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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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GREENS CALL ON XENOPHON TO STAND WITH HIS FEDERAL COLLEAGUES ON PHASING OUT POKER MACHINES

With the federal NXT Team today voting to support a Senate motion calling for poker machines to be phased out, the Greens have called on Nick Xenophon to clarify his position at a state level, inviting SA Best to stand with them on gambling reform.

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PALLIATIVE PATIENTS NEED 24/7 NOT 9-5 CARE

At least 6000 South Australians who will die this year will miss out on the palliative care they need and want. Greens Health Spokesperson, Tammy Franks MLC, is calling for all parties contesting the state election to address this urgent situation and pledge an additional $24.5m so that those 6,000 people and their loved ones may access the care they need to die with dignity and comfort.

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SA SCHOOLS NEED AN EDUCATION OMBUDSMAN: GREENS

Speaking at the Council for Education Associations of South Australia Education (CEASA) Policy Forum, Greens Education spokesperson Tammy Franks MLC has demanded that an Education Ombudsman must be a top priority for whom ever is the state's Premier after March 17. 

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