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Legislation - 29 September 2022

Highway with Traffic

Roads and Jetties Amendment Bill 2022

I am interested to understand where this trend has come from under this Government where extra powers are being given to ministers.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Roads, Legislation


Legislation - 29 September 2022

Legislation, Clause Being Highlighted

Justice Miscellaneous (Advance Care Directives) Bill 2022

Advocates have called for this for a very long time. It was very widely discussed around and as supporting the push for voluntary assisted dying.
Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Tags: Health, Legislation


Legislation - 27 September 2022

City Planners Around Table

Land Use Planning and Approvals Amendment Bill 2022

We have a history in Tasmania, most recently from this Liberal Government, of laying out the red carpet for developers.
Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Tags: Planning, Major Projects, Legislation


Legislation - 27 September 2022

House of Assembly, Tasmania

Statutory Holidays Amendment Bill 2022

The Greens will be supporting the Statutory Holidays Amendment Bill 2022.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Legislation


Legislation - 8 September 2022

Law Books

Retail Leases Bill 2022

We have no problems with a bill that sets out as its primary objective to facilitate certainty and fairness of retail premises leasing arrangements.
Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Tags: Legislation


Legislation - 8 September 2022

Bureaucracy, Professional with Paperwork

Occupational Licensing (Automatic Mutual Recognition Consequential Amendments) Bill 2022

The Greens are happy to support this bill. It is an obvious necessary reduction in red tape.
Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Tags: Legislation


Legislation - 7 September 2022

Protest, Climate Emergency

Police Offences Amendment (Workplace Protection) Bill 2022 - Legislative Council Amendments

What we know is that this minister has egg all over his face after three unsuccessful attempts through previous bills which were found to be unconstitutional.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Legislation, Anti-Protest Laws, Protest


Legislation - 7 September 2022

Highway with Traffic

Vehicle and Traffic Amendment (Driver Distraction and Speed Enforcement) Bill 2022

I also want to note with a heavy heart that the Tasmanian road toll this year is the highest it has been, as I understand it, in more than 10 years.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Roads, Community Safety, Legislation


Legislation - 7 September 2022

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Public Interest Disclosures (Members of Parliament) Bill 2021

I want to say a bit about the value of whistleblowers. They can be a thorn in the side of a government or a corporation.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Whistleblowers, Corruption, Legislation


Legislation - 7 September 2022

Bureaucracy, Professional with Paperwork

Public Interest Disclosures (Members of Parliament) Bill 2021

The Public Interest Disclosures Act 2002 provides a framework for the disclosure of information related to improper conduct by a public officer or public body.
Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Tags: Whistleblowers, Corruption, Legislation


Legislation - 24 August 2022

Legislation, Clause Being Highlighted

Residential Tenancy (Rental Market Reform) Amendment Bill 2021

The Residential Tenancy (Rental Market Reform) Amendment Bill 2021 makes four overdue reforms to the Residential Tenancy Act of 1997.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Tenant Rights, Rent Caps, Cost of Living, Legislation


Legislation - 18 August 2022

Houses, Construction

Homes Tasmania Bill 2022

As a former housing minister, I understand that the Homes Act was clunky, very outdated and quaint.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Social and Affordable Housing, Legislation


Legislation - 17 August 2022

Legislation, Clause Being Highlighted

Climate Change (State Action) Amendment Bill 2021

This legislation came about as a result of former premier Paul Lennon's epiphany, where he suddenly discovered climate change.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Climate Change, Legislation


Legislation - 17 August 2022

Tropical Storm Ana, from space

Climate Change (State Action) Amendment Bill 2021

Our performance at the 2019 COP in Paris and the international agreement that was struck by all countries left Australia utterly on the sidelines.
Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Tags: Climate Change, Legislation


Legislation - 16 August 2022

Law Books

Health Legislation (Miscellaneous Amendments) Bill 2022

We were the first state in Australia and we led the charge on the real-time monitoring of prescription medicines.
Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Tags: Health, Legislation


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