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Motion: International Womens Day

June 28, 2023

Adjourned debate on motion of Hon. I. Pnevmatikos: That this council— 1. Acknowledges that 8 March 2023 is International Women's Day and pays tribute to those who have fought, and continue to fight, for the advancement of the status of women and girls. 2....

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Motion: Womens World Cup

June 28, 2023

Adjourned debate on motion of Hon. F. Pangallo: That this council— 1. Celebrates an unprecedented 32 nations competing in the premier women’s international sporting event; 2. Congratulates Football Australia and New Zealand Football for jointly staging and organising the tournament, including locally at Hindmarsh...

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Motion: Abortion Decriminalisation Anniversary

June 19, 2023

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS (16:53): I move: That this council— 1. Notes that on 7 July 2023, South Australia will celebrate the one-year anniversary of the commencement of the Termination of Pregnancy Act 2021; 2. Recognises the decriminalisation of abortion as a milestone in...

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Speech: Gender Equality Bill

May 18, 2022

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS (17:19): I rise on behalf of the Greens to support this bill as the spokesperson for women for the Greens. I thank the Hon. Connie Bonaros for her continued advocacy in this area. Certainly, this bill is no surprise to...

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Question: Sexual Harassment in Parliament

May 27, 2021

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS (15:05): Under standing order 107, I seek leave to make a brief explanation before addressing a question to the Hon. Rob Lucas regarding his public commentary on sexual harassment in the South Australian parliamentary workplace. Leave granted. The Hon. T.A....

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Motion: Gendered Violence Prevention

May 26, 2021

Adjourned debate on motion of Hon. C. Bonaros: That this council— 1. Acknowledges the thousands of people who attended the March 4 Justice in South Australia on 15 March 2021; 2. Condemns all forms of gendered violence; 3. Calls for an end to gendered...

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Speech: Equal Opportunity Amendment Bill (Second Reading)

May 12, 2021

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS (17:09): I move: That this bill be now read a second time. I rise to speak to this new Greens bill, which will take an essential and long overdue step to protect workers from sexual harassment and discrimination in the workplace....

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