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Multicultural Affairs

Question: Prohibition of Neo Nazi Symbols

November 02, 2023

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS (15:04): Under standing order 107, I seek leave to make a brief explanation before addressing a question to the Hon. Sarah Game on the topic of the prohibition of Neo-Nazi symbols select committee, which she chairs. In response to a spate...

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Motion: Israel/Hamas

October 20, 2023

That this council— 1. Unequivocally condemns the attacks on Israel by Hamas, which are the heinous acts of terrorists, and have encompassed the targeting and murder of civilians, including women and children, the taking of hostages and indiscriminate rocket fire; 2. Stands with Israel...

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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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