Welcome to Issue 51 of the SA Public Sector Newsletter.
South Australians will benefit from increased accountability and transparency in the local government sector, with significant reforms passing a major milestone in Parliament. The reforms include initiatives to combat longstanding issues such as elected member conduct, CEO remuneration and rate setting transparency.
In other reform news, the Coroners (Inquests and Privilege) Amendment Act 2021, which passed Parliament in March, commenced in early June. The reforms give the State Coroner stronger powers to ensure important evidence is provided during inquests, including power to compel a witness to give evidence, even if it may incriminate them.View PDF