In the Legislative Council today, the Government quietly killed off Lara Gidding’s major law reform policy for a Charter of Rights. Long-time anti-Charter protagonist and Leader of the Government in the Legislative Council, Doug Parkinson, appeared to take great pleasure in all but declaring the Charter of Rights dead.
Mr FERGUSON (Bass) – Mr Speaker, it has been a long day, it has been an important debate and there have been many contributors to it. It will be quite impossible to attempt to give a broad canvas of all the perspectives and things that have been said. A lot of nonsensical statements have been [...]
Recently I attended a function together with members of the Lupus Association where I listened to an interesting talk related to this illness and gave support to this important cause. Lupus is an auto immune disease which affects many Tasmanians – especially women. It manifests in different ways in different people with symptoms such as [...]