In Parliament

QUESTION: SA Government's financial contribution to International Uranium Conference in Adelaide

Today Mark asked a question in writing regarding the State Government's financial contribution to the 14th International Uranium Conference held in Adelaide. 

GREENS BILL: Decriminalisation of Sex Work

In speaking to the Greens' Private Members Bill to decriminalise sex work in South Australia today, Mark noted that decriminalisation of sex work is not the same as deregulation as is often claimed by opponents and, having been at the forefront of criminalising sex work in our State, it would be symbolic if the Legislative Council led the move to finally decriminalise sex work in South Australia.

GREENS MOTION: Call for Government to reinstate Brand South Australia's funding

Today Mark moved a motion calling on the Marshall Liberal Government to reinstate funding for Brand South Australia to continue their valuable work on the Brand SA and I Choose SA programs. 

SPEECH: World Environment Day

Today, on World Environment Day, Mark spoke about the extinction crisis as well as the climate crisis we are facing which is becoming even more serious and urgent in the face of inaction and indifference by government. He encouraged all South Australians to think about what is happening to our natural environment and what they can do to secure a better environment for all of us.

QUESTION: Defunding of Brand South Australia

During question time, Mark asked the Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment about the economic impact of the closure of Brand South Australia on South Australian businesses.

QUESTION: Suspending state laws for the Bend Motorsport Park

Today Mark asked the Leader of the Government, representing the Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, whether the Marshall Government was considering suspending a range of state laws for the operation of The Bend Motorsport Park at Tailem Bend, owned by the state's biggest private company, Peregrine Corporation.