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Andrea Dawkins MP | Greens Education spokesperson 

The Greens welcome the news that Minister Rockliff has back-flipped on a previous announcement to cut staff numbers to the Tasmanian E-School.

The Greens were proud to sponsor a petition, signed by 352 Tasmanians, to keep the current staff levels at the E-School.

1 week 2 days ago

Cassy O'Connor MP | Greens Leader

A conservative Liberal push to weaken Tasmania’s Anti-Discrimination Act will ring alarm bells among lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex Tasmanians who are currently protected from offensive, humiliating, intimidatory, insulting or ridiculing comments under the law.

1 week 2 days ago

Rosalie Woodruff MP | Greens Police and Emergency Management spokesperson

The Tasmanian Greens tabled a Bill in parliament today to amend the Firearms Act. The purpose of the Firearms Amendment (Rapid Fire Shotguns – Community Safety) Bill 2015 is to help ensure a safe community. 

1 week 2 days ago

Rosalie Woodruff MP | Greens Environment spokesperson

It's pleasing to hear logging operations on Bruny Island will be temporarily halted in an effort to halt the extinction of the Swift Parrot.

This decision has been the result of a long and successful campaign by scientists, residents and environment groups.

1 week 2 days ago

Cassy O'Connor MP | Greens Leader

In a largely respectful and moving conscience debate late today, Tasmania's Parliament has sent a strong message for support for marriage equality to Canberra.

The Greens Motion to give in-principle support for marriage equality passed the House of Assembly with Liberal amendments that did not affect the substance of the Motion.

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