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30 May 2017

Major reforms to the way serious crimes are dealt with will see shorter trials and shorter waiting
times for hearings.

11 May 2017

The Attorney-General has introduced a bill containing measures aimed at modernising communication within South Australia’s criminal justice system.

29 March 2017

Laws designed to make it easier for people working in the justice system to send documents electronically have now passed through State Parliament.

12 February 2017

New data published on the Attorney-General’s Department website confirms Government reforms are helping improve the effectiveness of South Australia’s justice system.

27 September 2016

Changes being proposed to the way court cases for major crimes are processed aim to make the justice system more efficient, easing the burden on victims and reducing backlogs in the courts.

1 September 2016

From today, South Australian courts have the option of sentencing offenders who pose a low risk to the community to home detention rather than gaol.

27 August 2016

Courts will have to give primary consideration to the safety of the community when sentencing an offender, under reforms planned by the State Government.

23 August 2016

Artificial walls preventing sharing information which illuminates challenging problems will be broken down by changes to be put to Parliament.

23 August 2016

Today the State Government announced legislative changes aimed at breaking down the artifical walls that prevent the sharing of information

25 July 2016

The state government is planning changes to the law to help modernise South Australia’s criminal justice system.


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