News Items for February 2016

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Deputy Premier John Rau has today welcomed the appointment of Ms Briony Kennewell as a Magistrate.
The State Government has introduced legislation to reform the corporate structure of the Legal Services Commission.
The State Government will move to allow people over 70-years-old to sit on juries in South Australia.
In scenes reminiscent of the film “Coyote Ugly”, a licensed venue in Mount Gambier and its director have been fined for a wild night of trading.
The State Government is seeking public feedback on proposed changes to how offenders should be sentenced, as part of a complete review of our State’s sentencing laws.
South Australians are being reminded of the dangers of online romance this Valentine’s Day.
The State Government teaming up with the Local Government Association to deliver an enhanced graffiti-reporting mobile phone app that will make it quicker and easier for the public to report graffiti and minor property damage to their local council.
For the first time the 2016 Adelaide Fringe Festival Street Parade will be held on a Saturday evening with shops in the Rundle Mall Precinct able to trade ahead of the parade on Saturday 13 February 2016 until 8pm.