August 24, 2017

[12.59 p.m.]

Ms Armitage (Launceston) - Mr Deputy President, I support the bill.  It is a good bill and it goes to an area that is becoming more prevalent now with these electronic cigarettes.  I did not realise they were illegal because you see so many of them around....

August 23, 2017

Ms Armitage (Launceston) - Madam Acting President, I thank the Government for the briefing this morning and the opportunity to speak to members of the department over the last few months and for their continued availability.  It has been very good.  They have been avai...

August 17, 2017

Ms Armitage asked the Acting Leader of Government Business in the Legislative Council -

With regard to Tasmania's gas supply contract -

(1)  What is the situation with regard to the renegotiation of the contract?

(2)  Can the Government confirm that Hydro Tasmania propose...

August 16, 2017

Ms Armitage (Launceston) - Madam Acting President, I support the bill.  I have a few concerns with the make-up of the board.  I had some concerns with the area of accreditation but after a few phone calls and some discussion over the lunch period, I no longer have thos...

August 16, 2017

Ms Armitage (Launceston) - Mr Deputy President, I took advice on this bill during the break and was advised that the previous act being from 1950 was significantly out of date and did not adequately represent what a contemporary museum and art gallery requires.  The 20...

August 16, 2017

Ms Armitage (Launceston) - Mr Deputy President, I certainly support this bill before us.  It gives the police greater powers to do their work, as has been said by other honourable members, and sends the message that we will not put up with this type of thing.

I know, go...

August 15, 2017

Ms Armitage (Launceston) - Mr Deputy President, I am sure many people in this House and right around Tasmania have heard of the WD Booth Charitable Trust.  They have not only heard about it, but many would have benefited from it.

Today, I speak about the extraordinary W...

August 15, 2017

Ms Armitage (Launceston) - Mr Deputy President, I move -

That the Terms of Reference for the Select Committee appointed to inquire into and report upon the Tasmanian Government's proposal to take control of TasWater under State Government ownership be amended as follows...

August 15, 2017

Ms Armitage (Launceston) - Mr Deputy President, I do not have a problem with the principle before us.  Like other members, I had a little concern when we went into the nitty-gritty about 'comprising a representative' and going into detail there, but the word 'consider'...

August 15, 2017


(1)  Why is Momentum Energy, a division of Hydro Tasmania, selling retail peak power for 16 cents per kilowatt through Basslink to small $120-a-month residential interstate c...

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