[3.15 p.m.] Ms ARMITAGE (Launceston) - Mr President, I also thank the Leader for the briefings provided and the people who came along and took the time speak with us and provide very useful information. I note the advice that we are the only state that still has a moratorium, with South Australia, except for Kangaroo Island, having recently reviewed and lifted its moratorium, as it was seen as no value to that state or its farmers.
I accept that there needs to be strict rul
**Original Motion at bottom** [8.26 p.m.] Ms ARMITAGE (Launceston) - Mr President, my contribution will be short. I support section 17 of the Tasmanian act which prohibits any conduct which offends, humiliates, intimidates, insults or ridicules a person based on certain attributes including age, race, gender, disability, marital status, pregnancy, family responsibilities, gender identity and sexual orientation.
In 2017, when the bill was before us to remove that section I,
Consideration and Noting [2.46 p.m.] Ms ARMITAGE (Launceston) - Mr President, I move -That the final report of Government Administration Committee B onTasmania's North East Railway corridor be considered and noted.This report has been a long time coming. I thank the member for Nelsonfor allowing this matter to go first, being an order as opposed to amotion. We have been waiting for quite a few weeks, so I am sure any members will be very pleased to see it finalised.I also we
[11.23 a.m.] Ms ARMITAGE (Launceston) - Mr President, today I speak about Marillac House, an accommodation house designed particularly for people who need an affordable place to stay when they visit Launceston for medical treatment. Located in the Launceston central business district, Marillac House is only a short drive to hospitals and city-based treatment clinics. It also provides a homely, comfortable atmosphere for people receiving treatment and for those who look after