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Landmark Greens Social Work Bill Comes into Effect Today

February 23, 2023

South Australia will be the first state to maintain a registration system for social workers after a Greens bill was today enacted after passing in Parliament in late 2022. The Social Workers Registration Board of South Australia will safeguard the public interest by confirming...

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Question: National Redress Scheme

February 08, 2023

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS (15:01): I seek leave to make a brief explanation before asking a question on the topic of the National Redress Scheme for people who have experienced institutional child sexual abuse to the minister representing the Minister for Child Protection. The...

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Question: Child Protection

September 08, 2022

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS (14:32): I seek leave to make a brief explanation— Members interjecting: The PRESIDENT: Order! I want to hear the question. The Hon. T.A. FRANKS: I seek leave to make a brief explanation before addressing a question on the topic of...

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Greens Welcome Better Supports for Grieving Families

July 26, 2022

The Greens have today welcomed the Government’s announcement that they will amend Work Health and Safety legislation to implement the recommendations of the Mansfield review into SafeWorkSA’s handling of the death of Gayle Woodford.   These changes would improve the confidentiality provisions in the...

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School's Back: No Child Should Go Hungry

February 14, 2022

As all South Australian students finally return to school today the South Australian Greens have put forward a fully costed plan for free healthy breakfast and lunches. The program would run at every state primary and secondary school in South Australia. Quotes attributable to...

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Speech: Statutes Amendment (Child Sexual Abuse) Bill

September 21, 2021

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS (15:33): The Greens support the Statutes Amendment (Child Sexual Abuse) Bill 2021. This bill introduces a number of important reforms as they were proposed by the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse. As well as implementing recommendations...

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