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Question: Aboriginal Women's Gathering

November 29, 2022

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS (15:09): I seek leave to make a brief explanation before addressing a question to the Minister for Aboriginal Affairs on the topic of the Aboriginal Women's Gathering. Leave granted. The Hon. T.A. FRANKS: In previous years, the previous Labor government...

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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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Motion: Review of Sexual Harassment in South Australian Parliament

March 17, 2021

Adjourned debate on motion of Hon. T.A. Franks: That this council notes the report by the Equal Opportunity Commission to the houses of the South Australian Parliament, entitled Review of Harassment in the South Australian Parliament Workplace, dated February 2021. The Hon. T.A. FRANKS...

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Question: Strike Force Wyndarra

March 16, 2021

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS (14:48): I seek leave to make a brief explanation before asking the Minister for Health and Wellbeing, representing the Minister for Police, a question about SAPOL interactions with Strike Force Wyndarra. Leave granted. The Hon. T.A. FRANKS: 'Wyndarra' is an...

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