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Debates and Speeches in Parliament

Speech - 24 September 2020

Water Reservoir

Risdon Brook Dam

Risdon Brook Dam is located near Risdon Vale on the eastern shore and was built in 1968 by the Metropolitan Water Board.
Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Tags: TasWater


Speech - 24 September 2020

Ocean Waves

Whale Deaths on the West Coast

It's just the grimmest thing and the sad truth that no matter how many you take back to deep water, they're always going to swim towards the clicks and squeals.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Environment, Native Wildlife


Speech - 24 September 2020

Ocean Waves

Whale Deaths on the West Coast

I rise today with a heavy heart to mark the deaths of more than 360 long-finned pilot whales.
Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Tags: Environment, Native Wildlife


Motion - 24 September 2020

Legislation, Clause Being Highlighted

No Confidence in Minister for Housing   Video Available icon

The minister has misled the House over a serious matter of fairness and reasonableness in his portfolio.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: No Confidence Motion, Misleading Parliament, Tenant Rights, Ministerial Code of Conduct


Speech - 23 September 2020

Planning Documents

Hunter Developments Application for Rosny Hill Reserve   Video Available icon

The Nature Conservation Act is clear that Rosny Hill Reserve is for public recreation and education.
Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Tags: Rosny Hill


Speech - 23 September 2020

Justice, Scales and Gavel

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Tribute   Video Available icon

Ruth Bader Ginsburg was appointed to the Supreme Court of the United States by Bill Clinton, the then president, in 1993 at the age of 60.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Women, Justice, Condolence


Motion - 23 September 2020

Four Young People Sitting on Ledge

Jobs Guarantee   Video Available icon

Call for a a Jobs Guarantee program to strengthen our COVID recovery, and support economic transition to tackle the climate emergency.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Jobs, Employment, Economy, Coronavirus


Speech - 23 September 2020

Bureaucracy, Professional with Paperwork

PESRAC Future COVID 19 Management Strategy

No-one on the planet could have looked into a crystal ball and understood where those early cases were going to lead us.
Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Tags: Coronavirus


Speech - 23 September 2020

Bushfire, Active Blaze

Bushfire Preparedness

None of us in this state really live in a place where we can be confident that we will not be physically affected by the possibility of bushfires.
Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Tags: Bushfires, Fire Management


Speech - 23 September 2020

Bureaucracy, Professional with Paperwork

A Fair Social and Economic Recovery   Video Available icon

We will be supporting the member for Clark's notice of motion that the House agrees that Tasmanians deserve a fair social and economic recovery.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Coronavirus


Speech - 23 September 2020

Economy, Finance, Calculator, Pen and Graph

The Cost of Living

This minister's record on power prices which he speaks of, often falsely, will be cold comfort to those people who have had significant spikes in their bills.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Cost of Living, Energy, Power Bills


Speech - 22 September 2020

Fish Farm, Macquarie Harbor

Salmon Industry   Video Available icon

The first one I will speak to is in relation to the baseline environment survey required for the marine farming lease at the west of Wedge Island.
Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Tags: Fish Farms


Speech - 22 September 2020

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

Auditor-General's Report - EOI Process   Video Available icon

The Auditor-General's report found that the reserve activity assessment process is insufficient for complex proposals.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Auditor-General, Parks EOIs


Speech - 22 September 2020

Air View of Houses

Housing Matter of Public Importance

It was not until there was clear and distressing evidence of a housing crisis that this Liberal Government made sure there was new money going into Housing.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Housing, Housing Debt, Housing Crisis


Speech - 17 September 2020

Swift Parrot

BirdLife Tasmania Media Release - Swift Parrot Habitats

Dr Eric Woehler states that Department of State Growth contractors have unlawfully blocked the nesting hollows of critically endangered swift parrots.
Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Tags: Swift Parrot, Threatened Species, Planning


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