June 25, 2015

Mrs Armitage (Launceston) - Mr President, I also express my deep condolences to Barry Jarvis'family, his friends and his colleagues in local government, at Dorset Council and the Local Government Association of Tasmania.  The outpouring of grief across Tasmania over hi...

June 25, 2015

Mrs Armitage (Launceston) Mr President,

Today I am going to speak about an event which has become one of the most successful running events in Australia. The Launceston Ten was first held in 2007. It's been the State 10 kilometre road championship since inception, it wa...

June 25, 2015

Mrs Armitage (Launceston) Mr President, I also support the principle of this bill. I believe it will considerably improve how code of conduct matters are dealt with by Tasmanian councils. One statewide panel will investigate code of conduct cases comprising two represe...

June 24, 2015

Mrs ARMITAGE (Launceston) - Mr President, when the Parliamentary Salaries, Superannuation and Allowances Act 2012 was passed, it provided for a 2 per cent increase in the basic salary for members of parliament from 1 July 2012 and from 1 July 2013. Members will recall...

June 23, 2015

Mrs Armitage (Launceston) to ask the Honourable Leader of Government -

(1) (a) What is the total amount budgeted for the development of the new Royal Hobart Hospital?

(1)(b) Will the money allocated for the new Royal Hobart Hospital be sufficient to complete the work; an...

June 23, 2015

Mrs Armitage (Launceston)

What is the government doing to address the serious issue of Tasmanian goods being counterfeited in China and other Asian countries, given that food commodities that are so vital to Tasmania’s exports must not have their reputation compromised...

June 3, 2015

Mrs Armitage (Launceston) - Mr President, in 2011 the Animal Welfare Advisory Committee was asked by the then Primary Industry Minister, Bryan Green, to work with the Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment to review the Animal Welfare Act 1993....

June 3, 2015

Mrs ARMITAGE (Launceston) - Mr Deputy President, today I wish to speak about a remarkable man, Launceston's Ron Cassidy, who at 94 is Launceston's last surviving member of the 2/40th battalion. There are eight surviving members of the battalion. Born in Scottsdale in 1...

June 2, 2015

Mr President,

The centrepiece of the Hodgman Government's second budget is job creation, a pledge to create eight-thousand jobs in Tasmania.

Since March 2014, employment in Launceston and the north east has increased by 1.8 per cent and this move by the government is pos...

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