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March 2021

February 2021

December 2020

9 Dec 2020

Federal Parliament

Keeping Australians safe online

Ensuring Australians are safe online and protected from cyber security threats is a crucial focus of the Morrison Government. You can watch my question to the Minister representing the Minister...

November 2020

9 Nov 2020

Federal Parliament

Budget Estimates: The recap

It was a busy two weeks in Canberra for one of the most significant events in the Senate calendar, Budget Estimates!
9 Nov 2020

Federal Parliament

Budget Estimates: Murray-Darling Basin Plan

The health of our river is a unifying cause for South Australians. This is why it is integral that transparency mechanisms are in place to hold our upstream State's accountable...

October 2020

September 2020

June 2020

November 2017

28 Nov 2017

State Parliament

Indigenous STEM education

The Hon. A.L. McLACHLAN (15:22): I seek leave to make a brief explanation before asking the Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation a question. Leave granted. The Hon. A.L. McLACHLAN...

October 2017

31 Oct 2017

State Parliament

Ausbiotech Conference – Supplementary

The Hon. A.L. McLACHLAN (14:51): Supplementary question: minister, you mentioned export markets. Which is our largest export market for this industry sector in South Australia? The Hon. K.J. MAHER (Minister...
31 Oct 2017

State Parliament

Our Jobs Plan

The Hon. A.L. McLACHLAN (14:57): My question is for the Minister for Employment. Minister, it has been three years since the government released its Our Jobs Plan. I ask the...

September 2017

28 Sep 2017

State Parliament

Early Commercialisation Fund – Supplementary

The Hon. A.L. McLACHLAN (14:50): Supplementary: can the minister indicate—and I may not have heard him—whether any of those undertakings involve keeping a certain level of employment in the state...
28 Sep 2017

State Parliament

Member for Mount Gambier – Question to Andrew

The Hon. G.E. GAGO (14:59): My questions are to the Hon. Andrew McLachlan MLC: 1. Can the member advise when he first learned that the member for Mount Gambier, Troy...
28 Sep 2017

State Parliament

Member for Mount Gambier – Answer from Andrew

The Hon. A.L. McLACHLAN (15:04): Thank you, Mr President. I will address my response to the Hon. Gail Gago through you, Mr President. I thank the honourable member for her...
27 Sep 2017

State Parliament

Early Commercialisation Fund

The Hon. A.L. McLACHLAN (14:49): Can the minister advise the chamber of the size of the grants and what undertakings the companies had to give in order to receive the...
27 Sep 2017

State Parliament

Early Commercialisation Fund – Supplementary

The Hon. A.L. McLACHLAN (14:49): Can I ask also a supplementary in relation to what undertaking some companies had to give for those grants? The Hon. K.J. MAHER (Minister for...

August 2017

19 Aug 2017

State Parliament

Sexual Harrassment, South Australia Police

The Hon. A.L. McLACHLAN (14:59): I seek leave to make a brief explanation before asking the Minister for Police a question. Leave granted. The Hon. A.L. McLACHLAN: My question follows...
10 Aug 2017

State Parliament

Prisoner Reoffending

The Hon. A.L. McLACHLAN (15:22): I seek leave to make a brief explanation before asking the Minister for Correctional Services a question regarding the Strategic Policy Panel report. Leave granted...
10 Aug 2017

State Parliament

South Australia Police Aerial Operations

The Hon. A.L. McLACHLAN (14:53): Can the minister advise the chamber: what is the ongoing maintenance cost of the new equipment? The Hon. P. MALINAUSKAS (Minister for Police, Minister for...

July 2017

4 Jul 2017

State Parliament

Aboriginal Reference Group

The Hon. A.L. McLACHLAN ( 15:26 :26 ): I seek leave to make a brief explanation before asking the Minister for Correctional Services a question. Leave granted. The Hon. A.L...

June 2017

21 Jun 2017

State Parliament

Manufacturing Works Review

The Hon. A.L. McLACHLAN ( 15:19 :45 ): I seek leave to make a brief explanation before asking the Minister for Manufacturing and Innovation a question. Members interjecting: The PRESIDENT...
20 Jun 2017

State Parliament

Early Commercialisation Fund

The Hon. A.L. McLACHLAN ( 14:53 :11 ): My question is for the Minister for Manufacturing and Innovation. Last week, in answer to a question, you indicated that since its...

May 2017

31 May 2017

State Parliament

Ice Taskforce

The Hon. A.L. McLACHLAN ( 15:03 :20 ): I seek leave to make a brief explanation before asking the Minister for Police a question in regard to the Ice Taskforce...
30 May 2017

State Parliament

Automotive Workers in Transition Program

The Hon. A.L. McLACHLAN ( 15:28 :18 ): I seek leave to make a brief explanation before asking the Minister for Automotive Transformation a question. Leave granted. The Hon. A.L...
19 May 2017

State Parliament

SAFECOM

The Hon. A.L. McLACHLAN ( 14:54 :21 ): My question is directed to the Minister for Emergency Services: can the minister advise the chamber whether there are any extant plans...
17 May 2017

State Parliament

Automotive Workers in Transition Program

The Hon. A.L. McLACHLAN ( 15:15 :57 ): I seek leave to make a brief explanation before asking the Minister for Automotive Transformation a question. Leave granted. The Hon. A.L...
16 May 2017

State Parliament

Career and Workforce Development Centre

The Hon. A.L. McLACHLAN ( 15:10 :50 ): I seek leave to make a brief explanation before asking the Minister for Automotive Transformation a question. Leave granted. The Hon. A.L...
11 May 2017

State Parliament

Innovation Voucher Program

The Hon. A.L. McLACHLAN ( 14:52 :18 ): I seek leave to make a brief explanation before asking the Minister for Automotive Transformation a question. Leave granted. The Hon. A.L...
10 May 2017

State Parliament

Innovation Voucher Program

The Hon. A.L. McLACHLAN ( 15:02 :40 ): I seek leave to make a brief explanation before asking the Minister for Manufacturing and Innovation and Automotive Transformation a question. Leave...

April 2017

13 Apr 2017

State Parliament

South Australian Ice Taskforce

The Hon. A.L. McLACHLAN ( 14:48 :50 ): My question is to the Minister for Police and relates to the Ice Taskforce. Minister, in your role as chair of the...
11 Apr 2017

State Parliament

Automotive Workers in Transition Program

The Hon. A.L. McLACHLAN ( 14:42 :27 ): I seek leave to make a brief explanation before asking the Minister for Automotive Transformation a question. Leave granted. The Hon. A.L...

March 2017

28 Mar 2017

State Parliament

Automotive Workers in Transition Program

The Hon. A.L. McLACHLAN ( 15:17 :08 ): I seek leave to make a brief explanation before asking the Minister for Manufacturing and Innovation a question. Leave granted. The Hon...

February 2017

28 Feb 2017

State Parliament

Mr B Tassone

The Hon. A.L. McLACHLAN ( 15:04 ): My question is for the Minister for Correctional Services. Are the terms and reasons for the $100,000 settlement that was negotiated by the...
16 Feb 2017

State Parliament

Aboriginal Constitutional Recognition

The Hon. A.L. McLACHLAN ( 14:56 ): Minister, will the treaties require legislative underpinning? The Hon. K.J. MAHER (Minister for Employment, Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation, Minister for Manufacturing...
15 Feb 2017

State Parliament

Rigney, Mr R.G.

The Hon. A.L. McLACHLAN ( 15:16 ): My question is for the Minister for Correctional Services. Has the Department for Correctional Services’ internal review into the circumstances surrounding the failure...

December 2016

7 Dec 2016

State Parliament

Taylor, Mr C.

The Hon. A.L. McLACHLAN ( 15:06 ): I seek leave to make a brief explanation before asking the Minister for Police a question regarding Conan Taylor, the escapee. Leave granted...
1 Dec 2016

State Parliament

Strategic Policy Advisory Panel

The Hon. A.L. McLACHLAN ( 15:03 ): I seek leave to make a brief explanation before asking a question of the Minister for Correctional Services. Leave granted. The Hon. A.L...

November 2016

18 Nov 2016

State Parliament

Automotive Workers in Transition Program

The Hon. A.L. McLACHLAN ( 15:21 ): I seek leave to make a brief explanation before asking the Minister for Automotive Transformation a question relating to employment data. Leave granted...
17 Nov 2016

State Parliament

Police Recruitment

The Hon. A.L. McLACHLAN ( 14:51 ): I seek leave to make a brief explanation before asking the Minister for Police a question regarding SAPOL officer recruitment. Leave granted. The...
16 Nov 2016

State Parliament

Police Recruitment – Supplementary

The Hon. A.L. McLACHLAN ( 15:21 ): Supplementary: minister, how many of the graduates from the academy this year had university degrees? The Hon. P. MALINAUSKAS (Minister for Police, Minister...
16 Nov 2016

State Parliament

Our Jobs Plan

The Hon. A.L. McLACHLAN: Mr President, I seek leave to make a brief explanation before asking the Minister for Employment a question regarding the government’s Our Jobs Plan. Just to...
15 Nov 2016

State Parliament

Bushfire Preparedness

The Hon. A.L. McLACHLAN ( 15:27 ): My question is to the Minister for Emergency Services. Are there any plans to reduce the high fuel loads in the Adelaide Hills...
3 Nov 2016

State Parliament

Automotive Workers in Transition Program

The Hon. A.L. McLACHLAN ( 14:43 ): I seek leave to make a brief explanation before asking the Minister for Automotive Transformation a question regarding the Automotive Workers in Transition...
2 Nov 2016

State Parliament

Ice Addiction

The Hon. A.L. McLACHLAN ( 15:16 ): I seek leave to make a brief explanation before asking the Minister for Police in his capacity as Minister for Correctional Services questions...
1 Nov 2016

State Parliament

Rigney, Mr R.G.

The Hon. A.L. McLACHLAN: I seek leave to make a brief explanation before asking the Minister for Correctional Services a question. Leave granted. The Hon. A.L. McLACHLAN: On 26 July...

October 2016

20 Oct 2016

State Parliament

Manufacturing Sector

The Hon. A.L. McLACHLAN ( 15:03 ): I seek leave to make a brief explanation before asking the Minister for Manufacturing and Innovation questions regarding the government’s manufacturing works program...
19 Oct 2016

State Parliament

Indigenous Women, Incarceration

The Hon. A.L. McLACHLAN ( 15:23 ): My question is to the Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation. Can the minister advise the chamber what strategy the government has implemented...

September 2016

27 Sep 2016

State Parliament

Prisoner Support and Treatment

The Hon. A.L. McLACHLAN ( 14:54 ): My question is to the Minister for Correctional Services: does the minister accept that there is a strong correlation between prison overcrowding and...
21 Sep 2016

State Parliament

Rigney, Mr R.G..

The Hon. A.L. McLACHLAN ( 15:17 ): I seek leave to make a brief explanation before asking the Minister for Correctional Services a question. Leave granted. The Hon. A.L. McLACHLAN...
21 Sep 2016

State Parliament

Police Search and Arrest Powers

The Hon. A.L. McLACHLAN ( 14:37 ): Have the police officers referred to in the Ombudsman’s report been disciplined? The Hon. P. MALINAUSKAS (Minister for Police, Minister for Correctional Services...

August 2016

4 Aug 2016

State Parliament

South Australia Police

The Hon. A.L. McLACHLAN ( 15:16 :25 ): I seek leave to make a brief explanation before asking the Minister for Police a question. Leave granted. The Hon. A.L. McLACHLAN...

July 2016

27 Jul 2016

State Parliament

Business Transformation Voucher Program

The Hon. A.L. McLACHLAN ( 15:15 ): My question is to the Minister for Manufacturing and Innovation. In answer to my question on 5 July this year the minister indicated...
26 Jul 2016

State Parliament

Northern Economic Plan

The Hon. A.L. McLACHLAN ( 15:29 ): I seek leave to make a brief explanation before asking the Minister for Employment a question. Leave granted. The Hon. A.L. McLACHLAN: On...
7 Jul 2016

State Parliament

Correctional Services, Veterans

The Hon. A.L. McLACHLAN ( 14:55 ): My question is for the Minister for Correctional Services. How many ex-service personnel and veterans of operational service are currently in the correctional...
5 Jul 2016

State Parliament

Business Transformation Voucher Program

The Hon. A.L. McLACHLAN ( 15:34 ): My question is to the Minister for Manufacturing and Innovation. Can the minister advise the chamber how many applications the government has received...

June 2016

23 Jun 2016

State Parliament

Emergency Services

The Hon. A.L. McLACHLAN ( 14:53 ): I seek leave to make a brief explanation before asking the Minister for Emergency Services a question. Leave granted. The Hon. A.L. McLACHLAN...
22 Jun 2016

State Parliament

Building Family Opportunities

The Hon. A.L. McLACHLAN ( 15:19 :46 ): My question is for the Minister for Employment. Can the minister advise the chamber how many people have gained employment through the...
9 Jun 2016

State Parliament

Automotive Workers in Transition Program

The Hon. A.L. McLACHLAN ( 14:52 ): I seek leave to make a brief explanation before asking the Minister for Manufacturing and Innovation a question. Leave granted. The Hon. A.L...
7 Jun 2016

State Parliament

Country Fire Service

The Hon. A.L. McLACHLAN ( 15:23 :47 ): I seek leave to make a brief explanation before asking the Minister for Emergency Services a question. Leave granted. The Hon. A.L...

May 2016

24 May 2016

State Parliament

Automotive Supplier Diversification Program

The Hon. A.L. McLACHLAN ( 14:59 :54 ): My question is directed to the Minister for Automotive Transformation. Within what time frame will the Automotive Supplier Diversification Program and the...

April 2016

14 Apr 2016

State Parliament

Automotive Supplier Diversification Program

The Hon. A.L. McLACHLAN ( 15:13 :28 ): I seek leave to make a brief explanation before asking the Minister for Automotive Transformation a question regarding the Automotive Supplier Diversification...
13 Apr 2016

State Parliament

Police Ombudsman

The Hon. A.L. McLACHLAN ( 15:03 :21 ): I seek leave to make a brief explanation before asking the Minister for Police a question. Leave granted. The Hon. A.L. McLACHLAN...
12 Apr 2016

State Parliament

Onkaparinga SES

The Hon. A.L. McLACHLAN ( 15:03 :55 ): My question is to the Minister for Emergency Services. Now that the Onkaparinga SES volunteers have voted to wind up the unit...

March 2016

24 Mar 2016

State Parliament

Automotive Workers in Transition Program

The Hon. A.L. McLACHLAN ( 15:09 :09 ): My question is to the Minister for Manufacturing and Innovation and Automotive Transformation. Can the minister advise the chamber how many workers...
23 Mar 2016

State Parliament

Country Fire Service

The Hon. A.L. McLACHLAN ( 14:43 :55 ): I seek leave to make a brief explanation before asking the Minister for Emergency Services a question regarding the Sampson Flat and...
10 Mar 2016

State Parliament

Emergency Services Levy

The Hon. A.L. McLACHLAN ( 15:10 :15 ): My question is to the Minister for Emergency Services. Can the minister rule out that the emergency services levy will be increased...
9 Mar 2016

State Parliament

Onkaparinga SES

The Hon. A.L. McLACHLAN ( 15:04 :10 ): My question is for the Minister for Emergency Services. Is the minister aware of the longstanding issues in the Onkaparinga SES Unit...

February 2016

24 Feb 2016

State Parliament

Country Fire Service

The Hon. A.L. McLACHLAN ( 15:05 :00 ): My question is to the Minister for Emergency Services. Can the minister advise when will the CFS volunteers receive a second set...
23 Feb 2016

State Parliament

Northern Economic Plan

The Hon. A.L. McLACHLAN ( 14:42 :02 ): I have a supplementary question. Can the minister advise how his department will measure the success of that function, other than by...
23 Feb 2016

State Parliament

Body Image Campaign

The Hon. A.L. McLACHLAN ( 15:24 :06 ): I seek leave to make a brief explanation before asking the Minister for Sustainability, Environment and Conservation, representing the Minister for the...
23 Feb 2016

State Parliament

Northern Economic Plan – Supplementary

The Hon. A.L. McLACHLAN ( 14:43 :30 ): I have a supplementary question. Will the department be collecting data from the small businesses so that it can measure the extent...
11 Feb 2016

State Parliament

South Australian Micro Finance Fund

The Hon. A.L. McLACHLAN ( 15:06 :29 ): I seek leave to make a brief explanation before asking the Minister for Manufacturing and Innovation a question regarding the South Australian...
11 Feb 2016

State Parliament

South Australian Micro Finance Fund – Supplementary

The Hon. A.L. McLACHLAN ( 15:10 :10 ): Supplementary: can the minister advise the chamber how many applications for grants have been refused? The Hon. K.J. MAHER (Minister for Employment...
10 Feb 2016

State Parliament

Country Fire Service

The Hon. A.L. McLACHLAN ( 15:41 :54 ): I seek leave to make a brief explanation before asking the Minister for Emergency Services a question in relation to the Country...
10 Feb 2016

State Parliament

Country Fire Service – Supplementary

The Hon. A.L. McLACHLAN ( 15:43 :12 ): Supplementary arising out of the minister’s question: has the minister given any consideration to installing cab pump starting switches on CFS trucks...
9 Feb 2016

State Parliament

Country Fire Service

The Hon. A.L. McLACHLAN ( 15:45 :22 ): I seek leave to make a brief explanation before asking the Minister for Emergency Services a question regarding the Country Fire Service...

December 2015

10 Dec 2015

State Parliament

Micro Finance Fund

The Hon. A.L. McLACHLAN ( 14:46 :31 ): I seek leave to make a brief explanation before asking the Minister for Manufacturing and Innovation a question regarding the South Australian...
10 Dec 2015

State Parliament

Micro Finance Fund – Supplementary (1)

The Hon. A.L. McLACHLAN ( 14:48 :26 ): Supplementary: can the minister confirm that part of my original question of whether these industry experts are subject to the jurisdiction of...
10 Dec 2015

State Parliament

Micro Finance Fund – Supplementary (2)

The Hon. A.L. McLACHLAN ( 14:49 :05 ): Can the minister confirm whether these secret advisers are bound by confidentiality agreements not to reveal their own identity? The Hon. K.J...
9 Dec 2015

State Parliament

Micro Finance Fund – Supplementary (2)

The Hon. A.L. McLACHLAN ( 14:49 :05 ): Can the minister confirm whether these secret advisers are bound by confidentiality agreements not to reveal their own identity? The Hon. K.J...
9 Dec 2015

State Parliament

Micro Finance Fund

The Hon. A.L. McLACHLAN ( 15:11 :48 ): I seek leave to make a brief explanation before asking the Minister for Manufacturing and Innovation a question regarding the South Australian...
8 Dec 2015

State Parliament

Manufacturing Works Program – Review

The Hon. A.L. McLACHLAN ( 14:59 :33 ): I seek leave to make a brief explanation before asking the Minister for Manufacturing and Innovation a question regarding the Manufacturing Works...
3 Dec 2015

State Parliament

Female Entrepreneurship

The Hon. A.L. McLACHLAN: I seek leave to make a brief explanation before asking the Minister for the Status of Women a question regarding female entrepreneurship. Leave granted. The Hon...
2 Dec 2015

State Parliament

TAFE SA

The Hon. A.L. McLACHLAN ( 14:45 :33 ): I seek leave to make a brief explanation before asking the Minister for Higher Education, Employment and Skills a question regarding TAFE...

November 2015

17 Nov 2015

State Parliament

Manufacturing Works Program

The Hon. A.L. McLACHLAN ( 14:41 ): I seek leave to make a brief explanation before asking the Minister for Manufacturing and Innovation a question regarding the government’s Manufacturing Works...

October 2015

28 Oct 2015

State Parliament

Apprentices and Trainees

The Hon. A.L. McLACHLAN ( 14:33 ): Thank you, Mr President. My question is to the Minister for Employment, Higher Education— Members interjecting: The PRESIDENT: The Hon. Mr Ridgway, your...
15 Oct 2015

State Parliament

Automotive Industry

The Hon. A.L. McLACHLAN ( 14:38 ): My question is to the Minister for Automotive Transformation. Will the government grant of $450,000 provided to the Edinburgh Park-based business ZF Lemforder...
13 Oct 2015

State Parliament

South Australian Micro Finance Fund

The Hon. A.L. McLACHLAN ( 15:20 ): My question is to the Minister for Manufacturing and Innovation: on how many occasions did the panel assessing the inaugural 46 applications for...

September 2015

24 Sep 2015

State Parliament

Automotive Supplier Diversification Program

The Hon. A.L. McLACHLAN ( 15:01 ): My question is to the Minister for Automotive Transformation. Having regard to the guidelines dated 2014 for the Automotive Supplier Diversification Program, what...
22 Sep 2015

State Parliament

Automotive Supplier Diversification Program

The Hon. A.L. McLACHLAN ( 15:07 ): My question is to the Minister for Automotive Transformation. Who is responsible for reviewing the six-monthly reports that are required to be submitted...
9 Sep 2015

State Parliament

Automotive Supplier Diversification Program

The Hon. A.L. McLACHLAN ( 15:12 ): My question is to the Minister for Automotive Transformation. Did the government-funded review costing $29,000 for the Edinburgh Park based business ZF Lemforder...

July 2015

30 Jul 2015

State Parliament

WorkReady

The Hon. A.L. McLACHLAN ( 14:45 :18 ): I seek leave to make a brief explanation before asking the Minister for Higher Education, Employment and Skills a question regarding the...
2 Jul 2015

State Parliament

South Australian Micro Finance Fund

The PRESIDENT: The honourable and gallant and debonair Mr McLachlan. The Hon. A.L. McLACHLAN ( 14:53 :13 ): Thank you. I am glad that your eyes are working on this...
1 Jul 2015

State Parliament

Automotive Workers in Transition Program

The Hon. A.L. McLACHLAN ( 15:01 :34 ): Thank you, Mr President; thank you for noticing once again. My question is directed to the Minister for Automotive Transformation. Will the...

June 2015

18 Jun 2015

State Parliament

Spencer Gulf and Outback Community Engagement Team

The Hon. A.L. McLACHLAN ( 15:12 :53 ): My question is directed to the Minister for Manufacturing and Innovation. Can the minister advise the chamber of the make-up of the...
16 Jun 2015

State Parliament

Automotive Transformation Scheme

The Hon. A.L. McLACHLAN ( 15:04 :44 ): Thank you, Mr President, for noticing. My question is directed to the Minister for Automotive Transformation. Have the 15 registered training organisations...
4 Jun 2015

State Parliament

South Australia’s Manufacturing Industry

The Hon. A.L. McLACHLAN ( 14:54 :00 ): I seek leave to make a brief explanation before asking the Minister for Manufacturing and Innovation a question regarding South Australia’s manufacturing...

May 2015

13 May 2015

State Parliament

Micro Finance Fund – Panel appointments

The Hon. A.L. McLACHLAN ( 15:14 ): My question is for the Minister for Manufacturing and Innovation. Has the panel for the assessment of grants from the South Australian Micro...
6 May 2015

State Parliament

University Withdrawal Rates

The Hon. A.L. McLACHLAN ( 15:19 ): Mr President, I seek leave to make a brief explanation before asking the Minister for Employment, Higher Education and Skills a question regarding...

March 2015

25 Mar 2015

State Parliament

Education Students requiring master’s degrees

The Hon. A.L. McLACHLAN ( 15:18 ): I seek leave to make a brief explanation before asking the Minister for Employment, Higher Education and Skills a question regarding education students...
24 Mar 2015

State Parliament

Veterans Graves

The Hon. A.L. McLACHLAN ( 16:15 ): I seek leave to make a brief explanation before asking the Minister for Employment, Higher Education and Skills, representing the Attorney-General, a question...

February 2015

January 2015

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