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Speech - 25 June 2020

Coal

Thermal Coal Projects 

The continued support by this Government for thermal coal projects in Tasmania remains an ongoing concern to many people in the community and to the Greens.
Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Tags: Climate Emergency, Thermal Coal, Coal Mining, Greenhouse Gas Emissions


Speech - 25 June 2020

Parliament House, Tasmania

Pat Blood - Tribute

Some of the things I have always admired about Pat in the 12 years I have been here are her kindness, her humility and her sharp brain.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Parliament


Speech - 25 June 2020

Logged Forest, Tarkine

COVID-19 Matter of Public Importance

If the minister wants their job to be that much easier, he needs to advocate within Cabinet for an end to native forest logging.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Native Forest Logging, Forests, Environment, Climate Emergency


Speech - 25 June 2020

Wind Farm

Major Infrastructure Development Approvals (North West Transmission Upgrades Project) Order 2020

This is a global emergency and reducing our carbon emissions comes from Australia using fewer fossil fuels.
Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Tags: Energy, Planning, Local Government


Question - 25 June 2020

Log Pile at the Port of Burnie, Tasmania

Trade Visit to China - Pulp and Paper Companies   Video Available icon

Last December, the Minister embarked on a trade delegation to China where he met with representatives of at least two pulp and paper companies.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: China, Trade, Woodchips, Native Forest Logging


Question - 25 June 2020

Logged Forest, Tarkine

Sustainable Timbers Tasmania Additional Coupes   Video Available icon

So-called Sustainable Timbers Tasmania, continued its destructive native forest logging throughout the pandemic emergency.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Native Forest Logging, Forest Stewardship Council


Speech - 24 June 2020

Doctor with Patient

COVID-19 Emergency

The people working in our emergency services and Tasmania Fire Service do an outstanding job to keep us safe in bushfire season.  
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Forests, Climate Emergency, Carbon Storage, Native Forest Logging


Speech - 24 June 2020

Prison, Man Gripping Bars

Objection to Westbury Prison Site   Video Available icon

The Westbury residents are clear that the Government has caved in to their community's strong backlash on the preferred site for the northern prison.
Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Tags: Northern Prison, Westbury


Speech - 24 June 2020

Science Lab

COVID-19 Emergency

Things have changed dramatically across the globe when it comes to this pandemic.
Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Tags: Coronavirus


Legislation - 24 June 2020

Economy, Finance, Calculator, Pen and Graph

Land Tax Amendment Bill 2020

This amendment bill gives the Commissioner for State Revenue significant discretion in assessing applications for land tax relief.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Treasury, Coronavirus, Legislation


Legislation - 24 June 2020

Houses, Construction

Homebuilder Grants Bill 2020

We have some serious issues with the eligibility and the framework around the Commonwealth Homebuilder Grant.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Housing, Coronavirus, Legislation


Speech - 24 June 2020

Parliament House, Tasmania

Her Excellency Professor the Honourable Kate Warner AC - Extension of Term of Office

The Greens are very happy that the Governor of Tasmania, Professor the Honourable Kate Warner, has agreed to continue in that role until 9 June next year.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Governor, Coronavirus


Question - 24 June 2020

Planning Documents

Northern Region Prison Location   Video Available icon

The Westbury reserve did not even make it on to the Government's list of initial sites.
Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Tags: Forests, Threatened Species, Northern Prison, Westbury


Question - 24 June 2020

Blue Tier, Tasmanian Forest Agreement Forest

Westbury Prison Site Location   Video Available icon

We would like to understand why the Government chose a 70-hectare reserve with high conservation values as the new new northern prison site.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Westbury, Northern Prison, Forests


Speech - 4 June 2020

Public Meeting, Town Hall

Community Consultation Processes

Fundamentally, it is instructive about the way this Government approaches doing business which is 'it is our way or the highway'.
Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Tags: Community, Transparency


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