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Speech: LIV Golf Payments to a vote

June 19, 2023

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS (17:27): I thank those speakers who have made a contribution today: the Hon. Frank Pangallo, the Hon. Jing Lee and the Hon. Clare Scriven. I wish to reflect that this motion now does have quite a renewed relevance for South Australia....

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Speech: Evidence (Aboriginal Traditional Laws and Customs) Amendment Bill

June 01, 2023

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS: I rise on behalf of the Greens, as the spokesperson for Aboriginal affairs and reconciliation, to support this bill. As noted by the Attorney, in 1986 the Australian Law Reform Commission released the Recognition of Aboriginal Customary Laws report. The report...

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Speech: AUKUS Deal (Matters of Interest)

March 22, 2023

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS (15:46): I rise today to speak about the AUKUS deal or, indeed, what we know about the AUKUS deal. We do know that $368 billion has been plunged into something that seems incredibly secretive. There is no doubt that all...

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Speech: Independent Office of Animal Welfare Bill

February 22, 2023

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS (16:58): I move: That this bill be now read a second time. I am pleased to introduce this bill, which will establish an independent office of animal welfare and a fit-for-purpose animal welfare advisory committee. This would be an independent...

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Speech: Poker Machines (Matters of Interest)

February 08, 2023

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS (15:37): I rise today to speak about the profound harm caused by poker machine gambling. Australia has 76 per cent of the world's non-casino poker machines. Each year, Australians lose over $25 billion on a range of gambling products, and...

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