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Industrial Manslaughter Should be a Crime: SA Greens

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.

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Premier Weatherill Can Show Leadership on Medical Cannabis

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.

 

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Greens Do 360 on City Skate Park

The Greens will today do a legislative 360 when Tammy Franks MLC introduces a motion calling on the State Government to commit to funding a new central city skate space.

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Greens Reintroduce Bill to Ditch ‘Gay Panic’ Defence

“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.

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Support Grows for SA Participation in NSW Medical Cannabis Trials

Greens Health spokesperson Tammy Franks has welcomed the Liberals’ support for South Australian experts’ involvement in the New South Wales medical cannabis trials.

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Greens Call for Encore for The Jam, The Mix, The Gig

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.

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Stop the Jumps!

With the jumps racing season commencing for another year at Oakbank this weekend, Greens Animal Welfare spokesperson Tammy Franks MLC is calling on the State Government to make this season the last for jumps racing in South Australia.

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Don’t Relent on Greyhound Welfare, Say Greens

The SA Greens today urged the State Government to commit to improving animal welfare standards in the greyhound racing industry.

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Greens Welcome State Government Move to Curb ‘Culture Cops’

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.

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Greens Call for National Inquiry into Greyhound Industry

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.

 

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