Latest news

If you are a member of the media with an enquiry about the department please contact the media unit on 0422 007 069. This phone is monitored 24 hours.

Or you can email us at mediarelations [at], but please note that the inbox is monitored periodically. If you are looking for a urgent response please use the phone number provided above.

5 July 2016

Legislation recently enacted by the South Australian Government represents the most significant attack on serious and organised crime in the State’s history.

1 July 2016

The Statutes Amendment (Vulnerable Witnesses) Act commences today to better support people with disability in the criminal justice system.

18 May 2016

The state government has passed laws to provide Judges with the flexibility of home detention as a sentencing alternative for low-risk, non-violent offenders.

16 February 2016

The State Government is seeking public feedback on proposed changes to how offenders should be sentenced, as part of a complete review of our State’s sentencing laws.

7 March 2015

The State Government today released a consultation paper Transforming Criminal Justice: Efficient Progression and Resolution of Major Indictable Matters as part of the criminal justice reform project.

27 December 2014

Attorney General John Rau today released the strategic discussion paper as the first part of the review of the justice system, the “Transforming Criminal Justice; Putting People First” Strategic Overview.


Subscribe to Latest news