In Parliament

GREENS BILL: Public say on private developments in National Parks passes Upper House

Today the Greens' Private Members Bill to ensure that any proposed private developments in National Parks are subject to full public notification, representation and appeal rights was passed by majority in the Upper House but without support from the Liberal Government.

GREENS BILL: Renting with Pets

Today Mark introduced a Greens' Private Members Bill to allow people to rent with their pets, other than in exceptional circumstances. This bill addresses an area that is well overdue for reform and, if it passes, it will have a significant positive effect on many lives — both human and animal.

SPEECH: Ride to Work Day

Today Mark spoke about Adelaide City Council's Ride to Work Day event which he attended, the need for more separated bikeways in the city and his view that the laws around e-bikes should be reviewed. 

BILL: Mineral Resources

Today, Mark spoke about the need for mining reform and outlined a number of the amendments he will be introducing on behalf of the Greens to the Mineral Resources Bill. 

QUESTION: Affordable housing

In Question Time today, Mark asked the Minister for Human Services about how the Government will ensure that affordable housing is made available to low-income South Australians when new multi-dwelling developments are approved.

GREENS MOTION: Greens win Climate Emergency declaration

Tonight, the Upper House of the South Australian Parliament passed the Greens' motion declaring a Climate Emergency and committed to restoring a safe climate by transforming the economy to zero net emissions.