In Parliament

BILL: Domestic Violence

Today Mark spoke about the domestic violence crisis we are facing in Australia. He called for more resources for the wide range of services and programs that help keep women safe, in addition to the introduction of further measures that help reduce the scourge of domestic violence.

QUESTION: Suspension of UCG trial at Leigh Creek

During Question Time, Mark asked the Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, representing the Minister for Energy and Mining about the suspension of Leigh Creek Energy's three month trial of underground coal gasification in order to reignite the coal seam underground. 

BILL: Greens' amendment to Budget Bill saves role of KI Commissioner

Today, Mark moved a Greens' amendment to oppose the repeal of the Commissioner for Kangaroo Island Act, which passed the Upper House despite opposition from the Government. 

BILL: Ratepayer protection

Today Mark outlined the Greens' support for a Bill to increase protection for ratepayers in terms of transparency and accountability as an alternative to the Marshall Liberal Government's rate capping policy.  

QUESTION: The threat of offshore oil and gas drilling to Kangaroo Island

During Question Time, Mark asked the Minister for Tourism about the threat to tourism on Kangaroo Island that would result in the event of a major spill from offshore oil and gas drilling in the Great Australian Bight.

BILL: Prisoners voting in SA elections

Today Mark opposed the Government's legislation to remove the right for South Australian prisoners to vote in state elections.