Media Releases

Kayakers find new technology the right call for rescue

Jan 08, 2021  |  media release

The Marshall Liberal Government has welcomed ground-breaking technology that has already saved stranded kayakers from rough waters at Seacliff, pinpointing the pair’s location after a Triple Zero call.

Don’t beach and booze this New Year

Jan 01, 2021  |  media release

The Marshall Liberal Government, Surf Life Saving South Australia (SLSSA), and South Australia Ambulance Service (SAAS) are calling on all beachgoers to run a tight ship in 2021 and prevent alcohol-related drownings.

Crime Stoppers SA tip sends one of South Australia’s biggest cannabis crops up in smoke

Dec 31, 2020  |  media release

The Marshall Liberal Government’s historic funding of Crime Stoppers SA is already paying dividends following the discovery of one of South Australia’s largest-ever cannabis crops worth millions of dollars.

Partners to fight crime: Torrens Transit and Crime Stoppers team up for commuter safety boost

Dec 18, 2020  |  media release

More than 800 buses across South Australia’s extensive public transport network will become a rolling reminder for criminals and those with an appetite for antisocial behaviour – eyes are watching and Crime Stoppers is just a phone call away.

SAPOL target scoundrel thieves – recover $150,000 of stolen vehicles, industrial equipment and appliances

Dec 16, 2020  |  media release

Theft is being stamped out across the state as SAPOL continues to crack cases through targeted investigations into criminals who steal vehicles and other valuable items.

SAPOL COVID-19 nerve centre opens at Thebarton

Dec 10, 2020  |  media release

South Australia Police’s new COVID-19 nerve centre is now operational at Thebarton Police Barracks as the Marshall Liberal Government continues to secure the state’s safe and strong passage out of the pandemic.

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.