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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

Police Offences Amendment (Repeal of Begging) Bill 2019 - Second Reading

Parliamentary Activity - Cassy O'Connor delivers a second reading speech for the Police Offences Amendment (Repeal of Begging) Bill 2019, a bill that removes the offence of begging and provides unnecessary police powers to relocate persons who engage in certain...

Cassy O'Connor MP - 13 Nov 2019

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

Archer Must Provide Concrete Answer Over Informant Question

Media Release - Attorney-General Elise Archer needs to reassure Tasmanians who are deeply concerned by the devastating breach on the integrity of the justice system, caused by Victorian Police’s actions over the last decade.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 21 Feb 2019

Police Offences Amendment (Prohibited Insignia) Bill 2018 - On Labor's Amendment

Parliamentary Activity - We will not be supporting this amendment and it is clear that it was not written and presented to this House in the true desire to have it passed.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 21 Aug 2018

Second Reading - Police Offences Amendment (Prohibited Insignia) Bill 2018

Parliamentary Activity - We recognise the very serious problem that organised criminal activity poses in the Australian society.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 21 Aug 2018

Liberals' 'Tough on Crime' Approach Leading to Increased Serious Crime

Media Release - This year’s Department of Police, Fire and Emergency Management Annual Report confirms on almost every crime measure the Liberals have promised to act, the statistics are not good.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 19 Oct 2017

Greens Release Medicinal Cannabis Registration Scheme Policy Initiative

Media Release - The Liberals' Controlled Access Scheme for medicinal cannabis begins tomorrow, but very few Tasmanians will be able to access it.

Andrea Dawkins - 31 Aug 2017

Ferguson Must Fund Drug Health Programs in Budget

Media Release - The ACIC's National Wastewater Drug Monitoring Program Report, released over the weekend, is proof of the alarming level of ice use in Tasmania. It's clear evidence that the government is failing to fix the problem.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 27 Mar 2017

Pill Testing Could Save Tasmanian Lives

Media Release - Police Minister, Rene Hidding, once again showed Tasmanians he would rather continue a failed "war on drugs" than reduce the risk of drug deaths among young people.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 25 Oct 2016

Medicinal Cannabis

Parliamentary Activity - As the interim protection for legitimate medicinal cannabis users, will you move your Government toward developing a controlled access scheme for medicinal cannabis, where users can register with the Health Department and live without fear...

Andrea Dawkins - 12 Oct 2016

Protection Needed for Medicinal Cannabis Users

Media Release - While the Hodgman Government has committed to implementing a controlled access scheme for medical cannabis that begins in 2017, many Tasmanian patients currently accessing cannabis for medical needs are unprotected by the law.

Andrea Dawkins - 12 Oct 2016

Ice Use Needs Government-Wide Action

Media Release - The Police Association’s concern about the increase in crimes against people in the last year should be taken seriously by the Government. Any assault on any individual is one too many.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 29 Aug 2016

Liberals' Blind Refusal to Protect Young People

Media Release - The Police Minister, Rene Hidding, today refused out of hand to consider pill testing measures at festivals as a way of protecting young people from harm, despite support from the Police Association.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 1 Jun 2016

Liberals at Odds With Reality on Medicinal Cannabis Use

Parliamentary Activity - Over the next 12 months, what protection are you giving to those same Tasmanians who are currently breaking the law and to the police officers who are being asked to turn a blind eye?

Andrea Dawkins - 28 Apr 2016

Road Safety Underfunded While MAIB Gives $144M in Dividends

Media Release - The Liberals in government have presided over a significant decline in the number of random breath tests and speed camera hours and an increase in road fatalities and serious injuries, but are making no commitment to allocate any of the...

Cassy O'Connor MP - 1 Dec 2015