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Motion: Parliament Workplace Cultural Review Project

September 28, 2020

Adjourned debate on motion of Hon. T.A. Franks: That this council— 1. Notes that on 19 February 2020 this council resolved that the President invite the SA Equal Opportunity Commissioner to make recommendations for reforms to facilitate the handling of harassment in this parliamentary...

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Motion: Support of Beyond COVID

September 23, 2020

Adjourned debate on motion of Hon. M.C. Parnell: That this council— 1. Notes the significant impact that COVID-19 has had on the people of Australia, our society and our economy; 2. Acknowledges the substantial policy shifts by the Australian and the South Australian governments...

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Motion: Police Security Response Section

September 20, 2020

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS: I move: That this council notes the significant concerns of many South Australians regarding the arrangements of the new SAPOL Security Response Section (SRS) and calls for a public community consultation process on this matter. I rise today to call for...

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Motion: Parliament Workplace Cultural Review Project

September 09, 2020

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS: I move: That this council— 1. Notes that on 19 February 2020 this council resolved that the President invite the SA Equal Opportunity Commissioner to make recommendations for reforms to facilitate the handling of harassment in this parliamentary workplace; 2....

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Motion: Blood Donor Restrictions

July 01, 2020

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS (16:01): I move: That this council— 1. Notes that since 1996 South Australia has had a deferral period for gay and bisexual men looking to be donors of whole blood, meaning they cannot donate blood unless it has been 12...

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Motion: Channel 44 Community Television 2

June 17, 2020

Adjourned debate on motion of Hon. T. A. Franks: 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...

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Motion: Aboriginal Deaths in Custody

June 17, 2020

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS (15:59): I move: That this council— 1. Notes that— (a) every year, Aboriginal people continue to die in custody at increasingly higher rates in preventable circumstances; (b) there has not been a single conviction for any of these deaths; (c)...

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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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