Bills and Motions

All Bills, Acts, and other legislative information relating to South Australian can be located on the South Australia Legislation website (www.legislation.sa.gov.au).

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All contributions to Bills, Motions and other information relating to the proceedings of Parliament, including speeches and debates, can be located via Hansard on the Parliament of South Australia's website (www.parliament.sa.gov.au). Hansard is the traditional name given to the records of the parliamentary debates. The daily Hansard is available on their website after 4pm on the following day. 

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9 May 2017 Summary Procedure (Indictable Offences) Amendment Bill Second Reading   Adjourned debate on second reading. (Continued from 11 April 2017.)  The Hon. J.A. DARLEY ( 17:11 :15 ): I rise to provide my contribution to the bill. I understand that the impetus for the bill was to increase the ef... Continue Reading

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Marriage Equality

Feb 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

15 Feb 2017 Marriage Equality   Adjourned debate on motion of Hon. T.A. Franks:  That this council—  1. Supports marriage equality; and  2. Calls on the parliament of the Commonwealth of Australia to amend the Marriage Act 1961 to provide for marriage equality.  (Continued from 17 June 2015.)  The H... Continue Reading

14 Feb 17 Electoral (LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL VOTING)(VOTER CHOICE) Amendment Bill  Second Reading  Adjourned debate on second reading.  (Continued from 6 December 2016.)  The Hon. J.A. DARLEY ( 16:20 ): The government's bill will change the manner in which above the line voting is conducted for the Legi... Continue Reading

1 December 2016 Electoral (Funding, Expenditure and Disclosure) Amendment Bill Second Reading   Adjourned debate on second reading. (Continued from 29 November 2016.) The Hon. J.A. DARLEY ( 16:29 :12 ): I agree with the majority of the bill as I understand it is mainly to clarify certain points of a... Continue Reading

30 November 2016 Statutes Amendment (Surrogacy Eligibility) Bill Second Reading   Adjourned debate on second reading. (Continued from 29 November 2016.) The Hon. J.A. DARLEY(11:41:00): I rise very briefly to indicate my support for this bill which will remove discrimination against same-sex couples ... Continue Reading

30 November 2016 Minister for Sustainability, Environment and Conservation   The Hon. J.A. DARLEY(15:38 :52 ): As a member of the Nick Xenophon Team, I will also be supporting this motion. I did not hear anything in the motion that referred to the River Murray. We are not talking about the River Mur... Continue Reading

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Adoption (Review) Amendment Bill

Nov 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

29 November 2016 Adoption (Review) Amendment Bill Second Reading   Adjourned debate on second reading. (Continued from 16 November 2016.) The Hon. D.G.E. HOOD ( 15:47 :27 ): I rise to speak on the Adoption (Review) Amendment Bill. From the outset, I indicate that Family First is generally supportive... Continue Reading

29 November 2016 Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration (Gender Identity) Amendment Bill Second Reading   Adjourned debate on second reading. (Continued from 17 November 2016.) The Hon. T.A. FRANKS ( 16:02 :10 ): I rise on behalf of the Greens to speak to the government's Birth, Deaths and Marria... Continue Reading

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Relationships Register (No 1) Bill

Nov 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

29 November 2016 Relationships Register (No 1) Bill Second Reading   Adjourned debate on second reading. (Continued from 16 November 2016.) The Hon. T.A. FRANKS ( 15:38 :23 ): I rise on behalf of the Greens today to wholeheartedly support the Relationships Register (No 1) Bill. I note that this is t... Continue Reading

16 November 2016 Parliamentary Committee on Occupational Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation: Inquiry into Work Related Mental Disorders and Suicide Prevention   The Hon. J.A. DARLEY(16:23:51): First of all, I would like to thank the Hon. John Dawkins for his excellent summary of the Occupationa... Continue Reading

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