Mr GARDNER(Morialta) (14:46): My question is to the Minister for Correctional Services. Why has the number of employees in the department of corrections earning in excess of $141,000 a year increased from seven to 23 in the last 12 months, according to the annual report tabled today?
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.