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Tags: Justice, Corrections, Prisons, Reoffending, Breaking the Cycle

Northern Prison a Regressive Step

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 30 September 2019
The move to build a new prison is foolish, regressive policy and is apparently the Liberals’ idea of vision.

 

Submission

Tags: Penguins, Native Wildlife, Dog Control

Draft Dog Control Amendment Bill 2019

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 27 September 2019
Tasmanian Greens submission to the draft Dog Control Amendment Bill 2019.

 

Media Release

Tags: Forests, Carbon Storage, Threatened Species, TFA Forests

Sustainable Timbers Tasmania Fails to Secure FSC, Again

Cassy O'Connor MP - 26 September 2019
Forest Stewardship Council auditors delivered their assessment report to ‘Sustainable Timbers Tasmania’ on the last Friday in May this year, four months ago.

 

Media Release

Tags: Climate Emergency, Forests, TFA Forests

Labor and Liberal Climate Inaction Unity Ticket

Cassy O'Connor MP - 26 September 2019
Labor and the Liberals voted together, yet again, to let down young Tasmanians. After last night uniting to vote against the Greens' motion to support the climate strike movement, today they refused to take responsibility.

 

Media Release

Tags: Climate Emergency, Forests, Tasmanian Forest Agreement, Wielangta, Great Western Tiers, TFA Forests

Hodgman Liberals Set to Log Carbon Bank Forests in Climate Emergency

Cassy O'Connor MP - 25 September 2019
Following their failure to stand with young Tasmanians striking for a safe climate last Friday, the Premier and his Resources Minister today dealt young people another slap in the face with confirmation 356 000 hectares of carbon-dense forests will be opened to logging in April next year.

 

Media Release

Tags: Climate Emergency

Hodgman Missing in [Climate] Action

Cassy O'Connor MP - 24 September 2019
When we questioned the Premier in Parliament this morning about his lack of attendance at Friday's strike, Mr Hodgman said he had ‘other commitments’ on the day.

 

Media Release

Tags: Climate Emergency, Bushfires, Firefighters

Firefighting Details Hidden as Scorcher Summer Approaches

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 24 September 2019
The Minister for Police Fire and Emergency Management has again refused to detail the Government’s funding for critical bushfire defence actions, as recommended by the recent independent AFAC review.

 

Media Release

Tags: Environment, Penguins, Native Wildlife

Bicheno Penguin Deaths Demand Government Action

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 24 September 2019
Thirteen little penguins were today found dead near the Bicheno blowhole, with cause of death yet to be determined – but likely to be from dog attack.

 

Media Release

Tags: Accountability, Transparency, Parliament, Dorothy Dixer

Labor and Liberals Vote Against Question Time Clean Up

Cassy O'Connor MP - 24 September 2019
United in their opposition to transparency and scrutiny, both Labor and the Liberals voted against the Greens’ move to clean up Question Time and restrict the amount of time Ministers can waffle on, not answering questions.

 

Media Release

Tags: Green New Deal, Forests, Climate Emergency, Social Enterprise, TFA Forests

2019 State Conference Keynote Address

Cassy O'Connor MP - 21 September 2019
Cassy O'Connor delivers a keynote address to the Tasmanian Greens' 2019 State Conference, discussing key Greens issues and the Green New Deal.

 

Media Release

Tags: Forests, Carbon Storage, Environment, Climate Emergency, Tasmanian Forest Agreement

Leaked Polling Proves No Social Licence for Native Forest Logging

Cassy O'Connor MP - 14 September 2019
The Hodgman Liberals remain committed to logging 356,000 hectares of high conservation value forests that were set aside for protection under the Tasmanian Forest Agreement.

 

Media Release

Tags: Climate Emergency, Climate Strike

State Service Should be Given Leave for Climate Strike

Cassy O'Connor MP - 14 September 2019
Union leaders, UTAS and other employers are showing their support by letting members and staff know they can join the kids fighting for their future on 20 September.

 

Media Release

Tags: Twamley Dam, Tassal, Water, Environment, Prosser Pipeline

Gutwein's Dodgy Loan Approval

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 11 September 2019
The Treasurer approved the $4 million loan in 2017, before EPBC Act approvals needed to build the Twamley Dam had even been granted by the federal government. Those approvals still have not been issued, and the process has stalled.

 

Media Release

Tags: Bushfires, Climate Emergency, AFAC review

Labor and Liberals' Fire Failure

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 11 September 2019
Irresponsibly, both Labor and the Liberals voted together against a Greens motion in Parliament calling for detail about the resources in place to make Tasmanians safer this fire season. 

 

Submission

Tags: Cambria Green, Foreign Influence, Foreign Investment, Tasmanian Planning Commission, Planning

Tasmanian Planning Commission Cambria Green Appeal - Jurisdictional Issue

Cassy O'Connor MP - 10 September 2019
Tasmanian Greens comment to the Tasmanian Planning Commission on the Cambria Green Jurisdictional issue.

 

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