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COVID-19 Disease Emergency (Commercial Leases) Bill 2020 - Second Reading

Parliamentary Activity - The Greens recognise that formulating this bill and balancing the interests that are contained within it has been challenging for the Government and the Office of Parliamentary Counsel.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 6 May 2020

Matter of Public importance - COVID-19 Update

Parliamentary Activity - That piece of legislation handed government enormous powers. It had to be scrutinised. It should have been amended. It clearly needed amending because the Government accepted our first amendment and made it their own.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 1 May 2020

COVID-19 Disease Emergency (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill (No. 2) 2020 - In Committee

Parliamentary Activity - We should not be afraid to allow the Subordinate Legislation Committee to look at directions made by the Director of Public Health, given that they impede on the rights and freedoms of every day Tasmanians.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 30 Apr 2020

COVID-19 Disease Emergency (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill (No. 2) 2020 - Second Reading

Parliamentary Activity - In broad terms we are prepared to support this legislation, as we were prepared to support the first COVID-19 emergency legislation, but we have made clear we will not be a rubber stamp for legislative overreach.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 30 Apr 2020

Covid-19 Disease Emergency (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2020

Parliamentary Activity - Madam Speaker, this is, without question, the most consequential and sweeping legislation of powers parliament has debated. It is huge legislation that will have significant impact on the lives of many Tasmanians.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 25 Mar 2020

Brickmakers Point Landslip Bill 2020

Parliamentary Activity - I am certain that the local residents in Deviot will be relieved that this legislation is going through the parliament four years after the landslip in that area on the West Tamar.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 25 Mar 2020

Cognate debate on COVID-19 financial bills

Parliamentary Activity - Madam Deputy Speaker, on the way to work this morning we drove past the Centrelink offices in Hobart and as it is with Centrelink offices right around the country, the queue was stretching all the way down Barrack Street. It was deeply...

Cassy O'Connor MP - 24 Mar 2020

Justice Legislation Amendments (Criminal Responsibility) Bill 2020

Parliamentary Activity - I want to speak about the sort of tragic circumstances that have led to this bill coming before us today.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 19 Mar 2020

Criminal Code Amendment (Sexual Abuse Terminology) Bill 2020

Parliamentary Activity - Madam Deputy Speaker, I rise to provide the Greens' support on the changes to the terminology in a number of subsections to section 124 of the Criminal Code.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 19 Mar 2020

Evidence Amendment Bill 2020 - Second Reading

Parliamentary Activity - I will commence my second reading comments on behalf of the Greens to say that we will be supporting this Evidence Amendment Bill 2020.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 18 Mar 2020

Safe Climate Bill 2020

Greens Bill - A Bill for an Act to acknowledge the climate emergency as a threat to life on Earth and establish a framework for...

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 12 Mar 2020

Greens to Liberals: "Dude, where's my legislation?"

Media Release - After the first full week of Parliament for 2020, the Greens call on the Gutwein Government to explain why it has again failed to prepare a legislative agenda. 

Cassy O'Connor MP - 5 Mar 2020

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

Workplace (Protection from Protesters) Repeal Bill 2019

Greens Bill - A bill for an Act to repeal the Workplace (Protection from Protesters) Act 2014 and to revoke certain legislative...

Cassy O'Connor MP - 28 Nov 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

Pulp Mill Assessment Repeal Bill 2017

Greens Bill - A Bill for an Act to repeal the Pulp Mill Assessment Act 2007 (No. 4 of 2007) and to revoke the Pulp Mill Permit and...

Andrea Dawkins - 1 Nov 2017

Okehampton Bay Finfish Removal Bill 2017

Greens Bill - A Bill for an Act to cancel the marine lease and marine farming licence in Okehampton Bay to the extent that they allow...

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 29 Nov 2017

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

Animal Welfare Amendment (Reformation) Bill 2018

Greens Bill - A bill for An Act to amend the Animal Welfare Act 1993 for the purpose of banning factory farming techniques, greyhound...

Cassy O'Connor MP - 20 Sep 2018

Misuse of Drugs Amendment (Drug Analysis) Bill 2018

Greens Bill - A Bill for an Act to amend the Misuse of Drugs Act 2001 to provide for the lawful delivery of drug analysis services.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 28 Nov 2018

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

House of Assembly Restoration Bill 2018

Greens Bill - A Bill for an Act to amend the Constitution Act 1934 and the Electoral Act 2004 to provide for the restoration of seats...

Cassy O'Connor MP - 21 Nov 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

Criminal Code Amendment (Bullying) Bill 2019 - Second Reading

Parliamentary Activity - This bill proposes to include self-harm or extreme humiliation and also that bullying can be an attempt to cause apprehension or fear in a person.

Rosalie Woodruff 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

Registration to Work with Vulnerable People Amendment Bill 2018

Parliamentary Activity - Of course the reason this legislation was enacted in the form it was in 2013 was because the parliament ultimately recognised that there were other people who, through their circumstances or by birth, are made vulnerable.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 22 May 2019

Biosecurity Bill 2019 - Second Reading

Parliamentary Activity - The Greens would argue, and I am sure the minister and Dr Broad would agree, for an island with a clean, green brand and reputation we have a lot to protect and we have a lot to lose if our biosecurity framework is not strong and well...

Cassy O'Connor MP - 23 May 2019

Forest Practices Amendment Bill 2018 - Second Reading

Parliamentary Activity - 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 some others.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 2 May 2019

Health Miscellaneous Amendments Bill 2019 - Second Reading

Parliamentary Activity - What this will do is to update a 20-year or so old regulatory system. It requires food to be put into three different risk categories.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 2 May 2019

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

Parliamentary Activity - We have a long-held position based on the evidence of effectiveness, the views of the legal profession and the long-held views of Westminster parliaments that it is not appropriate to set legislation in parliament about mandatory...

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 - The expanded administrative powers of the Associate Judge contained within the amendment bill will allow Supreme Court judges more time to consider substantial matters, which is clearly a relevant and useful use of their expertise.

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 - Mr Deputy Speaker, I rise on behalf of the Greens to support the Community, Health and Related Services Legislation ( Miscellaneous Amendments) Bill 2018.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 27 Nov 2018

Local Government Amendment (Miscellaneous) Bill 2018

Parliamentary Activity - Given the number of councils in Tasmania and the time it takes to reach agreement amongst the variety of players in the local government sector, this is a comprehensive raft of changes.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 22 Nov 2018

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

Parliamentary Activity - I am pleased to do that particularly because of the willingness of the minister to have the conversations about concerns raised by stakeholders.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 22 Nov 2018

Burial And Cremation Amendment Bill 2018 - Second Reading

Parliamentary Activity - 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 Scheme to provide a measure of compensation and justice to survivors of past sexual abuse.

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 - As I mentioned before, this trio of bills before us today are about creating clearer lines of responsibility between the different departments who administer the different components of the gas industry in Tasmania and to make sure that...

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 21 Nov 2018

Gas Industry Bill 2018 - Second Reading

Parliamentary Activity - The function of these three bills before us today is about more clearly delineating the departmental responsibilities and making for a more efficient enactment of each act, both from the point of view of the people responsible for...

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 21 Nov 2018

Mental Health Amendment Bill 2018 - Second Reading

Parliamentary Activity - It sounds like it is a change that is important and needed, initiated by the Mental Health Tribunal, supported by the Mental Health Council, mental health consumers and other mental health advocates.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 21 Nov 2018

Macquarie Point Development Corporation Amendment Bill 2018 - Second Reading

Parliamentary Activity - It is a bill to remove the voice of Tasmanians from debate about this most central part of our capital city. We are a small state, this is a small city, but it is a beautiful one.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 18 Oct 2018

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

Parliamentary Activity - This legislation is missed opportunity. We have before us a bill which is the bare minimum reflection of what the people of Australia told their parliaments to do last year.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 18 Oct 2018

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

Parliamentary Activity - When the Treasurer released that statement on 19 February 2017 he said he believed the state's water and sewerage situation had reached a crisis point and the Government was no longer prepared to stand by and let the situation continue.

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 - We have gender equality in the Tasmanian Parliament. Women and girls are encouraged to aspire to success and to be treated equally.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 16 Oct 2018

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

Parliamentary Activity - We have concerns, which we raised last year, regarding putting off the requirement for a review of the wholesale electricity price.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 16 Oct 2018

Traffic and Related Legislation Amendment Bill 2018 - Second Reading

Parliamentary Activity - 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 - In substantial part we have no problems with the amendments that are being proposed to these various pieces of legislation. I note it has been three years since the last miscellaneous justice amendment bill came before the House.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 26 Sep 2018

Legal Profession Amendment Bill 2018 - Second Reading

Parliamentary Activity - 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 - Three years was generally considered to be enough time to have collected some evidence and to be able to make a considered assessment. I thank Mr Bugg for the work he did. It is certainly a good review and I like the way he prepares his ...

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 25 Sep 2018

Emergency Management Amendment Bill 2018 - Second Reading

Parliamentary Activity - I support this bill and make a strong plea to the minister to address the key deficiency in this bill, which is the absence of any conversation about climate change.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 19 Sep 2018

Land Titles Amendment Bill 2018 - Second Reading

Parliamentary Activity - 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 chief justice.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 28 Aug 2018

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

Parliamentary Activity - 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.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 28 Aug 2018

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

Parliamentary Activity - The process that led to the redistribution of boundaries and the renaming of the electorate of Denison to Clark began an extended period of time ago.

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

Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill 2016

Greens Bill - A bill for An Act to provide for medical assistance in specific and restricted circumstances to enable the voluntary...

Cassy O'Connor MP - 24 May 2017

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

Parliamentary Activity - The letter requesting the report from the council sought advice on the implications of an offender of the court not recording a conviction following a finding of guilt, and whether a fine should be able to be imposed if a conviction is not...

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 16 Nov 2016

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

Parliamentary Activity - This bill represents the Attorney-General's increased attacks on every Tasmanian's right to receive a just sentence.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 17 Nov 2016

Law to Recognise Animals as Sentient Beings

Parliamentary Activity - That this House notes:1.      The Change.org online campaign ‘Xena’s Law’ which seeks to petition Federal Agriculture Minister, Barnaby Joyce, to enact legislation which would recognise animals are sentient beings;

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 28 Oct 2015

Macquarie Point remediation and Copping c-cell

Parliamentary Activity - Ms WOODRUFF (Franklin) - As the member for Denison said, we have a number of questions but in principle we will be supporting this bill.  I foreshadow I will be proposing an amendment on aspects relating to remediation.  We know there is a...

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 29 Oct 2015

State Fracking Ban Bill

Media Release - The Greens today tabled in the State Parliament their Mineral Resources Development (Hydraulic Fracturing) Amendment Bill 2015, which seeks to implement a permanent ban on fracking across the state.

Kim Booth - 19 Mar 2015

Frack Free Tasmania Status

Media Release - The Tasmanian Greens will move to introduce a permanent ban on fracking when Parliament resumes next week.

Kim Booth - 28 Feb 2015