Media Releases

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.

SAPOL bust offenders using fingerprints

Oct 16, 2020  |  media release

Crimes against people and property plummeted in South Australia during August, with 4,559 fewer offences committed in comparison to the same 12-month period over 2019/20.

Road Safety Strategy to 2031 survey launch

Oct 12, 2020  |  media release

South Australians can help shape the development of a new 10-year Road Safety Strategy to reduce lives lost and serious injuries on our roads, with community consultation beginning on Monday, 12 October.

Gel Blasters

Oct 07, 2020  |  media release

Today South Australia Police (SAPOL) has announced that Commissioner Grant Stevens, in his capacity as the Registrar of Firearms under the Firearms Act 2015, will declare gel blasters as a regulated imitation firearm from 8 October 2020.

New jet skis to patrol beaches and River Murray

Oct 06, 2020  |  media release

The capability of SAPOL’s Water Operations Unit has been boosted with the addition of two new jet skis ahead of summer.

New road safety commercial launched to stop speeding drivers

Oct 02, 2020  |  media release

The Marshall Liberal Government, in conjunction with SA Police, has today launched a new road safety campaign calling on South Australian drivers to re-evaluate their behaviour on the road.

$97.5 million to prepare SA for bushfire season

Sep 25, 2020  |  media release

In its full response to the Independent Review of South Australia’s 2019/20 bushfire season, the Marshall Liberal Government has announced nearly $100 million of funding ahead of the upcoming fire danger season.