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Motion: Channel 44 Community Television

April 09, 2020

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS (17:00): I move: That this council— 1. Congratulates Adelaide's community TV media broadcaster, Channel 44, for covering South Australian stories, social and cultural activities, showcasing talent and creating employment and hands-on training opportunities for the local screen sector for the past...

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Motion: Establish a COVID-19 Response Committee

April 08, 2020

Adjourned debate on motion of Hon. K.J. MAHER (Leader of the Opposition): That this council— 1. That a committee, to be called the COVID-19 Response Committee, be appointed to monitor and scrutinise all matters related to the management of the COVID-19 response and any related...

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Speech: Return to Work (COVID-19) Amendment Bill 2020

April 08, 2020

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS (16:18): I move: That this bill be now read a second time. I rise today to introduce this bill that would extend workers compensation benefits to cover COVID-19. This is a Greens bill being introduced today, and I understand that...

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Speech: Wombat cull permit in Point Pearce (Matters of Interest)

March 04, 2020

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS (15:36): I rise to discuss wombats and World Wildlife Day. Yesterday was World Wildlife Day, and our Minister for Environment and Water posted on his Facebook page a lovely message that I wholly endorse. It is headed, 'World Wildlife Day', and...

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Questions: Worker Compensation & Emergency Services Volunteers

February 19, 2020

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS: Over the summer, we know that more than ever we needed our CFS and our SES volunteers to protect both people and property in this state. But also over the summer—late November/early December—a draft communiqué under the auspices of SAFECOM...

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Speech: Gambling Administration Bill - Second Reading

December 03, 2019

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS (15:36): I rise on behalf of the Greens to speak to the Gambling Administration Bill 2019. I thank the government for their briefing—which was held yesterday. I thank them for the scant answers that I have received so far to my...

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Motion: Gambling Reform

November 13, 2019

Adjourned debate on motion of Hon. C. Bonaros: That this council— 1. Notes that the latest figures from the 34th edition of Australian Gambling Statistics of total gambling expenditure in Australia for 2016-17 show that: (a) the nation's gambling spend was $23.694 billion for...

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