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Greens Call to End 'Institutional Racism' in SAPOL Recruitment

July 05, 2022

This NAIDOC Week the Greens have called on SAPOL to update their recruitment processes after uncovering administrative racism in SAPOL’s recruitment processes. Recruits passing all other relevant tests are ‘failing’ the final police check after not being able to provide details such as their...

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Greens Say it's High Time to Legalise Cannabis in SA

June 15, 2022

The Greens have introduced a Bill into the South Australian Parliament that would, if passed by both houses, legalise cannabis for adult use with regulation of the resultant legal industry through a Licensing Agency. The South Australian Cannabis Licensing Agency would establish oversight and...

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Parliament to Explore Port River Dolphin Protections

June 15, 2022

The Upper House has passed a Greens motion that would establish a Committee to investigate new protections for the Port River Dolphins in the Adelaide Dolphin Sanctuary. The Select Committee will inquire into and further report on legislative and policy measures that may be...

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Labor Betray Injured Workers

June 02, 2022

In an appalling move from a so-called “Labor” Government, the Minister for Industrial Relations Kyam Maher has today introduced a bill that would make it practically impossible for injured workers to have their workplace injuries properly assessed and compensated, flying in the face of...

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Parliament Declares Climate Emergency

May 31, 2022

Both houses of Parliament today have finally passed a motion to declare a climate emergency in South Australia. Former Greens MLC Mark Parnell passed a historic motion declaring a climate emergency in South Australia in the upper house in 2019, making it the first...

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Greens Announce Community Campaigner As Candidate for Bragg

May 30, 2022

The SA Greens today announced long term Skye resident and well-known local environmental community campaigner, Jim Bastiras, as their candidate for the Bragg by-election. Greens SA MLCs Tammy Franks and Robert Simms launched the campaign. “As Chairperson of the Residents Against White Rock Quarry...

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Greens to Ban Jump Racing in SA

May 04, 2022

The Greens will today introduce legislation to finally ban jumps racing in South Australia. Queensland stopped jumps racing in 1903, WA in 1941 and the sport was banned in NSW in 1997. The last race was held in Tasmania in 2007. It has now...

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Kill a Worker, Go to Jail: Greens to Reintroduce Industrial Manslaughter Law

April 30, 2022

Making industrial manslaughter a crime is unfinished business in the South Australian Parliament, with Labor having previously committed to supporting industrial manslaughter legislation but the laws failing to pass through Parliament. Labor supported making industrial manslaughter a crime in opposition. The Greens will ensure...

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Greens Pledge to Protect the Port River Dolphins

February 22, 2022

The Greens today released a four-point plan to better protect Adelaide’s much-loved Port River Dolphins and pledged to take a Bill to implement the plan to the next Parliament. The Greens’ announcement comes as South Australia welcomes the arrival of newborn calf Neon to...

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