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Commissioner of Police

Mr GARDNER (Morialta) (12:57): It is with great pleasure that I rise on behalf of the opposition to support the motion. I indicate that, as shadow minister, I have enjoyed a terrific working relationship with Commissioner Burns, as indeed have the members for Stuart and Morphett (as shadow ministers) prior to me. Were it not for the late hour of this debate, where we have only two minutes until the closure of private members time, I know that those two members in particular would have very much enjoyed the opportunity to rise to express their personal appreciation, as well as on behalf of the opposition.

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Government Promises and Paradise Interchange

My speech in the House of Assembly on some of the Labor Government's decisions to adopt Liberal policies and their failure to deliver an upgraded Paradise Interchange.

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Government Performance

Mr GARDNER (Morialta) (15:12): Thank goodness for small mercies. A government with absolutely no idea what they are doing, with the support of about one in three voters in South Australia, entering their second year—a year when the Premier said that we would have our socks knocked off by the boldness of their policy agenda.

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Labor follows Libs lead on body-worn cameras for SAPOL officers

The Weatherill Labor Government has once again followed the State Liberals' policy lead, this time by introducing body-worn cameras for SAPOL officers.

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Introducing the Family Relationships (Surrogacy) Amendment Bill

Introducing the Family Relationships (Surrogacy) Amendment Bill into the House of Assembly after it has passed the Legislative Council. This Bill will be a conscience vote for all Members.

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Family Relationships (Surrogacy) Amendment Bill

Mr GARDNER (Morialta) (10:47): It gives me great pleasure today to introduce into the House of Assembly the Family Relationships (Surrogacy) Amendment Bill. I acknowledge and appreciate that the Hon. John Dawkins MLC is in the gallery today to see the House of Assembly first give consideration to this bill.

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Morialta Falls Centenary

2015 is the Centenary of the Morialta Conservation Park. It is a fantastic asset to our area and I encourage both locals and visitors to the area to enjoy its natural beauty at every opportunity!

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Morialta Matters - Issue 15 (Winter 2014)

The fifteenth issue of Morialta Matters is a budget edition which explains the impact the Weatherill Government's state budget will have on you and your family.  There is also local news, information about Morialta and some of the services my office can provide included.

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$9 million prison budget blowout just the beginning

South Australia's prison capacity crisis has led to a $9 million budget blowout according to senior Corrections Department officials giving evidence in Parliament's Budget and Finance Committee today.

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Bettison’s gaffe on Youth Justice Bill

Minister for Youth Zoe Bettison made an embarrassing gaffe in Parliament yesterday, claiming that the Government's Youth Justice Administration Bill had been introduced in Parliament last year, when in fact it had not.

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