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Motion: Gay Panic Provocation Defence for Murder

June 03, 2020

Adjourned debate on motion of Hon. T.A. Franks. That this council— 1. Notes that— (a) South Australia once led the nation on the decriminalisation of homosexuality after Dr George Duncan was murdered in the River Torrens because he was gay; (b) South Australia now lags...

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Motion: Gay Panic Provocation Defence for Murder 2

May 13, 2020

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS (16:36): I move: That this council— 1. Notes that— (a) South Australia once led the nation on the decriminalisation of homosexuality after Dr George Duncan was murdered in the River Torrens because he was gay; (b) South Australia now lags...

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Motion: International Nurses & Midwives Day

May 13, 2020

Adjourned debate on motion of Hon. S.G. Wade: That this council— 1. Recognises the World Health Organization declaring 2020 the 'Year of the Nurse and the Midwife'; 2. Recognises both International Nurses Day and International Day of the Midwife; 3. Recognises the courage, hard...

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Motion: Springbank Secondary College

April 09, 2020

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS (16:51): I move: That this council— 1. Notes that in 2016 the then Pasadena High School resolved by a voluntary vote process to remain open and not merge; 2. Applauds the rebranded Springbank Secondary College for its ambition to be...

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Motion: Channel 44 Community Television

April 09, 2020

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS (17:00): I move: That this council— 1. Congratulates Adelaide's community TV media broadcaster, Channel 44, for covering South Australian stories, social and cultural activities, showcasing talent and creating employment and hands-on training opportunities for the local screen sector for the past...

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Motion: Establish a COVID-19 Response Committee

April 08, 2020

Adjourned debate on motion of Hon. K.J. MAHER (Leader of the Opposition): That this council— 1. That a committee, to be called the COVID-19 Response Committee, be appointed to monitor and scrutinise all matters related to the management of the COVID-19 response and any related...

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Motion: Gambling Reform

November 13, 2019

Adjourned debate on motion of Hon. C. Bonaros: That this council— 1. Notes that the latest figures from the 34th edition of Australian Gambling Statistics of total gambling expenditure in Australia for 2016-17 show that: (a) the nation's gambling spend was $23.694 billion for...

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Motion: Tauto Sansbury

October 30, 2019

Adjourned debate on motion of Hon. K.J. MAHER (Leader of the Opposition): That this council acknowledges the significant contribution Narungga/Kaurna Elder Tauto Sansbury has made at both a state and national level and notes, in particular, his contribution to the Aboriginal community through his...

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Motion: 125th Anniversary of women's suffrage

September 11, 2019

Adjourned debate on motion of Hon. C. Bonaros: That this council— 1. Notes that— (a) 19 September 2018 marked the 125th anniversary of women’s suffrage in New Zealand; (b) on 19 September 1893 the Electoral Act 1893 was passed, giving all women over 21...

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Motion: State Coroner

September 10, 2019

Adjourned debate on motion of Hon. C. Bonaros: That this council— 1. Acknowledges the retirement of State Coroner Mark Johns in August 2019, after a long and distinguished legal career in private practice and the public sector; 2. Recognises the exemplary service, commitment and...

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