Greens MLC Tammy Franks has welcomed the abandonment of a Weatherill Government bill that sought to grant sweeping ministerial powers to override almost any existing state law, while committing the Greens to stand guard should similar laws be introduced in the next South Australian parliament.
GREENS OPPOSE BILL FOR CORPORATIONS TO BE GIVEN UNFETTERED POWERS TO USE SOUTH AUSTRALIANS AS TEST SUBJECTS
Greens MLC Tammy Franks MLC has expressed serious concerns about a Weatherill Government bill granting sweeping ministerial powers to override almost any existing state law.
The Greens have strongly backed the announcement from the Weatherill Government to hold a Royal Commission into the Murray Darling Basin Plan.
ONE STEP CLOSER TO COMPASSION: SA GREENS PLEDGE TO BRING DYING WITH DIGNITY BILL TO NEXT STATE PARLIAMENT
In the wake of today’s vote in the Victorian parliament, Greens lead state election candidate Tammy Franks MLC has pledged to bring the voluntary euthanasia debate to the fore in the SA state election campaign.
The Greens are calling for an independent committee to monitor any spending on government advertising exceeding half a million dollars, following the latest media campaign from the Weatherill Government. Currently the Premier’s Communications Advisory Group Committee vets these campaigns.
The SA Greens will stand firm against attempts by the Liberals and Australian Conservatives to water down the Government’s successful Industry Advocate role when a bill to extend and strengthen the powers of the position comes up for debate in the state’s upper house. The Industry Advocate Bill will formally establish the statutory position to promote the use of South Australian workers and local materials in SA contracts.
Greens Mental Health Spokesperson, Tammy Franks MLC, has marked World Mental Health Day by renewing her party’s commitment to fighting against the stigma placed on mental illness and for better supports for ALL South Australians to stay alive and live well, urging Government action on borderline personality disorder.