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Speech: Electoral (Control of Corflutes) Amendment Bill

February 08, 2024

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS (12:04): I rise to support this bill brought to this place through the auspices of it being on the Notice Paper for quite a period of time. I have forgotten the number of days that was quoted—eight hundred and something,...

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Question: Conversion Therapy

February 07, 2024

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS: I seek leave to make a brief explanation before addressing a question to the Attorney as Leader of the Government in this place, representing the Premier, a question about banning conversion practices. Leave granted. The Hon. T.A. FRANKS: On 8...

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Question: APY Art Centre Collective

February 06, 2024

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS: I seek leave to make a brief explanation before addressing a question to the Minister for Aboriginal Affairs, representing the Minister for Arts, on the topic of the APY Art Centre Collective. Leave granted. The Hon. T.A. FRANKS: Members, and...

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Speech: Murray-Darling Basin

November 30, 2023

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS: I rise to speak about restoring our rivers. This week, the Australian Greens secured a critical lifeline for the Murray-Darling Basin. The Murray-Darling Basin is our country's lifeblood. An evaluation report by the Murray-Darling Basin Authority released in December 2020...

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Question: Children and Young People Safety Act Review

November 30, 2023

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS: I seek leave to make a brief explanation before addressing a question to the minister representing the Minister for Child Protection on the topic of the Children and Young People (Safety) Act review. Leave granted. The Hon. T.A. FRANKS: In...

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Question: Domestic and Family Violence Prevention

November 29, 2023

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS: Supplementary: previously in the Coroners Court, a position has existed to look at systemic domestic violence deaths and investigate them. Will that be undertaken in light of this most recent horrific week? The Hon. K.J. MAHER (Minister for Aboriginal Affairs,...

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Question: Domestic, Family and Sexual Violence

November 29, 2023

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS: I seek leave to make a brief explanation before addressing a question to the minister representing the Minister for Women and the Prevention of Domestic and Family Violence on a family, domestic and sexual violence royal commission. Leave granted. The...

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Speech: Public Holiday Bill

November 29, 2023

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS: I rise on behalf of the Greens in support of this bill. As you may recall, in December 2021, I introduced a bill to this place to amend the Holidays Act to make Christmas Day, no matter what day it...

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