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2019 Government Businesses Scrutiny Committee - Port Arthur

Full transcript of the Port Arthur Historic Site Management Authority hearings in the 2019 Government Businesses Scrutiny Committee.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  3 Dec 2019

Firearms Inquiry Affirms Need to Maintain Strong Gun Laws

Health professionals, police officers, survivors, and child safety advocates were united in their overwhelming opposition to any attempts to weaken gun laws.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  27 Nov 2019

Honourable Timothy Andrew Fischer AC

Madam Deputy Speaker, on behalf of Dr Woodruff and me, I also want to take a moment to reflect on the life of, and pay tribute to, Tim Fischer.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  3 Sep 2019

Heritage Register

Over the course of the past five years, the Government has slashed by hundreds of properties the number listed on the Heritage Register.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  21 May 2019

Firearm Laws Inquiry

The proposed inquiry we are speaking to today has come on a long tail of conversations in the Tasmanian community that started some 22 years ago now in 1996.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  29 Aug 2018

Gun Control Laws

The Premier and former Police minister made a secret deal with the shooting lobby to weaken Tasmania's gun laws.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  2 May 2018

Labor Thumbs Community on Fish Farms

Labor’s fish farm policy is identical to the Liberals in essence. It would continue the short-term smash and grab farming of salmon.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  14 Feb 2018

Tassal's "Off-Shore" Spin

Tassal’s so-called “commitment to Tasmania” in moving their operations apparently “off-shore” is simply a PR exercise. It seems to be designed to secure their share price and water down the intense public scrutiny of their activities, and...

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  17 Nov 2017

Salmon Industry Growth Plan

Yesterday a broad coalition of people gathered outside this House to condemn the Government's salmon industry growth plan.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  16 Aug 2017

Gun Safety Bill A Priority

A new shotgun on the market, the Adler 110, can fire off 6 shots in about 6 seconds and can be legally owned by anyone with a gun licence in Tasmania. At least 7,000 have been purchased in Australia, and several hundred of these are...

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  1 May 2016

Federal Hotels' $25M Bluff

The Federal Group's announcement today that its proposed $25M development at Port Arthur will go ahead whether they have a long term extension to the pokies monopoly Deed or not, is revealing.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  15 Apr 2016

Barnett Appointment Purely Political

In GBE Estimates today, Heritage Minister Matthew Groom was unable to point to any experience the new Chair of the Maria Island Working Group has in natural or cultural management and unable to deny that installing Liberal Lyons MP, Guy...

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  2 Dec 2015