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Legislation - 24 May 2022

Protest, Climate Emergency

Police Offences Amendment (Workplace Protection) Bill 2022

In 2014 the Liberal Government started its attack on the rights of citizens to represent their community and their views through peaceful protest.
Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Tags: Legislation, Protest, Anti-Protest Laws


Legislation - 24 May 2022

Economy, Finance, Calculator, Pen and Graph

Land Tax Amendment (Foreign Investors) Bill 2022

It is a bill that is very narrowly targeted at foreign owned residential properties that are not a principal place of residence.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Legislation, Treasury


Legislation - 24 May 2022

Legislation, Clause Being Highlighted

Duties Amendment Bill 2022

We believe foreign investors should pay a higher duty for homes and primary production lands that they buy on this island.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Treasury, Legislation


Legislation - 5 May 2022

Protest, Climate Emergency

Police Offences Amendment (Workplace Protection) Bill 2022

Labor just want a carve out for the unions because the unions are there political and financial backers. They could not give less of a toss about other workers.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Anti-Protest Laws, Protest, Legislation


Legislation - 5 May 2022

Economy, Finance, Calculator, Pen and Graph

Appropriation (Supplementary Appropriation for 2021-22) Bill 2022

This is an enormous amount of money. I do not think that anyone would disagree that in the current context, $441 700 000 is very substantial.
Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Tags: Treasury, State Budget, Legislation


Legislation - 4 May 2022

Justice, Scales and Gavel

Youth Justice Amendment (Searches in Custody) Bill 2022

How we deal with kids when they come into the system can make all the difference to whether or not we break the cycle for those young people.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Youth Justice, Ashley Youth Detention Centre


Legislation - 3 May 2022

Law Books

Forest Practices Amendment (Validation) Bill 2022

What we have are two bills, both of which are entirely in opposition to climate action. In a climate crisis we cannot continue to justify native forest logging.
Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Tags: Native Forest Logging, Legislation


Legislation - 3 May 2022

Legislation, Clause Being Highlighted

Forest Practices Amendment (Validation) Bill 2022

Not that long ago whaling was legal and whaling happened in the River Derwent. Sealing was also legal.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Native Forest Logging, Legislation


Legislation - 22 March 2022

Economy, Finance, Calculator, Pen and Graph

Land Tax Rating Amendment Bill 2022

For at least a decade, the Department of Treasury and Finance as well as independent economists have warned that Tasmania's own source revenue is too low.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Legislation, Housing Crisis


Legislation - 22 March 2022

Justice, Scales and Gavel

Criminal Code Amendment Bill 2022

The Greens strongly support the bill and the establishment of the new standalone criminal offence for strangulation under the code.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Non-Fatal Strangulation, Justice, Legislation


Legislation - 10 March 2022

Money, Australian Dollars, Notes

Treasury Miscellaneous (Affordable Housing and Youth Employment Support) Bill 2022

I thought it might be an interesting exercise to update the House on median house prices in Tasmania. You will struggle now to find a home for under $500 000.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Legislation, Housing


Legislation - 3 March 2022

Bureaucracy, Professional with Paperwork

Justice Miscellaneous (Independent Review Amendments) Bill 2022

In the context of parliamentary activities, often historically it has been shut down as politically inconvenient truths.
Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Tags: Legislation, Right to Information


Legislation - 24 November 2021

Preferential Voting, Ballot Paper

Electoral Amendment (Integrity of Elections) Bill 2021

In lutruwita/Tasmania, as in many democratic societies, constant vigilance is needed to ensure the foundations of our democracy are strong.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Electoral Reform, Democracy, Political Donations, Donation Disclosure, Legislation


Legislation - 23 November 2021

Parliament House, Tasmania

Grace Genford - Tasmanian History Challenge

I rise with great pride and admiration tonight to talk about our own home-grown public-school-nurtured National History Challenge champion.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Women, Parliament


Legislation - 23 November 2021

Justice, Scales and Gavel

Criminal Code Amendment (Judge Alone Trials) Bill 2021

The Greens welcome this bill and the Criminal Code amendment to make it possible for Tasmania to join with the other Australian states.
Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Tags: Justice, Legislation


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