Reply - Premier's State of the State Address 2022
Thursday 24 March 2022, Motion [12.41 p.m.] Ms ARMITAGE (Launceston) - Madam Acting President, the Premier's Address is certainly a good point at which we can take a look at how Tasmania has performed and will continue to perform as we move forward in time. There is a good amount of evidence to show we are fiscally in a more prosperous position than we have been in the past and the COVID-19 pandemic certainly brought that into sharp focus. We have been removed from some of t
Tasmania Talks - Fortnight catch up with Mike O'Loughlin
Wednesday 23 March 2022 with Mike O'Loughlin Talking about the Balfour Burn, the Stadium Bill, Container Refund Bill and e-scooters.
Treasury Miscellaneous (Affordable Housing & Youth Employment Support) Bill 2022 (No 7)
Second Reading speech, Wednesday 23 March 2022 [2.49 p.m.] Ms ARMITAGE (Launceston) - Mr President, I certainly support the bill but could not let it go through without at least making comment about the First Home Owner Grant as it should be called the First Home 'Builder' Grant and is discriminatory against those people that cannot afford to build their first home. I appreciate they do get 50 per cent concession on the stamp duty. We heard this morning in briefings that aro
Stadiums Tasmania Bill 2021 (No 48)
Second Reading speech, Wednesday 23 March 2022 [11.40 a.m.] Ms ARMITAGE (Launceston) - Mr President, we heard in briefings yesterday that this is not a new notion and it has been under discussion for the last ten years or so. As it has been mentioned by previous members, the proposed $750 million stadium - but that is an argument for another day. Obviously, being a little parochial from the north my belief is the UTAS Stadium would certainly cater for a large number and real
Tasmania Talks - Fortnightly Catch up with Mike O'Loughlin
Wednesday 23 March 2022, LAFM Talking about my experience in home quarantine, e-scooters, the container refund scheme and the Stadiums Bill.
Question without notice - Pumphouse Bay & Jonah Bay Land Management
Question without notice, Tuesday 22 March 2022 Ms ARMITAGE question to DEPUTY LEADER of the GOVERNMENT in the LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL, Ms PALMER Mr President, to follow up my questions for the last sitting week regarding the land formerly managed by the Bothwell Tourism Association at Pumphouse Bay and Jonah Bay. Can the Deputy Leader please advise: (1) What Hydro Tasmania's plan for the area is? (2) To please confirm if a bike trail is being considered to be installed ar
Motion - Trout Fishing in Tasmania
Private Member's Motion - Mr Duigan, Tuesday 22 March 2022 [11.57 a.m.] Ms ARMITAGE (Launceston) - Madam Acting President, I am delighted to make a brief contribution to the member's motion, as there are many people in my electorate of Launceston for whom fishing is not just a hobby or a way to relax, but a way of life with strongly connected community. We are truly blessed to be living in this part of the world and the access we have to pristine, stunning waterscapes gives u
Special Interest Matter - Launceston Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards 2022
Tuesday 22 March 2022 [11.25 a.m.] Ms ARMITAGE (Launceston) - Mr President, before I start, I would like to thank the member for Rosevears for that very moving story about Cath Baker. As you may be aware, the Launceston Chamber of Commerce celebrated its annual Business Excellence Awards this past Saturday. After a couple of disrupted years, the chamber roared back into action with some major sponsors including; Spirit Super - who had naming rights - the University of Tasman
Tasmania Talks - Fortnightly catch up with Allan Miller
Thursday 10th March 2022 with Allan Miller Talking about the proposed new stadium, shop stealing and anti-social behaviour in the Launceston CBD and what to do about the Tamar River.