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Media Release - 9 February 2023

Bus

Metro Chaos

Metro service cancellations in southern Tasmania continue to cause chaos and disruption for commuters and students.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Public Transport, Metro Tasmania


Media Release - 8 February 2023

Classroom, Students with Raised Hands

Minister Must Act on School Covid Risk

The Minister for Education needs to tell the community what his plan is to protect Tasmanian students from Covid risks
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: COVID-19, Schools


Media Release - 7 February 2023

Education, Textbook and Laptop

Tasmania Gets Poor Marks in Education

It’s clear the Rockliff government must do more to improve educational outcomes for children and young people.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Education, Schools, NAPLAN


Media Release - 7 February 2023

Royal Hobart Hospital, Emergency Department Entrance

Rockliff Must Act on Medical Misconduct Report

Revelations of the medical registration system's repeated failures to protect patients from sexual abuse and misconduct are appalling and demand action
Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Tags: Health, Tasmanian Health Service


Media Release - 3 February 2023

Doctor with Patient

Reproductive Health Report Demands Action

Today’s report released by Women’s Health Tasmania highlights the need for improved access to safe and affordable termination services in Tasmania. 
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Surgical Terminations, Reproductive Health, Health


Media Release - 2 February 2023

Chestnut Teal Ducks

Jaensch Refuses to Protect Native Birds on World Wetlands Day

Nature lovers across lutruwita/Tasmania are celebrating World Wetlands Day today.
Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Tags: Environment, Native Ducks, Native Wildlife


Media Release - 2 February 2023

Legislation, Clause Being Highlighted

Greens Release Draft Legislation to Decriminalise Personal Drug Use in Tasmania

The Greens are proud to launch our draft Bill to decriminalise personal drug use
Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Tags: Drug Policy, Preventative Health, Justice


Media Release - 2 February 2023

Doctor with Face Mask

Crisis in Health Continues to Deepen

New data about healthcare in Tasmania shows a system that continues to deteriorate, and highlights the need for an ambitious response from the Government.
Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Tags: Health Crisis, Health, Hospitals, Ambulances, Ambulance Ramping, Elective Surgery


Media Release - 1 February 2023

Corruption, Handing over Envelope

Liberal and Labor Donations Secrecy Continues

The AEC's new year electoral returns data has once again highlighted the opaque, corrupted nature of political donations in Tasamania
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Political Donations, Transparency, Integrity, Corruption


Media Release - 31 January 2023

Justice, Scales and Gavel

ROGS Sexual Assault Data Demands Action

The rate of sexual assaults being reported in Tasmania is a serious concern and highlights the need for continued investment, support, and reform
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Justice, Women, Crime


Media Release - 31 January 2023

Prison, Barbed-Wire Fence

Tasmania Less Safe Under the Liberals

The latest Justice Report on Government Services paints a bleak picture of the Liberal Government’s justice failures.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Justice, Corrections, Prisons


Media Release - 31 January 2023

Justice, Scales and Gavel

Liberals' Aboriginal Incarceration Shame

New data released by the Productivity Commission shows once more just how hollow the words of successive Premiers and Ministers have been for Aboriginal people
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Corrections, Justice, Aboriginal Tasmanians


Media Release - 30 January 2023

Drugs

CLC Report Should Prompt Informed Debate on Drug Law Reform

The release of a new report into the costs of criminalising drugs in Tasmania is welcome and highlights why it's time for a community conversation about drugs
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Drug Policy, Health


Media Release - 30 January 2023

takayna / tarkine, Tasmania

Greens Support Takayna Defenders Fronting Magistrates Court

The Greens fully support the takayna defenders facing the Hobart Magistrates Court today.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Forests, Native Forest Logging, Anti-Protest Laws


Media Release - 24 January 2023

Air View of Houses

More Evidence of Liberals' Housing Failure

The Productivity Commission’s Report on Government Services (RoGS) has exposed the Rockliff Government’s failure to tackle the housing and rental crisis.  
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Housing, Housing Crisis, Housing Waiting List


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