May 7, 2020

[4.19 p.m.]

Ms ARMITAGE (Launceston) - Mr President, I thank the Leader for the briefings today. The department has clarified the concerns raised by the other presenters this morning.

The spirit of this legislation is to get people working together in good faith to mutu...

April 30, 2020

[9.05 p.m.]
Ms ARMITAGE (Launceston) - Madam Deputy President, this is serious legislation I certainly support. I appreciate and thank you, Leader, for the briefings yesterday and today.

The current bill regarding the election, enables the incumbents to remain the memb...

March 25, 2020

[7.53 p.m.] Ms ARMITAGE (Launceston) - Mr President, I thank the Government and the OPC, particularly Robyn Webb, for the briefings we have received today.  The briefing made the bill and its clauses clearer and I feel very comfortable voting to pass this bill. 


March 25, 2020

[3.48 p.m.] Ms ARMITAGE (Launceston) - Mr President, I support the member for Rosevears, only because I am totally confused.  I am hearing one thing from the Leader and another from the member from Rosevears, who has apparently spoken to at least four of the five lando...

March 24, 2020

[5.22 p.m.] Ms ARMITAGE (Launceston) - Mr President, I really feel this legislation has been covered, but I will just briefly echo the words that have already been said. We certainly are in difficult times. 

I support this bill and the other bills that are coming...

[11.12 a.m.] Ms ARMITAGE (Launceston) - Mr President, today I speak about a stalwart of the Launceston community and a friend of mine, Toni Maloney, a person who has contributed so much to the Tasmanian not-for-profit and medical research sectors. 

Toni was born in The...

March 19, 2020

Click here to read Premier Gutwein's 2020 State of the State address.

[3.25 p.m.] Ms ARMITAGE (Launceston) - Mr President, a lot has happened since the Premier's State of the State address. The coronavirus has taken a terrible toll on our state with the cancellation, te...

March 18, 2020

[11.42 a.m.] Ms ARMITAGE (Launceston) - Mr President, I speak briefly on the bill as I do not have any real concerns. I have listened to the member for McIntyre and while I understand what she is saying, I think land tax has always been an issue - we have all fought fo...

Ms ARMITAGE - Mr President, today I am speaking about one of Hobart's oldest and smallest working tall ships, the sailing vessel Rhona H or SV Rhona H, to which it is commonly abbreviated. In the interests of full disclosure, the Rhona H was for over 20 years in the po...

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