In Parliament

BILL: Use of lethal force by police during terrorism incidents

Today Mark outlined the Greens' opposition to the Government's "Shoot to Kill Bill" as being unnecessary legislation.

QUESTION: Government reports on Adelaide Park Lands

During Question Time, Mark asked Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment representing the Minister for Transport, Infrastructure and Local Government when the Government would be meeting it's legislative requirement to table reports on the use of Adelaide's Park Lands for six projects: the old RAH site; the expansion of the Casino; the Walker Corporation's proposed office block behind Parliament House; the proposed Walker Corporation retail buildings on the Festival Plaza; the proposed new CBD high school; and the O-Bahn project.

GREENS MOTION: Climate Change

Today Mark moved a motion noting the release on 8 October 2018 of the Special Report on Global Warming by the International Panel on Climate Change, which confirms that we need to act fast to avert a climate catastrophe.

QUESTION: Minister declines access to reports on deregulation of new GM techniques

During Question Time, Mark asked the Minister for Health and Wellbeing for a copy of the reports he received in relation to the deregulation of new GM techniques.

QUESTION: Minister gives approval for new genetic modification techniques

During Question Time, Mark asked the Minister for Health and Wellbeing about the Government's support for the deregulation of new genetic modification techniques.

BILL: Safeguarding South Australians from elder abuse

Mark today spoke in strong support of the Government's Bill to establish an adult safeguarding unit within the Office for the Ageing which will be responsible for responding to reports of abuse, neglect or mistreatment of vulnerable adults.