Motion congratulating Mr Steve Davis

I move: That this council— 1. Celebrates the outstanding 25-year career of South Australian international cricket umpire, Steve Davis, upon his retirement in June; 2. Acknowledges Steve Davis's commitment to cricket in which he umpired 57 test matches, 137 One Day Internationals, and 26 T20 Internationals; and 3. Recognises the important role played by umpires,…

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Southern Redbacks

I rise today to congratulate the South Australian first XI, commonly known as the Redbacks, on reaching the final of the Sheffield Shield this season. The Redbacks qualified for the final after outright victories in their last two matches against Western Australia and Tasmania, and were assisted by Western Australia beating Queensland outright in Brisbane…

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Matter of Interest – Mr D. Stanbury

I rise today to acknowledge one of South Australia's unsung heroes. There are many people in our society who are quiet achievers, helping out where needed and answering the call to public service. They do not do what they do for accolades and are surprised and humbled to receive them when they are recognised. One…

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Firearms Bill – Second Reading Summation

I echo the words of the Hon. Robert Brokenshire. This has been a particularly difficult issue, especially coming from the eyes of someone who is always concerned that legitimate firearms owners are normally, almost, the target of any change to legislation when, in fact, the intention should always be to punish the bad guys and…

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