Skip navigation

Greens Call On Premier To Caution His Assistant Minister

This week in Parliament Tammy Franks MLC questioned the Hon Jing Lee MLC – Assistant Minister to the Premier – about her role as a Parliamentary Ambassador for the Confucius Institute. Greens MLC Tammy Franks has today written to the Premier, asking him to caution Jing Lee regarding her role as a Parliamentary Ambassador for the controversial Confucius Institute.

Quotes attributable to Tammy Franks MLC:
“Censorship, discriminatory hiring practices and constraints on curriculum have rightly seen Confucius Institutes shut down elsewhere, particularly in Canada. That same caution should be applied here in South Australia."
“The Assistant Minister needs to choose between her roles: is she an Assistant Minister, a representative responsible for promoting multiculturalism in our state, or is she a Brand Ambassador for the Confucius Institute."

Continue Reading

Read More

SA Greens Support Justice for Greyhounds Protest

August 05, 2023

A protest in response to the horrific footage of greyhounds being kicked, punched and beaten last week is being held in Adelaide today, organised by Greyhound Welfare Initiative and Coalition for the Protection of Greyhounds. The Greens support the Premier’s announcement of the independent...

Read more

SA Greens Welcome Independent Inquiry into Greyhound Racing

July 26, 2023

The Greens have welcomed the decision of the Malinauskas Government to establish an independent inquiry into Greyhound Racing in South Australia. Greens animal welfare spokesperson Tammy Franks MLC has emphasised the necessity that the inquiry have broad terms of reference and wide-ranging powers. “The...

Read more