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

We should not be afraid to allow the Subordinate Legislation Committee to look at directions made by the Director of Public Health.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  30 Apr 2020

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

In broad terms we are prepared to support this legislation, as we were prepared to support the first COVID-19 emergency legislation.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  30 Apr 2020

Legislative Council Election Deferral Should Have Been Dealt with by Parliament

The Greens recognise the strong public health grounds behind the Director of Public Health’s decision to defer Legislative Council elections.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  5 Apr 2020

Huon CEO Attacks Parliament Inquiry

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

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  21 Feb 2020

Liberals Cynically Delay Two Controversial Bills Hoping MLC Mix Will Change

Outside the Liberal Cabinet, there is almost zero support for these Bills and a high degree of understanding about the damage they could cause if passed.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  15 Apr 2017

Evidence Based Solution Needed for Reducing Smoking Rates

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  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  15 Jun 2016

Premier Hodgman Dodges Questioning Over Pay Rise

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

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  26 Apr 2016

Hodgman Weak on MPs Pay Increase

The premier sent the issue of MPs' pay to the Tasmanian Industrial Commission, knowing it would result in a pay rise.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  7 Apr 2016

Vanessa Bleyer for Windermere

Local lawyer and small business operator Vanessa Bleyer is the Greens' endorsed candidate for the Legislative Council seat of Windermere.

Kim Booth  |  Media Release  |  22 Mar 2015

Upper House Urged to Reject Proposed Amendments to Anti-Protester Legislation

The Legislative Council should reject the Hodgman government's proposed amended anti-protest legislation.

Nick Mckim  |  Media Release  |  23 Oct 2014