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Motion: Facial Recognition Technology

October 19, 2022

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS (17:24): I move: That this council— 1. Acknowledges the growing public debate around the use of facial recognition technology. 2. Recognises that the use of facial recognition technology and its prevalence has outpaced consumer and privacy protection legislation. 3. Recognises...

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Motion: Legalisation of Cannabis

October 19, 2022

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS (16:28): I move: 1. That, in the opinion of this council, a joint committee be appointed to inquire into and report on— (a) the potential impact of legalisation of cannabis in South Australia for adult use with reference to legal...

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Motion: Mr Archie Roach

September 07, 2022

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS (16:02): I move: That this council expresses its sincere regret at the death of singer songwriter Archie Roach and notes his profound contribution to our cultural and community life. Archie Roach is best known as a singer songwriter, but he...

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Motion: Select Committee on Prohibition of Neo-Nazi Symbols

September 07, 2022

Adjourned debate on motion of Hon. S.L. Game: 1. That a select committee of the Legislative Council be established to inquire into and report on the prohibition of Neo-Nazi symbols, with particular reference to: (a) the symbols used to identify and promote Neo-Nazi and...

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Motion: Fossil Fuel Non Proliferation Treaty

September 07, 2022

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS (17:13): I move: That this council— 1. Acknowledges that the scientific consensus is clear that human activities are primarily responsible for accelerating global climate change; 2. Recognises that the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change reported in 2018 that we must...

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Motion: Assange, Mr J.

July 07, 2022

Adjourned debate on motion of Hon. F. Pangallo: That this council— 1. Recognises Julian Assange is an Australian citizen and a journalist with WikiLeaks who aided in exposing possible war crimes and civilian casualties in the release of documents which included Afghanistan War logs...

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Motion: Refugee Week 2022

June 15, 2022

Adjourned debate on motion of Hon. J.S. Lee: That this council— 1. Notes that Refugee Week will be celebrated across Australia from Sunday 19 June to Saturday 25 June 2022 and provides a platform to celebrate the positive social and economic contributions made by...

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Motion: Committee Established for Adelaide Dolphin Sanctuary Inquiry

June 14, 2022

Adjourned debate on motion of Hon. T.A. Franks: That the Environment, Resources and Development Committee inquire into and report on further legislative and policy measures to better protect the dolphins in the Adelaide Dolphin Sanctuary and the Port River, with particular consideration to be...

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Motion: Cost of Living in SA

May 04, 2022

Debate on motion of Hon. R.A. SIMMS: That this council— 1. Recognises that: (a) inflation in Australia is at its highest level in more than 20 years putting enormous pressure on South Australians, particularly those on low incomes; and (b) the cost of living is...

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Motion: World AIDS Day

December 01, 2021

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS: I move: That this council— 1. Recognises that each year on 1 December we commemorate World AIDS Day; and 2. Recommits to end AIDS by 2030. I rise because today marks the 34th occurrence of World AIDS Day and this...

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