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Question - 7 May 2020

Planning Documents

COVID-19 - Major Projects Legislation

Regrettably, the Government is trying to make divisive and flawed major projects legislation the centrepiece of Tasmania's recovery.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Major Projects, Planning, Coronavirus, Economy


Question - 7 May 2020

Doctor with Patient

COVID-19 - Concerns of North-West Doctors

North-west doctors have been at the forefront of the COVID-19 pandemic. They have been risking their personal safety, working day after day, caring for sick...
Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Tags: Coronavirus, North West Tasmania, Native Forest Logging


Question - 6 May 2020

Doctor with Face Mask

COVID-19 - Implementation of Recommendations

The north-west COVID-19 outbreak has been devastating for the families of people who died and hugely affected the 5000 people who went into quarantine.
Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Tags: Coronavirus, Hospitals, North West Tasmania, Health, Community Safety


Question - 6 May 2020

Air View of Houses

COVID-19 Commercial and Residential Tenancy Protections

We recognise this state has moved to freeze evictions and rent increases for residential tenants, in part due to the advocacy of the Greens, but they will be...
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Coronavirus, Tenant Rights, Evictions, Rent Caps


Question - 30 April 2020

Cruise Ship

COVID-19 North-West Outbreak - Ruby Princess and Actions of Border Force

We agree that neither the Ruby Princess passengers nor health workers should carry blame at all and we are not blaming you or your Government, yet in a...
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Coronavirus, Ruby Princess, North West Tasmania


Question - 30 April 2020

Hospital Bed

COVID-19 - North West Regional Hospital Resourcing

The Chief Medical Officer's recommendations to prevent another major COVID-19 outbreak were to fix the structure and resourcing, the process and the culture of...
Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Tags: Coronavirus, North West Regional Hospital, North West Tasmania


Question - 24 March 2020

Classroom, Students with Raised Hands

COVID-19 School Closures

How can it be that sending a child to school with hundreds of other children is not a risk but letting a child out to play with one or two other children is?
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Coronavirus, Schools


Question - 24 March 2020

Empty Classroom

COVID-19 School Closures

Medical evidence and the experience of other countries in the grip of COVID-19 tells us every day we delay effective social distancing is a day too long.
Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Tags: Coronavirus, Schools


Question - 19 March 2020

Education, Textbook and Laptop

COVID-19 - School Closures

Today you have declared a state of emergency, a clear acknowledgment of the great danger COVID-19 poses to our island community. On behalf of every vulnerable...
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Coronavirus, Community Safety, Schools, Health


Question - 19 March 2020

Empty Classroom

COVID-19 Request for School Closures

ANMF Tasmania has added its voice to the growing number of teachers, parents and medical professionals calling for our schools to be closed.
Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Tags: Coronavirus, Schools


Question - 18 March 2020

Science Lab

COVID-19 - Assistance for Vulnerable People

We agree the economy will need help as a result of this pandemic but, like many Tasmanians, we are worried about what happens to the most vulnerable in our...
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Coronavirus, Community Safety


Question - 18 March 2020

Aircraft, QANTAS Passenger Jet

COVID-19 - Tasmanian Access Card

People are asked to fill out a Tasmanian Arrival Card when they land but this is only a voluntary self-declaration process.
Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Tags: Coronavirus, Health, Community Safety


Question - 17 March 2020

Doctor with Patient

COVID-19 - Restrictions

In an open letter to the Health minister, more than 140 doctors have warned of impending disaster implored Government to do more before there is rapid...
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Coronavirus, Health


Question - 17 March 2020

Science Lab

COVID-19 - Protection Measures

On current growth rates, the now 400 cases today in Australia of COVID-19 would become 10 000 by 4 April, in just a few weeks' time.
Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Tags: Coronavirus, Health


Question - 5 March 2020

Law Books

Activities of WorkSafe Tasmania Regulator

On your watch Tasmania's Workplace Health and Safety Regulator has explicitly targeted the Bob Brown Foundation, the first time unlawfully, and the second...
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: WorkSafe, Protest


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