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Motion: Native Bird Hunting

February 22, 2023

Adjourned debate on motion of Hon. R.B. Martin: 1. That a select committee of the Legislative Council be established to inquire into and report on the hunting of native birds, with particular reference to: (a) community values and perspective; (b) cultural, social and recreational...

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Motion: Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation

February 08, 2023

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS (16:32): I move: 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 'TMS...

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Motions: Adelaide Dolphin Sanctuary

November 30, 2022

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS (15:56): I move: That the Environment, Resources and Development Committee inquire into and report on further legislative and policy measures to better protect the dolphins in the Adelaide Dolphin Sanctuary and the Port River, with particular consideration to be given...

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Motion: Whalers Way Orbital Launch Complex

November 16, 2022

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS (16:08): I move: 1. That a select committee of the Legislative Council be established to inquire into and report on the decision-making process and impact of approval of the Whalers Way Orbital Launch Complex at the tip of Eyre Peninsula...

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Motion: Iranian Protests

November 03, 2022

Adjourned debate on motion of Hon. T.T. Ngo: That this council— 1. Condemns the deadly and disproportionate use of force against protesters in Iran, following the tragic death of 22-year-old Kurdish woman Jina (Mahsa) Amini; 2. Expresses concern at the disproportionate attacks on ethnic...

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Motion: Israel-Palestine Conflict

November 02, 2022

Adjourned debate on motion of Hon. I. Pnevmatikos: That this council— 1. Notes: (a) the Israel-Palestine conflict continues to be unresolved; (b) Israel's occupation of Palestine has lasted over 50 years; (c) Israel continues to build settlements on occupied territory, which undermines a two-state...

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Motion: South Australian Film Corporation

October 19, 2022

Adjourned debate on motion of Hon. R.B. Martin: That this council— 1. Acknowledges that 2022 marks the 50th year of the South Australian Film Corporation (SAFC); 2. Recognises the significant social, cultural and economic contributions the SAFC has made to the State of South...

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Motion: Legalisation of Cannabis

October 19, 2022

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS (16:28): I move: 1. That, in the opinion of this council, a joint committee be appointed to inquire into and report on— (a) the potential impact of legalisation of cannabis in South Australia for adult use with reference to legal...

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Motion: Facial Recognition Technology

October 19, 2022

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS (17:24): I move: That this council— 1. Acknowledges the growing public debate around the use of facial recognition technology. 2. Recognises that the use of facial recognition technology and its prevalence has outpaced consumer and privacy protection legislation. 3. Recognises...

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Motion: Mr Archie Roach

September 07, 2022

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS (16:02): I move: That this council expresses its sincere regret at the death of singer songwriter Archie Roach and notes his profound contribution to our cultural and community life. Archie Roach is best known as a singer songwriter, but he...

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