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Debates and Speeches in Parliament

18 August 2016

Thursday 18 August 2016

Andrea Dawkins MP to move—

That the House notes:—

(a)           that National Science Week is being held from 13 to 21 August 2016, celebrating everything science and technology, and will feature over 100 public events and over 200 school events around the State;

Cassy O'Connor MP - 18 August 2016

Cassy O'Connor MP to move—

That the House:—

(1)           Agrees that the takanya, or Tarkine, is a place of deep cultural significance to Tasmanian Aboriginal people and recognised globally as a region of outstanding cultural value.

18 August 2016

[6.00 p.m.]

Cassy O'Connor MP - 17 August 2016

Wednesday 17 August 2016

Cassy O'Connor MP to move—

That the House:—

(1)           Acknowledges with shame that Australia has been detaining asylum seekers offshore on Nauru and Manus Island under the direction of the Federal Liberal Government.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 17 August 2016

Wednesday 17 August 2016

Rosalie Woodruff MP to move—

That the House:—

(1)           Understands that after five years of steady improvement, the cost of staff overtime at Risdon Prison ballooned to $4.5 million in the 2015/16 financial year.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 17 August 2016

Wednesday 17 August 2016

Rosalie Woodruff MP to move—

That the House:—

(1)           Notes the damage to the Basslink cable and the drought conditions exposed Tasmania’s dependence on dirty coal-fired electricity from the mainland, and the vulnerability of our energy supply.

17 August 2016

Wednesday 17 August 2016

Andrea Dawkins MP to move—

That the House:—

(1)           Notes:—

(a)           the recently released report from the Regional Australia Institute (RAI) indicating regional Australia is missing out on potential population growth by failing to attract international migrants;

17 August 2016

Wednesday 17 August 2016

Andrea Dawkins MP to move—

That the House:—

(1)           Notes:—

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 17 August 2016

[6.50 p.m.]

Cassy O'Connor MP - 16 August 2016

Tuesday 16 August 2016

Cassy O'Connor MP to move—

That the House:—

(1)           Recognises the 31st Summer Olympics are being held in Rio de Janeiro in 2016.

(2)           Notes that for the first time there is a refugee team competing, with 10 individuals who have fled from conflict in South Sudan, Ethiopia and Syria.

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