Media Releases

Green light signals go for new decade-long Strategy to save lives on our roads

Jan 29, 2022  |  media release

A significant reduction in the number of lives lost and serious injuries on South Australian roads over the next decade is the focus of a new 10-year road safety strategy unveiled today.

$80m Emergency Services HQ handles the heat in response to bushfires and floods

Jan 27, 2022  |  media release

SA’s bolstered response capability for weather-related disasters has been on full display in recent days with the state’s best emergency services minds working together at their new $80 million purpose-built headquarters to protect the community from bushfires and extreme floods.

FireFlight mapping system to undergo bushfire season trial

Dec 20, 2021  |  media release

The Marshall Government will support the trial of a real-time fire mapping system during this year’s fire season to help better protect communities in bushfire prone areas.

Successful spring prescribed burn season comes to an end

Dec 18, 2021  |  media release

A prescribed burn in Adelaide’s southern suburbs today has marked the end of a successful spring season that has seen 46 prescribed burns carried out across South Australia – reducing the fire risk across more than 1600 hectares of public and private land.

Crime Stoppers SA tip produces the goods and disrupts local drug trade

Dec 10, 2021  |  media release

A valuable tip to Crime Stoppers SA has led to the seizure of dangerous drugs and almost $50,000 cash after a raid on a north-eastern suburbs grow house.

Black Hawks elevate South Australia’s bushfire defence

Dec 08, 2021  |  media release

Agile Black Hawk helicopters will revolutionise bushfire fighting in South Australia this summer and significantly boost capability for the Country Fire Service’s aerial fleet in a move that also increases protection for the community and firefighters.

Lights, camera…. Responsible road action!

Dec 03, 2021  |  media release

Selfish drivers are on notice ahead of the reactivation of a fixed speed camera to protect motorists and hold irresponsible drivers to account for their life-risking behaviour.

Drug drivers on notice – risk it and lose your licence… or your life

Nov 30, 2021  |  media release

The Marshall Liberal Government has passed Australian-first legislation through Parliament today which boosts road safety by ensuring dangerous drivers are instantly stripped of their licence following a positive roadside drug test result.

Worldclass design and leader for Morialta Secondary College

Nov 25, 2021  |  media release

Concept images for the new state-of-the-art $84.4 million Morialta Secondary College have been revealed, giving families in Adelaide’s north east their first look at what this world class school will have to offer.

Green light signals beginning of Graduated Licensing Scheme and motorcycle rider safety boost

Nov 23, 2021  |  media release

Thousands of young and inexperienced motorcycle riders across South Australia have transitioned to an enhanced motorcycle Graduated Licensing Scheme (GLS) today in an unprecedent boost to road safety.