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Speech: Sportswashing (Matters Of Interest)

October 19, 2022

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS (15:46): I rise today to speak about sportswashing. Sportswashing is a deeply concerning practice of large businesses, countries and organisations using their sponsorship of sports and community events to launder their reputations. I want to bring sportswashing to the attention...

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Greens to Ban Jump Racing in SA

May 04, 2022

The Greens will today introduce legislation to finally ban jumps racing in South Australia. Queensland stopped jumps racing in 1903, WA in 1941 and the sport was banned in NSW in 1997. The last race was held in Tasmania in 2007. It has now...

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The Fringe is Back! Time to Back the Fringe

February 17, 2022

The Adelaide Fringe kicks off tonight and the Greens today have called for both sides of potential Government to back the Fringe with the funding commitment outlined in the PWC Report. The Greens strongly welcomed Labor’s announcement today that a Labor Malinauskas Government will...

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Question: Arts and Festivals Vaccine Requirements

November 30, 2021

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS (15:21): I seek leave to make a brief explanation before addressing a question on the topic of vaccination requirements and the arts and festivals to the Treasurer representing the Premier as Minister for Arts and Tourism. Leave granted. The Hon....

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Motion: Lion Arts Factory

October 13, 2021

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS (16:23): I move: That this council— 1. Acknowledges the profound impact COVID-19 has had and will continue to have on the entertainment industry; 2. Recognises the work and unique positions of Five Four Entertainment, Plus One Co., and Lion Arts...

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Question: Adelaide Fringe Funding

September 08, 2021

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS (15:01): I seek leave to make a brief explanation before addressing a question to the Treasurer on the topic of the Adelaide Fringe. Leave granted. The Hon. T.A. FRANKS: A report that was released by PwC in August this year...

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Solidarity with Flinders University student sit-in to save the Drama Centre

December 17, 2020

Flinders University students are currently staging a sit-in as they continue to fight to save the Flinders Drama Centre. The sit-in will continue until university executives cease all restructuring plans and agree to meet with students for meaningful consultation. The review of and subsequent...

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Question: Adelaide Football Club

September 09, 2020

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS: The minister would be well aware that on 21 July he provided an answer to my previous question on this topic to the effect that SafeWork SA had confirmed that: No notifications or complaints against the Adelaide Football Club in relation...

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Question: Funding for the Adelaide Fringe Festival

July 01, 2020

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS (15:07): My question is to the Treasurer. Last year, we celebrated 60 years of the Fringe—in fact, earlier this year, but under COVID it seems so much longer. I seek leave to make a brief explanation before addressing a question...

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