News Items for May 2016

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For the second time in a month, the Industrial Court has convicted a labour hire company and handed down a hefty fine for failing to provide and maintain a safe work environment.
The state’s consumer watchdog is reminding tradespeople that it is illegal to trade and advertise without a relevant building licence.
Legislation that modernises the management of the Legal Services Commission has passed Parliament today.
South Australians are being urged to keep their money in their pockets and sensitive information safe as the number of scam reports rose by more than 500 in 2015 across the State.
The State Government is implementing a new service delivery model for legal assistance services following the first State lead review of Community Legal Centres in 20 years.
Consumer regulators around Australia are warning potential property investors about property spruikers who claim to be ‘wealth creators’ but are really just in it for themselves.
The State Government has announced the appointment of Dr Niki Vincent as the new Equal Opportunity Commissioner.
The State Government has passed laws to provide Judges with the flexibility of home detention as a sentencing alternative for low-risk, non-violent offenders.
The Public Trustee is ensuring South Australians that once they have prepared their Will, they are ‘Good to Go’.
The inaugural Heads Up breakfast workshop on Mental health in the workplace is to be held this morning at the Adelaide Convention Centre.
South Australian Consumer and Business Services Minister John Rau has urged Australia Post not to proceed with the proposed fee structure for holding parcels longer than 10 days.
The Industrial Court has convicted 25 year old South Australian man, Sam Narroway, for impersonating a SafeWork SA Inspector and fined him $15 000.
Mr Martin Hinton QC has been appointed as a Judge of the Supreme Court of South Australia.