SA Primary Industries Minister Tim Whetstone MP’s attempt to lift the GM crops moratorium in SA for a third time in as many weeks, after being defeated twice in the Legislative Council, not only shows his contempt for the Parliament, but his lack of leadership on the issue, says Greens MLC Mark Parnell.
After intensive consultation with numerous stakeholders, the Greens have supported the passage of the Government’s Land Tax Amendment Bill that included a package of affordable and social housing-related measures.
Having handed back to property-investors all the additional revenue to be raised by the aggregation measures in the current Land Tax Amendment Bill, the Marshall Liberal Government is facing the very real prospect of losing the Greens’ support for its land tax reforms.
A Greens’ Bill amending Residential Tenancy laws, that will allow people to rent with their pets, will be introduced into the South Australian Parliament this afternoon.
An historic Greens’ motion declaring a Climate Emergency in South Australia passed the Legislative Council tonight.
A Greens’ Bill to reaffirm the previous Parliament’s decision to legislate for a Genetically Modified crops moratorium across the whole of SA will be introduced into State Parliament this afternoon.
In 2017, the SA Parliament passed Greens’ legislation to ban the cultivation of GM crops in SA until September 2025.