State Planning Commission Approves Trashing of Kangaroo Island Wilderness

In a decision that will offend and appal conservationists across South Australia, the State Government’s State Planning Commission has approved luxury private accommodation in the heart of Kangaroo Island’s iconic Flinders Chase National Park.

Greens call on Government to back Brand South Australia

Today in State Parliament, Greens MLC Mark Parnell will be moving a motion calling on the Marshall Liberal Government to reinstate the funding for Brand South Australia.

State Planning Commission advised to approve trashing of Kangaroo Island Wilderness

On Thursday, the State Planning Commission’s Assessment Panel will decide whether to approve secret plans by the Australian Walking Company (AWC) to build luxury private accommodation villages in remote wilderness locations in Flinders Chase National Park on Kangaroo Island.

Giving Heritage the Bulldozer Treatment - How the Government is failing Port Adelaide

Today’s decision by the Minister responsible for Heritage, David Speirs, to de-list “Shed 26” against the advice of the South Australian Heritage Council, sends a worrying signal for the future of heritage protection in South Australia, according to Greens MLC, Mark Parnell.

Greens Support School Strike for Climate

Today, students will be leaving their classrooms and striking for a safer climate.

Majority of SA’s heritage could be de-listed under new planning laws

Today, Greens MLC Mark Parnell will be introducing a Bill into the SA Parliament to ensure that all currently recognised heritage properties and areas continue to be protected into the future, after recently discovering that nearly 12,000 heritage properties in South Australia could lose all legal protection under new State Government planning changes.