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Simms in the Senate Update - June 2016

This edition of Simms in the Senate covers Senator Robert Simms' recent work on promoting green jobs for SA, protecting the Great Australian Bight, standing with the community against a nuclear waste dump in regional SA, phasing out live animal export, and the latest campaign news on marriage equality, Safe Schools, tertiary education, and more.

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Greens Senator Renews Calls for Animal Circus Ban in Adelaide

South Australian Greens Senator and former City Councillor, Robert Simms has renewed calls for Adelaide City Council to ban circuses featuring exotic animals from the Park Lands following a decision by Melbourne Council to adopt such a policy this week.

"Animals in circuses really belong in the history books, not on the Park Lands. This kind of entertainment is exploitative and archaic. It has no place in 21st century Adelaide," Senator Simms said.

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