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GREENS STAND BY SAFE SCHOOLS

The Greens have slammed a state Opposition election proposal to scrap the Safe Schools anti-bullying program in South Australian schools and have called on Nick Xenophon and Jay Weatherill to condemn the Liberal plan.

Greens MLC, Tammy Franks, stated: “The Greens stand by Safe Schools. Just as we stood with the LGBTI community against the national bullying exercise of a proposed plebiscite-come-postal-survey.

“The last thing we need when it comes to talking bullying is more bystanders. Jay Weatherill and Nick Xenophon need to stand up right now on this issue. Both of them need to be loud and proud. 

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Greens MLC Tammy Franks has welcomed the news that Australia’s medical cannabis industry will be boosted by a Federal Government decision to allow exports while urging for further action to help local patients effectively access pain relief. 

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Greens MLC, Tammy Franks, has welcomed the Weatherill Government announcement to deliver power price relief to low income earners as a quick fix, but has renewed the Greens bid for a public energy retailer to provide a long term solution.

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Greens MLC Tammy Franks has welcomed the abandonment of a Weatherill Government bill that sought to grant sweeping ministerial powers to override almost any existing state law, while committing the Greens to stand guard should similar laws be introduced in the next South Australian parliament.

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Greens MLC Tammy Franks MLC has expressed serious concerns about a Weatherill Government bill granting sweeping ministerial powers to override almost any existing state law.

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The Greens have strongly backed the announcement from the Weatherill Government to hold a Royal Commission into the Murray Darling Basin Plan.

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