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Speech: Anti-Protest Legislation Repeal

May 17, 2024

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS: I rise, unsurprisingly, to speak in support of the Summary Offences (Reversal of Section 58 Amendments) Amendment Bill put to this council for debate by my colleague the Hon. Robert Simms. The Greens wholeheartedly support the repeal of the retrograde...

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Speech: South Australian Employment Tribunal

May 17, 2024

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS: I rise on behalf of the Greens to speak in support of the Statutes Amendment (South Australian Employment Tribunal) Bill. SAET is the independent umpire for workplace disputes. Timely court proceedings are critically important where maintaining workplace relationships and contracts...

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Speech: South Australian Museum

May 02, 2024

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS: I rise on behalf of the Greens to support this motion calling for a standing committee to take on a referral instead of setting up yet another select committee. The South Australian Museum restructure is an issue that has quite...

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Speech: Crown and Anchor Hotel

May 02, 2024

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS: I rise very briefly to support this motion in support of the Crown and Anchor. It has been moved by my Greens colleague, the Hon. Robert Simms, and I welcome him. He is the portfolio holder for the Greens in...

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Speech: Green Bans

May 02, 2024

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS: I rise to observe that today is May Day and pay tribute not just to May Day and the workers but to the green bans, as relevant as they ever were. The workers united will never be defeated. 'Intersectionality' might...

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