.
Source: Let's Keep Building South Australia, P 101

Status

Feasibility studies completed. The MFS is not undertaking land acquisition at this time.

Fire station - O'Halloran Hill

Feasibility study for land purchase in O’Halloran Hill.
Source: Let's Keep Building South Australia, P 101

Status

Feasibility studies completed. Suitable land has been identified near the MFS O'Halloran Hill Station property. 

Fire station - Munno Para

Feasibility study for land purchase in Munno Para.
Source: Let's Keep Building South Australia, P 101

Status

Feasibility studies completed. Land has been set aside by Renewal SA while funding requirements are explored.

Fire Station - Kadina

Feasibility study for land purchase in Kadina.
Source: Let's Keep Building South Australia, P 101

Status

Concept plans have been completed. Project has been included in the MFS 30 Year Strategic Infrastructure plan.

Fire Station - Christies Beach

Undertake a feasibility study for land purchase for the location of a station around Christies Beach.
Source: Let's Keep Building South Australia, P 101

Status

Feasibility studies completed. The MFS has an agreement with the Department of Health to purchase surplus land, near the new SAAS Station, on Beach Road, Noarlunga. The land purchase will be finalised in 2016-17. DPTI Traffic has also been consulted on the MFS development.

Munno Para Metropolitan fire station

Deliver concept designs for a new station at Munno Para.
Source: Let's Keep Building South Australia, P 101

Status

Concept plans have been completed. The project has been included in the MFS 30 Year Strategic Infrastructure plan (response to 30 Year Plan for Greater Adelaide).

St Marys Metropolitan fire station

Upgrade.
Source: Let's Keep Building South Australia, P 101

Status

Replacement feasibility is dependant on the alignment of the South Road upgrade. Once the South Road upgrade plans are finalised, a determination on whether to relocate the fire station or redevelop the existing site can be made.

Compulsory fingerprint tests

Police do not have the legislative authority to compel a person of interest to have their fingerprint scanned. Existing legislative provisions will only allow a device such as a portable fingerprint scanner to be used with consent of the person concerned.
Source: Media Release 19 March 2015

Status

Legislation is currently before the Parliament.

Bankrupt serious drug offenders

Continue to pursue changes that mean serious drug offenders and members of organised crime gangs will be bankrupted upon conviction – in addition give the court the power to prevent the offender from owning property for up to five years. 
Source: Let's Keep Building South Australia, P 92

Status

The Government is now working to implement the legislation that passed Parliament in 2016. The new laws ensure that serious drug traffickers face having all their wealth confiscated.

Victims of Crime compensation

Provide more compenstion to victims of crime.
Source: Let's Keep Building South Australia, P 87

Status

The Government passed the Victims of Crime (Compensation) Amendment Bill 2015 increasing pay-outs for victims. 

Protection from dangerous offenders

To stop dangerous offenders changing their name an ‘alert list’ of serious offenders will be sent to the Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages.
Source: Let's Keep Building South Australia, P 87

Status

Passed the Parliament in October 2015. Commenced on 1 June 2016.

Tattoo parlours and pawn brokers

Ban members of organised crime gangs and associates from owning tattoo parlours and pawn broking businesses to stop them from using these industries as a front for money-laundering. 
Source: Let's Keep Building South Australia, P 87

Status

Legislation commenced on 1 July 2016.

Alternatives to custody

The Government will look to expand the options available to the justice system beyond fines and prison. Ideally, people who are not dangerous to others can be managed outside the prison system.
Source: Governor's speech to Parliament, February 2015

Status

The Statutes Amendment (Home Detention) Bill 2015 passed the Legislative Council in May 2016. On 1 September 2016 provisions enabling the courts to sentence a person to home detention commenced. The Government will be consulting on further reform as part of the review of the Sentencing Act.

Justice efficiency reforms

My Government will improve the efficiency of the (justice) system, and improve accuracy and accountability when offenders are charged. It will also make improvements in the early resolution of matters.
Source: Governor's speech to Parliament, February 2015

Status

A trial on the early resolution of major indictable matters has been completed. The Criminal Justice Sector Reform Council continues to consider initiatives to deliver an efficient and effective justice system. 

Offender offensive behaviour

Introduce legislation to require any offender who bites or spits at a police officer to undertake a blood test to test for infectious diseases.
Source: Building a Stronger South Australia, No 4, P 3

Status

The legislation and regulations commenced on 12 December 2016.

Game classifications

Introduce new laws that will allow classifications, such as MA15+, to be applied to games that contain simulated gambling.
Source: Building a Stronger South Australia No 9, P 3 & 6

Status

An Australian Government trial of technology that will assist with more effective classification is currently underway. There is an agreement with the Australian Government to suspend amendment of state legislation until the trial is complete.

Disability Justice Plan

$3.2 million will fund a range of initiatives to make the criminal justice system more responsive and accessible to people with a disability.
Source: 14/15 Cabinet and Legislative Priority and Let's Keep Building South Australia, P 165

Status

Initiatives implemented to date are:
• The Criminal Law Consolidation (Sexual Offences-Cognitive Impairment) Act 2014 came into operation on 30 March 2015.
• The Statutes Amendment (Vulnerable Witnesses Act) 2015 came into effect on 1 July 2016.
• The Legal Services Commission’s Law 4 All program is in its second year of operation. Almost 1,000 people participated in training in 2014-15.
• Specialist training for investigative interviewers working with vulnerable witnesses was launched in February 2016 with a student intake of 70 participants. The Centre for Investigative Interviewing at Deakin University provides specialist training.
• The Communication Partner Service, which assists parties with complex communication needs both in and out of court, commenced on 1 July 2016.

http://www.agd.sa.gov.au/initiatives/disability-justice-plan

Justice reinvestment

Labor Government will implement a minimum of two justice reinvestment programs in its first year.
Source: Media Release

Status

Work continues to refine the scope of the trial and to further the engagement process with the community.

Supreme Court transformation

Modern precinct with state of the art technology.
Let's Keep Building South Australia, P 100

Status

Not proceeding in current proposed form.

Largs North Marina metropolitan fire service

Deliver concept designs for a new station.
Source: Let's Keep Building South Australia, P 101

Status

Strategic station design template completed for a combined marine and land based 'hub' facility in the Port precinct. Review of MFS Marine Operations requirements is now able to progress following the Australian Government decision on defence shipbuilding.


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