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Question

Tags: Coal Mining

Coal Mines in Tasmania

Cassy O'Connor MP - 16 October 2019
Cassy O'Connor asks the Premier if he will consider a ban on new thermal coal mines.

 

Motion

Tags: Northern Prison, Corrections, Reoffending, Westbury

Labor Motion - Northern Region Prison Site

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 16 October 2019
Mr Deputy Speaker, the Greens will not be supporting the amendment to this motion. We support the motion that it seeks to amend and I will make some comments about that. I am aware that Ms Butler would also like to speak so I will make some time for her to do that and make a shorter contribution.

 

Speech

Tags: Place Names, Legislation, Dual Naming, Tasmanian Aboriginal Centre

Place Names Bill 2019 - Second Reading

Cassy O'Connor MP - 16 October 2019
Madam Speaker, the House and the minister will be well aware that when this bill was first tabled we raised a number of concerns about its content, the justification for it and particularly in relation to the proposed section 13, which is the heavy-handed section.

 

Question

Tags: Climate Emergency, Protest

Climate Action Protesters

Cassy O'Connor MP - 16 October 2019
Cassy O'Connor questions the Premier over their future plans for protest laws.

 

Speech

Tags: Knitting Nannas, Climate Emergency, Protest

Adjournment - Knitting Nannas

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 15 October 2019
Rosalie Woodruff speaks during the adjournment in support of three women from the 'knitting nannas' who were arrested outside of Parliament for protesting.

 

Speech

Tags: Burials and Cremations, Cemeteries, Legislation, Anglican Church Sales, Anglican Church

Burial And Cremation Bill 2019 - Second Reading

Cassy O'Connor MP - 15 October 2019
Madam Speaker, I rise on behalf of the Greens to speak on the Burial and Cremation Bill 2019 and to indicate that in broad terms we support this legislation. However, we are proposing an amendment to deal with the issue Ms Dow was talking about in relation to the use of private land for cemeteries.

 

Speech

Tags: Native Forest Logging, Exports, Budget Cuts, State Budget

Labor Matter of Public Importance - Budget Cuts and Budget Mismanagement

Cassy O'Connor MP - 15 October 2019
Cassy responds to the Treasurer during Labor's 'Budget Cuts and Budget Mismanagement' Matter of Public Importance.

 

Question

Tags: Climate Emergency, Southern Midlands

Coal Industry in Tasmania

Cassy O'Connor MP - 15 October 2019
Cassy O'Connor questions the Premier over the Government's $80,000 grant for coal exploration.

 

Speech

Tags: Multicultural Affairs

Adjournment - Nigerian Community in Tasmania, Public Inauguration

Cassy O'Connor MP - 15 October 2019
Madam Speaker, I too, want to echo the sentiments expressed by the Attorney-General and my colleague, the member for Clark and warmly congratulate the Nigeria Community in Tasmania Inc. for their incorporation.

 

Motion

Tags: Condolence Motion

Condolence Motion - Honourable John Myles Bennett

Cassy O'Connor MP - 15 October 2019
Mr Deputy Speaker, I rise on behalf of the Tasmanian Greens to express our sincere condolences at the premature death of the honourable John Bennett and to acknowledge a life very well lived as a proud and passionate Tasmanian.

 

Question

Tags: Remote Area Firefighters, AFAC review, Climate Emergency

Fire Season - Resources

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 15 October 2019
Rosalie Woodruff questions the Minister over bushfire resourcing and the progress of AFAC recommendations.

 

Speech

Tags: Legislation

Disposal of Uncollected Goods Bill 2019

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 26 September 2019
Rosalie's second reading speech for the Disposal of Uncollected Goods Bill 2019, establishing a new framework for the disposal of uncollected goods.

 

Speech

Tags: Centrostephanus, IPCC

Adjournment - Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 26 September 2019
Madam Speaker, I rise tonight to read some initial comments to the House about the international panel on climate change special report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate, which was just tabled less than a day ago in the principality of Monaco.

 

Motion

Tags: Climate Emergency, Censure Motion, Climate Strike, Greta Thunberg, IPCC, TFA Forests, Extinction

Motion without Notice - Censure

Cassy O'Connor MP - 26 September 2019
Cassy O'Connor moves a censure motion in all Liberal and Labor members for failing to support a Climate Emergency declaration.

 

Question

Tags: Forest Stewardship Council, Forestry Tasmania, Forests

Forestry Tasmania FSC Certification

Cassy O'Connor MP - 26 September 2019
Cassy O'Connor asks the Minister to confirm that the latest Forest Stewardship Council audit has resulted in failure to secure FSC certification.

 

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