Media Releases

Beach safety boost as aerial shark patrols take flight

Nov 27, 2020  |  media release

Eyes in the sky will protect South Australian beachgoers looking to escape sweltering heat this weekend as fixed wing shark patrols take off for summer duty.

Crushed cars drive home crucial road safety message

Nov 13, 2020  |  media release

Hoon drivers convicted for shocking behaviour behind the wheel have had their cars crushed into scrap metal ahead of National Road Safety Week – an unapologetic warning for all South Australians as the Marshall Liberal Government cracks down on reckless motorists.

Overall crime rate nosedives as SAPOL dog helps uncover more than $120,000 in cash and stolen goods

Nov 06, 2020  |  media release

The safety and security of South Australia continues to be cemented by the Marshall Liberal Government with a whopping decrease in overall crime, equating to almost 15,000 fewer offences in comparison to the same period under the previous Labor Government.

Stage 1 of $159 million redevelopment complete at Northfield Correctional Complex

Nov 06, 2020  |  media release

The first stage of the enormous upgrade to South Australia’s corrections sector is complete as the Marshall Liberal Government continues the $159 million development, creating hundreds of jobs as part of the biggest cash injection into the state’s prison system in decades.

More than $3 million for new dairy complex at Cadell Training Centre low-security prison farm

Nov 06, 2020  |  media release

Regional jobs will be created when work begins on a multi-million dollar dairy complex at Cadell Training Centre (CTC) in the Riverland this financial year.

$8.5 million for SAPOL high-performance vests

Nov 01, 2020  |  media release

More than $8 million will be spent on strengthening the safety and security of South Australian police officers with the rollout of new personal issue multi-purpose load bearing vests that are resistant to attacks involving edged weapons and firearms.

Crime Stoppers SA tipped for historic $800k cash boost

Nov 01, 2020  |  media release

The Marshall Liberal Government will help improve the safety of South Australians by future-proofing Crime Stoppers, supporting the organisation with a cash boost worth more than $800,000.

Virtual Reality Meets Road Safety in Heavy Vehicle Simulator

Oct 30, 2020  |  media release

Heavy vehicle operators will soon drive trucks down the South Eastern Freeway in a new state-of-the- art training simulator designed to improve road safety in South Australia.

SES volunteers strengthen SAPOL’s capability

Oct 23, 2020  |  media release

More than 40 State Emergency Service volunteers have answered the call to support police officers with COVID-19 duties as the Marshall Liberal Government continues building on its plan to keep South Australia safe and strong.

Montacute CFS welcomes new firefighting truck and thermal imaging camera

Oct 18, 2020  |  media release

Montacute Country Fire Service volunteers have welcomed a new high-tech truck and thermal imaging camera to their station as the Marshall Liberal Government continues to create a safer and more bushfire resilient South Australia in the lead-up to summer.