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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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Labor Government completes less than half of its prescribed burns

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.

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Taxpayers are forking out almost $240,000 for five empty police stations

South Australian taxpayers are forking out almost $240,000 for five empty police stations across the Adelaide metropolitan area.

The Newton, North Adelaide, Blakeview, Tea Tree Gully and Malvern police stations were closed by the Weatherill Labor Government on 1 July this year.

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Corrections chaos continues

Freedom of Information documents have revealed that a draft Memorandum of Administrative Arrangement was sent between SAPOL and the Department of Corrections to clarify the administrative relationship and the cost burden of Corrections' use of police cells.

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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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$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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Liberals welcome appointment of SA’s first female Deputy Police Commissioner

The State Liberals have welcomed the appointment of Deputy Police Commissioner Linda Williams, South Australia's first female Deputy Police Commissioner.

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Police station closures highlight Labor hypocrisy

The Weatherill Labor Government's decision to allow the closure of eight police stations around Adelaide reeks of hypocrisy.

Police Commissioner Gary Burns has announced the closure of eight satellite police stations at Malvern, Firle, Hallett Cove, Newton, North Adelaide, Blakeview, Pooraka and Tea Tree Gully. All stations will close on 30 June.

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