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Standing Orders

COVID-19 Related Standing and Sessional Order Adjustments

We recognise that we are in extraordinary times as a parliament and we very much appreciate the decision to return parliament.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  30 Apr 2020

Sessional Orders Amendment

We will be proposing a further amendment to the Sessional Orders over and above what is presented to us here today.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  24 Sep 2019

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

Tarkine - Opening of Four-wheel Drive Tracks

Rocky Sainty this morning sent out a blistering statement condemning the Premier's decision to seek Commonwealth approval to reopen tracks in the Tarkine without any consultation with the Aboriginal community.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  12 Sep 2017

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

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

Baby Steps for Tasmania's Parliament

Today's announcement by House of Assembly Speaker, Elise Archer, that babies will be no 'strangers' in our House, is warmly welcomed.

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

Ministers Failing to Answer Questions on Notice

It is disappointing to see the number of questions that were put on notice some time ago that have not yet been answered by ministers.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  26 Apr 2016

Arrogant Hodgman Regime

The Hodgman government’s first parliamentary sitting session has seen accountability and transparency plummet to a historic low.

Kim Booth  |  Media Release  |  27 Jun 2014