In Parliament

QUESTION: Non compliance with freedom of information legislation

In Question Time, Mark asked the Minister for Health and Wellbeing when he will obey the law and provide the Freedom of Information documents that he was ordered to release by the Ombudsman in September. This is the second question Mark has asked the Minister about the release of these documents which are Government consideration of market impacts if the proposed federal deregulation of new GM techniques were approved.

QUESTION: Ambulance Services

In Question Time, Mark asked the Minister for Health and Wellbeing what steps he is taking to bring South Australia in line with the other states and provide free ambulance services to aged pensioners.

MOTION: International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

Today, Mark spoke in support of the Motion calling on the Government to commit to do all that it can to address gender inequality, to empower women and girls and to prevent violence against women. 

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.