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Mining

Mines Work Health and Safety (Supplementary Requirements) Amendment Bill 2019

We have come a long way to where we are debating a stronger workplace health and safety framework for the operation of mines and people who work in mines.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  17 Sep 2020


Corruption, Handing over Envelope

WorkSafe Tasmania and the Bob Brown Foundation

The Liberals, the Labor Party and the Independent are all doing the same thing: they are creating a faux risk, but this is not what this issue is about.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  5 Mar 2020


Protest, Climate Emergency

WorkSafe Tasmania and the Bob Brown Foundation

For the public to be able to have a measure of faith in the integrity of ministers of the Crown is essential and a foundational aspect of our democracy.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  5 Mar 2020


Law Books

Activities of WorkSafe Tasmania Regulator

On your watch Tasmania's Workplace Health and Safety Regulator has explicitly targeted the Bob Brown Foundation.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  5 Mar 2020


Protest, Climate Emergency

WorkSafe Tasmania Referral of Bob Brown Foundation

You and Mr Barnett issued a joint media statement on the morning of 21 February that stated that you had referred the Bob Brown Foundation to WorkSafe.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  4 Mar 2020


Protest, Climate Emergency

Questions Still Hang Over WorkSafe Protest Referral

The Minister for Justice, Elise Archer, undermined her own official statement and denied she referred the Bob Brown Foundation to WorkSafe.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  4 Mar 2020


Law Books

WorkSafe Tasmania Prohibition Notice on Bob Brown Foundation

Did the Attorney-General or Mr Barnett give you the heads up about the prohibition notice that WorkSafe Tasmania tried to slap on the Bob Brown Foundation?

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  3 Mar 2020


Law Books

Slippery Language from Gutwein on WorkSafe Referral

Peter Gutwein could not give an honest answer about his knowledge of the unlawful WorkSafe prohibition notice slapped on the Bob Brown Foundation.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  3 Mar 2020


Legislation, Clause Being Highlighted

Greens Refer Barnett, Archer and WorkSafe CEO to Integrity Commission

The Tasmanian Greens have today written to the Integrity Commissioner asking him to investigate allegations of the serious misconduct.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  27 Feb 2020


Corruption, Handing over Envelope

Integrity Commission referral of Archer, Barnett and Cocker

Referral of Attorney-General Archer, Minister Barnett, and WorkSafe Chief Executive Mark Cocker to the Integrity Commission for investigation of misconduct.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Submission  |  27 Feb 2020


Protest, Climate Emergency

Another Authoritarian Attack on Peaceful Protesters

Today’s attack on peaceful protest through WorkSafe’s directive to the Bob Brown Foundation is a politically motivated shield for the logging industry.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  21 Feb 2020


Royal Hobart Hospital, Emergency Department Entrance

Serious Lead Levels Demand Health Investigation

High levels of lead detected in the water supply for the new Royal Hobart Hospital K-Block building is deeply concerning news.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  6 Feb 2020


Construction, Work Site

Underfunding WorkSafe Risks Lives

The Hodgman Government’s budget priorities are clearly affecting WorkSafe’s ability to employ the necessary staff to safeguard workers’ health and safety.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  26 Aug 2019


Log Pile at the Port of Burnie, Tasmania

Log Trucks on Tasmanian Roads

Minister Barnett is either misleading or in denial over the evidence that more log trucks will lead to an increase in serious accidents and fatalities.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  30 Mar 2017


Hospital Bed

Public Health Crisis

Under a neoliberal market-first privatisation ideology, the minister has systematically cut the funds to the Health department.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  17 Nov 2016


Doctor with Patient

Patient Care at Risk

Calls on the government to permanently employ more nurses and midwives in order to ensure safe patient care rather than relying on overtime and double shifts. 

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  18 Nov 2015


Legislation, Clause Being Highlighted

Fireworks Permits

Fireworks Night that was held last weekend identified a number of issues with the issuing of Fireworks Permits.

Nick Mckim  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  3 Jun 2015