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Motion: South Australian Police

August 30, 2023

  The Hon. T.A. FRANKS (22:01): I rise tonight on behalf of the Greens to speak in support of this motion. The Greens believe that equitable access to mental health support within the workplace is an imperative that goes beyond the boundaries of occupation...

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Motion: River Murray Flood

August 30, 2023

  The Hon. T.A. FRANKS (21:19): I rise today briefly on behalf of the Greens to speak in support of this motion. The 2022-23 River Murray flood emergency was the worst recorded flood since 1956. Emergency Services Minister, Joe Szakacs, estimated that 4,000 properties...

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Question Surveillance Devices Act 2016 (Greyhounds)

August 30, 2023

  The Hon. T.A. FRANKS (14:38): I seek leave to make a brief explanation before addressing a question to the Attorney-General on the topic of the Surveillance Devices Act 2016, and animal welfare prosecutions. Leave granted. The Hon. T.A. FRANKS: The RSPCA South Australia...

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Speech Sophie Trevitt

August 30, 2023

  The Hon. T.A. FRANKS (15:47): I rise today to speak about Sophie Trevitt. Sophie Trevitt was a Green, an activist, an advocate, a lawyer and a diamond. Last month, on Twitter, her death was announced: Sophie Jessica Trevitt, in the calm morning moments...

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Question: APY Arts Centre Collective

July 06, 2023

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS (15:06): I seek leave to make a brief explanation before asking the Minister for Aboriginal Affairs, representing the Minister for Arts, a question regarding the APY Art Centre Collective. Leave granted. The Hon. T.A. FRANKS: In April this year, footage obtained by The...

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Motion: International Womens Day

June 28, 2023

Adjourned debate on motion of Hon. I. Pnevmatikos: That this council— 1. Acknowledges that 8 March 2023 is International Women's Day and pays tribute to those who have fought, and continue to fight, for the advancement of the status of women and girls. 2....

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