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Question: Industrial Hemp

June 16, 2022

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS (14:33): I seek leave to make a brief explanation before addressing a question to the Minister for Primary Industries and Regional Development on the topic of the Industrial Hemp Act. Leave granted. The Hon. T.A. FRANKS: I wasn't going to...

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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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Greens Support Teacher Strike

January 24, 2022

Today the Australian Education Union has announced that the majority of its members have voted in support of striking on the 2nd of February as the Marshall Liberal Government fails to ensure the safety of teachers and students ahead of a staggered return to...

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Question: Early Learning Strategy

June 24, 2021

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS (15:12): Supplementary: will this developmental information be also captured in the My Health Record of these children? Will any legislative reform or current legislative supports be made to facilitate this—the data sharing act, for example? The Hon. R.I. LUCAS (Treasurer)...

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Speech: TAFE SA Repeal Bill

June 21, 2021

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS: Obtained leave and introduced a bill for an act to repeal the TAFE SA Act 2012. Read a first time. Second Reading The Hon. T.A. FRANKS: I move: That this bill be now read a second time. I rise today...

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Greens move to bring TAFE SA back into public hands

May 27, 2021

Today on Public Education Day the Greens have given notice of a Bill that would bring TAFE SA back into public management. TAFE SA was ‘corporatised’ in a 2012 Weatherill Government Act which the Greens were the sole voice of Parliamentary opposition to at...

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