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National Water Week

Man testing water in a river.

​​​​​​​It’s National Water Week - an important opportunity to reflect on the genuine threat posed to Tasmania by over-exploitation & mismanagement of our rivers
Cassy O'Connor MP | Media Release | 19 October 2021


Howlett Must Listen to Welfare Advocates and Ban the Whi...

Sad Horse

The Greens strongly support the RSPCA and PETA in their call for the Gutwein Government to ban horse whips on the race track.
Cassy O'Connor MP | Media Release | 19 October 2021


Gutwein's Net Zero Greenwash

Industrial Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Today’s announcement from the Premier on net zero carbon emissions is greenwash, not “nation-leading” climate action.
Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP | Media Release | 13 October 2021


Public Transport Should Be Free For Everyone, Always

Bus

Granting seniors free public transport during Seniors Week is nice enough, but public transport should be free for everyone, always
Cassy O'Connor MP | Media Release | 8 October 2021


Plantation Sector Leadership on Forest Protection

Blue Tier, Tasmanian Forest Agreement Forest

The Liberals would do well to look to Tasmania’s largest plantation manager for an example of real leadership in best-practice forest management & protection. 
Cassy O'Connor MP | Media Release | 8 October 2021


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Parliamentary Activity

Gaming Control Amendment (Future Gaming Market) Bill 202...

Wrest Point Casino, Federal Group, Tasmania

Our opposition to this bill, which entrenches a rotten, life destroying, poker machine empire in disadvantaged communities has been long and consistent.
Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP | Legislation | 14 October 2021


Gaming Control Amendment (Future Gaming Market) Bill 202...

Line of Electronic Gaming Machines (Pokies)

As we know, the proliferation of poker machines in areas of socio-economic disadvantage across the state has had a profoundly harmful impact.
Cassy O'Connor MP | Legislation | 14 October 2021


Tasmanian Civil and Administrative Tribunal Amendment Bi...

Justice, Scales and Gavel

I think we all agree that we get better outcomes when people are as involved as possible and able to talk as comfortably as possible.
Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP | Legislation | 14 October 2021


Climate Change and Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Industrial Greenhouse Gas Emissions

The Government announced a 2030 greenhouse gas emissions target that we reached six years ago, thanks in large part to the carbon stored in our forests.
Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP | Question | 14 October 2021


Gambling Losses from Poker Machines

Line of Electronic Gaming Machines (Pokies)

Between August last year and August this year Tasmanians lost $205 million to poker machines. Fewer Tasmanians are losing more of their money to these machines.
Cassy O'Connor MP | Question | 14 October 2021


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