Our policies

Keeping Penalties in Line With Community Expectations

If elected in March 2018, a Marshall Liberal Government will firstly ensure the maximum penalties for cannabis possession are increased from $500 to $2,000, which is in line with maximum penalties for other drug possession offences.

2036 6.0

Rehabilitation in the Riverland

If elected in March 2018, a Marshall Liberal Government will pilot a community-based rehabilitation program in the Riverland, with a view to using this model to address the scourge of drugs in other parts of South Australia.

2036 3.0

Youth Drug Treatment

If elected in 2018, a Marshall Liberal Government will provide extra support for families and protect children who are struggling with drug addiction by allowing Magistrates to provide for drug treatment orders for children under the age of 18.

Limit the number of drug diversions

If elected in March 2018, a Marshall Liberal Government will limit participation in a police-ordered drug diversion program to a maximum of two times before an individual is charged with an offence.

2036 6.0

Scrapping the State Bank Tax

The State Liberals have made the decision to scrap the State Bank Tax to ensure South Australian families and businesses will not have to bear the additional $370 million cost that Labor wants to impose on them.

Languages in school

If elected in March 2018, a Marshall Liberal Government will reinvigorate the study of languages in South Australian schools by introducing a broad suite of measures.

Protecting Children From Forced Marriages

If elected in March 2018, a Marshall Liberal Government will introduce a bill to amend the Child Protection Act to enable a court to make protection orders if there is a reasonable suspicion that a child will be removed from the state for a forced marriage.

2036 4.0

Protecting Our Most Vulnerable

If elected in March 2018, a Marshall Liberal Government will allow victims of institutional child sexual abuse to make a compensation claim without the restriction of a time limit.

Investing in Country Health

If elected in March 2018, a Marshall Liberal Government will help to fix the backlog in country capital works.

2036 3.0

Year 7 Into High School

If elected in March 2018, a Marshall Liberal Government will initiate the transition of Year 7 from primary school into high school.

2036 2.0