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Question: Mabo Day

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS (14:32): Supplementary: has the minister met with the Mirning people regarding their both historic and current claims for land and sea?

The Hon. K.J. MAHER (Attorney-General, Minister for Aboriginal Affairs, Minister for Industrial Relations and Public Sector) (14:32): I thank the honourable member for her question. I can't remember when the last time was, but I know I have at events over the last couple of months bumped into the Mirning people on the West Coast of South Australia with informed discussion. Certainly, over the last couple of years I have had discussions with a whole range of groups about their aspirations, including representatives of Mirning in the past.

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Question: Sand Dredging

June 07, 2024

  The Hon. T.A. FRANKS (15:01): My questions to the minister responsible for Adelaide sand management review on the topic of the two-month proposed dredging trial are: 1. Given the government's announcement that the two-month dredging program will collect sand from a near-shore zone between...

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Question: Coastal Sand Erosion and Debris

June 06, 2024

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS: I seek leave to make a brief explanation before addressing a question to the minister responsible for Adelaide's sand management. Leave granted. The Hon. T.A. FRANKS: As the beaches in the Adelaide metropolitan area in some places are eroding, a...

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