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Rosalie Woodruff MP

Member for Franklin

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Rosalie Woodruff MP

In Parliament

  • Tuesday 24 May 2016

    Rosalie Woodruff MP to move—

    That the House:—

    (1)           Notes that the Senate Environment and Communications Committee report calls for the introduction of Container Deposit Schemes across the nation to eliminate beverage rubbish.

    (2)           Understands that container deposit schemes:—

    (a)           are in over forty jurisdictions worldwide, including South Australia and the Northern Territory;

  • Thursday 5 May 2016

    Rosalie Woodruff MP to move—

    That the House:—

    (1)           Notes that the Federal Liberal’s Budget:—

    (a)           gives $7.7 billion in subsidies to polluting fossil fuel companies;

    (b)           retains Tony Abbott’s $1 billion cut to the Australian Renewable Energy Agency; and

    (c)           gives $0 to support workers and communities to transition out of fossil fuels.

  • Thursday 5 May 2016

    Rosalie Woodruff to move—

    That the House:—

    (1)           Notes the launch of a campaign by the Bob Brown Foundation to Save Bruny Island from the logging that is destroying the habitat of the critically endangered swift parrot.

  • Thursday 5 May 2016

    Rosalie Woodruff MP to move—

    That the House:—

    (1)           Notes recommendations from the House of Representatives Environmental Standing Committee that environmental groups carry out 25% of their activities in remediation works if they are to qualify for deductible gift recipient (DGR) status.

    (2)           Recognises that this recommendation has been pushed by the mining industry who seeks to silence advocates for the environment when they get in the way of commercial interests.

    (3)           Acknowledges that:—

  • Wednesday 4 May 2016

    Rosalie Woodruff MP to move—

    That the House:—

    (1)           Recognises that we are part of nature and that when we harm the ecosystems we depend upon that we necessarily harm ourselves.

    (2)           Notes that the Federal Treasurer, Hon Scott Morrison MP wants to claim the Federal Budget as an economic plan for extraordinary times, but that he failed to mention the environment once.

  • Wednesday 4 May 2016

    Rosalie Woodruff MP to move—

    That the House:—

    (1)           Notes that while the Federal Liberal Government chose to prioritise millions of dollars for roadworks and tax cuts for businesses, Tasmania's needs to attract extra health funding hasn't been realised in the Federal Budget and that this state overwhelmingly gets a very raw deal.

  • Tuesday 3 May 2016

    [6.23 p.m.]

    Ms WOODRUFF (Franklin) - Madam Speaker, I rise tonight to draw the attention of the House to a campaign that has just been launched in Tasmania which reflects the level of concern, indeed desperation, in parts of the community over this Government's inaction on endangered species.

  • NOTICE OF MOTION

    TUESDAY 3 MAY 2016

    Rosalie Woodruff MP on tomorrow to move -

    That this house:

    1.     Notes that Hydro storages have increased for the first time since the Basslink cable broke.

    2.     Understands that we are still a long way from being free from the energy crisis. 

    3.     Acknowledges that:-

  • Tuesday 3 May 2016

    Rosalie Woodruff MP to move—

    That the House:—

    (1)           Notes that hundreds of marine scientists from around the world are currently gathered in Hobart at the 4thInternational Congress in a High-Carbon Dioxide World Symposium.

    (2)           Acknowledges that:—

    (a)           ocean acidification is occurring faster than at any time in the past 50 million years; and

    (b)           this increase in acidification is caused by human induced carbon dioxide emissions.

  • Tuesday 3 May 2016

    Ms WOODRUFF question to MINISTER for PRIMARY INDUSTRIES and WATER, Mr ROCKLIFF

    [10.55 a.m.]

  • Wednesday 27 April 2016

    [6.18 p.m.]

    Ms WOODRUFF (Franklin) - Madam Speaker, I rise to make some comments on the report tabled today, the inquiry into the State Fire Commission established in October last year.  The inquiry was established with extensive terms of reference.  I want to correct the member for Lyons about the comments he made earlier regarding the terms of reference and to remind him that these were broad terms of reference. 

  • Tuesday 26 April 2016

    ADJOURNMENT SPEECH

    [6.19 p.m.]

  • Tuesday 26 April 2016

    Ms WOODRUFF question to MINISTER for HEALTH, Mr FERGUSON

    [10.32 a.m.]

  • Wednesday 27 April 2016

    NOTICE OF MOTION

    Rosalie Woodruff MP to move—

    That the House:—

    (1)           Notes the Government is overseeing a restructure of the Executive of the Tasmanian Health Service, and that this includes the amalgamation of the important representative roles for the Nursing and Midwifery profession and the Allied Health profession with one position to be called the Executive Director of Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health.

    (2)           Acknowledges that the new position is to be occupied by a senior nurse.

  • Wednesday 27 April 2016

    NOTICE OF MOTION

    Rosalie Woodruff MP to move—

    That the House:—

    (1)           Notes that a University of Tasmania (UTAS)/Institute of Marine and Antarctic Studies (IMAS) collaboration has been party to developing a new internationally recognised definition for a marine heat wave, being a discrete and prolonged anomalously warm water event within a particular location that lasts for five or more days with temperatures warmer than the 90th percentile.

  • Tuesday 26 April 2016

    NOTICE OF MOTION

    Rosalie Woodruff MP to move—

    That the House:—

    (1)           Notes:—

    (a)           that the Senate Environment and Communications Committee has released a landmark report into the causes and impacts of marine plastic pollution in our waterways and oceans;

    (b)           with deep concern that over 9 million tonnes of plastic will enter the world’s oceans in 2016, with the rate we are polluting the ocean doubling approximately every 11 years;

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