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Question: Historical Homosexual Convictions

June 28, 2024

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS: I seek leave to make a brief explanation before addressing a question to the Attorney-General on the topic of removing historical homosexual convictions. Leave granted. The Hon. T.A. FRANKS: Despite South Australia being the first jurisdiction in this country to...

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Question: Coorong Fish Deaths

June 28, 2024

https://youtu.be/u77ESYCpBZ4  The Hon. T.A. FRANKS: Supplementary: what was the earliest date this year there was a mass fish kill in the South Lagoon? The Hon. C.M. SCRIVEN (Minister for Primary Industries and Regional Development, Minister for Forest Industries): I am happy to take that...

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Motion: Child Protection Review

June 21, 2024

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS: I move: That this council— 1. Recognises that in its current form, the Children and Young People (Safety) Act remains primarily a framework for child removal, rather than a holistic document for promoting the best interests of children and young...

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Motion: Kangaroo Harvesting Inquiry

June 21, 2024

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS: I move: 1. That a select committee of the Legislative Council be established to inquire into and report on kangaroo and wallaby populations in South Australia, with particular reference to: (a) how they are affected by commercial and non-commercial harvesting;...

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Question: Coorong Fish Deaths

June 19, 2024

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS: 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 mass fish die-offs in the Coorong. Leave granted. The Hon. T.A. FRANKS: A seemingly useful...

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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: Public Sector Procurement

June 06, 2024

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS: I seek leave to make a brief explanation before addressing a question to the Minister for Aboriginal Affairs, the Public Sector and Industrial Relations and Attorney-General on the topic of the ICAC's 'Buying trust: corruption risks in public sector procurement'...

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Question: Reproductive Leave

June 06, 2024

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS: I seek leave to make a brief explanation before addressing a question to the Minister for Industrial Relations and the Public Sector on the topic of reproductive leave for the public sector. Leave granted. The Hon. T.A. FRANKS: Reproductive leave...

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Motion: Iran and Human Rights

June 06, 2024

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS: I rise on behalf of the Greens to support the motion put before this place by the Hon. Mira El Dannawi, and I thank her for doing so and for her work with the community. The Iranian Revolution of 1977-79...

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