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Genetically Modified Organisms Control Amendment Bill 2019 - Second Reading

Parliamentary Activity - We commend the minister for ensuring that the moratorium is extended. We also commend the minister for his advocacy at a national level in relation to the decision not to regulate SDN-1 and RNA-derived genetic organisms.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 24 Sep 2019

Greens Motion - Bushfires and Climate Emergency

Parliamentary Activity - Rosalie Woodruff moves a motion calling on the Government to provide information relating to the implementation of recommendations from independent bushfire reviews.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 11 Sep 2019

Leatherwood Forests Must be Protected

Media Release - Last summer’s bushfires burned large tracts of native forest, including the leatherwood trees so critical to the honey industry.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 3 Sep 2019

Climate Emergency

Parliamentary Activity - Rosalie Woodruff questions the government of their position on the climate emergency and bushfires.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 22 May 2019

Forest Practices Amendment Bill 2018 - Second Reading

Parliamentary Activity - Dr WOODRUFF (Franklin) - Madam Speaker, I am pleased to speak on this bill. We will go into Committee because we have a few things we would like to talk about, the specifics of a number of clauses toward the make-up of the tribunal and...

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 2 May 2019

Adjournment - Effect of Bushfires on the Honey industry

Parliamentary Activity - Ms O'CONNOR (Clark - Leader of the Greens) - Mr Deputy Speaker, I echo what the minister has passed on in terms of this parliament's gratitude and certainly the Tasmanian Greens gratitude to everyone who took part in responding to the...

Cassy O'Connor MP - 20 Mar 2019

GE-Free Status Continues

Media Release - The State government’s move to roll over the current moratorium on genetically-engineered (GE) food crops and animals for a further five years is welcome, but falls short of the permanent ban needed to secure ongoing market certainty.

Kim Booth - 19 Aug 2014