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Climate Environment & Water

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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Question: Adelaide Beach Management Review

April 12, 2024

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS: I seek leave to make a brief explanation before addressing a question to the Attorney in his role of having carriage of the portfolio of Adelaide Beach Management Review. Leave granted. The Hon. T.A. FRANKS: In April 2022, now well...

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Speech: Pastoral Land Management and Conservation

March 22, 2024

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS: I rise today to speak briefly in support of the Pastoral Land Management and Conservation (Use of Pastoral Land) Amendment Bill. Organic, biodynamic and regenerative agriculture can improve farming land's health and resilience against extreme weather events, while keeping farms...

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Speech: Transparency and Water Buybacks

March 07, 2024

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS: I rise today to speak on behalf of the Greens in support of this bill. Improved transparency is always an initiative that the Greens will support, especially around a resource as vital as water. Without water our way of life,...

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Motion: Green Space for Kent Town

March 07, 2024

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS: I move: That this council— 1. Notes that Kent Town is the only suburb in the Norwood Payneham St Peters council with no green space available to the public; 2. Recognises that Kent Town residents' access to the adjacent Adelaide...

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Question: Adelaide Parklads Flying Fox Colony

March 06, 2024

https://youtu.be/UVekqnDrijQ The Hon. T.A. FRANKS: I seek leave to make a brief explanation before asking the Minister for Primary Industries and Regional Development a question about the Adelaide Parklands flying fox colony and biosecurity. Leave granted. The Hon. T.A. FRANKS: This weekend, we will...

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Speech: Eyre Peninsula Water Supply

February 22, 2024

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS: I rise today to speak on behalf of the Greens in support of this select committee, which will look into Eyre Peninsula water supply. As the driest state in the driest inhabited continent, South Australia has the imperative to lead...

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Motion: Fossil Fuels

February 22, 2024

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS: I move That this council— 1. Acknowledges that fossil fuel combustion is the primary driver of global heating and climate change, which is threatening the lives, livelihoods and health of people across the globe; 2. Notes the petition by Fossil...

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