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Address in Reply - adjourned debate on motion for adoption (cont. from 10 May 2018)

The Hon. J.S.L. DAWKINS (15:55): In supporting the passage of the motion to note the Governor's speech, I wish to place on record my grateful thanks to the way in which His Excellency undertakes his work across this state. He and Mrs Le visit many parts of this state, but are also very gracious hosts to many people in the community who have never had a chance to visit Government House.

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Medical Research

The Hon. J.S.L. DAWKINS (14:54): I seek leave to make a brief explanation before asking a question of the Minister for Health and Wellbeing in relation to medical research.

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Suicide Prevention

The Hon. J.S.L. DAWKINS (15:41): I rise to speak briefly about some recent events that I have participated in as the Premier's Advocate for Suicide Prevention. On 24 May, I was pleased toattend the South-East Suicide Prevention Network of Networks Conference held at the historic Woolshed in Glencoe, which is a property very proudly owned and maintained by the National Trust.

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Metropolitan Hospitals

The Hon. J.S.L. DAWKINS (14:53): I seek leave to make a brief explanation before asking a question of the Minister for Health and Wellbeing regarding metropolitan hospitals.

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SOCKS 4 DOCS

The Hon. J.S.L. DAWKINS (15:10): I seek leave to make a brief explanation before asking a question of the Minister for Health and Wellbeing about the welfare of South Australian doctors.

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Homelessness

The Hon. J.S.L. DAWKINS (14:48): My question is directed to the Minister for Human Services. Will the minister provide an update on the potential learnings from upcoming national housing and homelessness conferences?

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Repatriation General Hospital

The Hon. J.S.L. DAWKINS (14:35): My question is directed to the Minister for Health and Wellbeing. Will the minister update the council on the government's plans for the redevelopment of the Repat site?

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Repatriation General Hospital

The Hon. J.S.L. DAWKINS (15:42): My question is to the Minister for Health and Wellbeing. Will the minister advise the council of the government's plan for the hydrotherapy pool at the Repat hospital?

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Bhutanese Community

The Hon. J.S.L. DAWKINS (15:32): Last Friday and Saturday were very big days for the Bhutanese community in South Australia and beyond. On last Friday, the second Australian Bhutanese Conference was commenced at the Adelaide Festival Centre. I was very pleased to attend the opening ceremony, where the chief guest was the Hon. Chief Justice Chris Kourakis. I was delighted that the Hon. Jing Lee was there and spoke, representing the Premier and the government of South Australia. Also in attendance at the opening ceremony were the members for Badcoe and Reynell from the other place.

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APY Lands, Renal Dialysis Units

The Hon. J.S.L. DAWKINS (14:48): My question is to the Minister for Health and Wellbeing. Will the minister advise the council of opportunities to improve the delivery of renal dialysis on the APY lands?

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