Greens Industrial Relations spokesperson Tammy Franks MLC will introduce a Bill to State Parliament seeking to create an offence of ‘industrial manslaughter’ in SA in the next sitting week.
The SA Greens are calling on Premier Jay Weatherill to “step up on behalf of South Australian sufferers” following yesterday’s announcement that Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk will enable sick Queenslanders to participate in the NSW medical cannabis trials.
“The Government tried to tell me it was a thing of the past – or that it was a common law defence only – yet last week a South Australian case where the prosecution sought to rely upon the ‘gay panic’ defence went before the High Court.
Greens Health spokesperson Tammy Franks has welcomed the Liberals’ support for South Australian experts’ involvement in the New South Wales medical cannabis trials.
An iconic community arts mental health program called The Jam, The Mix, The Gig (The JMG) has lost state government ($26,000 pa) funding vital to its continuance.
The SA Greens today welcome the State Government’s announcement that it will legislate in the coming session to remove barriers to the live music industry via entertainment consents within Liquor Licensing laws.
The SA Greens are supporting calls for a major inquiry into the greyhound racing industry in response to the barbaric and inhumane live baiting practices shown on ABC’s ‘Four Corners’ last night, which resulted in five properties being raided in NSW, Victoria and Queensland last week.