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Question: Removal of Aboriginal Children

March 19, 2024

https://youtu.be/AiGWOGWjD_w The Hon. T.A. FRANKS: I seek leave to make a brief explanation before asking the minister representing the Minister for Child Protection a question about the forcible removal of Aboriginal children. Leave granted. The Hon. T.A. FRANKS: An ABC article published on 18...

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Question: Native Bird Hunting

March 19, 2024

https://youtu.be/UmyH9PZGWlY The Hon. T.A. FRANKS: I seek leave to make a brief explanation before addressing a question to the Minister for Aboriginal Affairs, representing the Minister for Climate, Environment and Water, on the topic of the native bird hunting season. Leave granted. The Hon....

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Question: First Nations Voice Elections

March 07, 2024

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS: Supplementary: how do the nominations turn out compared to, say, council or other elections that are similarly run in this state? The Hon. K.J. MAHER: I thank the honourable member for her question. It's a question that has been asked....

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Question: Kangaroo Island Koalas

March 07, 2024

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS: I seek leave to make a brief explanation before addressing a question to the Minister for Aboriginal Affairs on behalf of the Minister for Climate, Environment and Water on the topic of the Kangaroo Island koalas. Leave granted.  Hon. T.A....

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Speech: SA First Nations Voice to Parliament

March 07, 2024

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS: I rise to speak to this motion. The Greens will not be supporting the motion without amendment and so, therefore, I move to amend the motion as follows: Paragraph 1. Leave out all words after 'Voice' and insert 'was one...

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Speech: Stop Military Exports to Israel

March 07, 2024

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS: I rise today to reflect on Australia exporting weapons to Israel during the current conflict. Over recent months the state of Israel's attacks on Gaza have killed over 29,313 Palestinians and injured some 69,333 innocent people since 7 October 2023,...

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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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