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Debates and Speeches in Parliament

Mabo Day

Cassy O'Connor MP - 4 June 2015

NOTICE OF MOTION

Thursday, 4 June 2015

Cassy O’Connor MP on tomorrow to move -

That this House:

1.     Notes that yesterday was Mabo Day, which marked the 23rd anniversary of the landmark court case that made land rights possible for aboriginal Australians;

Tags: Land Returns, Aboriginal Tasmanians


Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage

- 4 June 2015

Nick McKim MP on tomorrow to move -

That this House:

Tags: Environment, Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area, Wilderness


World Environment Day

- 4 June 2015

That this House:

1.    Notes that tomorrow,  the 5th June is United Nations World Environment Day;

2.    Notes that this year’s theme is “Seven Billion Dreams. One Planet. Consume with Care” as the well-being of humanity, the environment and functioning of the economy ultimately depend upon the responsible management of the planet’s natural resources;

Tags: Environment


Fireworks Permits

- 3 June 2015

Notice of Motion

Nick McKim MP on tomorrow to move -

 

That this House:

1.    Notes that Fireworks Night that was held last weekend identified a number of issues with the issuing of Fireworks Permits;

Tags: Environment


Housing Waiting Lists and Energy Efficiency

Cassy O'Connor MP - 3 June 2015

Notice of Motion

Tuesday, 2 June 2015

Cassy O'Connor MP on tomorrow to move

That the House:

1. Understands that Housing Tasmania’s waiting lists were at their lowest level in a decade under the previous Labor-Green Government;

Tags: State Budget, Housing, Energy Efficiency


Heartless State Budget

Cassy O'Connor MP - 3 June 2015

Notice of Motion

Wednesday, 3 June 2015

Cassy O’Connor MP on tomorrow to move -

That this House:

1. Notes the 2015/16 Liberal State Budget once more holds little for Tasmanians in need;

Tags: State Budget, Alternative Budget


Budget Reply Speech

Cassy O'Connor MP - 3 June 2015

[11.57 a.m.]

Ms O'CONNOR (Denison) - 

Tags: State Budget, Health, Housing, Family Violence


Tasmanian Small Business

- 2 June 2015

Notice of Motion

Tuesday, 2 June 2015

Nick McKim MP on tomorrow to move -

That the House:

1. Notes the unfair competitive advantage that major industrials in Tasmania have over small business due to their bargaining power when negotiating electricity prices;

2. Agrees that: 

Tags: Small Business


Family Violence Leave

- 2 June 2015

Notice of Motion

Tuesday, 2 June 2015

Nick McKim MP on tomorrow to move

That the House:

1. Recognises and grieves for the 84 women killed by violent men in 2014;

2. Understands with horror that the Nation is on track to top that grim toll in 2015, with 41 women killed this year so far, an average of one every four days;

Tags: Violence Against Women


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