Mr PEDERICK (Hammond) (14:53): Supplementary: will the minister commit to publicly releasing any recommendations arising from the examination?

The Hon. D.R. CREGAN (Kavel—Minister for Police, Emergency Services and Correctional Services, Special Minister of State) (14:53): What I can commit to is to doing what you didn't do, and that is—

Mr Pederick interjecting:

The Hon. D.R. CREGAN: Listen, you had four years to do it. You are a volunteer. You are a volunteer, and you had four years to fix it, and what did you do? Nothing—absolutely nothing.

Members interjecting:

The SPEAKER: Member for Hammond—

Members interjecting:

The SPEAKER: Member for Hammond, you are warned.

Members interjecting:

The Hon. D.R. CREGAN: You're quibbling with the dress sense of other members of parliament. That's how seriously you take this issue.

Mr Telfer: Do you seriously think anyone thinks you're a smart actor in this?

The Hon. D.R. CREGAN: Well, I'm not sure that's necessarily the question.

Members interjecting:

The Hon. D.R. CREGAN: No, no, that isn't the question. The question is going to be this—

The SPEAKER: The member for Morialta on a point of order.

The Hon. J.A.W. GARDNER: Thank you, sir. The question was whether the minister will release publicly recommendations from this review he has talked about. Standing order 98.

The SPEAKER: I bring the minister back to the substance.

The Hon. D.R. CREGAN: Very well. Let me share this very important context with the house in relation to the consultation process, evidenced from another place:

Concerns were raised with the association back in June 2020 in relation to the way CFS was managing the discipline process. We then met with the Chief Officer of the time, Mark Jones. We also raised the issues with two previous ministers—

two previous ministers—

in relation to our concerns and our request that the process be reviewed.

This part is particularly important, I think. I will emphasise it to the house by way of context:

At that stage, absolutely nothing happened. We have continued to lobby and push for a review of the discipline process and in August of this year—

that is, last year—

we have actually had an undertaking that the review will occur and has commenced.

Mr Telfer interjecting:

The Hon. D.R. CREGAN: That's a thoughtful, careful and important process, one you couldn't deliver; and there will be new regulations put on the table. But can I say, in relation to an earlier point put to me about the judgement that might be brought to bear on all of us, the question will not be the one that was put by the member for Flinders, it will be this: who is the better government? And another question will be: are you an alternative government?

Members interjecting:

The Hon. D.R. CREGAN: Are you an alternative minister?

The SPEAKER: The minister will resume his seat. The member for Morialta on a point of order.

The Hon. J.A.W. GARDNER: I barely know where to start, sir. That was extraordinary. Let's go with standing order 98.

The SPEAKER: I think the minister may have completed his answer. The member for MacKillop.

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