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Climate Environment & Water

Motion: National Threatened Species Day and Whalers Way

September 13, 2023

  The Hon. T.A. FRANKS (16:14): I move:That this council— 1. Recognises that Thursday 7 September 2023 was National Threatened Species Day; 2. Notes that Whalers Way, located on the southern tip of Eyre Peninsula, is home to a number of threatened, endangered and...

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Motion: River Murray Flood

August 30, 2023

  The Hon. T.A. FRANKS (21:19): I rise today briefly on behalf of the Greens to speak in support of this motion. The 2022-23 River Murray flood emergency was the worst recorded flood since 1956. Emergency Services Minister, Joe Szakacs, estimated that 4,000 properties...

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SA Greens Welcome Court Decision to Stop Nuclear Waste Facility in Kimba

July 18, 2023

The Greens have welcomed the decision of the Federal Court to overturn the federal Ministerial declaration to select Napandee near Kimba as the proposed site for a national nuclear waste facility. The decision comes after the Barngarla people, the traditional owners of Kimba, challenged...

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Question: Flinders Ranges World Heritage Nomination

June 27, 2023

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS (14:42): I seek leave to make a brief explanation before asking the Minister for Aboriginal Affairs representing the Minister for Climate, Environment and Water, a question on the topic of the Flinders Ranges World Heritage nomination. Leave granted. The Hon. T.A....

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