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Legislation - 1 July 2021

Hospital Bed

Guardianship and Administration Amendment (Advance Care Directives) Bill 2021

There is a real issue around self-determination for people who come under emergency orders and guardianship orders.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Health, Guardianship, Elder Abuse


Legislation - 1 July 2021

Doctor with Patient

Guardianship and Administration Amendment (Advance Care Directives) Bill 2021

We were the first party to introduce legislation for voluntary assisted dying. Three times it took for that legislation to come to pass.
Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Tags: Health


Legislation - 1 July 2021

Supreme Court, Hobart, Tasmania

Justice Miscellaneous (Increasing Judicial Retirement Age) Bill 2021

There have been many comments made about the values of increasing the retirement age for judges. It is something in which we are in good company.
Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Tags: Justice, Courts, Legislation


Legislation - 30 June 2021

Parliament House, Tasmania

Integrity Commission (Members of Parliament) Bill 2021

Just in case anyone is in any doubt, every member of parliament in this place is a public officer for the purposes of the Integrity Commission Act 2009.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Integrity, Integrity Commission, Parliament, Legislation


Legislation - 24 June 2021

Planning Documents

Land Use Planning and Approvals Amendment (Tasmanian Planning Scheme Modification) Bill 2021

Planning evokes very strong emotions in a number of people in the community and a complete absence of interest in many others.
Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Tags: Planning, Legislation


Legislation - 24 June 2021

Legislation, Clause Being Highlighted

Treasury Miscellaneous (Cost of Living and Affordable Housing Support) Bill 2021

There are actually some excellent initiatives here, particularly around encouraging the uptake of electric vehicles through registration offsets.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Cost of Living, Legislation, Housing


Legislation - 24 June 2021

Economy, Finance, Calculator, Pen and Graph

Supply Bill (No. 2) 2021

The Greens will be supporting the Supply Bill (No. 2) 2021 that enables our statutory bodies to continue to operate.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Treasury, Legislation


Legislation - 24 June 2021

Money, Australian Dollars, Notes

Supply Bill (No. 1) 2021

The Greens will be supporting Supply Bill (No. 1) 2021 because clearly we need to keep paying our dedicated public servants.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Legislation, Treasury


Legislation - 25 March 2021

Gordon Dam, Hydro Tasmania

Electricity Safety Bill 2020

We have a situation where the combination of bushfires, overhead power lines, particularly distribution lines, and climate change is rapidly evolving.
Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Tags: Energy, Community Safety, Legislation


Legislation - 25 March 2021

Justice, Scales and Gavel

Justice and Related Legislation (Miscellaneous Amendments) Bill 2020

I thank the staff who gave me a very good briefing on this bill and outlined the many changes it will bring into law.
Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Tags: Justice, Legislation


Legislation - 25 March 2021

Drugs

Alcohol and Drug Dependency Repeal Bill 2019

The Alcohol and Drug Dependency Act of 1968 is manifestly out of date and out of step with the current community expectations.
Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Tags: Legislation, Drug Policy


Legislation - 24 March 2021

Air View of Houses

Residential Tenancy (Rent Control) Amendment Bill 2021

The Residential Tenancy (Rent Control) Amendment Bill 2021 replaces the current unworkable rent control provisions in the Residential Tenancy Act of 1997.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Housing, Tenant Rights, Housing Crisis


Legislation - 24 March 2021

Law Books

Food Amendment Bill 2020

The aim of the act, as the minister stated, is that it is not only safe but is suitable for human consumption.
Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Tags: Legislation, Food Security


Legislation - 23 March 2021

Legislation, Clause Being Highlighted

Land (Miscellaneous Amendments) Bill 2020

We will support the legislation going through. However, I also want to talk about the lack of consultation around the Leith overpass.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Legislation


Legislation - 18 March 2021

Justice, Scales and Gavel

Justice Miscellaneous (Commissions of Inquiry) Bill 2021

Behind this amendment bill is so much trauma. I think it is reasonable to say that as a state we have been failing children and young people for decades.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Commission of Inquiry, Child Abuse, Child Safety, Justice, Legislation


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