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Greyhound, Lying Down

COVID-19 Racing and Animal Welfare Support

The Greens are glad to hear the government have placed a deliberate focus on the welfare of greyhounds and horses not currently racing because of COVID-19.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  7 Apr 2020


Greyhound, Lying Down

Animal Welfare Must be Protected Through COVID-19

The decision to restrict the movements of Tasmanians is full of challenges but it’s required to save lives.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  3 Apr 2020


Greyhound, Lying Down

2019 Government Businesses Scrutiny Committee - Tasracing

Full transcript of the Tasracing Pty Ltd hearings in the 2019 Government Businesses Scrutiny Committee.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  3 Dec 2019


Greyhound, Lying Down

Racing Industry Cruelty

The 7.30 Report pieces together the endemic cruelty on which that racing industry is fundamentally based.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  31 Oct 2019


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Racing Industry Cruelty

Next Tuesday in Melbourne, the race that stops the nation will be underway at 3 p.m.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  31 Oct 2019


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Thoroughbred Racing Horses - Transportation to Interstate Abattoirs

Cassy O'Connor questions the Minister for Racing on the grotesque cruelty inflicted on thoroughbred racing and trotting horses in Tasmania.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  31 Oct 2019


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Race Horse Death at Brighton Training Grounds

Madam Speaker, I am off and racing because I want to speak briefly about the mystery of the horse death at the Brighton training grounds on Friday, 31 May.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  14 Jun 2019


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Greens Back RSPCA Call to Ban Whips in Horse Racing

The Greens commend the RSPCA for their position to ban whips in horse racing industry, as a matter of priority.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  7 Nov 2017


Legislation, Clause Being Highlighted

Tasmanian Pacing Club Harness Racing

The Tasmanian Pacing Club did not vote on a motion to prohibit whips at harness racing in the State put to the Annual General Meeting.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  15 Nov 2016


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TasRacing Soft on Animal Welfare Concerns

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  2 Dec 2015