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Motion: Assange

February 22, 2024

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS: I move: That this council— 1. Notes that— (a) on 20 and 21 February 2024, the High Court of Justice in the United Kingdom will hold a hearing into whether Walkley Award winning journalist, Mr Julian Assange, can appeal against...

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Motion: Fossil Fuels

February 22, 2024

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS: I move That this council— 1. Acknowledges that fossil fuel combustion is the primary driver of global heating and climate change, which is threatening the lives, livelihoods and health of people across the globe; 2. Notes the petition by Fossil...

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Motion: Adelaide University Bill

November 01, 2023

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS (17:24): I have heard over and over again in this debate, which is calling for the release of the business case, that the only information that has been kept from us as a parliament is that which is commercially sensitive material...

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Motion: Israel/Hamas

October 20, 2023

That this council— 1. Unequivocally condemns the attacks on Israel by Hamas, which are the heinous acts of terrorists, and have encompassed the targeting and murder of civilians, including women and children, the taking of hostages and indiscriminate rocket fire; 2. Stands with Israel...

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Motion: CFS Facilities Audit

October 18, 2023

That this council—1. Acknowledges that the Bureau of Meteorology has formally declared an El Niño weather event and that risk of a significant fire danger season is higher following an El Niño year;2. Notes that some South Australian Country Fire Service stations are currently...

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Motion: Retirement of Stephen Wade

September 28, 2023

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS: I rise with some sadness because I had a great fondness for the former honourable Stephen Wade, who will continue to be honourable. Every departure from this place has an impact. It is a very intimate chamber of 22 of us,...

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Motion: Greyhound Racing Inquiry

September 28, 2023

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS : I rise to conclude my remarks on my motion calling for an independent review of the greyhound racing industry. Before I lose the attention of the council, I seek leave to table documents—approximately 50 pages of photos. It is often...

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Motion: Fire Danger Season

September 27, 2023

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS (16:50): I move: 1. Acknowledges that the Bureau of Meteorology has formally declared an El Niño weather event and that risk of a significant fire danger season is higher following an El Niño year; 2. Notes that some South Australian...

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