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Questions in Parliament

Devonport Gaming Licence for Proposed Hotel

Cassy O'Connor MP - 12 September 2019
You may be aware that last year the people of Devonport lost more than $10 million in the city's poker machines.

Tags: Devonport, Pokies, Gambling Industry, Liquor and Gaming Commission


Aboriginal Place Names Usage

Cassy O'Connor MP - 11 September 2019
Premier, on 26 January 2015 as the newly minted premier, or relatively so, you promised to reset the relationship with Aboriginal Tasmanians.

Tags: Place Names, Dual Naming


Glamorgan Spring Bay Council - Funding for Prosser Pipeline

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 11 September 2019
No serious financial modelling for this loan was ever shown to Glamorgan ratepayers or to previous councillors and the loan deal between yourself and the previous mayor and general manager was highly secretive and publicly and widely criticised for being so.

Tags: Prosser Pipeline, Tassal


Federal Religious Freedom Bill

Cassy O'Connor MP - 11 September 2019
As Minister for Mental Health and Wellbeing, do you support your federal colleagues' push for the so-called religious freedom bill, which will make it easier for bigots to humiliate, harass, harm and hurt the mental wellbeing of LGBTI Tasmanians?

Tags: Religious Freedom Laws, Discrimination, LGBTI, Mental Health


Tasmanian Health System Cuts

Cassy O'Connor MP - 10 September 2019
It has been confirmed since you came to office in 2014, around $1.6 billion of Commonwealth funding that should have gone into the health system has been spent elsewhere.

Tags: Health, Launceston General Hospital, Royal Hobart Hospital


Hospital funding cuts

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 10 September 2019
Tasmania's Auditor-General confirmed that nine out of 10 patients admitted to the Launceston General Hospital spent close to 40 hours in the emergency department.

Tags: Tasmanian Health Service


Federal Religious Freedom Laws

Cassy O'Connor MP - 5 September 2019
Premier, the religious freedom laws being introduced by your federal colleagues will override Tasmania's anti-discrimination law and hurt this community as well as people with disability, women and members of racial and religious minorities.

Tags: Discrimination, Religious Freedom Laws


Wildlife Protection - Government Funding

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 5 September 2019
Rosalie Woodruff questions the Minister over resourcing for the penguin taskforce.

Tags: Crop Protection Permits, Culling Native Wildlife


Hobart Private Hospital - Healthscope Lease Terms

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 4 September 2019
Rosalie Woodruff questions the Minister for Health over the terms of the new Healthscope Lease.

Tags: Healthscope, Political Donations, Hobart Private Hospital


Forester Kangaroos - Numbers and Culling

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 4 September 2019
Rosalie Woodruff asks the Minister for Environment for contemporary Forester Kangaroo population numbers.

Tags: Crop Protection Permits, Culling Native Wildlife


Federal Religious Freedom Laws - Government Response

Cassy O'Connor MP - 3 September 2019
Do you support the so-called religious freedom laws being put forward by your culture warrior colleagues in Canberra?

Tags: Religious Freedom Laws, Discrimination


Culling of Native Wildlife - Crop Protection System

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 3 September 2019
Rosalie Woodruff questions the Minister for Primary Industries over authorised killing of more than 21 000 black swans, 10 000 native hens, 5000 wombats, 44 000 sulphur-crested cockatoos and 50 000 forester kangaroos since 2014.

Tags: Crop Protection Permits, Culling Native Wildlife, Extinction


University of Tasmania - Freedom of Speech

Cassy O'Connor MP - 8 August 2019
In recent weeks pro-democracy students have posted a symbolic Lennon Wall at the University of Tasmania's student lounge, with hundreds of messages of support and solidarity for students fighting for their freedom in Hong Kong.

Tags: Foreign Influence, Freedom of Speech


Waste Levy Plan and Container Deposit Scheme

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 8 August 2019
We heard the bad news on Friday that SKM Recycling, the company that picks up recyclables from five southern councils has been declared insolvent.

Tags: Waste Levy, Container Deposit Scheme, Waste


Auction of Nazi Memorabilia

Cassy O'Connor MP - 7 August 2019
In Launceston today, Nazi memorabilia including a Hitler Youth belt buckle and a SS ring will be sold at auction. We can only imagine what sort of buyer it will attract.

Tags: Nazi Memorabilia



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