Media Releases

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.

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.