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24 May 2019

South Australia is introducing tough new measures to protect people at risk of gambling harm and problem gambling, as part of an agreement struck by state, territory and commonwealth governments.

17 May 2019

Measures aimed at strengthening South Australia’s lobbying laws have been introduced to State Parliament today.

16 May 2019

The new South Australian initiative aimed at protecting people at risk of domestic violence is showing strong results, including identifying potential victims who had previously never reached out to support services.

16 May 2019

A senior prosecutor with broad experience in criminal, civil, coronial and child protection matters has today been appointed to the Magistrates Court in South Australia.

16 May 2019

The State Government will move to toughen up aspects of its proposed changes to the laws around assaults against emergency services workers, ahead of debate on the Bill in Parliament today.

8 May 2019

Steps taken by South Australia Police to address sex discrimination and sexual harassment within their organisation have been highlighted in the latest report by the Equal Opportunity Commission released today.

2 May 2019

Proposed laws which will be introduced to State Parliament today will see tough penalties imposed on people who spit on or throw biological material at police, corrections officers or other emergency services workers, as well as an increase to the maximum penalty for certain offences involving the assault of police and other emergency service workers.

18 April 2019

The Federal Court’s findings that ticket reseller Viagogo made false or misleading representations highlight why consumers need to exercise caution when dealing with the online reseller.

16 April 2019

People who spit or throw other bodily materials at police officers and other emergency services workers would face tough penalties under new laws proposed by the State Government.

16 April 2019

The Public Trustee and the Office of the Public Advocate will be merged, under proposed reforms aimed at improving support to some of South Australia’s most vulnerable citizens.


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