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Forest Defenders Making a Difference in takayna

Media Release - The presence of activists in takayna/Tarkine is clearly making a big impact on planned logging operations in the region.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 11 Feb 2020

Adjournment - Priorities of Government

Parliamentary Activity - Rosalie Woodruff speaks during the Adjournment on the Government's prioritisation of political legislation over meaningful policies.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 27 Nov 2019

Adjournment - Anti-Protest Legislation

Parliamentary Activity - Cassy O'Connor rises on the adjournment to criticise the Government's anti-protest legislation.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 27 Nov 2019

Liberals, Ogilvie Vote to Gag Democracy

Media Release - As if it wasn’t chilling enough for the Liberals to seek to erode the democratic rights of all Tasmanians with their anti-peaceful protest law, today they gagged debate on the legislation itself.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 28 Nov 2019

Workplace (Protection from Protesters) Repeal Bill 2019

Greens Bill - A bill for an Act to repeal the Workplace (Protection from Protesters) Act 2014 and to revoke certain legislative...

Cassy O'Connor MP - 28 Nov 2019

Workplaces (Protection from Protesters) Amendment Bill 2019 - Second Reading

Parliamentary Activity - Rosalie Woodruff delivers a second reading for the Workplaces (Protection from Protesters) Amendment Bill 2019, reflecting on the role historic protests have played in shaping Tasmania and Australia.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 27 Nov 2019

Workplaces (Protection from Protesters) Amendment Bill 2019 - Second Reading

Parliamentary Activity - Cassy O'Connor delivers a second reading speech for the Workplaces (Protection from Protesters) Amendment Bill 2019, which seeks to make broad offences relating to impeding business activities.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 27 Nov 2019

Anti-Protest Legislation

Parliamentary Activity - Cassy O'Connor questions the premier over the Government's aggressive approach to protesters.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 27 Nov 2019

Adjournment - Right to Protest

Parliamentary Activity - Rosalie Woodruff speaks during the Adjournment on the anti-protest laws tabled by the Government.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 14 Nov 2019

Anti-Protest Laws

Parliamentary Activity - Cassy O'Connor questions the premier over their second attempt at anti-protest legislation following the High Court's invalidation of the original laws.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 14 Nov 2019

Hodgman Liberals Marching Tasmania Towards a Police State

Media Release - The Liberals are determined to stifle the right to peaceful protest in Tasmania. At a time when young people are striking for climate, fighting for justice for Aboriginal people, standing up against new coal mines, protecting our carbon...

Cassy O'Connor MP - 14 Nov 2019

Climate Action Protesters

Parliamentary Activity - Cassy O'Connor questions the Premier over their future plans for protest laws.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 16 Oct 2019

Adjournment - Knitting Nannas

Parliamentary Activity - Rosalie Woodruff speaks during the adjournment in support of three women from the 'knitting nannas' who were arrested outside of Parliament for protesting.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 15 Oct 2019

Incitement of Violence on Hong Kong Protesters Must be Condemned

Media Release - Cassy O'Connor speaks out over the Tasmanian Council for the Promotion of the Peaceful Reunification of China (CPPRC) reposting an article that states Hong Kong independence protesters should be ‘executed’.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 13 Aug 2019

Greens Condemn Sumac Forest Attack

Media Release - The Greens condemn the attack on the Sumac Forest protest camp in takayna/Tarkine. The kind of violence and intimidation displayed overnight is unacceptable.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 15 May 2019

Right to Peaceful Protest Law - High Court Decision

Parliamentary Activity - Ms O'CONNOR question to PREMIER, Mr HODGMAN

Cassy O'Connor MP - 19 Oct 2017

Liberal Fail on Dud Anti-Protester Laws

Media Release - If Tasmanians needed any more proof that the draconian anti-protest laws are unworkable, ridiculous law, they have it today with charges against every Lapoinya arrestee dropped.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 3 Jun 2016

Collision Course for High Court

Media Release - Tasmania’s draconian Anti Protest Law is heading for a High Court challenge after the Government voted against a Greens bill to repeal the legislation.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 25 May 2016

Hodgman Running Scared from High Court on Anti-Protest Laws

Parliamentary Activity - Ms O'CONNOR question to PREMIER, Mr HODGMAN

Cassy O'Connor MP - 25 May 2016

Time to Scrap Liberals' Protest Laws

Media Release - The decision by Tasmania Police to drop charges against Bob Brown is further evidence we'd be far better off without the Liberals' protester laws.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 18 May 2016

Time to Repeal the Anti-Protest Laws

Media Release - Cassy O'Connor MP | Greens LeaderWith the resignation of Minister Harriss and a High Court challenge under way, now is the right to time for the Government to admit its mistake and to repeal their anti-protest laws.The Greens tabled the...

- 17 Mar 2016

Anti-Protest Laws to be Challenged in High Court

Media Release - Cassy O'Connor MP | Greens LeaderTasmania's draconian, undemocratic anti-protest laws will be tested in the High Court and we applaud those who are prepared to challenge this extreme legislation.

- 10 Mar 2016

Greens Will Move to Repeal Draconian Anti-Protest Laws

Media Release - Cassy O'Connor MP | Greens LeaderA retired anaesthetist, two nurses and a local builder arrested under draconian Liberal anti-protest laws at Lapoinya are exactly the kind of Tasmanians who Minister Harriss pledged would not be targeted...

- 14 Feb 2016

Incompetent, Divisive Forests Minister Must Resign

Media Release - Cassy O'Connor MP | Greens Leader and Forests spokespersonResources Minister, Paul Harriss, is presiding over a debacle in his portfolio and all of it, his own making.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 20 Jan 2016

Draconian New Protest Laws Used at Lapoinya

Media Release - Andrea Dawkins MP | Greens Member for BassMore than 70 concerned residents and community members gathered to stand up for the Lapoinya forest, to protest the roading and forestry operations.We have seen the government's draconian new laws...

- 19 Jan 2016

Arrogant Harriss Must Withdraw Anti-Protest Bill

Media Release - The Resources Minister, Paul Harriss, must drop his arrogant blustering and withdraw his undemocratic Workplaces (Protection from Protestors) Bill 2014 in light of the UN Human Rights Commission’s damning critique.

Kim Booth - 10 Sep 2014