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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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Motion: Harassment in the Parliamentary Workplace

March 03, 2021

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS: I move: That 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, be noted. I will be brief today. I have moved...

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Speech: Termination of Pregnancy Bill

March 02, 2021

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS: I rise to associate myself with the remarks made by the Minister for Human Services, Michelle Lensink, and the Minister for Health and Wellbeing, the Hon. Stephen Wade. Currently, in March 2021, abortion remains a crime in South Australia, punishable...

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Speech: Termination Of Pregnancy Bill – 2nd Reading Speech

November 12, 2020

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS: I rise with great pleasure today to support the Termination of Pregnancy Bill 2020 and associate myself with the remarks of my honourable colleague Mark Parnell and the Hon. Ian Hunter in congratulating the Marshall government for allowing this debate to...

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Speech: Parliamentary Workplace Harassment

November 12, 2020

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS (16:59): I rise on behalf of the Greens to wholeheartedly support the minister's amendments and acceptance of the motion from the other place. We know full well in this council that we have passed motions to effect such an inquiry by...

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Safe Access Zones pass in SA Parliament

November 11, 2020

The Legislative Council has tonight passed legislation to establish safe access zones in South Australia around premises that provide abortion services. This legislation was introduced by Greens MLC Tammy Franks in the upper house, and was co-sponsored and passed in the lower house by...

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Safe Access Zones Bill Reaches Upper House

October 13, 2020

Having passed in the House of Assembly last sitting week, the Bill to create Safe Access Zones around premises that provide abortion services is now before the Legislative Council where Greens MP Tammy Franks will have carriage of it. Tonight, Ms Franks will give...

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Motion: Parliament Workplace Cultural Review Project

September 09, 2020

The Hon. T.A. FRANKS: I move: That this council— 1. Notes that on 19 February 2020 this council resolved that the President invite the SA Equal Opportunity Commissioner to make recommendations for reforms to facilitate the handling of harassment in this parliamentary workplace; 2....

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