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Matter of Public importance - COVID-19 Update

Parliamentary Activity - Some of us would have heard stories late last year of a mysterious virus coming out of Wuhan, China. It trickled out in the newsfeed for a few months and was barely recognised as an issue.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 1 May 2020

Kangaroo Bay Foreshore Development - Office of Coordinator-General

Parliamentary Activity - The Kangaroo Bay foreshore, once public land, was sold to the Shandong Chambroad petrochemical company behind the closed doors of the Office of Coordinator-General despite massive community opposition.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 21 May 2019

Coordinator-General - Right to Information Request for Release of Diary

Parliamentary Activity - The Coordinator-General is a public servant under the State Service Act. He is paid $446 000 to cosy up to business, travel internationally - mostly to China - and initiate trade in public assets.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 21 May 2019

Liberal Motion -Tasmania Trade and Export Success

Parliamentary Activity - It is difficult to swallow the daily dose of flagrant self-promotion and claiming credit for the work of many people and governments, movements and organisations over the decades to make Tasmania the place it is today unique in the world...

Cassy O'Connor MP - 26 Sep 2018

Uyghur and Kazakh People - Human Rights Abuses

Parliamentary Activity - Recent reports are that 1 million people have been incarcerated with an estimated 13 million living in fear as a result of the Chinese Government brutally forcing them to renounce their Islamic faith.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 25 Sep 2018

China Trade Delegation - Timing

Parliamentary Activity - Can you explain to Tasmanians why the trade mission, which gave you an excuse to avoid parliament for a week, was indeed not scheduled in the six-week winter break or even in the most recent two-week gap between sittings?

Cassy O'Connor MP - 25 Sep 2018

Premier Absence from Parliament

Parliamentary Activity - ​​​​​​​Management at the Royal is considering putting patients into alcoves, such is the level of chaos in Tasmania's health system after five years of the Liberal Government, yet the Premier is still swanning around in China on a lengthy...

Cassy O'Connor MP - 19 Sep 2018

Adjournment - China's Interest in Antarctica

Parliamentary Activity - Madam Speaker, I rise to speak on the adjournment tonight about a matter we have raised in this place a number of times and I am going to do it again. I know it makes people uncomfortable in here but our job is to speak truth to power.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 18 Sep 2018

Gutwein in Denial on Chinese Government Concerns

Media Release - Treasurer, Peter Gutwein, earlier today accused Tasmanians of “baseless” concerns about the relationship between the Tasmanian Liberals and the Chinese Communist Government, and the secret deals the Premier is negotiating on his extended...

Cassy O'Connor MP - 19 Sep 2018

Liberals Failing to Aid Dairy Farmers in Transition to Organic

Parliamentary Activity - The Minister for Primary Industries, Hon. Jeremy Rockliff MP, must listen to those that understand the industry and the market and to take immediate and further steps to assist dairy farmers to succeed in what we know are very dire...

Andrea Dawkins - 24 Aug 2016

Premier Risking Tasmania's Export Market

Parliamentary Activity - Cassy O’Connor On tomorrow to move—

Cassy O'Connor MP - 7 Apr 2016

China Deals Clear as Mud

Media Release - Cassy O'Connor MP | Greens Leader The Liberals pontificated all through question time about their 'open for business' motto but still failed to answer questions about deals with Chinese entities or provide the MOUs that accompany them and...

Cassy O'Connor MP - 17 Nov 2015

Live Exports and ChAFTA

Parliamentary Activity - NOTICE OF MOTIONTUESDAY 22 SEPTEMBER 2015Andrea Dawkins On tomorrow to move -That this House notes:1.      The rally to support a ban on live animal export held in Hobart on Saturday the 19th of September;

- 22 Sep 2015

Value of Wilderness to Tasmania

Media Release - The claims by the Premier, Will Hodgman, that his Trade Mission to China will be taking “Tasmania to the World” has been exposed as a sham, given his refusal to confirm that he will be promoting Tasmania’s internationally acclaimed...

Kim Booth - 26 Mar 2015

Chinese President's Visit

Media Release - Improving international relations with our largest Asia-Pacific neighbour China is a welcome step forward, but just as any other relationship it must be based on openness and trust across the economic, environmental and social-justice...

Kim Booth - 18 Nov 2014