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Speech - 13 October 2021

Bushfire, Burned Forest

Scientific Link between Logging and Bushfire Risk

I rise to talk about the link between industrial native forest logging and increased risk of bushfires.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Native Forest Logging, Bushfires, Climate Emergency


Motion - 13 October 2021

Logged Forest, Tarkine

Forestry Management

These findings challenge assumptions about the fire regime of Tasmania's native wet eucalypt forests.
Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Tags: Native Forest Logging, Bushfires, Climate Emergency


Speech - 13 October 2021

Mental Health, Man on Couch

Mental Health and Wellbeing of Young People

National Mental Health Week is an important time for us all to reflect on the lives of people who are living in mental health distress.
Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Tags: Mental Health


Speech - 13 October 2021

Gordon Dam, Hydro Tasmania

Energy Security

When Basslink went down in December 2015, It was a perfect storm of bureaucrats who failed to listen to the climate science.
Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Tags: Renewable Energy, Climate Emergency


Speech - 12 October 2021

Bureaucracy, Professional with Paperwork

Auditor-General's Report into Local Government Recruitment

This is a critical position and the Auditor General's report was very concerning and for some councils it was damning.
Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Tags: Local Government, Auditor-General


Speech - 12 October 2021

Wrest Point Casino, Federal Group, Tasmania

Gaming Industry

I want to talk about the unhealthy relationship between the gambling industry and the two major parties in this state.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Gambling Industry, Tasmanian Hospitality Association, Federal Group, Political Donations, Corruption


Speech - 12 October 2021

Royal Hobart Hospital, Emergency Department Entrance

Hospitals Preparedness for COVID-19

The bigger picture is not the work that has been done in the last 18 months in response to COVID-19 but our underlying health system.
Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Tags: COVID-19, Hospitals


Speech - 12 October 2021

takayna / tarkine, Tasmania

Motion of No Confidence in Minister for Resources

Motion of no confidence in Minister for Resources
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Mining, takayna / Tarkine, MMG


Speech - 16 September 2021

Halls Island on Lake Malbena, Walls of Jerusalem Nationa Park, Tasmania

Celebrating Conservation Victories - Malbena

I want to pen an ode to all those conservationists and to all those good-hearted Tasmanians who are standing up for this beautiful place.
Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Tags: Reserve Activity Assessments, Lake Malbena, Parks EOIs


Speech - 15 September 2021

Economy, Finance, Calculator, Pen and Graph

Fiscal Sustainability

Unfortunately, in this Budget we see a delay in expending those capital funds in providing homes for people.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Economy, State Budget, Treasury, Housing


Speech - 14 September 2021

Economy, Finance, Calculator, Pen and Graph

Business Support

Of course, we recognise the importance of advocating for small business and for there to be sustained and sustainable support for small business.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Small Business, Economy, COVID-19


Speech - 2 September 2021

House of Assembly, Tasmania

Afghanistan - Humanitarian Tragedy

The Taliban's history is defined by brutal repression, particularly towards minority groups and women and girls.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Refugees, Human Rights


Speech - 2 September 2021

Fish Farm, Macquarie Harbor

JBS attempted takeover in Tasmania

JBS is in the middle of taking over Australia's biggest pork producer, Riverlea.
Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Tags: Fish Farms, Environment


Speech - 2 September 2021

Parliament House, Tasmania

Budget Reply

I am proud to speak to the Tasmanian Greens fully costed, long term vision for Tasmania, our alternative budget 2021-22.
Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Tags: Alternative Budget, State Budget, Treasury, Climate Emergency, Aboriginal Tasmanians, Forests


Speech - 2 September 2021

Greyhound, Lying Down

Office of Racing Integrity

The Office of Racing Integrity has had a succession of people stampeding from the office.
Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Tags: Greyhound Racing, Office of Racing Integrity, TasRacing


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