Greens leader highlights moratorium ‘turn of events’

GREENS MLC Mark Parnell has highlighted the “remarkable turn of events” in the Marshall Government’s support for a legislated moratorium after voting down an almost identical bill earlier this year.

Mr Parnell labelled the discussion of the bill as “deju vu” given his unsuccessful attempt to introduce similar legislation to the same chamber just four months prior.

He said there was “no conceivable position” that anyone would expect the party to take other than to fully endorse the bill given the legislation was “in fact the Greens’ bill”.

“I will take the opportunity to acknowledge the work that Troy Bell, the Member for Mount Gambier, has done in the lower house and his incredible powers of persuasion to be able to take


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