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Question: Electric Vehicles

November 11, 2020

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS (14:52): Supplementary: what will be the cost of administering the EV (electric vehicle) road user tax over that $1 million over the forward estimates of collection of the tax? The Hon. R.I. LUCAS (Treasurer) (14:52): They are the sort of...

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Motion: COVID-19 Transition Committee

November 11, 2020

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS (16:00): I move: That this council requires the Chair of the SA COVID-19 Transition Committee to provide to the COVID-19 Response Committee of this council the complete adopted minutes of all meetings of the SA COVID-19 Transition Committee. I rise...

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Question: COVID-19 Home Quarantine App

November 10, 2020

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS (15:24): Noting that I won't get a supplementary, my question is to the Minister for Health and Wellbeing with regard to the COVID-19 home quarantine app. It was announced last month by the government that they were seeking a procurement...

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Motion: Parliament Workplace Cultural Review Project

September 28, 2020

Adjourned debate on motion of Hon. T.A. Franks: That this council— 1. Notes that on 19 February 2020 this council resolved that the President invite the SA Equal Opportunity Commissioner to make recommendations for reforms to facilitate the handling of harassment in this parliamentary...

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Question: Cannabidiol (CBD)

September 28, 2020

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS (15:11): I seek leave to make a brief explanation before addressing a question without notice to the Minister for Health and Wellbeing on the topic of consumer access to CBD, or cannabidiol. Leave granted. The Hon. T.A. FRANKS: CBD is...

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Question: Homelessness Services

September 24, 2020

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS (14:46): I seek leave to make a brief explanation before addressing a question to the Minister for Human Services on the emerging topic of older women's homelessness. Leave granted. The Hon. T.A. FRANKS: It is deeply concerning that older women...

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Motion: Support of Beyond COVID

September 23, 2020

Adjourned debate on motion of Hon. M.C. Parnell: That this council— 1. Notes the significant impact that COVID-19 has had on the people of Australia, our society and our economy; 2. Acknowledges the substantial policy shifts by the Australian and the South Australian governments...

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