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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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Motion: Farewell to Mark Parnell MLC

March 31, 2021

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS: With some sadness, I move: That this council— 1. Notes the upcoming retirement of the Hon. Mark Parnell MLC after 15 years of service to the people and Parliament of South Australia; 2. Recognises his role as the first member of...

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Motion: Review of Sexual Harassment in South Australian Parliament

March 17, 2021

Adjourned debate on motion of Hon. T.A. Franks: That this council notes the report by the Equal Opportunity Commission to the houses of the South Australian Parliament, entitled Review of Harassment in the South Australian Parliament Workplace, dated February 2021. The Hon. T.A. FRANKS...

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Motion: Supporting School Libraries 2

March 03, 2021

Adjourned debate on motion of Hon. T.A. Franks: That this council— 1. Recognises that school libraries are at the heart of teaching and learning in schools and that they are also places where a love of reading can be sparked and nurtured, often with...

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Motion: Supporting School Libraries

March 03, 2021

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS: I move: That this council— 1. Recognises that school libraries are at the heart of teaching and learning in schools and that they are also places where a love of reading can be sparked and nurtured, often with the guidance of...

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Motion: Harassment in the Parliamentary Workplace

March 03, 2021

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS: I move: That the report by the Equal Opportunity Commission to the houses of the South Australian parliament, entitled Review of Harassment in the South Australian Parliament Workplace, dated February 2021, be noted. I will be brief today. I have moved...

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Motion: COVID-19 Response Committee – Interim Report

February 17, 2021

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS: I move: That the report be noted. On 11 March 2020, the World Health Organization declared the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak a global pandemic. This came after a number of countries had experienced outbreaks and after Australia had already confirmed its first COVID-19...

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