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2019 Government Businesses Scrutiny Committee - Tasracing

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

Cassy O'Connor MP - 3 Dec 2019

Greens Matter of Public Importance - Racing Industry Cruelty

Parliamentary Activity - Rosalie Woodruff speaks to the Greens' Matter of Public Importance on cruelty in the racing industry following on from the 7.30 Report on 17 October exposing what happens to racing horses at the end of their racing career.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 31 Oct 2019

Greens Matter of Public Importance - Racing Industry Cruelty

Parliamentary Activity - Cassy O'Connor speaks to the Greens' Matter of Public Importance on cruelty in the racing industry following on from the 7.30 Report on 17 October exposing what happens to racing horses at the end of their racing career.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 31 Oct 2019

Thoroughbred Racing Horses - Transportation to Interstate Abattoirs

Parliamentary Activity - 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 - 31 Oct 2019

Adjournment - Race Horse Death at Brighton Training Grounds

Parliamentary Activity - 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 - 14 Jun 2019

Greens Back RSPCA Call to Ban Whips in Horse Racing

Media Release - The Greens commend the RSPCA for their position to ban whips in horse racing industry, as a matter of priority. Banning the whip is a solid first step to making the industry more humane.

Andrea Dawkins - 7 Nov 2017

Tasmanian Pacing Club Harness Racing

Parliamentary Activity - Call on the Minister for Racing, Hon Jeremy Rockliff MP to approach the Tasmanian Pacing Club with a strategy to revisit the whip ban and to consider animal welfare as a matter of priority.

Andrea Dawkins - 15 Nov 2016

TasRacing Soft on Animal Welfare Concerns

Media Release - In GBE Estimates today, Tas Racing CEO, Doctor Eliot Forbes, seemed to struggle to accept the reality of animal welfare issues facing the racing industry. Minister Rockliff now has a job to do and show leadership with his GBE and its CEO.

Andrea Dawkins - 2 Dec 2015