October 29, 2015

Mrs Armitage (Launceston) - Mr President, today I wish to speak about an inspirational, innovative and community-focused organisation in Launceston, the Clifford Craig Medical Research Trust.

Founded in 1992, the Trust was named after the late Dr Clifford Craig, a disti...

October 28, 2015

Mrs Armitage (Launceston) - Mr President, on the face of it, it does seem confusing - and I have spoken to councils as well - as has been mentioned by the member for Windermere, whether it simply relates to the food licence or whether it relates to where people can act...

October 28, 2015

Mrs Armitage (Launceston) - Mr President, put simply, this is enabling legislation which does not contain the contents of the scheme itself. It is, first and foremost, a framework bill. It is what comes next which will be the most important. This is about a single plan...

October 27, 2015

Mrs Armitage (Launceston) - Mr Deputy President, I also thank the member for Apsley for bringing this forward.  It is always interesting to discuss TasWater and their report.  I attended their briefing yesterday, which I found quite enlightening.  Mike Brewster was ver...

October 15, 2015

Mrs Armitage (Launceston) - Mr President, I speak today about an organisation which has served its community with great distinction for the past 40 years.

The Northern Tasmanian Junior Football Association was formed by a group of Mums and Dads in 1975 to give local chi...

October 15, 2015

Mrs Armitage (Launceston) - Mr President, I also thank the Leader for all the briefings we had.  They were very informative and very helpful, particularly for a layperson such as myself.  You have a bit of an understanding of the law but not to the depth that is requir...

October 14, 2015

Mrs Armitage (Launceston) - Mr President, I agree with the comments of the member for Rosevears. It is very important that we move as quickly as we can. It is a good idea to read the TFGA article of 20 September 2015 - Hemp Hopes Grow Brighter.

We are edging closer to a...

October 13, 2015

Mrs Armitage (Launceston) - Mr President, I too support the bill before us. I also support the call by the member for Elwick. It is a bit like superannuation - you can go online and put in your tax file number and find lost superannuation fairly easily. It is important...

October 13, 2015

Mrs Armitage (Launceston) - Mr President, almost four years ago I spoke in this Chamber on this very issue. At that time I said I supported Tasmania pursuing a container deposit scheme. I also commended the member for Western Tiers for the motion before us then and I c...

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