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Question - 25 November 2021

Justice, Scales and Gavel

Citta Hobart Pty Ltd and Anor v Cawthorn Follow-up

We have here the notice of filing in the High Court of Australia lodged by Citta Hobart Pty Ltd and Anor.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Disability, Anti-Discrimination Act


Question - 25 November 2021

Parliament House, Tasmania

Citta Hobart Pty Ltd and Anor v Cawthorn

This case, Citta Hobart Pty Ltd & Anor v Cawthorn, has huge implications for state anti-discrimination acts and the people they seek to protect.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Disability, Anti-Discrimination Act


Question - 24 November 2021

Preferential Voting, Ballot Paper

Electoral Law Reform - Corporate Donations

The debate on the future gaming markets bill has demonstrated to Tasmanians the toxic, corrosive influence of corporate donations on both Liberal and Labor.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Pokies, Electoral Reform, Political Donations


Question - 24 November 2021

Classroom, Students with Raised Hands

COVID-19 - Vaccine Mandate for Teachers and Childcare Workers

In Tasmania, education and support staff who work with children with disabilities are all required to be vaccinated but teachers are not.
Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Tags: Schools, COVID-19


Question - 23 November 2021

Air View of Houses

Public Housing Availability

Almost every day of the week our office is contacted by Tasmanians desperate for a place to live.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Housing Crisis


Question - 23 November 2021

Doctor with Face Mask

COVID-19 - Vaccination for Under 12s

Nearly a quarter of Tasmanians will not be fully vaccinated by 15 November. This group includes all children under 12.
Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Tags: COVID-19


Question - 11 November 2021

Legislation, Clause Being Highlighted

Department of Education - Responses to Child Sexual Abuse - Legal Advice

What advice did you receive that meant you could not release the same full redacted report that was released to the ABC?
Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Tags: Child Abuse, Education, Commission of Inquiry, Justice


Question - 11 November 2021

Bureaucracy, Professional with Paperwork

Department of Education - Responses to Child Sexual Abuse - Release of Report

rofessors Smallbone and McCormack's full report of the inquiry points to a culture of cover up in the Department of Education.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Education, Commission of Inquiry, Child Abuse


Question - 10 November 2021

Bureaucracy, Professional with Paperwork

Department of Education - Responses to Child Sexual Abuse

The report of the inquiry reveals a culture of cover-up within the Department of Education that persists to this day.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Commission of Inquiry, Education, Child Safety


Question - 10 November 2021

Justice, Scales and Gavel

Department of Education - Responses to Child Sexual Abuse

The full report for the inquiry into sexual abuse in the State public public school system was received by the department nearly five months ago.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Commission of Inquiry, Education, Child Safety


Question - 9 November 2021

Logged Forest, Tarkine

Forestry - Native Forest Logging

At COP26, world leaders including Prime Minister Scott Morrison signed the Glasgow Declaration to halt and reverse forest loss.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Native Forest Logging, Climate Change


Question - 9 November 2021

Doctor with Face Mask

COVID-19 - Potential Cases in Health Workers

The influx of people from COVID 19 states starts on 15 December and we must have our health system able to cope with the inevitable caseload.
Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Tags: Health, Hospitals, COVID-19


Question - 28 October 2021

Protest, Climate Emergency

Workplace Protection from Protesters Negotiations

You said in the House that you were waiting to hear back from the Labor Party on the anti-protest law amendments.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Anti-Protest Laws


Question - 28 October 2021

Line of Electronic Gaming Machines (Pokies)

Gaming Control Amendment Legislation - Government's Position

The toxic by-product of your Government and Labor's cosy, supplicant relationship with the gambling industry is on its way to the Legislative Council.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Gambling Industry, Pokies, Legislation


Question - 27 October 2021

Man testing water in a river.

Environment Protection Authority - Independence of Office

In a version of Groundhog Day during Estimates you announced your Government would be separating the Environment Protection Authority (EPA) from the Department.
Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Tags: Environment Protection Authority


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