Matter of Interest

September 9, 2020

I rise today to speak about the Local Government Association's Circular Procurement Pilot Project and the importance of increasing demand for recyclable materials in South Australia. Last year, I was pleased to learn that nine councils committed to buying back recy...

February 5, 2020

The Hon. J.A. DARLEY (15:52): I rise today to acknowledge the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz. On 27 January this year, 200 Auschwitz camp survivors attended a ceremony to share their stories, pay their respects to loved ones and warn of rising hatred a...

December 4, 2019

The Hon. J.A. DARLEY (15:46): I rise to speak on a scourge that is plaguing our country, namely, domestic abuse. At the beginning of the year, my office started undertaking an unusual task, that of counting dead people. Much like the wonderful work that is undertaken b...

November 13, 2019

The Hon. J.A. DARLEY (15:46): I rise today to speak about my time visiting the Adelaide Ingenuity exhibition at the Adelaide Convention Centre on 31 October. Ingenuity is an interactive event that showcases student projects across the fields of engineering, computer an...

October 16, 2019

The Hon. J.A. DARLEY (15:35): I rise today to speak about the Memorial Drive redevelopment and Adelaide International. If you have driven past Memorial Drive recently, you will notice that there have been some exciting changes for tennis in South Australia. These chang...

September 11, 2019

The Hon. J.A. DARLEY (15:28): I rise today to speak about Advanced Plastic Recycling. A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of visiting Advanced Plastic Recycling's factory in Kilburn. APR is a world leading manufacturer and designer of recycled wood plastic composite pr...

July 3, 2019

The Hon. J.A. DARLEY (15:27): I rise today to admit that I was wrong. I believe it is important that individuals recognise their failings as well as their achievements, and on the subject of climate change I have been very wrong.

The issue of climate change has emerged...

June 5, 2019

The Hon. J.A. DARLEY (15:19): I rise today to acknowledge the life of the late Mr John Edward Both and his invaluable contribution to the agriculture industry. John passed away at the young age of 65 on 19 May this year. His passing has deeply impacted the industry, fr...

April 2, 2019

The Hon. J.A. DARLEY (15:48): In a very timely matter of interest, I rise today to speak about women in sport, their accomplishments and the respect they deserve. Of course, over the weekend, Adelaide's AFLW team did our state proud by winning their second Premiership...

February 27, 2019

The Hon. J.A. DARLEY (16:11): I rise today to speak about social media and its link to mental health issues. Today we are connected more than ever with advances in technology. Social media allows us to reconnect with old friends, make new ones, and maintain friendships...

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