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GREENS CHALLENGE MARSHALL GOVERNMENT ON ABORIGINAL AFFAIRS & RECONCILIATION

Greens’ MLC Tammy Franks has challenged the Marshall Liberal Government’s move today to parachute a chairperson into the Aboriginal Lands Parliamentary Select Committee who, like all three of the Liberal appointments to the Committee, has no previous experience on that committee. By contrast, the Greens and Labor Committee members total over 12 years’ experience between the three of them.

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NEW BILL TO DECRIMINALISE SEX WORK IN SA

Greens MLC Tammy Franks today introduced a Private Member’s Bill to State Parliament for the decriminalisation of sex work in South Australia stating it was time for SA to reflect the reality of the 21st century when it came to sex work.

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NEW GOVERNMENT MUST ACT WITH URGENCY TO AVOID MORE BPD DEATHS

Greens Mental Health Spokesperson Tammy Franks MLC is calling on the Marshall Government to take urgent action to address the lack of adequate services for Borderline Personality Disorder by implementing recent recommendations of the Deputy State Coroner.

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MORE SA JOBS NOT THESE 'SHIPS OF SHAME'

With another LSS live export ship, Bader111, due to be docked in the Port today, the unlikely pairing of The Greens and The Meatworkers Union (AMIEU) have joined forces in a call for an exit plan for live exports that would create a boom for SA jobs in the local meat processing industry.

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LIVE EXPORT INSPECTOR PLAN FAR TOO LITTLE FAR TOO LATE

SA Greens Animal Welfare Spokesperson, Tammy Franks MLC, has labelled the plan for an independent inspector for live exports as ‘a plea bargain that is far too little and far too late’, again calling for a ban on the trade, including an urgent exit plan to end this animal cruelty and a boost for local meat processing jobs.

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GREENS CALL ON MARSHALL GOVERNMENT TO UPHOLD THE LAW ON LIVE EXPORTS

The SA Greens today called on the Marshall Government to make a firm commitment to enforce the law when it comes to the cruelty of the live export trade.

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GREENS CALL FOR BAN ON LIVE EXPORTS TO CREATE JOBS IN SA

Following yet another shocking televised exposé about live animal export last night, Greens Animal Welfare Spokesperson Tammy Franks MLC again says it’s time to turn our outrage into action.

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EMERGENCY SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTS SHOULD BE AUSLAN ACCESSIBLE: GREENS

The Greens have called for emergency service announcements to be translated into Auslan (Australian Sign Language), ensuring they are fully accessible for deaf and hard of hearing South Australians.

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NICK'S TOP PICK MAKES RADIOACTIVE NUKES SLIP

The SA Best lower house candidate most likely to be elected, Tom Antonio in Giles, has yesterday strongly contradicted SA Best claims of standing with the region’s communities against a nuclear waste dump, while being interviewed on ABC North and West Radio.*

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GREENS CALL ON NEXT SA PARLIAMENT TO MAKE CHILD PROTECTION A PRIORITY

The Greens have today come out in support of the challenge from AnglicareSA and Uniting Communities for a new approach in SA to resolve the child protection crisis.

 

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