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Questions in Parliament

Commonwealth Funding for Bushfire Protection

Cassy O'Connor MP - 30 October 2019
Cassy O'Connor questions the Premier over why he has failed to request additional firefighting funding from the Australian Government.

Tags: Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area, Bushfires

 

Out-of-Home Care Monitoring and Oversight

Cassy O'Connor MP - 29 October 2019
Can you explain to the House why almost three years after the Safe Pathways scandal and subsequent strong recommendations from the then Commissioner for Children and Young People, Mark Morrisey, there is still no effective monitoring and oversight of children in out-of-home care as identified by the current commissioner in her damning report yesterday?

Tags: Out of Home Care, Commissioner for Children and Young People, Safe Pathways, Child Abuse, Child Safety

 

Ashley Youth Detention Centre Report Redactions

Cassy O'Connor MP - 29 October 2019
Cassy O'Connor questions the Minister for Human Services over redactions in a youth custodial justice report.

Tags: Ashley Youth Detention Centre, Youth Justice, Custodial Inspectorate, Redaction

 

Twamley Dam and Prosser River Pipeline

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 17 October 2019
Water on the east coast is scarce and very precious. Regional climate heating models tell us it will continue to dry. This dam and pipeline proposal for the benefit of two water-squandering private companies should never have been considered. Now that the council as pulled the plug on the project, will you rule out giving any more public finance to the Twamley dam and Prosser pipeline process?

Tags: Tassal, Prosser Pipeline, Twamley Dam

 

Proposed Ban on Ice Pipes

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 17 October 2019
Rosalie Woodruff questions the Minister for Health on the health impacts of the proposed ban on the sale of ice pipes.

Tags: Ice Pipes, Drug Policy

 

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.

Tags: Coal Mining

 

Climate Action Protesters

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

Tags: Climate Emergency, Protest

 

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.

Tags: Climate Emergency, Southern Midlands

 

Fire Season - Resources

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

Tags: Remote Area Firefighters, AFAC review, Climate Emergency

 

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.

Tags: Forest Stewardship Council, Forestry Tasmania, Forests

 

Climate Action, Logging of Forests

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 26 September 2019
Rosalie Woodruff questions the government over their failure to secure FSC certification.

Tags: Forest Stewardship Council, Native Forest Logging, TFA Forests

 

Logging in High Conservation Value Forests

Cassy O'Connor MP - 25 September 2019
The reason Tasmania's emissions profile looks as good as it does is in significant part due to the work of the conservation movement over decades because we got the loggers out of more than half a million hectares of high conservation value carbon-banking forests.

Tags: Climate Strike, Tasmanian Forest Agreement, TFA Forests

 

Logging in High Conservation Value Forests

Cassy O'Connor MP - 25 September 2019
Cassy O'Connor questions the Minister over the requests of the Forest Industries Association in a recent meeting.

Tags: Native Forest Logging

 

Climate Change Strike - Presence of Liberal Ministers

Cassy O'Connor MP - 24 September 2019
Cassy O'Connor questions the premier over the absence of Liberal Ministers at Global Climate Strike events.

Tags: Climate Emergency, Climate Strike

 

Bushfire Resources - Budget Allocation

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 24 September 2019
Rosalie Woodruff questions the Minister for Fire and Emergency Management over funding for the implementation of the Dr Tony Press and AFAC recommendations.

Tags: Climate Emergency, Bushfires

 

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