June 24, 2020

[12.07 p.m.]

Ms ARMITAGE (Launceston) - Mr President, I thank the honourable Leader's office for the detailed briefings yesterday.  They clarified many parts of the bill for me.  I also appreciated the detailed correspondence from Local Government Association of Tasmani...

[11.23 a.m.]

Ms ARMITAGE (Launceston) - Mr President, Today I speak about the Launceston Basketball Association - one of northern Tasmania's premier sporting organisations, and a key driver in the northern sporting calendar.

The Launceston Basketball Association was...

Until March of this year, when you visited Launceston’s Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery, it was impossible to miss the heritage aircraft “Miss Flinders”, prominently hanging from the ceiling. This aircraft has become an icon of QVMAG since its installation about...

June 3, 2020

[6.12 p.m.]

Ms ARMITAGE (Launceston) - Mr President, I thank the member for Nelson for all the information she has provided to us; she certainly has done a power of work.

While I acknowledge the right of any member to bring a motion forward - and a general committee with...

June 3, 2020

[4.46 p.m.]

Ms ARMITAGE (Launceston) - Mr President, I will make a short contribution to the noting of the report.  I appreciate hearing from the member for Mersey because it is good to hear a different opinion.  Obviously people on the committee will have the right opi...

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...


Ms ARMITAGE asked the Leader of the Government in the Legislative Council, Mrs Hiscutt -


(a)   What are the CDO's engineering workforce needs and how does it plan to recruit and develop this workfor...

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...


Mrs Hiscutt (by leave) tabled and incorporated the answer to question upon notice No. 28.


Ms ARMITAGE asked a question of the Leader of the Government in the Council -

  1. Despite the Government's claims of record funding...

March 26, 2020

[12.37 p.m.]

Ms ARMITAGE (Launceston) - Mr President, I thank the Leader as well, and Mandy and Will and all the staff.  It has been a pretty hard week for the Leader.

To the member for Rosevears who fell off the wagon last night in his non-drinking year - he had a whisk...

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