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Disposal of Uncollected Goods Bill 2019

Parliamentary Activity - Rosalie's second reading speech for the Disposal of Uncollected Goods Bill 2019, establishing a new framework for the disposal of uncollected goods.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 26 Sep 2019

Workplaces (Protection from Protesters) Amendment Bill 2019 - Second Reading

Parliamentary Activity - Rosalie Woodruff delivers a second reading for the Workplaces (Protection from Protesters) Amendment Bill 2019, reflecting on the role historic protests have played in shaping Tasmania and Australia.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 27 Nov 2019

Workplaces (Protection from Protesters) Amendment Bill 2019 - Second Reading

Parliamentary Activity - Cassy O'Connor delivers a second reading speech for the Workplaces (Protection from Protesters) Amendment Bill 2019, which seeks to make broad offences relating to impeding business activities.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 27 Nov 2019

Duties Amendment Bill 2019 - Second Reading

Parliamentary Activity - Cassy O'Connor discusses foreign investment during a second reading speech on the Duties Amendment Bill 2019.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 26 Nov 2019

Inland Fisheries Amendment (Royalties) Bill 2019 - Second Reading

Parliamentary Activity - Cassy O'Connor delivers a second reading speech for the Inland Fisheries Amendment (Royalties) Bill 2019, which fixes a loophole relating to eel fishery royalties.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 12 Nov 2019

Long Service Leave (State Employees) Amendment Bill 2019 - Second Reading

Parliamentary Activity - Cassy O'Connor delivers a second reading speech the Long Service Leave (State Employees) Amendment Bill 2019, which modernises Long Service Leave calculations and ensures that employees under the Parliamentary Privileges Act 1989 are...

Cassy O'Connor MP - 12 Nov 2019

Police Offences Amendment (Begging) Bill 2018

Greens Bill - A Bill for an Act to amend the Police Offences Act 1935.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 17 Oct 2018

Justice Legislation Miscellaneous Amendments Bill 2019 - Second Reading

Parliamentary Activity - Rosalie Woodruff delivers a Second Reading speech for the Justice Legislation Miscellaneous Amendments Bill 2019, which relates to police and judicial powers and procedures.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 31 Oct 2019

Police Legislation Miscellaneous Amendment Bill 2019 - Second Reading

Parliamentary Activity - Rosalie Woodruff delivers a Second Reading speech for the Police Legislation Miscellaneous Amendment Bill 2019, which allows for recognition of community protection orders in other States, resolves omissions created when a 2017 amendment...

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 31 Oct 2019

Dog Control Amendment Bill 2019 - Second Reading

Parliamentary Activity - Rosalie Woodruff delivers a Second Reading for the Dog Control Amendment Bill 2019, which introduces new provisions to assist with the detection of dogs responsible for attacks on sensitive wildlife and provide new penalties.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 31 Oct 2019

Dog Control Amendment Bill 2019 - Second Reading

Parliamentary Activity - Cassy O'Connor delivers a Second Reading speech for the Dog Control Amendment Bill 2019, dealing with dog attacks on little penguin colonies.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 30 Oct 2019

Public Sector Superannuation Reform Amendment Bill 2019 - Second Reading

Parliamentary Activity - Cassy O'Connor delivers a Second Reading speech for the Public Sector Superannuation Reform Amendment Bill 2019.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 30 Oct 2019

Neighbourhood Disputes about Plants Amendment Bill 2019 - Second Reading

Parliamentary Activity - Madam Speaker, the Greens will be supporting the amendments to the Neighbourhood Disputes About Plants Bill that was debated and subsequently passed in 2017. That was the fruition of work at the time that Dr Vanessa Goodwin had done and...

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 29 Oct 2019

Poisons Amendment Bill 2019 - Second Reading

Parliamentary Activity - Rosalie Woodruff details concerns surrounding the banning of the sale of ice pipes in a Second Reading contribution to the Poisons Amendment Bill 2019.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 29 Oct 2019

Marine-Related Incidents (Marpol Implementation) Bill 2019 - Second Reading

Parliamentary Activity - This bill will replace the outdated Pollution of Waters by Oil and Noxious Substances Act 1987, and give effect to the MARPOL Convention.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 17 Oct 2019

Place Names Bill 2019 - Second Reading

Parliamentary Activity - Madam Speaker, the House and the minister will be well aware that when this bill was first tabled we raised a number of concerns about its content, the justification for it and particularly in relation to the proposed section 13, which is...

Cassy O'Connor MP - 16 Oct 2019

Burial And Cremation Bill 2019 - Second Reading

Parliamentary Activity - Madam Speaker, I rise on behalf of the Greens to speak on the Burial and Cremation Bill 2019 and to indicate that in broad terms we support this legislation. However, we are proposing an amendment to deal with the issue Ms Dow was talking...

Cassy O'Connor MP - 15 Oct 2019

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

Public Works Committee Amendment Bill 2019 - Second Reading

Parliamentary Activity - If there ever was an argument for restoring the numbers in the House of Assembly it is this legislation which has clearly come about for two reasons - one, because this Government has an allergy to transparent processes, and two, because...

Cassy O'Connor MP - 12 Sep 2019

Legal Professional Amendment (Validation) Bill 2019 - Second Reading

Parliamentary Activity - I will focus my comments on how we respond as a community from the point of view of this particular Solicitors' Guarantee Fund to the increasing lack of proper representation for people in the community to legal representatives and the...

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 12 Sep 2019

Restraint Orders Bill 2019 - Second Reading

Parliamentary Activity - We recognise that restraint orders and the capacity for a court to hear the evidence of the need for a restraint order and to issue one is an important component of protecting the blameless from harm which is perpetrated by another.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 10 Sep 2019

Magistrates Court (Criminal And General Division) Bill 2019 - Second Reading

Parliamentary Activity - We wholeheartedly support the changes that will bring our Magistrates Court from a very dusty and outdated form of legislation into the 21st century.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 10 Sep 2019

Roads and Jetties Amendment (Works In Highways) Bill 2019 - Second Reading

Parliamentary Activity - Mr Deputy Speaker, I rise to make a brief contribution on the Roads and Jetties Amendment (Works in Highways) Bill 2019, and to indicate from the outset that we will be supporting this legislation.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 3 Sep 2019

Fruit And Nut (Research, Development And Extension Trust Fund) Repeal Bill 2019 - Second Reading

Parliamentary Activity - It is, as the previous speakers have indicated, a technical bill really, that repeals the Fruit and Nut Research, Development and Extension Trust Fund, and winds up the fund pool that was established in 1982 to support particularly apple...

Cassy O'Connor MP - 8 Aug 2019

Civil Liability Amendment Bill 2019 - Second Reading

Parliamentary Activity - Madam Deputy Speaker, the Greens support this bill and the important clarification it makes to the current definition of 'recreational activity' by removing the reference of sport and bringing us in line with the wording of the initial Ipp...

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 7 Aug 2019

Land Acquisition Amendment Bill 2018 - Second Reading

Parliamentary Activity - Madam Deputy Speaker, I indicate that the Greens will not be opposing the Land Acquisition Amendment Bill 2018, but I want to make a few comments about the amendments as part of my contribution.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 6 Aug 2019

Litter Amendment Bill 2018 - Second Reading

Parliamentary Activity - It is part of a package that needs to occur in Tasmania, a package of legislation to send a clear message and to set a culture in Tasmania that supports a clean, green brand, which is the image of Tasmania that we want to signal to the...

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 1 Aug 2019

Government Procurement Review (International Free Trade Agreements) Bill 2019

Parliamentary Activity - I acknowledge that this legislation is part of model national law, if you like, that reflects that Australia has signed up to the Trans-Pacific Partnership which, as the Greens have long said, is highly problematic in our sovereignty and...

Cassy O'Connor MP - 1 Aug 2019

Right To Information Amendment (Applications For Review) Bill 2019 - Second Reading

Parliamentary Activity - We will be supporting the legislation, but it is grindingly frustrating to know that we have been here before.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 30 Jul 2019

Right To Information Amendment (Applications For Review) Bill 2019 - Second Reading

Parliamentary Activity - Madam Speaker, the right to information is a core principle of an open and democratic society.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 30 Jul 2019

Local Government (Highways) Amendment Bill 2019 - Second Reading

Parliamentary Activity - This Bill is tinkering around the edges of the real problem, which is a lack of vision for transport in and around Greater Hobart - a lack of commitment to mode shift and public transport, passenger transport, cycling and walking...

Cassy O'Connor MP - 30 Jul 2019

Criminal Code and Related Legislation Amendment (Child Abuse) Bill 2018 - Second Reading

Parliamentary Activity - Madam Deputy Speaker, the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse shocked the nation. It revealed in the most appalling and confronting detail the systemic abuse of children who were entrusted to religious...

Cassy O'Connor MP - 30 Jul 2019

Biosecurity Bill 2019 - Second Reading

Parliamentary Activity - Ms O'CONNOR (Clark - Leader of the Greens) - Madam Deputy Speaker, I thank Dr Broad for a very thorough and well-argued contribution.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 23 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

Health Miscellaneous Amendments Bill 2019 - Second Reading

Parliamentary Activity - Dr WOODRUFF (Franklin) - Mr Deputy Speaker, the Greens will support this amendment to the Health Miscellaneous Amendments Bill. We were grateful for the comprehensive briefing from the department staff responsible for the carriage of...

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 2 May 2019

Sentencing Amendment (Assaults On Off-Duty Police) Bill 2018 - Second Reading

Parliamentary Activity - Dr WOODRUFF (Franklin) - Mr Deputy Speaker, I will not go into a lengthy discourse about the position of the Greens on mandatory sentencing, irrespective of the category of people for whom it seeks to improve justice. 

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 1 May 2019

Sentencing Amendment (Mandatory Sentencing For Serious Sexual Offences Against Children) Bill 2018 - Second Reading

Parliamentary Activity - The Greens strongly believe that the approach taken by this Government is not what is required to safeguard the interests of children, to act in their best welfare, and do the things that the evidence shows are the most effective in...

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 1 May 2019

Supreme Court Civil Procedure Amendment Bill 2018 - Second Reading

Parliamentary Activity - Dr WOODRUFF (Franklin) - Mr Deputy Speaker, the Greens support the Supreme Court Civil Procedure Amendment Bill 2018.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 29 Nov 2018

Misuse of Drugs Amendment (Drug Analysis) Bill 2018 - Second Reading

Parliamentary Activity - Rosalie Woodruff delivers a Second Reading speech for the Greens' Misuse of Drugs Amendment (Drug Analysis) Bill 2018 to establish a framework for the legal, professional testing of drugs.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 28 Nov 2018

Community, Health, Human Services And Related Legislation (Miscellaneous Amendments) Bill 2018 - Second Reading

Parliamentary Activity - Dr WOODRUFF (Franklin) - Mr Deputy Speaker, I rise on behalf of the Greens to support the Community, Health and Related Services Legislation ( Miscellaneous Amendments) Bill 2018. I would like some clarification around the change to...

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 27 Nov 2018

Local Government Amendment (Miscellaneous) Bill 2018 (No. 49)

Parliamentary Activity - Dr WOODRUFF (Franklin) - Madam Speaker, on behalf of the Greens I support this Local Government Amendment (Miscellaneous) Bill. It contains a substantial number of amendments. Given the number of councils in Tasmania and the time it takes...

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 22 Nov 2018

Land Use Planning And Approvals Amendment (Tasmanian Planning Policies And Miscellaneous Amendments) Bill 2018

Parliamentary Activity - Dr WOODRUFF (Franklin) - Madam Speaker, I am pleased to provide the Greens' support for this Land Use Planning Approvals Amendment Bill. I am pleased to do that particularly because of the willingness of the minister to have the...

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 22 Nov 2018

Burial And Cremation Amendment Bill 2018 - Second Reading

Parliamentary Activity - Ms O'CONNOR (Clark - Leader of the Greens) - Mr Deputy Speaker, the Greens will be supporting the bill. We are having this debate today as a result of a momentous decision made by the Anglican Church in the context of the National Redress...

Cassy O'Connor MP - 22 Nov 2018

House of Assembly Restoration Bill 2018 - Second Reading

Parliamentary Activity - Cassy O'Connor delivers a Second Reading Speech for the Greens' House of Assembly Restoration Bill 2018.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 21 Nov 2018

Gas Safety Bill 2018 - Second Reading

Parliamentary Activity - Dr WOODRUFF (Franklin) - Mr Deputy Speaker, the Greens will be supporting the Gas Safety Bill.  As I mentioned before, this trio of bills before us today are about creating clearer lines of responsibility between the different departments...

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 21 Nov 2018

Gas Industry Bill 2018 - Second Reading

Parliamentary Activity - Dr WOODRUFF (Franklin) - Mr Deputy Speaker, the Greens are pleased to support this bill.  We thank the staff who provided us with a very extensive and comprehensive briefing and answered all the questions we could think of.  Thank you very...

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 21 Nov 2018

Mental Health Amendment Bill 2018 - Second Reading

Parliamentary Activity - Dr WOODRUFF (Franklin) - Mr Deputy Speaker, on behalf of the Greens I add our support to the Mental Health Amendment Bill. It sounds like it is a change that is important and needed, initiated by the Mental Health Tribunal, supported by...

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 21 Nov 2018

Macquarie Point Development Corporation Amendment Bill 2018 - Second Reading

Parliamentary Activity - Dr WOODRUFF (Franklin) - Madam Speaker, I have deep concerns on many levels about this bill before us.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 18 Oct 2018

Justice And Related Legislation (Marriage Amendments) Bill 2018 - Second Reading

Parliamentary Activity - Ms O'CONNOR (Clark - Leader of the Greens) - Madam Speaker, I rise to speak on the Justice and Related Legislation (Marriage Amendments) Bill 2018 and acknowledge the outstanding contribution we just heard from my colleague, the member for...

Cassy O'Connor MP - 18 Oct 2018

Water And Sewerage Legislation (Corporate Governance And Pricing) Amendment Bill 2018 - Second Reading

Parliamentary Activity - Dr WOODRUFF (Franklin) - Mr Deputy Speaker, I was wryly amused to hear the Treasurer's comments in his second reading speech about his interest in working on cooperative models and working together. Mr O'Byrne made such obvious points that...

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 18 Oct 2018

Police Offences Amendment (Begging) Bill - Second Reading

Parliamentary Activity - Cassy O'Connor delivers a Second Reading speech for the Greens' Police Offences Amendment (Begging) Bill, to remove the offence of begging in Tasmania.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 17 Oct 2018

Family Violence Reforms Bill 2018 - Second Reading

Parliamentary Activity - Ms O'CONNOR (Clark - Leader of the Greens) - Madam Speaker, I indicate that the Greens will be supporting the legislation, and to acknowledge the work the Attorney-General and her department have put into a bill that significantly reflects...

Cassy O'Connor MP - 16 Oct 2018

Electricity Supply Industry Amendment (Price Cap) Bill 2018 - Second Reading

Parliamentary Activity - Dr WOODRUFF (Franklin) - Mr Deputy Speaker, I rise on behalf of the Greens to provide inprinciple support for this bill, as we did when a similar bill came before us last year.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 16 Oct 2018

Traffic and Related Legislation Amendment Bill 2018 - Second Reading

Parliamentary Activity - Ms O'CONNOR - Madam Speaker, the Greens will be supporting the Traffic and Related Legislation Amendment Bill 2018. We recognise it is a common sense change.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 27 Sep 2018

Justice and Related Legislation (Miscellaneous Amendments) Bill 2018 - Second Reading

Parliamentary Activity - Dr WOODRUFF (Franklin) - Mr Deputy Speaker, the Greens have a number of comments to make in relation to these miscellaneous amendments to the Justice and Related Legislation Act. We thank the staff for a hastily squished-in briefing on all...

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 26 Sep 2018

Legal Profession Amendment Bill 2018 - Second Reading

Parliamentary Activity - Dr WOODRUFF (Franklin) - Mr Deputy Speaker, the Greens are happy to support these amendments. In the words of Chris Gunson from the Tasmanian Bar, they are both necessary and appropriate amendments to make.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 26 Sep 2018

Crime (Confiscation of Profits) Amendment Bill 2018 - Second Reading

Parliamentary Activity - Dr WOODRUFF (Franklin) - Madam Speaker, I rise to comment for the Greens on this independent review of Part 9 of the Crime (Confiscation of Profits) Act 1993. I want to return to the original passage of the principal act which went through...

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 25 Sep 2018

Land Titles Amendment Bill 2018 - Second Reading

Parliamentary Activity - Ms O'CONNOR (Denison - Leader of the Greens) - Madam Speaker, we will be supporting the bill primarily because, as is stated in the fact sheet in the second reading, this is a change to the Land Titles Act that has been requested by the...

Cassy O'Connor MP - 28 Aug 2018

Health Complaints (Code of Conduct) Amendment Bill 2018 - Second Reading

Parliamentary Activity - Dr WOODRUFF (Franklin) - Mr Deputy Speaker, the Greens will be supporting the bill.  It has had a long history at the federal level and is the result of extensive work by COAG to tidy up an area where the law has been silent.  For many of...

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 28 Aug 2018

Constitution Amendment (House of Assembly Electoral Boundaries) Bill 2018 - Second Reading

Parliamentary Activity - Ms O'CONNOR (Denison - Leader of the Greens) - Madam Speaker, I indicate the Greens will be supporting the Constitution Amendment (House of Assembly Electoral Boundaries) Bill 2018.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 23 Aug 2018

Justices of the Peace Bill 2018 - Second Reading

Parliamentary Activity - Rosalie Woodruff delivers a second reading speech for the Justices of the Peace Bill 2018.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 22 Aug 2018

Sentencing Amendment (Fines without Recording Convictions) Bill 2016 - Second Reading

Parliamentary Activity - Ms WOODRUFF (Franklin) - Madam Speaker, I understand this bill is in response to the report commissioned by the former government from the Sentencing Advisory Council.  The letter requesting the report from the council sought advice on the...

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 16 Nov 2016

Sentencing Amendment (Assaults on Frontline Workers) Bill 2016 - Second Reading

Parliamentary Activity - Ms WOODRUFF (Franklin) - Mr Deputy Speaker, the Greens will be opposing this politically motivated stunt. Its sole purpose is to make sure that the courts impose a heavier sentence than would be proper according to the justice of the case...

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 17 Nov 2016

Law to Recognise Animals as Sentient Beings

Parliamentary Activity - NOTICE OF MOTIONWEDNESDAY 28 october 2015Andrea Dawkins On tomorrow to move -That this House notes:

- 28 Oct 2015