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A Greens bill to increase support for workplace health and safety representatives has successfully passed both houses of South Australian Parliament.
In the wake of today’s vote in the Victorian parliament, Greens lead state election candidate Tammy Franks MLC has pledged to bring the voluntary euthanasia debate to the fore in the SA state election campaign.
The Greens are calling for an independent committee to monitor any spending on government advertising exceeding half a million dollars, following the latest media campaign from the Weatherill Government. Currently the Premier’s Communications Advisory Group Committee vets these campaigns.
The SA Greens will stand firm against attempts by the Liberals and Australian Conservatives to water down the Government’s successful Industry Advocate role when a bill to extend and strengthen the powers of the position comes up for debate in the state’s upper house. The Industry Advocate Bill will formally establish the statutory position to promote the use of South Australian workers and local materials in SA contracts.
Greens Mental Health Spokesperson, Tammy Franks MLC, has marked World Mental Health Day by renewing her party’s commitment to fighting against the stigma placed on mental illness and for better supports for ALL South Australians to stay alive and live well, urging Government action on borderline personality disorder.