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Question: Covid-19 Vaccination Rollout

September 07, 2021

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS (15:47): Supplementary: where a South Australian is now overdue for their second dose but had AstraZeneca for their first dose, will they be able to avail themselves of a Pfizer shot for that second dose at these clinics? The Hon....

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Question: Covid-19 Restrictions

September 07, 2021

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS (15:35): With the relaxing of restrictions at the 70 and 80 per cent levels federally, can the minister clarify whether or not all jurisdictions will be needing to be above that 70 and 80 per cent for the restrictions to...

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Speech: Retail Trading Bill

August 26, 2021

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS: I rise as one of two speakers today from the Greens to speak to the Retail Trading Bill 2021, also with a view to the fact that we have a Referendum (Retail Trading) Bill on our Notice Paper as well. I think it...

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Motion: Calls for Urgent Aid to Afghanistan

August 25, 2021

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS (17:32): I move: That this council— 1. Calls on the federal government to provide immediate assistance to Afghan people both on the ground in Afghanistan and by providing protection here in Australia; 2. Calls on the federal government to offer...

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Question: Damage to Adnyamathanha Heritage Site

August 25, 2021

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS (15:12): I seek leave to make a brief explanation before addressing a question to the Treasurer representing the Premier in his role as Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation on the topic of a damaged Adnyamathanha Aboriginal heritage site. Leave...

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Question: St. Kilda Mangroves

August 24, 2021

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS (15:42): I seek leave to make a brief explanation before addressing a question on the topic of the wastewater unit of SA Health and the septic tanks out at St Kilda to the Minister for Health and Wellbeing. Leave granted....

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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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Question: Are the Nationals fit to hold the water portfolio

June 24, 2021

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS (14:45): I seek leave to make a brief explanation before addressing a question on the topic of the basin plan to the minister representing the Minister for Environment and Water. Leave granted. The Hon. T.A. FRANKS: Earlier today, we have...

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Speech: White Rock Quarry (Matter of Interest)

June 23, 2021

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS (15:42): I rise to raise some serious health concerns about the expansion of White Rock Quarry in Adelaide's eastern suburbs. In January this year, the state government commenced a detailed assessment of the submission by Hanson construction materials to expand...

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