Media Release

Labor fails to deliver extra support for schools

The Weatherill Labor Government has failed to act on its promise to relocate 300 staff from central office to work directly with schools.

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Liberals support call to move Year 7 into high school

The State Liberals have welcomed reports that the SA Secondary Principals Association (SASPA) will call on the State Government to transition Year 7 from primary school into high school.

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Labor pours cold water on Festival's party

Three days ahead of the Adelaide Festival’s opening night and Arts Minister Jack Snelling today confirmed in Parliament that the Festival faces a severe $1 million funding cut in coming years.


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Glenunga High School growth bungle

News that students living inside the Glenunga School zone may not be able to attend the school as a result of overcrowding is an indictment on the Weatherill Government.

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Fires, fights, drugs – our prison system in chaos

Record numbers of fires, fights and drugs found in our state's prisons this year paint an alarming picture of a system in chaos as a result of the chronic capacity crisis.

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Nat Cook should retract offensive drug comments

The State Liberals are calling on Labor MP Nat Cook to retract and apologise for offensive comments about police attempts to reduce the harm from illicit drugs at music festivals.

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Liberals to strengthen Home Detention Bill

The State Liberals will introduce amendments to the Statutes Amendment (Home Detention) Bill 2015, scheduled for debate in Parliament today, to prevent home detention sentencing options being used for murderers, serious sex offenders and

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Action needed on domestic violence

White Ribbon Day is an important opportunity for us to discuss the damage of domestic and family violence, but it is also critical that we take action to address domestic and family violence, according to Liberal Corrections spokesman John Gardner.

"One urgent action that the Weatherill Government needs to undertake is to introduce a domestic violence focused rehabilitation program into our prisons," Mr Gardner said.

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Lazy Labor runs out of Government Business

The Weatherill Labor Government has today run out of Government Business in the House of Assembly at 3:50pm.

This follows news that State Parliament will only sit for 47 days next year.

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48 fewer police officers on South Australian streets

The SAPOL Annual Report has revealed that there are 48 fewer police officers on our streets this year compared to last year.

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