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Submission - 11 July 2022

Chickens, Battery Cages

Draft Animal Welfare Amendment Bill 2022

While this Bill is welcome, we note with some frustration that it comes almost an entire decade after the expert and stakeholder review.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Animal Welfare, Legislation


Submission - 5 July 2022

Houses, Construction

Draft Housing Tasmania Bill 2022

Our concerns largely relate to the extent to which social housing will be the priority of the new Authority.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Social and Affordable Housing, Legislation


Submission - 6 May 2022

Line of Electronic Gaming Machines (Pokies)

Gambling Harm Minimisation Technologies submission

We strongly encourage the Tasmanian Liquor and Gaming Commission to adopt a mandatory card-based system that is as close as possible to the Norwegian model.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Gambling Industry, Pokies, Community


Submission - 3 February 2022

Greyhound, Lying Down

Greens' Submission to the Racing Regulation Act Review

At a minimum any amendments coming out of this process should define what ‘integrity’ means and looks like - and must involve clear animal welfare standards.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Greyhound Racing, Horse Racing, Office of Racing Integrity, TasRacing, Animal Welfare


Submission - 5 October 2021

Vocational Training, Man Teaching Young Man Woodwork

TasTAFE (Skills and Training Business) Bill 2021

The Tasmanian Greens do not support the Government’s position to make TasTAFE a Government Business Enterprise.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: TasTAFE, Legislation, Education


Submission - 28 September 2021

Preferential Voting, Ballot Paper

Electoral Act Review – Electoral Disclosure and Funding Bill 2021 and Electoral Matters (Miscellaneous Amendments) Bill 2021

The proposed laws when considered collectively, in our opinion, would still be the weakest of any state or territory in Australia.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Electoral Reform, Donation Disclosure, Political Donations, Democracy, Legislation


Submission - 17 September 2021

Protest, Climate Emergency

Workplaces (Protection from Protesters) Amendment Bill 2021

The amendment Bill removes all reference to environmental protestors, but that’s exactly who it targets.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Anti-Protest Laws, Protest, Freedom of Speech, Legislation


Submission - 9 August 2021

Wrest Point Casino, Federal Group, Tasmania

Gaming Legislation Reform Submission

Greens submission to the Future Gaming Market consultation on the draft Gaming Control Amendment (Future Gaming Market) Bill 2021.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Pokies, Gambling Industry, Federal Group


Submission - 22 June 2021

kunanyi / Mount Wellington

kunanyi/Mount Wellington Cable Car - Planning Submission

The Development Application submitted by the proponent is so outdated, flawed and containing misrepresentations that border on deceitful.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Cable Car, kunanyi/Mt Wellington


Submission - 11 December 2020

Prison, Barbed-Wire Fence

Custodial Inspector Amendment (OPCAT) Bill 2020

On 21 December 2017, Australia ratified the Optional Protocol to the Convention against Torture and other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment.
Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Tags: Human Rights, Corrections, Justice, Disability, Aged Care


Submission - 11 December 2020

Fallow Deer

Draft Wild Fallow Deer Management Plan Pre-Release Submission

Fallow deer are an invasive species with a devastating impact on the landscape, and as such should have their protections rescinded.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Deer, Invasive Species, Environment, Primary Industries, Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area


Submission - 22 October 2020

Bushfire, Burned Forest

Draft Bushfire Mitigation Measures Bill 2020

Tasmanian Greens submission to the draft Bushfire Mitigation Measures Bill 2020.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Bushfires, Climate Change


Submission - 31 July 2020

Tasmanian Devil

Roadkill Mitigation

A letter to the Minister for Infrastructure and Transport in relation to roadkill mitigation technologies.
Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Tags: Roads, Native Wildlife, Threatened Species, Tasmanian Devil


Submission - 2 June 2020

Green Economics

Interim Submission to Recovery Council

The Tasmanian Greens interim submission to the Premier’s Social and Economic Recovery Advisory Council.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Economy, COVID-19, Climate Change


Submission - 13 May 2020

City Planners Around Table

Tasmanian Planning Commission Review

The Tasmanian Greens submission to the Tasmanian Planning Commission Review.
Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Tags: Planning, Tasmanian Planning Commission


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