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Debates and Speeches in Parliament

Labor Motion - Bushfire Preparedness

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 27 November 2019
Rosalie Woodruff discusses firefighting resourcing and the climate denial of the Minister for Fire and Emergency Management in Labor's motion on bushfire preparedness.

Tags: Bushfires, Climate Emergency, AFAC review

 

Greens Motion - Logging in Tasmanian Forest Agreement Second Tranche Forests

Cassy O'Connor MP - 27 November 2019
Cassy O'Connor moves a motion to protect the 356 000 hectares of Tasmanian Forest Agreement second tranche reserve forests.

Tags: Forests, Native Forest Logging, Tasmanian Forest Agreement, Climate Emergency, Great Western Tiers, Regional Forest Agreement, TFA Forests, Extinction

 

Workplaces (Protection from Protesters) Amendment Bill 2019 - Second Reading

Cassy O'Connor MP - 27 November 2019
Cassy O'Connor delivers a second reading speech for the Workplaces (Protection from Protesters) Amendment Bill 2019, which seeks to make broad offences relating to impeding business activities.

Tags: Anti-Protest Laws, Protest, Ralphs Bay, Westbury, Legislation, Big Business, Tasmanian Aboriginal Centre, Australian Constitution

 

Workplaces (Protection from Protesters) Amendment Bill 2019 - Second Reading

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 27 November 2019
Rosalie Woodruff delivers a second reading for the Workplaces (Protection from Protesters) Amendment Bill 2019, reflecting on the role historic protests have played in shaping Tasmania and Australia.

Tags: Anti-Protest Laws, Protest, Ralphs Bay, Legislation

 

Adjournment - Anti-Protest Legislation

Cassy O'Connor MP - 27 November 2019
Cassy O'Connor rises on the adjournment to criticise the Government's anti-protest legislation.

Tags: Anti-Protest Laws, Protest, Democracy

 

Adjournment - Priorities of Government

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 27 November 2019
Rosalie Woodruff speaks during the Adjournment on the Government's prioritisation of political legislation over meaningful policies.

Tags: Anti-Protest Laws, Protest, Democracy, Climate Emergency, Fragrance Group

 

Labor Matter of Public Importance - Housing Affordability

Cassy O'Connor MP - 27 November 2019
Cassy O'Connor discusses the housing crisis, homelessness, rental affordability and under-investment in public housing in Labor's Matter of Public Importance on housing affordability.

Tags: Housing Crisis, Affordable Housing, Public Housing

 

Private Members Motion - Legislation for Advanced Care Directives

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 27 November 2019
Rosalie Woodruff discusses end-of-life planning in Madeleine Ogilivie's Private Members Motion on advanced care directives.

Tags: Palliative Care

 

Labor Matter of Public Importance - Family Violence

Cassy O'Connor MP - 26 November 2019
Cassy O'Connor speaks on Labor's Matter of Public Importance on family violence.

Tags: Family Violence

 

Duties Amendment Bill 2019 - Second Reading

Cassy O'Connor MP - 26 November 2019
Cassy O'Connor discusses foreign investment during a second reading speech on the Duties Amendment Bill 2019.

Tags: Foreign Investment, Legislation

 

Justice Legislation (Mandatory Sentencing) Bill 2019 - Second Reading

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 26 November 2019
Rosalie Woodruff criticises the third attempt to pass identical mandatory minimum sentencing provisions in her second reading contribution to the Justice Legislation (Mandatory Sentencing) Bill 2019.

Tags: Mandatory Minimum Sentencing

 

Justice Legislation (Mandatory Sentencing) Bill 2019 - Second Reading

Cassy O'Connor MP - 26 November 2019
Cassy O'Connor criticises the Attorney-General and Madeleine Ogilvie MP for their disregard for expert evidence on mandatory minimum sentencing.

Tags: Mandatory Minimum Sentencing

 

Section 19 Return

Cassy O'Connor MP - 26 November 2019
Cassy O'Connor speaks to the Return under Section 19 of the Public Account Act 1986, highlighting the significant additional costs incurred from the climate emergency.

Tags: Climate Emergency, Climate Adaptation, State Budget, Section 19 Return, Public Schools

 

Adjournment - Privatisation of Hall's Island

Cassy O'Connor MP - 26 November 2019
Cassy O'Connor speaks during the adjournment on the privatisation of Hall's Island and the attempts of the Government to prevent peaceful protest against the privatisation.

Tags: Lake Malbena, Parks EOIs, Privatisation

 

Greens Matter of Public Importance - Pill Testing this Summer

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 14 November 2019
Full Debate on the Greens' Matter of Public Importance on ensuring that pill testing can occur at festivals this summer.

Tags: Pill Testing, Drug Policy

 

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