Media Releases

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.

Major upgrade at Norwood Morialta underway

Sep 21, 2020  |  media release

Construction on the $52 million expansion of Norwood Morialta High School has begun, beginning the process of merging two campuses into one and expanding the school’s capacity to 1700 students.

SA Police stop would-be thieves in their tracks

Sep 21, 2020  |  media release

Serious Criminal Trespass offences against homeowners has dropped significantly after SA Police completed a targeted operation to shutdown offenders.

Spring prescribed burn season gets underway

Sep 19, 2020  |  media release

Key strategic areas across South Australia on both public and private land will be targeted as the State Government starts its spring prescribed burns season to reduce the risk of bushfires.

Paradise Park ‘n’ Ride open to vehicles

Aug 02, 2020  |  media release

Getting to work on Monday morning will be faster and easier for hundreds of people with the opening of the new Paradise Park ‘n’ Ride facility.