In Parliament

GREENS MOTION: Urban trees and green open spaces

Mark today moved a motion outlining the importance of urban trees and green open spaces and calling on the Government to prioritise the protection of existing urban trees and green open spaces and to develop a comprehensive urban forest plan for metropolitan Adelaide. The aim of the plan would be to create healthy and diverse urban forests across metropolitan Adelaide, and increase the average tree canopy to 30 per cent by 2045, particularly in those areas identified as being most vulnerable to heat stress.

SPEECH: How the Planning System is failing climate change

Today Mark spoke about climate change and the abject failure of South Australia's planning system to deal with it.

QUESTION: Electric Vehicle tax

Today Mark asked two Questions of the Treasurer regarding the proposed tax on electric vehicles.

GREENS MOTION: Nuclear Waste Dump in SA

Today, Mark brought his Greens' motion calling on members of the South Australian Parliament to uphold the integrity of our state legislation by opposing the federal government's plans for a nuclear waste dump at Kimba to a vote. It passed.

BILL: Automated External Defibrillators

Today in Parliament, Mark spoke in support of this Private Member's Bill which would establish greater access to automated external defibrillators (AEDs). 

QUESTION: Interstate travel

In Question Time today, Mark asked the Minister for Health whether South Australians returning from holiday in Tasmania will have to quarantine in South Australia after border restrictions are lifted on 26 October 2020.