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Debates and Speeches in Parliament

Marine-Related Incidents (Marpol Implementation) Bill 2019 - Second Reading

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 17 October 2019

Dr WOODRUFF (Franklin) - Mr Deputy Speaker, the Marine-related Incidents (MARPOL Implementation) Bill is a large amendment bill that will bring us into alignment with the Commonwealth requirements under the MARPOL Convention, the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships.

Tags: Marine Environment, Pollution, Legislation, Air Quality, Bunker Fuel


Adjournment - Climate Action Protests

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 17 October 2019
Rosalie Woodruff speaks in support of 16 climate protesters who were peacefully protesting outside Parliament House, and who have been arrested by the Tasmanian Police.

Tags: Climate Emergency, Wielangta, IPCC, TFA Second Tranche Forests


Labor Matter of Public Importance - TAFE Tasmania

Cassy O'Connor MP - 16 October 2019

Ms O'CONNOR (Clark - Leader of the Greens) - Mr Deputy Speaker, this is a very interesting and significant debate, particularly for young Tasmanians who are looking for affordable public vocational training options.

Tags: TasTAFE, Education, Australian Education Union, Landscape Restoration


Place Names Bill 2019 - Second Reading

Cassy O'Connor MP - 16 October 2019

Ms O'CONNOR (Clark - Leader of the Greens) - Madam Speaker, the House and the minister will be well aware that when this bill was first tabled we raised a number of concerns about its content, the justification for it and particularly in relation to the proposed section 13, which is the heavy-handed section.

Tags: Place Names, Heather Sculthorpe, Legislation, Dual Naming


Greens Motion - No New Thermal Coal Mines

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 16 October 2019
Rosalie Woodruff speaks to a motion to place a prohibition on new thermal coal mines in Tasmania in the Greens' Private Members Business.

Tags: Coal Mining, Thermal Coal, Climate Emergency, Fossil Fuels, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Hydrogen, Southern Midlands, Korea, Greta Thunberg, Knitting Nannas, IPCC


Labor Motion - Northern Region Prison Site

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 16 October 2019

Dr WOODRUFF (Franklin) - Mr Deputy Speaker, the Greens will not be supporting the amendment to this motion. We support the motion that it seeks to amend and I will make some comments about that. I am aware that Ms Butler would also like to speak so I will make some time for her to do that and make a shorter contribution.

Tags: Northern Prison, Corrections, Reoffending, Westbury


Adjournment - Commissioner Children and Young People Ambassador Program

Cassy O'Connor MP - 16 October 2019

Ms O'CONNOR (Clark - Leader of the Greens) - Madam Speaker, following on from what the minister for Education was talking about then, I take the opportunity to talk about the Commissioner Children and Young People's outstanding Ambassador Program.

Tags: Children, Young People


Adjournment - Knitting Nannas

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 15 October 2019
Rosalie Woodruff speaks during the adjournment in support of three women from the 'knitting nannas' who were arrested outside of Parliament for protesting.

Tags: Knitting Nannas, Climate Emergency, Protest


Labor Matter of Public Importance - Budget Cuts and Budget Mismanagement

Cassy O'Connor MP - 15 October 2019
Cassy responds to the Treasurer during Labor's 'Budget Cuts and Budget Mismanagement' Matter of Public Importance.

Tags: Forestry, Exports, Budget Cuts, State Budget


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