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Legislation - 19 November 2020

Economy, Finance, Calculator, Pen and Graph

Payroll Tax Rebate (Apprentices, Trainees and Youth Employees) Amendment Bill 2020

These are necessary measures in a time of pandemic and economic contraction and deepening social costs as a result of those two factors.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Jobs, Employment, Young People


Legislation - 18 November 2020

Economy, Finance, Calculator, Pen and Graph

Budget Reply   Video Available icon

If we do not make large, unparalleled changes by 2030 we will face extreme problems.
Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Tags: Alternative Budget, State Budget, Climate Emergency, Greenhouse Gas Emissions


Legislation - 18 November 2020

Green Economics

Budget Reply   Video Available icon

The year 2020 began with a firestorm that devastated communities, forests and wildlife from the south coast of Victoria to the south east of Queensland.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Alternative Budget, State Budget, Climate Emergency, Coronavirus, Housing, Aboriginal Tasmanians


Legislation - 11 November 2020

Shaking Hands

Electoral Amendment (Electoral Expenditure and Political Donations) Bill 2020

Politics in Tasmania, in many ways, is damaged by our lack of any donations disclosure framework beyond the Commonwealth law.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Legislation, Political Donations, Transparency, Electoral Reform, Electoral Act


Legislation - 10 November 2020

Legislation, Clause Being Highlighted

Gas Industry Amendment Bill 2020

These are a number of small changes that follow the changes to the Gas Act from late 2019.
Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Tags: Legislation


Legislation - 10 November 2020

Logged Forest, Tarkine

Energy Co-Ordination and Planning Amendment (Tasmanian Renewable Energy Target) Bill 2020

We are in this position as a country where we are playing catch-up on tackling climate change.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Renewable Energy, Native Forest Logging, Biomass, Legislation


Legislation - 10 November 2020

Gordon Dam, Hydro Tasmania

Energy Co-Ordination and Planning Amendment (Tasmanian Renewable Energy Target) Bill 2020

A renewable energy target must be part of the actions that we take in Tasmania. We support a target for renewable energy.
Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Tags: Renewable Energy, Biomass, Legislation


Legislation - 10 November 2020

Water Reservoir

Electricity, Water and Sewerage Pricing (Miscellaneous Amendments) Bill 2020

We need to be mindful of the potential for very significant shocks to people when they receive their water and sewerage bill and their electricity bills.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Legislation, Cost of Living, Energy, Water, Sewerage


Legislation - 15 October 2020

Houses, Construction

Building and Construction (Regulatory Reform Amendments) Bill (No. 2) 2020

The first proposed change that I have some questions around is the change to the Crown land leases and landholder consent.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Planning, Legislation


Legislation - 15 October 2020

Construction, Work Site

Building And Construction (Regulatory Reform Amendments) Bill (No. 2) 2020

We are concerned that the minister was not being entirely frank with the House about the extensive consultation that has been undertaken.
Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Tags: Planning, Legislation


Legislation - 13 October 2020

Aboriginal Flag

Anzac Day Trust Winding-Up Bill 2020

The establishment of this trust is an interesting short story. On the year of its winding up it has reached a half century.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Veterans, Legislation, Aboriginal Tasmanians


Legislation - 13 October 2020

Bureaucracy, Professional with Paperwork

State Service Amendment (Validation) Bill 2019

The bill validates past payments made to current and former State Service employees for leave accrued above an employee's maximum entitlement.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Legislation, Public Service


Legislation - 24 September 2020

Air View of Houses

Residential Tenancy Amendment (Covid-19) Bill 2020

What we have seen in this House today is one of the worst, most disrespectful examples of a minister of the Crown denying reality.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Legislation, Tenant Rights, Housing Tasmania, Misleading Parliament, Ministerial Accountability


Legislation - 22 September 2020

Supreme Court, Hobart, Tasmania

Justice Miscellaneous (Court Backlog and Related Matters) Bill 2020

The Greens welcome this bill which seeks to fix the substantial delays in the court system.
Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Tags: Supreme Court, Legislation


Legislation - 22 September 2020

Highway with Traffic

On-Demand Passenger Transport Services Industry (Miscellaneous Amendments) Bill 2020

To a significant extent, the legislation is designed to ensure the ongoing viability of the taxi industry in Tasmania.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Legislation, Transport


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