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Speech: Parliamentary Committees Bill

April 12, 2024

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS: I rise to speak to the Parliamentary Committees Bill 2024, a bill that provides for the establishment of various parliamentary committees, defines the powers and duties of those committees, makes related amendments to various acts and repeals the Parliamentary Committees...

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Speech: Live Music Venue Grants

April 11, 2024

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS: I rise today to reflect on some much-needed good news that has recently been announced for the live music scene in our state: the major boost that many venues will get with the See It LIVE grant. Venues such as...

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Speech: Dr Lowitja O'Donoghue

April 10, 2024

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS: I rise as, I believe, one of two Greens speakers to offer my condolences to the family and loved ones of Dr Lowitja O'Donoghue AC CBE DSG. Dr O'Donoghue was known not only to South Australians but right across the...

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Speech: Pastoral Land Management and Conservation

March 22, 2024

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS: I rise today to speak briefly in support of the Pastoral Land Management and Conservation (Use of Pastoral Land) Amendment Bill. Organic, biodynamic and regenerative agriculture can improve farming land's health and resilience against extreme weather events, while keeping farms...

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Speech: Liberal Opposition

March 22, 2024

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS: I rise very briefly to support this motion. I note that it calls on the Liberal Party to be a legitimate opposition. I observe that in this place we spent countless hours wasting time, I believe, because of lies told...

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Speech: SA First Nations Voice to Parliament

March 07, 2024

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS: I rise to speak to this motion. The Greens will not be supporting the motion without amendment and so, therefore, I move to amend the motion as follows: Paragraph 1. Leave out all words after 'Voice' and insert 'was one...

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