In Parliament

QUESTION: Tourism Advertising

Today in Question Time, Mark asked the Treasurer, representing the Minister for Tourism, the Premier, what protocols the South Australian Tourism Commission follows to ensure that its promotional material is consistent with responsible environmental management.

GREENS MOTION: Urban trees and green open spaces

Mark today moved a motion outlining the importance of urban trees and green open spaces and calling on the Government to prioritise the protection of existing urban trees and green open spaces and to develop a comprehensive urban forest plan for metropolitan Adelaide. The aim of the plan would be to create healthy and diverse urban forests across metropolitan Adelaide, and increase the average tree canopy to 30 per cent by 2045, particularly in those areas identified as being most vulnerable to heat stress.

GREENS MOTION: Nuclear Waste Dump in SA

Today, Mark brought his Greens' motion calling on members of the South Australian Parliament to uphold the integrity of our state legislation by opposing the federal government's plans for a nuclear waste dump at Kimba to a vote. It passed.

BILL: Automated External Defibrillators

Today in Parliament, Mark spoke in support of this Private Member's Bill which would establish greater access to automated external defibrillators (AEDs). 

QUESTION: Interstate travel

In Question Time today, Mark asked the Minister for Health whether South Australians returning from holiday in Tasmania will have to quarantine in South Australia after border restrictions are lifted on 26 October 2020.

MOTION: Nuclear Weapons

Today Mark spoke in support of this motion to acknowledge the 75th anniversaries of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and note that nuclear weapons present an unacceptable risk to humanity.