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Police Emergency Services & Corrections

Question: Aboriginal Deaths in Custody

May 02, 2023

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS: Recommendation 226 from the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody calls for the independent investigation of complaints against police and the employment of Aboriginal people or use of Aboriginal organisations in an independent police complaints body. That recommendation sets out...

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SAPOL Secrecy Must End

March 31, 2023

Greens Police Spokesperson Tammy Franks MLC has renewed her party’s call for greater transparency on police misconduct following news that Police Commissioner Grant Stevens will not release details about police officers at the centre of proven or admitted misconduct, despite a request from the...

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Question: Sex Work and Money Laundering

February 09, 2023

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS (14:52): I seek leave to make a brief explanation before addressing a question to the Attorney-General on the topic of spent convictions for sex workers convicted of money laundering. Leave granted. The Hon. T.A. FRANKS: This state has a convoluted...

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Greens Warn of Facial Recognition Tech Risks

February 02, 2023

The Greens have called on the State Government to ‘step up’ on progressing privacy protections to address risks in the use of facial recognition technology after Police Commissioner Grant Stevens this week called for greater SAPOL access to facial recognition capabilities. No specific laws...

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Question: Riverland Flood Response

November 29, 2022

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS (15:04): Supplementary: what proactive measures have been taken to ensure that those involved in the rescue and relief operations, who will be outside for more than four hours each day, will be vaccinated for Japanese encephalitis in time to undertake...

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Question: Facial Recognition Technology

June 16, 2022

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS (15:06): I seek leave to make a brief explanation before addressing a question to the Attorney-General on facial recognition technology. Leave granted. The Hon. T.A. FRANKS: I start by noting the City Safe CCTV network is a $3 million network...

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Speech: Spit Hood Prohibition

September 22, 2021

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS (22:37): I rise in support of this bill, which will be known as Fella's Bill, to ban spit hoods. On behalf of the Greens, I note that we are now approaching the fifth anniversary of Wayne Fella Morrison's death. That...

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