In Parliament

SPEECH: New fossil fuel power plant at Reeves Plains

Today Mark rose to speak about a new fossil fuel power plant proposed by Alinta at Reeves Plains near Mallala in the state's Mid North. 

QUESTION: Water pricing inquiry

During Question Time Mark asked the Treasurer about his recently tabled ministerial statement and the terms of reference of the inquiry into water pricing in South Australia.

QUESTION: Air pollution from fossil fuel extraction and fossil fuel power plants

During Question Time Mark asked the Minister for Health and Wellbeing about the role of the Health Department in ensuring that the health of South Australians is not harmed by new polluting fossil fuel projects in South Australia.

QUESTION: Shack developments on Crown Land

During Question Time today, Mark asked the Minister for Human Services representing the Minister for Environment and Water  whether planning and environmental laws have been complied with in relation to shack developments on Crown Land on Ewe Island.

SELECT COMMITTEE: Inquiry into GM crops moratorium

The Greens today supported the establishment of a Select Committee to inquire into the moratorium on the cultivation of genetically modified (GM) crops in South Australia.

GREENS MOTION: World Heritage Protection for the Great Australian Bight - passes Upper House

Today Mark's motion regarding world heritage protection for the Great Australian Bight was brought to a vote. It was passed in an amended form, despite opposition from the Marshall Liberal Government.