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Fish Farm, Macquarie Harbor

Trade - Aquaculture

Today in The Australian they have reported Woolworths has expressed concern at claims that Tasmania's salmon industry certification may not be fit for purpose.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  9 Sep 2021

Pile of Woodchips

Trade - Woodchip Exports

Minister, what's the volume of native forest woodchips that’s exported for all Tasmanian ports over the years 2019, 2020, 2021 and to date?

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  9 Sep 2021

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Estimates Reply – Deputy Premier Rockliff

I will simply point out to the House that to rely overly heavily on a vindictive regime like the Chinese Government is not in Tasmania's best interests.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  2 Dec 2020

Nyrstar Zinc Works, Lutana, Tasmania

Advanced Manufacturing and Defence Industries – 3D Printing and the Circular Economy

Europe is showing the way in terms of looking at sovereign capability as a block. They are also aware of the vulnerabilities of trade markets for many reasons.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  24 Nov 2020

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Trade – China

At the Australian level we have had a successive number of markets closed off for a number of spurious reasons.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  24 Nov 2020

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Diversifying Trade Relationships Will Buffer Tasmanian Producers from China Shocks

The Chinese Government’s escalating rhetoric, tariffs and border tactics to block Australian trade are deeply concerning for Tasmanian producers.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  6 Nov 2020

Log Pile at the Port of Burnie, Tasmania

Trade Visit to China - Pulp and Paper Companies

Last December, the Minister embarked on a trade delegation to China where he met with representatives of at least two pulp and paper companies.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  25 Jun 2020

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Tasmania must resist influence and reduce reliance on China

Two news items in the past week should be a wake-up call to any remaining doubters that Tasmania is far too heavily dependent on China.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Opinion  |  12 Jun 2020

Legislation, Clause Being Highlighted

Government Procurement Review (International Free Trade Agreements) Bill 2019

This legislation is part of model national lawt hat reflects that Australia has signed up to the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  1 Aug 2019

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Liberal Motion -Tasmania Trade and Export Success

Part of the reason our exports do so well is the hard work of our producers and exporters, but also that the brand is strong.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  26 Sep 2018

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Gutwein in Denial on Chinese Government Concerns

Treasurer Gutwein accused Tasmanians of “baseless” concerns about the relationship between the Tasmanian Liberals and the Chinese Communist Government.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  19 Sep 2018

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Premier Should Broaden Asian Engagement

We are at risk of ignoring other key Asian export markets which make a massive contribution to the State's economy.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  3 Apr 2016

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Live Exports and ChAFTA

The practice of live export of cattle from Australia needs only to meet with international standards, not Australian standards.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  22 Sep 2015

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China Delegation - Conduct of Mr Brooks, Member for Braddon

The rumour mill is alive with stories of the Parliamentary Secretary, Mr Brooks', conduct on the recent trip to China.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  28 May 2015

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Value of Wilderness to Tasmania

The claims by the Premier, Will Hodgman, that his Trade Mission to China will be taking “Tasmania to the World” has been exposed as a sham.

Kim Booth  |  Media Release  |  26 Mar 2015

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Trans-Pacific Partnership Threat

With every trade deal you have to give something to get something but the TPP tips the balance very heavily in favour of foreign corporations.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  8 Nov 2014