In Parliament

QUESTION: Sale of publicly owned coastal land on Kangaroo Island

During Question Time, Mark asked the Minister for for Trade, Tourism and Investment about the sale of publicly owned coastal land on Kangaroo Island for a golf resort development.

QUESTION: OTR ban on re-usable coffee cups

During Question Time Mark asked the Minister for Health and Wellbeing about On The Run's decision to refuse to fill re-usable coffee cups that customers bring themselves.

QUESTION: Development in National Parks

During Question Time, Mark asked the Minister for Tourism to provide assurance that any new tourism infrastructure inside national parks or other conservation areas will be consistent with the approved management plans for those parks.

QUESTION: Elder Abuse

During Question Time Mark asked the Minister for Health and Wellbeing about progress towards state legislation to deal with  elder abuse.

SPEECH: Address in Reply

Today Mark gave an "Address in Reply" speech, responding to the Governor's address when opening the First Session of the Fifty-Fourth Parliament.

QUESTION: Vacant residential property tax

During Question Time, Mark asked the Treasurer whether he would consider a tax on residential properties that are vacant for long periods in order to free up unused housing for rental or purchase.