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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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GREENS CALL FOR SECURE SCIENCE JOBS IN SA

The Greens have called for greater job security for South Australian scientists in the interests of both workers and patients in this state, following a meeting with representatives for those in the sector.

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GREENS CALL ON ALL PARTIES TO COMMIT TO INDUSTRIAL MANSLAUGHTER LAWS FOLLOWING WORKPLACE TRAGEDY

The Greens have challenged all parties contesting next month’s South Australian election to commit to Industrial Manslaughter legislation, following a recent workplace death at the construction site of a new power farm near Port Augusta.

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NICK’S POKIES POLICY FAILS THE PUB TEST

The Greens have called for SA Best to ‘do better’ on pokies reform, following Nick Xenophon’s announcement today to cut South Australian gaming machine numbers to around 8,000 in contrast with the Greens’ 5 year total phase out plan.

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