In Parliament

QUESTION: Affordable housing

During Question Time, Mark asked the Leader of the Government, representing the Minister for Human Services, whether the Government is confident that developers are not avoiding their obligations to provide affordable housing in new significant developments.

GREENS MOTION: Liberals and Labor oppose Motion calling for free public transport for seniors

Today Mark's motion calling on the Marshall Liberal Government to extend free public transport to seniors to include all weekday services as well as weekends and public holidays was brought to a vote. As neither the Liberal Government nor Labor Opposition supported the motion, it did not pass. 

GREENS BILL: Protection for South Australian heritage places passes Upper House

Today, Mark summed up the debate and brought his Greens Bill to ensure the continued protection of South Australia's heritage buildings to a vote. The Bill was passed by majority in the Upper House but without support from the Liberal Government.

SPEECH: Sustainability

Today Mark spoke about sustainability and South Australia's role in the increasingly urgent debate about the world that we will leave to future generations. 

QUESTION: Compulsory Third Party Insurance

During Question Time, Mark asked the Treasurer whether environmental considerations are taken into account in choosing the private insurance companies allowed to contest the compulsory third party insurance market in South Australia. 

BILL: Supply

In speaking to the Government's Supply Bill, Mark noted the cruelty of the abolition of two-section fares on Adelaide Metro buses, trains and trams, with part-time and casual workers being the biggest losers.