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Debates and Speeches in Parliament

Speech - 24 November 2022

House of Assembly, Tasmania

Christmas Message

It gives me great pleasure to rise on behalf of the Greens to say some words of thanks.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Parliament


Speech - 24 November 2022

Wielangta, Tasmanian Forest Agreement Forest

Giant Trees

We live on a planet that is teetering on the edge of ecosystem collapse because of exactly that sort of attitude, Dr Broad.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Forests


Speech - 24 November 2022

Blue Tier, Tasmanian Forest Agreement Forest

Giant Trees

I start by acknowledging the Tasmanian Aboriginal people of lutruwita/Tasmania, the palawa pakana.
Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Tags: Forests


Speech - 24 November 2022

House of Assembly, Tasmania

Recognition of Service - Mr Shane Donnelly

Shane, the Greens cannot believe you are going. We are going to miss you very, very much.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Democracy, House of Assembly, Parliament


Speech - 23 November 2022

Fish Farm, Macquarie Harbor

Salmon Industry - 10-Year Plan

In December 2017, we had the Sustainable Industry Growth Plan for the Salmon Industry. That is now five years old.
Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Tags: Fish Farms


Speech - 23 November 2022

House of Assembly, Tasmania

COVID-19 Condolence

Ms O'Connor and I are bringing this condolence motion on today to remember and to respect and honour the 201 people who have died from COVID 19 in Tasmania.
Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Tags: COVID-19, Condolence


Speech - 23 November 2022

Coronavirus

COVID-19 Condolence

I move that the House expresses its sincere, heartfelt condolences to family members, friends and colleagues of the 201 Tasmanians who have died with COVID.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: COVID-19, Condolence


Speech - 23 November 2022

Parliament House, Tasmania

Matter of Public Importance – Integrity

We can all try to be the best people we can be and act honourably and honestly but, ultimately, we are all only human.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: COVID-19, Pork-Barrelling, Misleading Parliament


Speech - 23 November 2022

House of Assembly, Tasmania

Leave to Move for the Suspension of Standing Orders

We support the seeking of leave so we can have a debate about whether the House agrees the Premier should be censured.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Misleading Parliament, Pork-Barrelling


Speech - 22 November 2022

House of Assembly, Tasmania

Australian Women's Land Army - Tasmanian Chapter

I wanted to make a contribution tonight on the Australian Women's Land Army - and the Tasmanian chapter of the Australian Women's Land Army.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Women


Speech - 22 November 2022

Swift Parrot

Swift Parrots and Lathamus Keep

Last year, the Big Tree Hunters found something truly globally special, the largest Tasmanian blue gum in the world.
Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Tags: Swift Parrot, Forests


Speech - 22 November 2022

Parliament House, Tasmania

Ministerial Standards

It is important that we have a discussion today about ministerial standards. I understand that Government members are seething about this morning.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Ministerial Accountability, Pork-Barrelling, Misleading Parliament


Speech - 22 November 2022

Parliament House, Tasmania

Leave to Suspend Standing Orders - Motion Negatived

Premier, you have been accused of misleading parliament and you have been asked to correct the record.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Misleading Parliament, Pork-Barrelling


Speech - 10 November 2022

Prison, Barbed-Wire Fence

Tasmanian Amnesty Southern Group - Petition

Children in Tasmania can be criminalised in the justice system from the age of 10. From the age of 10, 11, 12, 13 and 14.
Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Tags: Children and Young People, Justice


Speech - 9 November 2022

House of Assembly, Tasmania

Public Sector Wages

I think we are heading into a period of rolling industrial action. That is the feeling I got from the gathered crowd today, represented by the five unions.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Wages, Public Service


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