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  • WEDNESDAY 6 APRIL 2016

    Andrea Dawkins On tomorrow to move -

    That this House notes:

    1.      That the organic dairy in the Meander Valley, Elgaar Farm, was shut down in July 2014 by the Tasmanian Dairy Industry Authority (TDIA), subsequent to the Liberal Party’s election to majority government, and sadly remains closed for business to this day;

  • TUESDAY 5 APRIL 2016

    Andrea Dawkins On tomorrow to move -

    That this House notes:

    1.      The reforms agreed to at the recent Council of Australian Governments (COAG) meeting which will see eggs stocked in farms with up to 10,000 hens per hectare labelled as ‘free-range’;

  • NOTICE OF MOTION

    TUESDAY 05 APRIL 2016

    Rosalie Woodruff MP on tomorrow to move -

    That this house:

    1.     Acknowledges that the risk that the current Tasmanian energy crisis may turn into a catastrophe, including:

    ·        an environmental catastrophe, where threatened native Tasmanian species go extinct and irreversible damage is caused to vulnerable aquatic ecosystems;

  • NOTICE OF MOTION

    TUESDAY 5 APRIL 2016

    Rosalie Woodruff MP on tomorrow to move -

    That this house:

    1.     Acknowledges that the events in Tasmania’s hospitals over the last couple of months are inexcusable and cast a black shadow over this parliament.

    2.     Notes that on 29th January a 95 year old woman was left to lie on the floor of the emergency department waiting room at Royal Hobart Hospital for hours because no beds were available.

  • Question without Notice

    5 April 2016

    To the Premier

    Last week the Attorney-General confirmed the government's intentions to phase out suspended sentences and replace them with alternatives, despite concerns from key stakeholders including the Law Society.

    In her press release she stated:

    "Modelling of various scenarios conducted by John Walker as part of the SAC reference suggests that the full abolition of suspended sentences could cost around $10 million extra per annum."

  • Question without Notice

    5 April 2016

    To the Minister for Energy

    Minister, according to your Energy Supply Plan and recent public comments, 100MW of diesel generation has now been installed and is operational, and the 58MW Trent gas turbine has been returned from servicing and is in operation, bringing the Tamar Valley Power stations operational gas generation capacity up to its full 386MW.

    However, the National Energy Market’s live generation data shows that:

  • BERNACCHI LODGE

    Ms O'CONNOR question to MINISTER for ENVIRONMENT, PARKS and HERITAGE, Mr GROOM

    [10.56 a.m.]

  • BERNACCHI LODGE DEVELOPMENT

    Ms O'CONNOR question to MINISTER for ENVIRONMENT, PARKS and HERITAGE, Mr GROOM

    [10.57 a.m.]

  • [7.14 p.m.]
    Ms O'CONNOR (Denison) -

    One of the most fundamental human rights is access to secure and affordable housing. It is the foundation for all of life's opportunities, for all a capacity to succeed as human beings. If we do not have access to secure, affordable housing our lives are precarious. We are likely to miss out on educational training, employment and community connection opportunities.

  • NOTICE OF MOTION

    WEDNESDAY 16 MARCH 2016

    Rosalie Woodruff MP on tomorrow to move -

    That this house:

    1.     Acknowledges that many Tasmanians feel powerless in the face of doubts cast over our Islands energy security, rising power prices and the task of tackling climate change.

  • Question Without Notice

    WEDNESDAY 16 MARCH 2016

    To the Premier, the Minister for Tourism, Hospitality and Events

    Bruny Island is being loved to death because of a dramatic increase in tourism numbers - some 24% in the last year. However, there has been no change in infrastructure or services. There’s an extreme lack of toilets and rubbish bins, and a massive spike in reports of human poo and illegal rubbish dumping. Emergency services are at breaking point.

  • NOTICE OF MOTION

    TUESDAY 15 MARCH 2016

    Rosalie Woodruff MP on tomorrow to move -

    That this house:

    1.     Acknowledges that many Tasmanians feel powerless in the face of doubts cast over our Island’s energy security, rising power prices and the task of tackling climate change.  

    2.     Understands that rooftop solar provides members of the Tasmanian community the opportunity to become producers, and take charge of their own energy supply. 

  • Question Without Notice

    TUESDAY 15 MARCH 2016

    To the Minister for Energy

    Minister, Hydro storages are now at their lowest ever level of 14.8 per cent, down from 15.5 per cent only a week ago. A Hydro Tasmania spokesperson is reported to have said that if historical records hold true, rain is “hopefully on the way in coming months”.

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