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Motion: Iran and Human Rights

June 06, 2024

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS: I rise on behalf of the Greens to support the motion put before this place by the Hon. Mira El Dannawi, and I thank her for doing so and for her work with the community. The Iranian Revolution of 1977-79...

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Motion: Zonta Club

May 17, 2024

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS: It is my absolute pleasure to support this motion that the Hon. Reggie Martin has brought before us today in support of the fine women of Zonta. Indeed, over the years I have had quite a bit to do with...

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Motion: Eurovision Song Contest

May 17, 2024

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS: I move: That this council notes that South Australian band Electric Fields are the first duo to represent Australia at the Eurovision Song Contest and wishes them every success. It is my absolute pleasure to move this motion today that...

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Motion: Cat Management

May 03, 2024

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS: I thank those who have made a contribution today: the Hon. Dr Nicola Centofanti, and the Hon. Russell Wortley. I will start with what I think is possibly a misunderstanding by the opposition, and I will draw their attention to...

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Motion: Greyhound Racing

April 11, 2024

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS: I move: That this council— 1. Notes: (a) the 86 recommendations arising from the extremely critical findings of the Ashton Independent Inquiry into the Governance of the Greyhound Racing Industry report; (b) the consequent December 2023 pledge by the Malinauskas...

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Motion: Parliament (Joint Services) (Clerks) Amendment Bill

March 22, 2024

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS: Obtained leave and introduced a bill for an act to amend the Parliament (Joint Services) Act 1985 and to make a related amendment to the Constitution Act 1934. Read a first time. Second Reading The Hon. T.A. FRANKS: I move:...

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Motion: Green Space for Kent Town

March 07, 2024

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS: I move: That this council— 1. Notes that Kent Town is the only suburb in the Norwood Payneham St Peters council with no green space available to the public; 2. Recognises that Kent Town residents' access to the adjacent Adelaide...

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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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