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Motion: RDNS Workers

September 22, 2021

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS (21:00): I move: That this council— 1. Supports the Royal District Nursing Service (RDNS) SA frontline workers and Health Services Union (HSU) SA/NT as they fight an unfair pay freeze; 2. Recognises the essential work of RDNS workers, particularly during...

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Motion: White Rock Quarry

August 25, 2021

Adjourned debate on motion of Hon. R.A. Simms: That this council— 1. Notes with concern the proposed expansion of the White Rock Quarry in Horsnell Gully and the impact that this will have on health, the environment and air quality for residents in the...

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Motion: Calls for Urgent Aid to Afghanistan

August 25, 2021

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS (17:32): I move: That this council— 1. Calls on the federal government to provide immediate assistance to Afghan people both on the ground in Afghanistan and by providing protection here in Australia; 2. Calls on the federal government to offer...

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Motion: Save Peterborough Medical Centre

June 09, 2021

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS (16:35): I move: That this council— 1. Notes the closure of the medical centre in Peterborough on 30 June 2021 due to a shortage of physicians; 2. Recognises that this is part of a concerning trend of the loss of...

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Motion: Dill Ministers Pickle the Mangroves

May 27, 2021

Adjourned debate on motion of Hon. T.A. Franks: That this council— 1. Condemns the inaction of the Minister for Environment and Water and the Minister for Energy and Mining in dealing with Buckland Dry Creek Ltd, resulting in the mass die-off of mangroves in...

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Motion: Gendered Violence Prevention

May 26, 2021

Adjourned debate on motion of Hon. C. Bonaros: That this council— 1. Acknowledges the thousands of people who attended the March 4 Justice in South Australia on 15 March 2021; 2. Condemns all forms of gendered violence; 3. Calls for an end to gendered...

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Motion: Welcome to Robert Simms MLC

May 04, 2021

Adjourned debate on motion of Hon. R.I. Lucas: That this council welcomes the Hon. Robert Simms, elected by an Assembly of Members of both houses on 4 May 2021 to replace the Hon. M.C. Parnell (resigned). The Hon. T.A. FRANKS: Unsurprisingly, I rise to support...

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