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Question - 24 November 2022

Aboriginal Flag

Pathway to Truth-Telling and Treaty - Delivering on Recommendations

It is almost exactly a year since professors Kate Warner and Tim McCormack handed down their landmark report on a Pathway to Truth-Telling and Treaty.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Aboriginal Tasmanians, Treaty


Question - 24 November 2022

Royal Hobart Hospital, Emergency Department Entrance

Royal Hobart Hospital - Ramping

The RHH is advising patients to reconsider attending the emergency department. The hospital is at level 2 of their COVID 19 Management Escalation Plan.
Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Tags: Royal Hobart Hospital, Health Crisis, Ambulance Ramping


Question - 23 November 2022

Shaking Hands

Election Commitments - Funding

Yesterday you attempted to defend the Government you are a part of's misuse of the Treasurer's Reserve to fund more than 100 election commitments.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Pork-Barrelling


Question - 23 November 2022

Coronavirus

COVID 19 - Removal of Mandated Isloation Period

Your advocacy at National Cabinet with New South Wales Premier, Mr Perrottet, successfully removed any mandated COVID 19 isolation period.
Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Tags: COVID-19


Question - 22 November 2022

Justice, Scales and Gavel

TASCAT - Actions of Minister in Appointing Candidates

Independence of the judiciary from the executive is at the heart of the Westminster canon. I listened closely to your response to the earlier question.
Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Tags: Justice


Question - 22 November 2022

House of Assembly, Tasmania

Premier - Refusal to Correct Misleading Statement to Parliament

Today you have refused to correct a false and misleading statement you made to this place, despite the evidence being there in black and white.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Misleading Parliament, Pork-Barrelling


Question - 10 November 2022

Fish Farm in Okehampton Bay, Tasmania

Salmon Industry - Presence of JBS and Cooke

Can you confirm that last Wednesday, you hosted an exclusive Liberal Party fundraising dinner, for which tickets were $4400 per head?
Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Tags: Fish Farms


Question - 10 November 2022

Parliament House, Tasmania

Conversion Practices

You were reasonably clear: you do not support language that marginalises, discriminates against or demonises LGBTIQ+ people.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: LGBTI, Hate Speech


Question - 9 November 2022

kunanyi / Mount Wellington

kunanyi Cable Car-Enabling Legislation

Last week the planning tribunal upheld the decision of the Hobart City Council and strongly rejected the planning permit for the proposed cable car.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Cable Car, kunanyi/Mt Wellington


Question - 9 November 2022

Parliament House, Tasmania

Senator Alex Antic - Comments

The odious Senator Alex Antic, accused the ABC of 'grooming' over the reading of a book that tells young women it is okay to wear pants.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: LGBTI, Hate Speech, Child Safety


Question - 8 November 2022

University of Tasmania

University of Tasmania - Public Confidence

In your answer, you said UTAS is a private organisation and suggested there was no role for your Government. That is not quite true, is it?
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: UTAS, Education


Question - 8 November 2022

Hospital Bed

Mental Health Services - Resourcing

The Australian Medical Association's report card is damning. It shows the long waits for people to access mental health care at emergency departments.
Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Tags: Mental Health, Health Crisis


Question - 27 October 2022

University of Tasmania

UTAS - Relocation and Course Quality

While the vote is not finalised, it looks increasingly likely that the people of Hobart have rejected the UTAS takeover of the city.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: UTAS, Education


Question - 27 October 2022

Aboriginal Flag

kooparoona niara - Aboriginal National Park

In March last year the Aboriginal Land Council formally claimed ownership of the kooparoona niara-Great Western Tiers area.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Aboriginal Heritage, Aboriginal Tasmanians, National Parks, kooparoona niara/Great Western Tiers


Question - 26 October 2022

Fish Farm in Okehampton Bay, Tasmania

Salmon - Presence of Ethoxyquin

Toxicology experts have concluded those levels combined exceed even Australia's inadequate ethoxyquin maximum limit.
Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Tags: Fish Farms, Environment


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