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'Justice for Jorge' Means Releasing the Truth Premier: Greens Push Parliamentary Inquiry into Failed nRAH Death Prosecution

Greens Industrial Relations Spokesperson Tammy Franks MLC called for an inquiry into SafeWork SA’s investigation into the death of Jorge Castillo-Riffo 2014, whilst speaking at a rally today.

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Jobs from growth of hemp: Greens

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A Greens Bill to allow for the cultivation of Industrial Hemp has passed the State Parliament’s Upper House with the support of the State Government and the Opposition, last night.

 

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No Time For Jay To 'Keep Calm' on 'Gay Panic'

Last night the Queensland Parliament passed legislation dumping the ‘gay panic’ defence in that state, leaving South Australia as the only state failing to remove this partial defence of provocation. 

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GET GROWING AND GET GOING FOR PATIENTS SAY MPS

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SA MPs unite to combat the ‘mirage’ of access to medical cannabis.

 

Greens, Liberal, Dignity and Xenophon members of the state’s upper house today hosted a forum to listen to voices of health consumers, doctors and the medical cannabis industry about the barriers still in place to accessing medical cannabis in South Australia.  

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DUCK HUNTING SEASON ‘DISGUSTING’

The Greens have expressed disgust that the Weatherill Labor Government has approved the 2017 Duck and Quail Hunting Open Season to commence today. Greens Animal Welfare spokesperson Tammy Franks this morning will join the RSPCA and other animal welfare groups on the steps of state Parliament at a rally to call for a permanent ban to this cruelty.

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Premier Weatherill Should Make ‘Captain's Call’ on Medical Cannabis Amnesty

SA Greens MLC Tammy Franks has called upon Premier Weatherill to announce a compassionate amnesty on the use of medical cannabis while SA Health regulates access consistent with the intent of the national framework.

 

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Labor Puts First Nations Last in Dump Debate

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Today in SA Parliament, Greens MLC, Tammy Franks asked the Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation, Kyam Maher, why the voices of the 32 Aboriginal communities who have already said no to a high level waste dump proposal were being ignored.

 

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Labor’s second chance to show they don’t back their ‘accidental’ Gag on Animal Cruelty Exposure

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Greens Tammy Franks MLC will today bring the Surveillance Devices Animal Welfare Bill to a vote in the Legislative Council. The Bill ensures that the exposure of animal cruelty would be considered as being ‘in the public interest’ with consideration of the broadcast of footage of animal cruelty obtained through surveillance devices. 

 

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GREENS SUPPORT UPPER HOUSE INQUIRY INTO ABORIGINAL DEATH IN CUSTODY

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The Greens have today thrown their support behind a Parliamentary inquiry into the circumstances of the death in custody of Wayne ‘Fella’ Morrison in Yatala Labor Prison last month.   

 

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