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Decision: Location SA Map Viewer

1 November 2016

Want to know more about the Location SA? Find all the latest updates, the map viewer and data sets here: http://www.location.sa.gov.au/locationsa/home

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Decision: Get to know nuclear: discover, discuss, decide.

1 November 2016

View the photo highlights at the conclusion of the second weekend of the Citizens' Jury deliberations, which has seen the jury hear from a number of stakeholders and expert witnesses, before coming together to draft their initial report.

 

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Decision: Get to know nuclear: discover, discuss, decide.

30 October 2016

The nuclear Citizens’ Jury has produced a working draft outlining its initial thoughts and observations in response to the question: ‘Under what circumstances, if any, could South Australia pursue the opportunity to store and dispose of nuclear waste from other countries?’

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Decision: Get to know nuclear: discover, discuss, decide.

29 October 2016

The nuclear Citizens’ Jury has today heard from 32 expert witnesses on four key topics – trust, safety, economics and consent – as they discuss the state’s potential future involvement in the nuclear fuel cycle.

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Decision: Get to know nuclear: discover, discuss, decide.

28 October 2016

The second Citizens’ Jury reconvenes tomorrow, with around 350 randomly selected South Australians resuming their discussions over the state’s potential future involvement in the nuclear fuel cycle.

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Decision: Get to know nuclear: discover, discuss, decide.

26 October 2016

View the photo highlights from the nuclear state-wide consultation program which visited over 100 locations across South Australia to consult with communities on the findings and recommendations of the Royal Commission's Report.

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Decision: Adelaide to Zero Carbon Challenge

21 October 2016

Congratulations to the winners of South Australia’s Low Carbon Entrepreneur Prize, the first initiative of the Adelaide to Zero Carbon Challenge.

From 150 entries worldwide, 11 finalists came together in Adelaide to pitch their ideas, solutions and technologies to reduce Adelaide’s carbon emissions and become the world’s first carbon neutral city.

The finalists competed for $150,000 in front of a live audience as part of the Open State ‘Pitch Fest’. 

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Decision: Adelaide to Zero Carbon Challenge

21 October 2016

The Adelaide to Zero Carbon Challenger Day workshop is a unique opportunity for enthusiastic green entrepreneurs, start-ups and innovators to come together and make a real difference about helping Adelaide transition to a low carbon economy.

Hear from commercialisation experts on how to turn you’re your idea a reality and learn about the wider range of opportunities and support available.

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Decision: Adelaide to Zero Carbon Challenge

18 October 2016

The community was invited along to the Adelaide to Zero Carbon Challenge Demo Day between 11am–2pm at the Open State Hub on North Terrace, to meet with the Prize finalists and learn more about their projects, including zero carbon city apartments, commuter electric vehicles, carbon-neutral trigeneration, carpooling app for schools, solar thermoelectric technology for buildings, and third generation biodiesel from waste.

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Decision: Adelaide to Zero Carbon Challenge

17 October 2016

The finalists from South Australia, VIC, NSW, QLD and the USA will come together in Adelaide after a 3 month incubation program for a series of activities and events for Design Week from 17 – 21 October 2016. 

Activities that will be held for the Finalists during the week include meetings with key stakeholders and local partners, information sessions on commercialisation opportunities, networking events, live public demonstrations and training sessions to develop and refine their final pitch to the Judging Panel.

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Decision: Get to know nuclear: discover, discuss, decide.

17 October 2016

As the nuclear state-wide engagement program enters its final weeks, the Get to Know Nuclear team will travel to five regional locations across South Australia over the next five days.

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Decision: Get to know nuclear: discover, discuss, decide.

9 October 2016

Environmental, indigenous, scientific, commercial and regional issues were the central theme of deliberations and debate on the second day of the nuclear Citizens’ Jury in Adelaide today.

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Decision: Get to know nuclear: discover, discuss, decide.

9 October 2016

The nuclear state-wide consultation program continues this week, visiting a number of metropolitan and regional centres including four Aboriginal communities.

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Decision: Get to know nuclear: discover, discuss, decide.

8 October 2016

Premier Jay Weatherill today opened the second nuclear Citizens’ Jury, telling around 350 randomly selected South Australians that they are playing an important role in the state’s future.

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Decision: Get to know nuclear: discover, discuss, decide.

6 October 2016

Metropolitan Adelaide will again this week have the opportunity to participate in the state-wide program with a dedicated consultation at Westfield Tea Tree Plaza Shopping Centre.

Adoption act review

Decision: Adoption Act review

21 September 2016

The Adoption (Review) Amendment Bill 2016 has been introduced to amend the Adoption Act. At this stage, the Bill has not been passed and no laws have changed. 

The changes will only come about if both Houses of the South Australian Parliament have agreed on them and after the Governor of South Australia has proclaimed that the Bill is to become law on a specified date in the future. 

See the Adoption Bill 2016 FAQ (PDF 210KB) for further information about the amendments that respond to the key recommendation from the review of the Adoptions Act.

You can find more details on the Families SA website: https://www.families.sa.gov.au