The Hon. T.A. FRANKS (16:59): I rise on behalf of the Greens to wholeheartedly support the minister's amendments and acceptance of the motion from the other place. We know full well in this council that we have passed motions to effect such an inquiry by the Equal Opportunity Commission, that we do have a problem in this workplace, that it is an archaic system that has led to not only individual incidents but systemic structural problems, which unless we start to review and acknowledge we will never address. With that, we look forward to the passage and acceptance of this message.
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Speech Public Sector (Ministerial Travel Reports) Amendment Bill
September 14, 2023
The Hon. T.A. FRANKS (17:58): I rise on behalf of the Greens to speak in support of this bill. In doing so, I would like to acknowledge not only the mover, the Hon. Sarah Game, but also the efforts of my Greens colleague,...Read more
Speech Work Health and Safety (Industrial Manslaughter)
August 31, 2023
The Hon. T.A. FRANKS (15:58): It is with great pleasure that I rise today to speak on behalf of the Greens in support of this bill. In fact, the Greens have introduced this legislation at least four times before in this parliament, and...Read more