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Speech: Termination of Pregnancy Bill

March 02, 2021

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS: I rise to associate myself with the remarks made by the Minister for Human Services, Michelle Lensink, and the Minister for Health and Wellbeing, the Hon. Stephen Wade. Currently, in March 2021, abortion remains a crime in South Australia, punishable...

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Speech: Road Traffic (Medicinal Cannabis) Bill

February 03, 2021

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS: I move: That this bill be now read a second time. It is not the first time the issue of medicinal cannabis and driving while a legally prescribed medicinal cannabis patient has been raised in this place. Before I go much...

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Speech: Wage Theft (Matters of Interest)

February 03, 2021

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS (15:22): I rise to speak about wage theft. Yesterday, Adelaide citizens were horrified to see an incident in Gouger Street in our city, when a young woman simply demanded a fair day's pay for a fair day's work. It is understood...

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Speech: COVID19 Response Expiry Bill 2021

February 02, 2021

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS (17:38): I rise very briefly to join my colleague the Hon. Mark Parnell in expressing support for the bill before us. I also take this opportunity to note that, while this is a very simple bill and extends what has...

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Speech: Use of Facial Recognition Bill

December 02, 2020

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS (21:27): It has been sometime since I introduced this bill, and I thank those members who have made a contribution to the debate tonight. I note that this is unfinished business from those previous debates with regard to the bills...

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