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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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The Fringe is Back! Time to Back the Fringe

February 17, 2022

The Adelaide Fringe kicks off tonight and the Greens today have called for both sides of potential Government to back the Fringe with the funding commitment outlined in the PWC Report. The Greens strongly welcomed Labor’s announcement today that a Labor Malinauskas Government will...

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School's Back: No Child Should Go Hungry

February 14, 2022

As all South Australian students finally return to school today the South Australian Greens have put forward a fully costed plan for free healthy breakfast and lunches. The program would run at every state primary and secondary school in South Australia. Quotes attributable to...

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Greens Support Teacher Strike

January 24, 2022

Today the Australian Education Union has announced that the majority of its members have voted in support of striking on the 2nd of February as the Marshall Liberal Government fails to ensure the safety of teachers and students ahead of a staggered return to...

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Greens move to bring TAFE SA back into public hands

May 27, 2021

Today on Public Education Day the Greens have given notice of a Bill that would bring TAFE SA back into public management. TAFE SA was ‘corporatised’ in a 2012 Weatherill Government Act which the Greens were the sole voice of Parliamentary opposition to at...

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Safe drinking water stocktake urgently needed for SA

May 25, 2021

In Parliament today the Greens have asked the Minister for Health and Wellbeing if his Department will conduct a safe drinking water stocktake following revelations that there is a “lack of direction and accountability” among government agencies when it comes to regulating water supply,...

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