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Multicultural Affairs

Motion: Young Australian of the Year Award - Awer Mabil

June 01, 2023

Adjourned debate on motion of Hon. H.M. Girolamo: That this council— 1. Congratulates Awer Mabil, professional soccer player and co-founder of not-for-profit organisation Barefoot to Boots on his 2023 Young Australian of the Year award; 2. Highlights the outstanding contribution he makes to ensure...

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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: SA Italian Association 70th Anniversary

October 13, 2021

Adjourned debate on motion of the Hon. F. Pangallo: That this council— 1. Acknowledges the 70th anniversary of the South Australian Italian Association (SAIA); 2. Recognises the contributions made by the SAIA to the advancement of multiculturalism in South Australia through the preservation and...

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Speech: World Peace Day (Matters of Interest)

September 22, 2021

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS (15:20): I rise today to talk about peace and about our priorities, both here in our state and in our nation. At least $2 billion was just squandered on the now scrapped French submarine program in South Australia. It is...

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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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Speech: SA Multiculturalism Bill 2020

May 27, 2021

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS: I rise on behalf of the Greens to support the South Australian Multicultural Bill 2020. The bill has four main objectives. That is, to introduce a parliamentary declaration that would recognise and acknowledge Australian Aboriginal people as South Australia's first peoples, as...

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Motion: Standing in Support of the People of Artsakh

February 17, 2021

Adjourned debate on motion of Hon. I. Pnevmatikos: That this council— 1. Notes the actions and belligerence of Azerbaijan towards the Republic of Armenia and the Republic of Artsakh in commencing military action on 27 September 2020; 2. Notes the serious concerns that have...

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Question: SA Police & Racism

June 18, 2020

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS (15:03): We are going straight from a Labor question to a crossbench question. The PRESIDENT: No, it was a supplementary, but thanks for checking on that. The Hon. T.A. FRANKS: Thank you, Mr President. I seek leave to make a...

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