News Items for March 2016

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The State Government has welcomed a national approach to free range egg and country of origin food labelling to help consumers make more informed purchasing choices.
The Attorney General's Department has featured in a video to showcase some of the success stories that have come out of the Governor’s Aboriginal Employment Industry Clusters Program.
Daylight saving in South Australia comes to an end this Sunday.
On 24 March 2016 the Industrial Court handed down a $111,000 fine plus court fees to Gambier Earth Movers, who were prosecuted under the Work Health and Safety Act 2012 (SA).
South Australian Parliamentarians will be pledging support for the Australian Human Rights Commission’s national anti-racism campaign, Racism. It Stops With Me at a special Harmony Day event being held today.
Grants have been awarded to six councils to install more cameras on our streets to tackle local crime hotspots.
The State Government is proposing new laws that will help manage anti-social and disorderly behaviour in public areas.
The Government has today released a discussion paper which aims to increase long-term security in residential parks for low-income South Australians and retirees.
Consumer protection agencies are working together today to educate consumers and businesses about their rights and legal obligations.
The State Government is seeking the public’s feedback about information management in the criminal justice sector.
The maximum compensation available for victims of crime will now double after the Victims of Crime (Compensation) Amendment Bill 2015 passed the Legislative Council today.
The State Government has announced it will partner with Uniting Communities to deliver a new Communication Partner Service under the State’s Disability Justice Plan.
The public is being asked to be on alert after another round of scams have made their way across South Australia.
The State Government is proposing to extend current laws that criminalise the distribution of intimate and pornographic images of another person without their consent.
The International Women’s Day Breakfast was the setting for the official launch of the 2016 Augusta Zadow Awards, announced last Friday in Adelaide by Senator Penny Wong.
Mr Peter McCusker has been appointed as Senior Judge of the Industrial Relations Court and President of the South Australian Employment Tribunal.
Ms Penelope Eldridge has been appointed to the District Court and proclaimed as a Judge of the Youth Court.