In Parliament

GREENS MOTION: Disallowance of Development Assessment Regulations

Today Mark moved to disallow the Government's Regulations made under the Planning, Development and Infrastructure Act 2016 concerning development assessment.  

MOTION: Lymphoedema Services

Today Mark spoke in support of the motion calling on the State Government to implement a garment subsidy scheme and provide dedicated treatment services for all lymphoedema sufferers. 

BILL: Planning Transparency

Today Mark outlined the Greens' support for this Private Members Bill which requires the State Commission Assessment Panel to meet and deliberate in public, as local council development assessment panels do, and requires that the members who serve on that panel are accredited to the same standard as those who serve on council assessment panels. 

MOTION: Feminine Hygiene

Today Mark spoke in support of the motion calling on the Government to work with the feminine hygiene industry and community partners to expand the current provisions of sanitary product support in South Australian schools and develop a free, accessible and non-stigmatising supply and distribution scheme for a range of hygiene and sanitary items.

GREENS MOTION: Greens win vote to prevent GM crops moratorium being lifted

Today the Greens' motion to disallow the Government's Regulations that would have lifted the moratorium on growing GM crops on mainland SA from 1 December 2019 passed in the Upper House.  It was supported by Labor Opposition and SA-Best and opposed by Advance SA and the Liberal Government. 

SPEECH: SA Environment Protection Awards

Today Mark acknowledged the 2019 winners of the South Australian Environment Awards. The awards recognise those people who have made a substantial contribution to the protection of the environment.