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5 years 3 months agoAbove-ground optic fiber proposal The Tasmanian Greens Leader Nick McKim today welcomed an alternative proposal for the rollout of optic fibre in Tasmania, but warned that utilising existing electricity supply infrastructure was a less-than-reliable solution.
5 years 3 months agoDisappointing news for North-West Tasmania The Tasmanian Greens Member for Braddon Paul O’Halloran MP today expressed deep disappointment at news of job losses at Caterpillar Underground Mining in Burnie.
5 years 3 months ago
"The Economic Impact of Extending Marriage to Same Sex Couples in Australia"
Professor Lee Badgett
5 years 3 months ago
"The Greens proposal to boost Tasmania's health workforce"
Paul O'Halloran MP, Greens Health Spokesperson
5 years 3 months agoMetro "Turn Up and Go" Starts Sunday Metro Tasmania’s “Turn Up and Go” service starts on Sunday, meaning weekday passengers between Hobart and Glenorchy will wait no longer than 10 minutes for a bus between 7am and 7pm.
5 years 3 months agoVital support for Tasmanians in need The next round of the Tasmanian Government’s highly successful Community Support Levy is open from today, says Greens Human Services Minister Cassy O'Connor. The Levy diverts a portion of gaming machine profits to support communities most affected by problem gambling.
5 years 3 months agoTasmania's Upper House entrenches inequality, mediocrity Tasmanian Greens Leader Nick McKim MP today expressed sadness and disappointment at the Legislative Council’s decision to sink hopes for marriage equality in Tasmania. Mr McKim said the Greens would continue the fight, and pledged to re-introduce the legislation in the next term of parliament.
5 years 3 months agoACT becomes the rainbow territory The Tasmanian Greens Leader Nick McKim MP today welcomed the passage of the Marriage Equality Same-Sex Bill in the ACT, with the help of Greens MLA Shane Rattenbury.
5 years 4 months agoLiberals must guarantee NBN contracts The Tasmanian Greens today demanded that the Federal Government end the uncertainty over the NBN rollout in Tasmania. Greens Science & Tech spokesperson Paul O’Halloran MP called on Will Hodgman to stand up to Tony Abbott and ensure Tasmania was not short changed.
5 years 4 months agoTourism bright spot on the East Coast The Tasmanian Greens today urged all sides of politics to back the development of Triabunna as a new tourism gateway to the East Coast. Greens Tourism spokesperson Tim Morris MP said reports of progress on tourism developments at the site of the former Triabunna woodchip mill were positive news.