In Parliament

QUESTION: Freedom of Information

In Question Time, Mark asked the Minister for Health and Wellbeing about his noncompliance with a determination of the Ombudsman to release documents under the Freedom of Information Act (his third question on this matter). 

MOTION: South Australian Bushfires

Today, Mark paid tribute to the efforts of our paid and unpaid firefighters and emergency services personnel who have worked tirelessly for months on end to defend property, life and land. He noted there is much more to say and do in coming months in response to the fires and climate change is at the top of that list for the Greens. 

SPEECH: Professor Dean Jaensch

Today Mark addressed the assertions made by Professor Dean Jaensch in his recent opinion pieces published in The Advertiser on the subject of bushfires and the Greens.

QUESTION: Bushfire recovery

In Question Time, Mark asked the Treasurer about bushfire recovery and what processes are being put in place to prioritise urgent and essential additional expenditure involving rebuilding ahead of the resolution of insurance claims.

QUESTION: Register of Members' Interests

In Question Time, Mark asked the Treasurer about conflict of interest in relation to Members of Parliament disclosing their membership of organisations. 

QUESTION: Preventative maintenance for public housing

In Question Time, Mark asked the Minister for Human Services whether all of the Government's commitments to public housing over the next 10 years are contained in 'Our Housing Future 2020-2030', including additional funding secured by the Greens through negotiations with the government over the Land Tax (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill.