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 terrorists.
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.
The Weatherill Labor Government has completed less than half of its Planned Prescribed Burn Program in the Mount Lofty Ranges increasing the risk posed by bushfire to the communities of the Adelaide Hills.
In Issue 20 of Morialta Matters the Planning for the Future recently held in conjunction with Campbelltown City Council is discussed. Details are provided about Steven Marshall's Job's Stimulus Package on how it would create jobs for South Australians. Information about the scourge of Ice is included and local achievements including Australia Day awards, the Black Hill Challenge winners and local fundraisers are discussed.
Mr GARDNER(Morialta): I want to talk today about the state of the state, in particular in relation to employment. There was an extraordinary statement made by the Treasurer not five minutes ago that payroll tax cuts are, apparently, giving money back to businesses, as if it was not those businesses' money in the first place. I think this goes to the heart of the problem of why the South Australian economy is in such poor shape.