News Items for September 2016

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A streamlined liquor-licensing system which reflects the public's contemporary needs coupled with tougher sanctions for breaches by licensees will be proposed in a set of reforms by the State Government.
SafeWork SA is reminding South Australians daylight saving starts this long weekend.
SafeWork SA is urging business owners and operators across South Australia to prepare for extreme weather by securing loose items so they do not pose a safety hazard ahead of the front forecast for tomorrow and Thursday.
Changes being proposed to the way court cases for major crimes are processed aim to make the justice system more efficient, easing the burden on victims and reducing backlogs in the courts.
Changes to the way births are registered in South Australia are expected to make it easier for couples who use fertilisation procedures to conceive, to register as the parents of a newborn.
South Australian heterosexual and non-heterosexual couples are one step closer to having their relationships legally recognised following the introduction of a Bill to State Parliament today.
Tougher laws to prevent the distribution of intimate and pornographic images of another person without their consent have been passed by Parliament.
Tougher laws to prevent the distribution of intimate and pornographic images of another person without their consent have been passed by Parliament.
This last week the Industrial Court has handed down a sixth conviction to a local packaging business for a crush injury to a worker’s hand.
The state’s consumer watchdog, Consumer and Business Services, is advising government agencies, private businesses and not-for -profits to be on alert after fraud attempts have been made interstate targeting finance staff.
All South Australians are encouraged to get involved in helping to make their workplaces safe with the release of the National Safe Work Month program online.
A new national education campaign encourages older Australian men to consider the consequences before engaging in risky ladder use.
An unlicensed paving worker from Gawler East has been convicted and fined $6,000, following prosecution by the state’s consumer watchdog, Consumer and Business Services (CBS).
RM Williams Pty Ltd was convicted and penalised in the Industrial Court as a result of a 2015 injury to a worker left with significant burns and permanent injuries.
One of the key initiatives proposed to reduce domestic violence in South Australia – a disclosure scheme – has been viewed in operation by Attorney-General John Rau.
South Australian businesses manufacturing, importing or supplying chemicals are reminded that there’s only a few months before new national requirements take effect.
The state’s consumer watchdog, Consumer and Business Services, is advising government agencies, private businesses and not-for -profits to be on alert after fraud attempts have been made interstate targeting finance staff.
From today, South Australian courts have the option of sentencing offenders who pose a low risk to the community to home detention rather than gaol.
From today, South Australian courts have the option of sentencing offenders who pose a low risk to the community to home detention rather than gaol.