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Tasmanian Greens State Conference 13 March 2021

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<p><img width="758" height="448" src="https://www.tasmaniantimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/Greens-Conference.jpg" class="attachment-large size-large wp-post-image" alt="" loading="lazy"></p>The Tasmanian Greens will be holding a special State Conference in Kingston tomorrow. This conference was deferred from our Annual General Meeting in September 2020, which was held online due to COVID concerns. Tomorrow’s Conference will include a keynote address from Greens Leader, Cassy O’Connor MP, Q&As with elected representatives and lead candidates, debate on […]

The Tasmanian Greens will be holding a special State Conference in Kingston tomorrow.

This conference was deferred from our Annual General Meeting in September 2020, which was held online due to COVID concerns.

Tomorrow’s Conference will include a keynote address from Greens Leader, Cassy O’Connor MP, Q&As with elected representatives and lead candidates, debate on motions and workshops.

Conference Venue: Kingborough Hub, Goshawk Way, Kingston

Saturday 13 March – Morning Conference Sessions

9..00 – 9.30 REGISTRATION & COFFEE
9.30 – 9.40 Welcome & Housekeeping

State Convenor Scott Jordan

9.40 – 9.50 Welcome to Country

Theresa Sainty (video)

9.50 – 10.00 Confirmation of Agenda

Motions to Welcome the Public and Media, and to Confirm the Agenda

10.00 – 10.15 State Parliamentary Leader’s Address

Cassy O’Connor MHA

10.15 – 10.30 Meet and Question the State Election Lead Candidates

Our Five Endorsed Lead Candidates

10.30 – 11.00 MORNING TEA
11.00 – 11.15 Address: The Climate Emergency – This is the Most Important Federal Election in  Our Nation’s History

Senator Peter Whish-Wilson

11.15 – 11.35 Local Government: Green Achievements & Priorities

Panel of Green Local Councillors

11.35 – 12.00 Forum with Elected Representatives

Q&A with Senators, MHAs & Local Councillors

12.00 – 12.15 Getting Involved in Our Election Campaigns

Party Manager Debra Rees

12.15 – 1.15 LUNCH

Saturday 13 March – Afternoon Conference Sessions

Green New Deal (3.00 – 3.45) Summary of Workshop Sessions on Saturday

Cassy O’Connor MHA

A discussion on communicating the Green New Deal’s ideas and vision in a campaign.

Review of the Party’s Governance (3.00 – 3.45)

Peter Croger

The party is undertaking a review of its governance. A discussion paper was prepared in  2020 and this session provides members with an opportunity to provide feedback and ideas.

Queering Policy (3.45 – 4.30)

Kit Darko

A collaborative session discussing LGBTQIA+ issues and policy.

Local Government and the Sustainable Development Goals (3.45 – 4.30) Councillor Bill Harvey

A discussion about how the seventeen Sustainable Development Goals adopted by the  United Nations can frame the priorities and policies of local government.

Disability and Politics (4.30 – 5.15)

Tammy Milne

An informal discussion covering disability in the political context.

Past, Present & Future Candidate Get Together (4.30 – 5.15)

Damien Irving

This session is an opportunity for past, present and future Tasmanian Greens candidates to get together and share thoughts on what it’s like to be a candidate and keys to success

 


Contact:
Tasmanian Greens: Debra Rees | media@tas.greens.org.au | 0427 334 858
State MPs: Alice Giblin | alice.giblin@parliament.tas.gov.au | 0429 402 283

Source: Tasmanian Times https://www.tasmaniantimes.com/2021/03/tasmanian-greens-state-conference-13-march-2021/#utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=tasmanian-greens-state-conference-13-march-2021

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