In Parliament - Wednesday, 3 June 2015
Mr DULUK (Davenport) (12:43:03): I rise to speak in support of this bill—but, no, I am not the lead speaker on it. This bill seeks to amend the Intervention Orders (Prevention of Abuse) Act 2009 and other related amendments. The act provides for intervention orders commonly known as DVOs. I would like to preface my remarks on the bill by saying that I believe that domestic violence is a terrible blight on our society and that I live in hope that one day we can eradicate it. 2015 has been a year in which domestic violence has been front and centre of our national agenda.Read more
Media Release - Friday, 22 May 2015
Trains Run Late on Belair Line
The Member for Davenport, Sam Duluk MP, has called on the Minister for Transport to improve the performance of hills train services.Read more
In Parliament - Thursday, 14 May 2015
Mr DULUK (Davenport) (10:51:40): I rise this morning to briefly speak on the Fire and Emergency Services (Volunteer Charters) Amendment Bill 2015. This bill was introduced by the member for Morphett, a man who is a life member of the CFS and a tireless advocate for the CFS and emergency services more generally. When the member for Morphett speaks about the CFS, this government ought to sit up and listen.Read more
In Parliament - Tuesday, 12 May 2015
Mr DULUK (Davenport) (16:19:07): I also rise to speak to the bill, and thank the deputy leader for her contribution. I will not ever propose to be as detailed as she has been.
The Hon. J.R. Rau: Oh, come on.
Mr DULUK: It is the joys of not being a lawyer. Deputy Speaker, the ultimate objective of the Statutes Amendment (Youth Court) Bill 2015, from the way it has been presented, is unfortunately to save money. As Professor Rick Sarre, from the University of South Australia and Adelaide University Football Club fame, has observed—Read more
In Parliament - Thursday, 7 May 2015
Mr DULUK (Davenport) (12:51:49): I also rise to support the motion by the member for Reynell, and a very worthy motion it is. This remembrance day is a time when we reflect on the women, children and families who have been killed in the context of domestic violence. The statistics on domestic violence are sobering and, to be honest, they are a blight on our state and our nation. It was not an understatement when our Prime Minister recently referred to domestic violence as a national emergency.Read more
In Parliament - Wednesday, 6 May 2015
Mr DULUK (Davenport) (17:16:58): I also rise to speak on the grievance debate as part of the Supply Bill. I will probably not be using references to Churchill or the early settlers, as my colleague the member for Kavel did, but—Read more
In Parliament - Tuesday, 5 May 2015
Mr DULUK (Davenport) (12:10:30): Thank you, Deputy Speaker, I know I have not been that long in this house. I also rise to speak to the Supply Bill and, of course, the government has come to this house asking to appropriate $3.29 billion from the Consolidated Account for the Public Service of the state for the financial year ending 2016. I know the Liberal Party will of course support this bill but I wish to make a few brief comments about the government's fiscal performance overall.Read more
I recently posted my Autumn 2015 Community Newsletter to every household in the electorate.
In case you missed it, here is the digital version.Read more
Media Release - Wednesday, 29 April 2015
Car Parking in Blackwood
Liberal Member for Davenport, Sam Duluk MP, has called on the City of Mitcham to buy a residential property at the corner of Waite Street and Young Street in Blackwood to create more parking for public transport users and customers of local businesses.Read more
In Parliament - Thursday, 26 March 2015
Mr DULUK (Davenport) (12:38:35): I also rise to speak to the centenary of ANZAC motion and commend the member for Fisher for moving that motion today. The centenary of ANZAC is a moment for deep reflection in our communities about the meaning of service and sacrifice, not just at Gallipoli. In my own electorate of Davenport, an ANZAC vigil will begin at 6.30pm on Friday 24 April, and services on ANZAC Day will be held at Blackwood, Coromandel Valley and Flagstaff Hill.Read more