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Safe Access Zones pass in SA Parliament

November 11, 2020

The Legislative Council has tonight passed legislation to establish safe access zones in South Australia around premises that provide abortion services. This legislation was introduced by Greens MLC Tammy Franks in the upper house, and was co-sponsored and passed in the lower house by...

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Greens slam TAFE cuts to care courses

October 22, 2020

TAFE SA will be cutting subsidised childcare, aged care, and disability courses from metro campuses starting next year. This will force students to study with private providers. TAFE SA chief executive David Coltman advised staff last week that 20 courses would be scrapped from...

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End Discrimination Blood Donor Ban

October 14, 2020

The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has recently approved an application by Australian Red Cross Lifeblood (Lifeblood), which proposes to reduce the deferral period for donors of whole blood from 12 months to three months since their last sexual contact for men who have had...

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Safe Access Zones Bill Reaches Upper House

October 13, 2020

Having passed in the House of Assembly last sitting week, the Bill to create Safe Access Zones around premises that provide abortion services is now before the Legislative Council where Greens MP Tammy Franks will have carriage of it. Tonight, Ms Franks will give...

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New SAPOL 'SRS' Squad must back away from BLM Rally

July 03, 2020

The Greens today supported the growing call for the new, heavily armed and militaristic SAPOL “Security Response Section” (SRS) to be disbanded. The new unit was launched with a media walk through Rundle Mall on Wednesday which saw strong social media backlash. The Police...

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Custody notification service a life-saving #BLM win for SA

June 30, 2020

Tammy Franks, Greens MLC, today warmly welcomed the announcement that the Marshall Government will mandate a Custody Notification Service (CNS) scheme for South Australia. Establishing a legislated CNS in South Australia will bring SA in line with the ACT, WA, NT, NSW, and Victoria....

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New Bid to repeal SA's archaic Sex Work Offences

June 18, 2020

Greens MLC Tammy Franks has today launched legislation that would repeal the current criminal offences relating to sex work from South Australian statutes. These current criminal laws and maximum penalties are: Keeping a bawdy house = 2 years imprisonment Permitting premises to be frequented...

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