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Debates and Speeches in Parliament

Speech - 7 May 2020


Science Lab

Matter of Public importance - COVID-19

Rosalie Woodruff MP - Amidst the work that these people are doing and continue to do for people in the north-west, for all of us, in keeping us safe in this pandemic, they also...
Tags: Coronavirus, Health, Climate Emergency


Speech - 7 May 2020


Logged Forest, Tarkine

Adjournment - Leatherwood Logging

Cassy O'Connor MP - The leatherwood tree is found only in Tasmania. It grows in cool temperate rainforests that occur in mossy forests along the north west, the west coasts and...
Tags: Leatherwood, Honey Industry, Native Forest Logging


Speech - 7 May 2020


City Planners Around Table

Adjournment - Fire Tower Road Development, Koonya

Rosalie Woodruff MP - I make some comments about a development application at Fire Tower Road, Koonya, on the Tasman Peninsula. Submissions to the Tasman Council closed today.
Tags: Planning, Tasman Peninsula


Speech - 6 May 2020


Law Books

COVID-19 Disease Emergency (Commercial Leases) Bill 2020 - Second Reading

Cassy O'Connor MP - The Greens recognise that formulating this bill and balancing the interests that are contained within it has been challenging for the Government and the Office...
Tags: Legislation, Coronavirus


Speech - 6 May 2020


Science Lab

Matter Of Public Importance - COVID-19 Pandemic

Rosalie Woodruff MP - On Friday we will hear from the National Cabinet the result of their views about where we are going to head in Australia as we look to the prospect of easing...
Tags: Coronavirus, Community Safety


Speech - 6 May 2020


Fallow Deer

Adjournment - Fallow Deer

Cassy O'Connor MP - We are now in a situation in 2020 where the Department of Primary Industries, Parks and Water and the Environment Game Management Branch really has no idea how...
Tags: Deer, Environment, Invasive Species


Speech - 6 May 2020


Money, Australian Dollars, Notes

Adjournment - Coronavirus Impacts on Economy

Rosalie Woodruff MP - Over the next week or two we will be making some very large decisions about where we head in the near future, indeed until a vaccine becomes available for...
Tags: Coronavirus, Economy


Speech - 1 May 2020


Legislation, Clause Being Highlighted

Matter of Public importance - COVID-19 Update

Cassy O'Connor MP - That piece of legislation handed government enormous powers. It had to be scrutinised. It should have been amended. It clearly needed amending because the...
Tags: Coronavirus, Legislation, Political Leadership, Dorothy Dixer


Speech - 1 May 2020


Science Lab

Matter of Public importance - COVID-19 Update

Rosalie Woodruff MP - Some of us would have heard stories late last year of a mysterious virus coming out of Wuhan, China. It trickled out in the newsfeed for a few months and was...
Tags: Coronavirus, China, Ruby Princess, Hospitals, Community Safety


Speech - 30 April 2020


Parliament House, Tasmania

Motion without Notice - COVID-19 Related Standing and Sessional Order Adjustments

Cassy O'Connor MP - We recognise that we are in extraordinary times as a parliament and we very much appreciate the decision to return parliament, albeit in a very restricted...
Tags: Coronavirus, Standing Orders, Dorothy Dixer


Speech - 30 April 2020


Law Books

COVID-19 Disease Emergency (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill (No. 2) 2020 - Second Reading

Cassy O'Connor MP - In broad terms we are prepared to support this legislation, as we were prepared to support the first COVID-19 emergency legislation, but we have made clear we...
Tags: Coronavirus, Justice, Police, Parliament, Legislation, Legislative Council


Speech - 30 April 2020


Hospital Bed

Ministerial statement - Update of Government COVID-19 Response

Cassy O'Connor MP - We are witnessing the most profound social and economic shock I believe that this island has experienced since the Great Depression.
Tags: Coronavirus


Speech - 30 April 2020


Police Officers in High Visibility Vests

COVID-19 Disease Emergency (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill (No. 2) 2020 - In Committee

Cassy O'Connor MP - We should not be afraid to allow the Subordinate Legislation Committee to look at directions made by the Director of Public Health, given that they impede on...
Tags: Coronavirus, Justice, Police, Parliament, Legislation, Legislative Council


Speech - 25 March 2020


Science Lab

Covid-19 Disease Emergency (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2020

Cassy O'Connor MP - Madam Speaker, this is, without question, the most consequential and sweeping legislation of powers parliament has debated. It is huge legislation that will...
Tags: Legislation, Coronavirus


Speech - 25 March 2020


Legislation, Clause Being Highlighted

Brickmakers Point Landslip Bill 2020

Cassy O'Connor MP - I am certain that the local residents in Deviot will be relieved that this legislation is going through the parliament four years after the landslip in that...
Tags: Legislation


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