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Media Release - 30 April 2021

Parliament House, Tasmania

If Gutwein Won’t Dump Brooks, Hopefully Braddon Will

The allegations of Braddon Liberal candidate and disgraced former Minister, Adam Brooks’ lying, forgery and catfishing are just awful.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Misleading Parliament, Braddon, Women


Media Release - 29 April 2021

Hospital Bed

Greens' Fix For Health

The Greens understand the need for immediate and ambitious action to tackle the health crisis, and are proud to announce our comprehensive plan to do just that.
Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Tags: Health, Health Crisis, Tasmanian Health Service


Media Release - 29 April 2021

Highway with Traffic

Labor’s Liberal-lite Traffic Plan

Ella Haddad’s proposed new highway link between Tolmans Hill and Glenorchy is quite alarming. What would Labor demolish of flatten to replace with asphalt?
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Traffic, Hobart, Knocklofty Reserve, Transport, Public Transport


Media Release - 28 April 2021

Man testing water in a river.

Greens Release Plan For Strong, Independent EPA

Lutruwita/Tasmania deserves an independent Environment Protection Agency, with the resources and teeth to put this island’s precious environment first.
Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Tags: Environment, Environment Protection Authority, Fish Farms, Pollution


Media Release - 28 April 2021

Air View of Houses

New CoreLogic Data Confirms Need for Rent Controls, Short Stay Reform

The March 2021 Quarterly Rental Review, just released by CoreLogic, highlights the urgent need for rent controls and short stay accommodation reform. 
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Rent Caps, Housing Crisis, Short Stay Accommodation, Affordable Housing


Media Release - 27 April 2021

Lake St Claire, Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park, Central Highlands, Tasmania

Greens' Plan to Better Protect Parks and Promote Sustainable Tourism

Lutruwita/Tasmania’s world class national parks and reserves are under threat from a Liberal Government that can only see the dollar signs they bring in. 
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Parks, Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area, National Parks, Parks EOIs, Reserve Activity Assessments


Media Release - 27 April 2021

Fish Farm, Macquarie Harbor

Liberals and Labor Responsible for Salmon Tipping Point

Lutruwita/Tasmania’s marine environment should be protected to retain its biodiversity, amenity and fish for the future.
Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Tags: Fish Farms, Marine Environment, Marine Farming Planning Review Panel


Media Release - 26 April 2021

Doctor with Patient

Greens Support Independent Inquiry into Mental Health Care

The issues raised by 16 psychiatrists in a letter to the Australian Medical Association are alarming.
Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Tags: Mental Health, Health, Hospitals


Media Release - 25 April 2021

Handgun with Bullets

Greens Welcome Labor Commitment on Gun Laws, Call for Liberals to Release Policy

The Greens support strong gun laws in Tasmania. We were proud to release our policy in the early stages of the campaign to strengthen our state's gun laws.
Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Tags: gun laws, Community Safety, Health, Police


Media Release - 25 April 2021

Parliament House, Tasmania

Greens Mark ANZAC Day with Support for Veterans

Lutruwita/Tasmania has a long history of sending its sons and daughters away to battle fields on foreign soil.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Veterans, Mental Health


Media Release - 23 April 2021

Happy Children, Playing with Parents

Tackling Poverty Must be a Priority of the New Parliament

Tasmanians shouldn’t have to worry about how they are going to pay the rent, keep the power on or feed their family.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Poverty, Housing, Food Security, Cost of Living


Media Release - 22 April 2021

Justice, Scales and Gavel

Greens Welcome Belated Commitment on Non-Fatal Strangulation Laws

The Tasmanian Greens welcome the Liberal and Labor parties committing to make non-fatal strangulation a stand-alone offence. 
Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Tags: Non-Fatal Strangulation, Justice, Family Violence


Media Release - 20 April 2021

takayna / tarkine, Tasmania

Greens Release Keynote Forests Transformation Policy

The large burn scars left by an escaped logging burn that threatened the Styx Tall Trees Reserve this March are an indictment on both the major parties.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Forests, Climate Emergency, Environment


Media Release - 19 April 2021

Chickens, Battery Cages

Greens Release Plan for a Cruelty-Free Tasmania

Lutruwita/Tasmania should be clean, green and cruelty-free, but over seven years under the Liberals, the welfare of animals has suffered.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Animal Welfare


Media Release - 19 April 2021

Bus

Liberals' Promise to Ease Hobart Traffic Hollow After Seven Years

Southern Tasmania residents cannot take seriously the Liberals’ promise to ease worsening traffic congestion in and around Hobart.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Public Transport, Infrastructure, Kingston, Hobart Traffic, Traffic Congestion


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