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Motion: Womens World Cup

June 28, 2023

Adjourned debate on motion of Hon. F. Pangallo: That this council— 1. Celebrates an unprecedented 32 nations competing in the premier women’s international sporting event; 2. Congratulates Football Australia and New Zealand Football for jointly staging and organising the tournament, including locally at Hindmarsh...

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Motion: International Cleaners Day

June 28, 2023

  Adjourned debate on motion of Hon. R.B. Martin: That this council— 1. Notes that 15 June 2023 is International Cleaners Day; 2. Acknowledges that International Cleaners Day calls for the worldwide recognition and respect of the essential work done by cleaners to support...

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Motion: Greyhound Racing

June 28, 2023

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS (11:26): I move: That this council— 1. Notes with concern: (a) the ongoing matters raised by the Coalition for the Protection of Greyhounds and the admission that live baiting has been occurring in this state; and (b) that Greyhound Racing SA undertakes...

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Motion: Truth-Telling

June 19, 2023

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS (16:13): I move: That this council— 1. Acknowledges that the Uluru Statement from the Heart calls for three tenets: Voice, Treaty and Truth; 2. Recognises the importance of truth-telling and the injustices still faced by First Nations people due to...

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Motion: Abortion Decriminalisation Anniversary

June 19, 2023

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS (16:53): I move: That this council— 1. Notes that on 7 July 2023, South Australia will celebrate the one-year anniversary of the commencement of the Termination of Pregnancy Act 2021; 2. Recognises the decriminalisation of abortion as a milestone in...

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Motion: Don Dunstan Anniversary

June 13, 2023

Adjourned debate on motion of Hon. R.B. Martin: That this council— 1. Acknowledges that 7 March 2023 marks the 70th anniversary of the election of Don Dunstan as the member for Norwood; and 2. Recognises the significant social, cultural and economic contributions made by...

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Motion: Australian of the Year - Taryn Brumfitt

June 01, 2023

Adjourned debate on motion of Hon. H.M. Girolamo: That this council— 1. Congratulates Taryn Brumfitt, body image activist, director, writer and speaker on her 2023 Australian of the Year award; 2. Highlights the outstanding contribution Taryn has made to educating young people and their...

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Motion: Young Australian of the Year Award - Awer Mabil

June 01, 2023

Adjourned debate on motion of Hon. H.M. Girolamo: That this council— 1. Congratulates Awer Mabil, professional soccer player and co-founder of not-for-profit organisation Barefoot to Boots on his 2023 Young Australian of the Year award; 2. Highlights the outstanding contribution he makes to ensure...

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Motion: TMS to a vote

June 01, 2023

Adjourned debate on motion of Hon. T.A. Franks: That this council— 1. Notes that— (a) transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) is an effective treatment option for some people with major depression; (b) in 2018, the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists recommended that...

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Motion: Kings Reserve

May 31, 2023

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS: I move: That this council— 1. Acknowledges the importance of Kings Reserve to the local community, and that its existing mature trees help cool one of Adelaide’s hottest councils on the heat map, and one of the lowest percentages of tree...

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