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)
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)
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)
An informal discussion covering disability in the political context.
Past, Present & Future Candidate Get Together (4.30 – 5.15)
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
Tasmanian Greens: Debra Rees | email@example.com | 0427 334 858
State MPs: Alice Giblin | firstname.lastname@example.org | 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