In Parliament

MOTION: Parliamentary Inquiry into Voluntary Euthanasia

Today Mark spoke in support of Labor's motion to establish a Joint Committee to inquire into practices used within the medical community to assist people experiencing a chronic and/or terminal illness to manage their end of life preferences, and what legislative reforms may be needed in SA for assisted dying (voluntary euthanasia). 

QUESTION: Electric vehicle strategy for South Australia

During Question Time, Mark asked the Leader of the Government, representing the Minister for Transport and Infrastructure and Local Government, another question about an electric vehicle strategy for South Australia and whether the Government has met its target of low-emission vehicles in the state fleet. 

BILL: Investigation Powers of the Independent Commissioner Against Corruption

Today Mark responded to the Government's Bill relating to the ability for the Independent Commissioner Against Corruption to hold public hearings for maladministration or misconduct inquiries.

SPEECH: Climate Emergency and the Greens' battery storage fund

Today Mark spoke about the climate emergency and outlined the Australian Greens' plan for a $2.2 billion fund for household battery storage. 

QUESTION: Public health impacts of climate change

During Question Time, Mark asked the Minister for Health and Wellbeing whether he agreed that climate change is greatest threat to health this century and what actions he or the Department of Health are taking to prevent climate change getting worse and further harming the health of South Australians. 

QUESTION: SA position on the deregulation of new GM techniques

During Question Time, Mark asked the Minister for Health and Wellbeing again about the SA Government's position on the Federal Government's proposal to deregulate a number of new genetic modification techniques, given that the states had been asked to sign-off on the proposed regulatory changes by 11 March this year.