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Motions: Adelaide Dolphin Sanctuary

November 30, 2022

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS (15:56): I move: That the Environment, Resources and Development Committee inquire into and report on further legislative and policy measures to better protect the dolphins in the Adelaide Dolphin Sanctuary and the Port River, with particular consideration to be given...

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Question: Riverland Flood Response

November 29, 2022

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS (15:04): Supplementary: what proactive measures have been taken to ensure that those involved in the rescue and relief operations, who will be outside for more than four hours each day, will be vaccinated for Japanese encephalitis in time to undertake...

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Question: Aboriginal Women's Gathering

November 29, 2022

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS (15:09): I seek leave to make a brief explanation before addressing a question to the Minister for Aboriginal Affairs on the topic of the Aboriginal Women's Gathering. Leave granted. The Hon. T.A. FRANKS: In previous years, the previous Labor government...

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Question: Animal Welfare

November 17, 2022

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS (14:51): I seek leave to make a brief explanation before addressing a question on the topic of animal welfare to the minister representing the Minister for Environment and Water. Leave granted. The Hon. T.A. FRANKS: This week, the owners of...

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Question: Safework SA

November 16, 2022

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS (14:55): I seek leave to make a brief explanation before addressing a question without notice to the Minister for Industrial Relations on the topic of SafeWork SA's response to FOI requests. Leave granted. The Hon. T.A. FRANKS: Lawyer Greg Griffin...

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Motion: Whalers Way Orbital Launch Complex

November 16, 2022

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS (16:08): I move: 1. That a select committee of the Legislative Council be established to inquire into and report on the decision-making process and impact of approval of the Whalers Way Orbital Launch Complex at the tip of Eyre Peninsula...

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Motion: Iranian Protests

November 03, 2022

Adjourned debate on motion of Hon. T.T. Ngo: That this council— 1. Condemns the deadly and disproportionate use of force against protesters in Iran, following the tragic death of 22-year-old Kurdish woman Jina (Mahsa) Amini; 2. Expresses concern at the disproportionate attacks on ethnic...

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Question: Nursing Workforce Strategy

November 03, 2022

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS (15:14): I seek leave to make a brief explanation before addressing a question to the Minister for Industrial Relations on the topic of a nursing workforce strategy. Leave granted. The Hon. T.A. FRANKS: I have been contacted by a constituent...

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Question: Australian Radioactive Waste Agency

November 03, 2022

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS (14:29): I seek leave to make a brief explanation before addressing a question to the Attorney-General on the topic of the powers of the Australian Radioactive Waste Agency to override South Australian laws. Leave granted. The Hon. T.A. FRANKS: As...

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Motion: Israel-Palestine Conflict

November 02, 2022

Adjourned debate on motion of Hon. I. Pnevmatikos: That this council— 1. Notes: (a) the Israel-Palestine conflict continues to be unresolved; (b) Israel's occupation of Palestine has lasted over 50 years; (c) Israel continues to build settlements on occupied territory, which undermines a two-state...

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