"I am still going to work for animals." Photos from the chamber taken during Mark Pearson's valedictory speech on November 9, 2022. Thank you to the AJP supporters who watched from the public gallery or live online. You can watch the video of the speech here.
Digger receives the Blue Cross Award for bravery in WW1
by Marcel Woolfe | Aug 27, 2019 | News, Speeches, Videos
22nd August 2019 BLUE CROSS AWARD https://youtu.be/4gJGkCANhkA The Hon. MARK PEARSON (15:00): Established in 1897, the Blue Cross Award is given to animals and people who have demonstrated bravery or heroism. Digger, the World War I dog, was awarded the Blue Cross...
Support for the Reproductive Health Care Reform Bill 2019
by Marcel Woolfe | Aug 23, 2019 | News, Speeches, Videos
21st August 2019 https://youtu.be/qnRvaFZztlY The Hon. MARK PEARSON (16:48): I speak in support of the Reproductive Health Care Reform Bill 2019 and commend my Animal Justice Party colleague, the Hon. Emma Hurst, for co-sponsoring this much‑needed bill. The Animal...
Animal agriculture reaching crisis point
by Marcel Woolfe | Aug 12, 2019 | News, Speeches, Videos
8th August 2019 ANIMAL AGRICULTURE https://youtu.be/rWjE4tvr_Do The Hon. MARK PEARSON (22:31): Animal agriculture is reaching a crisis point in Australia. There are multiple challenges ahead for Australia's farmers from the impacts of the climate emergency,...
How we treat the many other species with whom we share this planet
by Marcel Woolfe | Jun 19, 2019 | News, Speeches, Uncategorized, Videos
18th June 2019 FOOD ANIMAL WELFARE https://youtu.be/ft6GEaICnCM The Hon. MARK PEARSON (18:40):I congratulate Ms Cate Faehrmann on her notice of motion last month acknowledging No Meat May, the campaign founded in 2013 to encourage people to avoid meat for a month. The...
KANGAROO GENOCIDE IN NSW
by Marcel Woolfe | Jun 7, 2019 | Kangaroo, News Archives, Speeches, Uncategorized, Videos
https://youtu.be/Liv1tGitpoc ONGOING KANGAROO KILLING 6th June 2019 The Hon. MARK PEARSON (15:18):In August last year the New South Wales Government changed the rules to make it easier to shoot kangaroos for non-commercial purposes. As a result of the changes, those...
SELECT COMMITTEE ON LANDOWNER PROTECTION FROM UNAUTHORISED FILMING OR SURVEILLANCE
by Marcel Woolfe | Nov 20, 2018 | Committees, News, News Archives, Speeches, Videos
14th November 2018 Adjournment Speech. https://youtu.be/O5e4w6v6ea4 The Hon. MARK PEARSON (00:20): As a member of the Legislative Council Select Committee on Landowner Protection from Unauthorised Filming or Surveillance, I thank the secretariat staff for their...
EXOTIC ANIMALS AND CIRCUSES
by Marcel Woolfe | Oct 26, 2018 | Bills, News, News Archives, Parliament, Speeches, Videos
25th October 2018 Second read speech - Exhibited Animals Protection Amendment (Prohibitions On Exhibition) Bill 2018. The "Circus Bill" would ban the use of exotic animals in circuses and retire them to sanctuaries where they can live out their days in peace. Mark...
COMPANION ANIMALS DESERVE CONSIDERATION IN RESIDENTIAL RENTAL AGREEMENTS
by Marcel Woolfe | Oct 18, 2018 | Community, News, News Archives, Parliament, Speeches, Videos
17th October 2018 RESIDENTIAL TENANCIES AMENDMENT (REVIEW) BILL 2018 Mark Pearson moved an amendment to the Residential Tenancies Amendment (Review) Bill 2018. The amendment would ensure that companion animals would be given consideration in residential tenancies for...
RIGHT TO RELEASE BILL 2018. SECOND READING DEBATE.
by Marcel Woolfe | Oct 2, 2018 | Bills, News, Parliament, Speeches, Videos
27th September 2018 A small victory for the Animal Justice Party. Although the NSW Government will not support the AJP's Right to Release Bill, it will implement sections of it by way of regulation. The Hon. Niall Blair (Minister for Primary Industries NSW)...
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