Prisoners will come under increased surveillance, face serious charges for drug possession and lose the right to automatic parole for drug-dealing and trafficking as part of a new Correctional Services Bill introduced into parliament today.
News release - Chris Picton
Individuals and community groups will be able to apply for an additional almost $1 million in grant funding to boost their ability to respond to bushfires and other natural disasters.
The fire danger season begins in two fire ban districts today and the SA Country Fire Service (CFS) is better prepared than ever before, with ten brand new CFS trucks worth $3.5 million ready to be delivered to brigades across the State.
A new flood monitoring system (FloodMon) which can help predict flash-flooding is set to revolutionise the way authorities manage the risk of flood impacts across the State.
Memorial services are being held across the nation today to honour the lives of fallen police officers, lost in the line of duty.
South Australians will be hitting the road in their thousands this week as a mass exodus of footy fans make their way to the MCG for the AFL Grand Final.
In October, South Australians will be the first to benefit from a state wide roll-out of leading technology to enable driver’s licence-holders to go digital.
The State Government is removing more outdated and redundant laws and regulations through the introduction of its second annual Simplify Day Bill into State Parliament today.
State Government reforms aimed at cutting red tape for food truck operators have passed State Parliament’s Legislative Council.
The Government’s proposed Bill to enshrine the role of the Industry Advocate in law has received overwhelming support from local industry associations and business leaders, with consultation on the Bill and revised Industry Advocate Policy now closed.
The Government is further supporting local business, industry and jobs by enshrining in law the role of the Industry Advocate.
The State Government is commencing consultation for its second annual Simplify Day process, focused on cutting unnecessary red tape and removing outdated and redundant legislation.