Matters of Interest

All Matters of Interest and other information relating to the proceedings of Parliament, including speeches and debates, can be located via Hansard on the Parliament of South Australia's website ( Hansard is the traditional name given to the records of the parliamentary debates. The daily Hansard is available on their website after 4pm on the following day.

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Operation Flinders

Mar 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

29 March 2017 Operation Flinders   The Hon. J.A. DARLEY ( 15:35 ): I rise to speak about Operation Flinders, which is an organisation that works with at-risk youths. Operation Flinders was established in 1991 and has engaged with over 7,000 participants over its 25 years of operation. Fourteen to 18... Continue Reading


Plastic Free July

Nov 02, 2016 | 0 Comments

02 November 2016 Plastic Free July   The Hon. J.A. DARLEY ( 15:46 :27 ): I rise today to speak about Plastic Free July. Plastic Free July started in 2011 as a local initiative of the Western Metropolitan Regional Council in Perth. The purpose of the campaign was to raise awareness about the amount o... Continue Reading


Rio Paralympics

Sep 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

28 September 2016 Rio Paralympics   The Hon. J.A. DARLEY ( 15:23 :30 ): I rise today to speak about the Paralympics and Australia's Paralympians. The Australian Paralympic team deserves accolades and recognition after their outstanding performance at the Rio 2016 Paralympics earlier this year. Our t... Continue Reading


Ionic Industries

Jul 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

27 July 2016 Ionic Industries   The Hon. J.A. DARLEY ( 15:37 :02 ): I rise today to speak about Ionic Industries and graphene technology. Ionic Industries is Australia's only company focused on the commercialisation of graphene technologies. After achieving a range of critical milestones over the pa... Continue Reading


Torrens Title System

May 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

25 May 2016 Torrens Title System   The Hon. J.A. DARLEY ( 15:53 :43 ): I rise today to speak about the Torrens title system. The Torrens title system is a register of landholdings kept and maintained by the government. Having a central register enables the state to guarantee an indivisible title to... Continue Reading

13 April 2016 South Australian Integrated Land Information System   The Hon. J.A. DARLEY ( 15:33 :37 ): I rise to speak about the South Australian Integrated Land Information System, otherwise known as SAILIS. The South Australian Integrated Land Information System, initially called the common prop... Continue Reading


Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Feb 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

24 February 2016 Queen Elizabeth Hospital   The Hon. J.A. DARLEY ( 15:42 :02 ): I rise to speak about The Queen Elizabeth Hospital. The Queen Elizabeth Hospital or QEH was officially opened in 1958, although it had been in operation since 1954 in response to a post-war demand for maternity services... Continue Reading



Dec 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

10 December 2015 Valedictories   The Hon. J.A. DARLEY ( 17:49 :50 ): I rise to support the comments, and I wholeheartedly endorse the comments of the Leader of the Government and the opposition. I would like to say something special about Richard Dennis. I happened to be around in 1982, and a long t... Continue Reading


Illicit Drugs

Dec 02, 2015 | 0 Comments

2 December 2015 Illicit Drugs   The Hon. J.A. DARLEY ( 15:46 :40 ): I rise today to speak about drug use, and particularly their use in conjunction with music festivals. The Stereosonic music festival is currently touring the country and is due in Adelaide this coming Saturday. Tragically, as most ... Continue Reading


City of Adelaide Clipper

May 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

13 May 2015 City of Adelaide Clipper    The Hon. J.A. DARLEY ( 15:41 :42 ): I rise today to speak about the City of Adelaide clipper. On 14 April, I was invited to board the City of Adelaide clipper to help splice the mainbrace. This was a significant event which marked and paid tribute to the hard... Continue Reading