Media Releases

Home invasions plunge by more than 3,000 crimes

Apr 28, 2021  |  media release

Menacing home invaders are being stonewalled from hurting South Australians as the Marshall Liberal Government continues to boost community safety and security with further record-breaking decreases in crime, the latest SAPOL statistics reveal.

Hot property at Angle Park as Structural Fire Behaviour Training Facility unveiled in Australian-first

Apr 20, 2021  |  media release

South Australians will have increased protection against the threat of fire as MFS personnel strengthen their expert skills at the new state-of-the-art Structural Firefighting Training Facility.

Inaugural bushfire management plan out for community consultation

Apr 06, 2021  |  media release

The promise of a more bushfire-resilient SA is being delivered by the Marshall Liberal Government, with the development of the first state-wide management plan to safeguard the community against future bushfire emergencies.

SAFECOM Chief Executive takes new role in New South Wales

Apr 01, 2021  |  media release

South Australian Fire and Emergency Services Commission (SAFECOM) Chief Executive, Dominic Lane AFSM, has today announced his resignation to take up a new executive position in the New South Wales Government.

Fatality-free Easter long weekend the responsibility of all South Australians

Apr 01, 2021  |  media release

An unprecedented month-long road safety campaign consisting of seven individual SAPOL operations targeting irresponsible drivers has launched today.

Marshall Government’s landmark Correctional Services Amendment Bill passes

Mar 30, 2021  |  media release

Tough new laws to stop contraband entering South Australian prisons and the introduction of correctional facility buffer zones to combat the use of drones have successfully passed State Parliament.

South Australia to host National Road Safety Week

Mar 29, 2021  |  media release

South Australian bridges, buildings and icons will light up yellow to honour the memory of the 1,200 lives lost on Australian roads each year over the past decade.

Drink drivers under spotlight as cold, hard truth laid bare at mortuary

Mar 26, 2021  |  media release

Selfish drink drivers have played a part in developing a new powerful and confronting road safety campaign that has today been unveiled by the Marshall Liberal Government and SAPOL’s Media Road Safety Unit.

Handball your keys, keep your head in the game and Think! Road Safety

Mar 19, 2021  |  media release

The Marshall Liberal Government has once again partnered with the state’s AFL teams to remind South Australians to Think! Road Safety throughout this year’s footy season.

Hundreds of construction jobs at heart of South Australia’s new $80 million emergency services HQ

Mar 11, 2021  |  media release

South Australia’s emergency services agencies are on the cusp of permanently uniting under one roof for the first time in state history.