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Debates and Speeches in Parliament

Motion - Huntingfield Housing Land Supply Order

Cassy O'Connor MP - 5 September 2019
It is Thursday, it is not private members' time, it is not Government private members' time, and we have a motion on the books which has no action attached to it and no tangibles for people who need housing.

Tags: Huntingfield Subdivision, Planning

 

Motion - Huntingfield Housing Land Supply Order

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 5 September 2019
People at the public meeting and people from the Kingborough Council have also been consistently concerned at the process that was used by the Government to bring on the community discussion about the Huntingfield development.

Tags: Huntingfield Subdivision, Kingston, Planning

 

Adjournment - Tassal Scientific Permit Application

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 5 September 2019
The DPIPWE website's wildlife management page has opened an application for socalled scientific permit, that is available for public comment until 18 September.

Tags: Tassal, Animal Welfare, Seals, Fish Farms

 

Adjournment - Willow Court

Cassy O'Connor MP - 5 September 2019
As every member of this House knows, Willow Court has a dark history but it is one of those sites in Tasmania that we need to look after.

Tags: Willow Court

 

Labor Matter of Public Importance - Wages

Cassy O'Connor MP - 4 September 2019
At the federal level we have the Liberals and Labor lining up to entrench wages inequality in this country, hand massive tax cuts to the rich, do nothing about the fact that many corporations in Tasmania pay zero tax, and in the case of Labor, to pay lip service on the need to raise Newstart, which is $40 a day, an unsurvivable amount of money.

Tags: Newstart, Wages

 

Liberal Motion - Growth Plan for Tasmanian Forests

Cassy O'Connor MP - 4 September 2019
Madam Speaker, if you want a clear indication of how far Labor has fallen, that speech, delivered by so-called Dr Broad, a scientist allegedly, tells us everything we need to know.

Tags: IPCC, Forests, Extinction

 

Labor Motion - Jobs and Investment

Cassy O'Connor MP - 4 September 2019
I am not going to talk on this very long, because it is such an inane motion. It is a waste of parliament's time, but there are just a few things that I want to say.

Tags: Tasmanian Forest Agreement

 

Greens Motion - Fake Chinese Police Vehicles

Cassy O'Connor MP - 4 September 2019
Cassy moves a motion calling on the Attorney-General to develop an amendment Bill to ban in Tasmania, the impersonation of any law enforcement agency of any jurisdiction.

Tags: Chengguan, Foreign Influence

 

Adjournment - Native Animal Numbers and Culling

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 4 September 2019
Rosalie Woodruff speaks during the adjournment on the absence of proper population modelling to inform the crop protection permit regime.

Tags: Culling Native Wildlife, Crop Protection Permits, Wombat Warriors

 

Roads and Jetties Amendment (Works In Highways) Bill 2019 - Second Reading

Cassy O'Connor MP - 3 September 2019
Mr Deputy Speaker, I rise to make a brief contribution on the Roads and Jetties Amendment (Works in Highways) Bill 2019, and to indicate from the outset that we will be supporting this legislation.

Tags: Legislation

 

Adjournment - Questions on the Notice Paper

Cassy O'Connor MP - 3 September 2019
Cassy discusses unanswered questions on notice and backbencher dorothy dixers during the Adjournment.

Tags: Transparency, Public Information, Dorothy Dixer

 

Adjournment - Climate Change as a Health Emergency

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 3 September 2019
Rosalie Woodruff speaks during the adjournment regarding the health issues caused by the climate emergency.

Tags: Climate Emergency

 

Labor Matter of Public Importance - Regional Infrastructure

Cassy O'Connor MP - 3 September 2019
Madam Deputy Speaker, I was quite surprised not to hear my colleague, the member for Braddon, Ms Dow, talk about the Greens policy that was adopted at the Labor State Conference, which is the royalties for regions policy, formulated by former member for Braddon, Greens member for Braddon, Paul 'Basil' O'Halloran, which aims to return some of the profits from royalties from mining back into regional communities.

Tags: Infrastructure, Tasmanian Forest Agreement, Regional Forest Agreement, Regional Development

 

Condolence Motion - Honourable Timothy Andrew Fischer AC

Cassy O'Connor MP - 3 September 2019
Madam Deputy Speaker, on behalf of Dr Woodruff and me, I also want to take a moment to reflect on the life of, and pay tribute to, Tim Fischer.

Tags: Vietnam, Port Arthur, Condolence Motion

 

Historic Cultural Heritage Amendment Bill 2019 - Second Reading

Cassy O'Connor MP - 3 September 2019
Members of this place who have travelled to other parts of Australia will recognise that there is nowhere in this country that has such a wealth of built European heritage as Tasmania.

Tags: Heritage

 

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