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Legislative Council

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

Legislative Council Election Deferral Should Have Been Dealt with by Parliament

Media Release - The Greens recognise the strong public health grounds behind the Director of Public Health’s decision to use his powers under Section 5 of the Public Health Act to defer Legislative Council elections.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 5 Apr 2020

Huon CEO Attacks Parliament Inquiry

Media Release - Huon Aquaculture CEO Frances Bender has attacked the integrity and purpose of the Legislative Council's Inquiry into Fin Fish Farming.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 21 Feb 2020

Liberals Cynically Delay Two Controversial Bills Hoping MLC Mix Will Change

Media Release - Facing a storm of stakeholder and community condemnation and defeat in the Legislative Council, the Hodgman Liberals have cynically delayed debate on two divisive, contentious pieces of legislation until after the 3 May Legislative Council...

Cassy O'Connor MP - 15 Apr 2017

Evidence Based Solution Needed for Reducing Smoking Rates

Parliamentary Activity - We know smoking tobacco is the largest cause of preventable death and disease in Australia and it has an incredibly major impact on the health system.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 15 Jun 2016

Premier Hodgman Dodges Questioning Over Pay Rise

Parliamentary Activity - Cassy questions the Premier over the 10.5% pay rise to members of Parliament.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 26 Apr 2016

Hodgman Weak on MPs Pay Increase

Parliamentary Activity - Ms O'CONNOR question to PREMIER, Mr HODGMAN

Cassy O'Connor MP - 7 Apr 2016