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Parliamentary Prayer


Legislation, Clause Being Highlighted

Standing Orders 22 and 23 - Repeal and Replacement

To remind members who were not in the last parliament, it was the Greens who moved to have the acknowledgement included as a daily part of the Standing Orders.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  30 Aug 2018


Multicultural, Hands on Hands

Labor and Liberals Vote Down Parliamentary Prayers Change

It was disappointing that both Labor and the Liberals voted down the Greens' attempt to modernise State Parliament's Standing Orders.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  16 Aug 2017


Religion, Book

Time to Rethink Parliamentary Prayers

The daily Tasmanian Parliamentary recitation of the Lord’s Prayer no longer reflects contemporary Tasmanian society, which is multicultural and multi-faith.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  7 Aug 2017


Religion, Book

Non-Denominational Interfaith Prayer

In the ACT the prayer has been replaced with a silent reflection and in the US Congress there is a rotation between prayers of different faiths.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  3 May 2016