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Legislation, Clause Being Highlighted

Local Government – Local Government Legislation Review

We've got revised time frames and scope for the local government legislative review and the original plan was for there to be a final bill.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  8 Jun 2022

Public Meeting, Town Hall

Local Government Amendment (Elections) Bill 2022

We are of the view that there were quite a number of changes that needed to be made to the legislation.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  31 May 2022

Preferential Voting, Ballot Paper

Local Government Reform Bill Falls Short

The Tasmanian Liberals’ Bill to amend the Local Government Act to make voting at elections compulsory is welcomed but lacks detail.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  24 May 2022

Public Meeting, Town Hall

Local Government Review

Local Government is a critical level of government for communities. It is the pathway for residents to shape the place they live.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  22 Apr 2020

Preferential Voting, Ballot Paper

Foreign Influence in Local Government Elections

What we have in Tasmania, here in Hobart, is a general manager's roll which has allowed 589 non-Australian citizens to be enrolled to vote.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  27 Sep 2018

Hobart, Tasmania

Foreign Influence in Local Government Elections

This is in order to give the House an opportunity to debate foreign influence in Tasmania.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  27 Sep 2018

Chinese Flag

Gutwein in Denial on Chinese Government Concerns

Treasurer Gutwein accused Tasmanians of “baseless” concerns about the relationship between the Tasmanian Liberals and the Chinese Communist Government.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  19 Sep 2018

Public Meeting, Town Hall

Greens Release Plan to Strengthen Local Government

The Greens will reform the Local Government Act to strengthen local councils, and protect the governance of our regions and the interests of their communities.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  21 Feb 2018

Public Meeting, Town Hall

Time to Reform Local Council Elections

Electoral reform to provide for compulsory voting in local government elections and allowing electronic voting is needed.

Kim Booth  |  Media Release  |  29 Oct 2014

Preferential Voting, Ballot Paper

Vote Green this Local Government Election

Tasmanians are being urged to play their part in this historic local government election and ensure they post their ballot papers in time.

Kim Booth  |  Media Release  |  23 Oct 2014

Preferential Voting, Ballot Paper

Greens Contest Local Council Elections

Having a candidate of the calibre of Matthew Ryan-Sykes is great for the local community as well as great for the Greens.

Kim Booth  |  Media Release  |  24 Sep 2014

Corruption, Handing over Envelope

State Political Donation Disclosure Reform

The upcoming Local Government elections again highlight the need for the disclosure of political donations in Tasmania.

Nick Mckim  |  Media Release  |  23 Jul 2014