Media Releases

SA Government Must Act to Stop Those Cashing In on Infant Formula Shortages

Greens’ consumer affairs spokesperson Tammy Franks MLC has called on the Minister for Business Services and Consumers to work to prevent people from making quick cash at the expense of fellow South Australians’ food security by supporting retailers in managing baby formula shortages and working with online retailer platforms such as eBay.

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Common Sense Comes to North Terrace as SA Finally Cuts the 'Culture Cops'

Common sense has prevailed today, with the passage of the Government’s Liquor Licensing (Entertainment on Licensed Premises) Amendment Bill, Greens’ Arts spokesperson Tammy Franks MLC says.

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The State Government Must Offer Emergency Funding to Save EDASA

The closure of the Eating Disorders Association of South Australia (EDASA) is terrible news for the South Australian community and emergency funding should be provided immediately to save the important service, Greens health spokesperson Tammy Franks MLC says.

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SA Labor Takes Baby Steps on Medical Cannabis but Still Way Out of Step with Community

A motion calling for medical cannabis reform has passed the Upper House this afternoon despite the Weatherill Labor Government members voting against it, once again proving they are out of step with the South Australian public. A Roy Morgan poll this week showed that 89% of South Australians support the legalisation of medical cannabis. 

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Greens Challenge Minister to Meet with Families on Medical Cannabis Reform

Greens health spokesperson Tammy Franks MLC is challenging Health Minister Jack Snelling to meet with the families of South Australians seeking medical cannabis reform.

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Jay M.I.A on Medical Cannabis Reform

Greens health spokesperson Tammy Franks MLC has today condemned the Weatherill Government for failing to act on medical cannabis reform, saying this demonstrates the Premier’s lack of leadership on the issue - and is already rendering South Australians to medical refugee status.

 

Ms Franks will introduce a motion in the Upper House this afternoon calling on the Government to follow the lead of Premiers interstate by acting on medical cannabis reform.

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Greens Make Fresh Bid to Crack Free-Range Egg Labelling Sham

Greens Consumer Affairs spokesperson Tammy Franks MLC has today introduced legislation in Parliament that will finally give certainty to consumers by regulating the display of eggs for sale.

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40 Years Since Decriminalisation of Homosexuality Not a Time to Rest on Our Laurels

This week marks the 40th Anniversary of the decriminalisation of homosexuality in South Australia. Greens Gender & Sexuality spokesperson Tammy Franks MLC is calling on the South Australian Government to lead the way on equality for the LGBTIQ community.

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Greens Strongly Welcome Community Dialysis Funding Announcement

The Greens Aboriginal Affairs spokesperson Tammy Franks MLC has today welcomed the Federal Government’s announcement of more than $15 million in funding for Purple House, an Alice Springs-based dialysis treatment centre to run community dialysis on the APY lands.

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Stop the Carnage: Minister Must Move on Jumps Committee

Greens animal welfare spokesperson Tammy Franks MLC has welcomed Minister Hunter’s long overdue commitment of more than $100,000 in State Government funding for humane, non-lethal deterrents to reduce seal numbers in the Coorong and lower lakes – but she says this is only the first of many steps that must be urgently taken.

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