In Parliament

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.

SPEECH: Adelaide Park Lands

Mark's speech today focussed on Adelaide's precious Park Lands, and how, as certain as night follows day, the Park Lands are under constant threat from proposals to develop, privatise or alienate this open space.

QUESTION: The quality of our drinking water

During Question Time, Mark asked the Minister for Human Services, representing the Minister for Environment and Water, a question about drinking water quality.