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Media Release - 10 June 2021

Money, Australian Dollars, Notes

Government Fiscal Sustainability Report 2021 – Time to Make the Corporates Pay

The Tasmanian Government Fiscal Sustainability Report 2021 reiterates the findings of previous reports from Treasury. It makes it clear things need to change.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: State Budget, Health, Tax


Media Release - 9 June 2021

takayna / tarkine, Tasmania

Barnett’s takayna Destruction Tour with Police Escort

Resources Minister, Guy Barnett, is a mining industry shill who apparently needs police protection to visit the takayna/Tarkine. Such courage.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: takayna / Tarkine, Forests, MMG, Mining


Media Release - 4 June 2021

Doctor with Patient

Greens Support Calls for Permanent NW Vaccination Hub

The Tasmanian Greens support calls for a permanent COVID-19 vaccination clinic to be set up in North West Tasmania.
Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Tags: COVID-19, Health, North West Tasmania


Media Release - 3 June 2021

Air View of Houses

Housing Waiting List Ballooning Under Liberals

More than 4000 Tasmanians are languishing in stress on the soaring public housing waiting list.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Housing, Homelessness, Housing Crisis, Housing Waiting List


Media Release - 3 June 2021

takayna / tarkine, Tasmania

Takayna/Tarkine Must Be Protected from Toxic Mine Dump

The proposed MMG tailings dam would dump millions of tonnes of toxic waste in World and National Heritage forests in takayna/Tarkine
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: MMG, takayna / Tarkine, Forests


Media Release - 26 May 2021

Hospital Bed

Rockliff Must Give Nurses a Place at the Table

Tasmania’s new Health Minister Jeremy Rockliff should re-establish the position of Statewide Executive Director of Nursing on the THS Executive Board
Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Tags: Health, Health Crisis, Nurses, Tasmanian Health Service


Media Release - 19 May 2021

kunanyi / Mount Wellington

Greens Stand with Community to Defend Kunanyi

On behalf of the Greens, I urge every person who loves Hobart’s mountain and wants it to remain in public hands to write to Council when submissions open
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Cable Car, kunanyi/Mt Wellington, Parks EOIs, Privatisation


Media Release - 18 May 2021

Parliament House, Tasmania

Cabinet Announcement

The new Gutwein Cabinet is a mixed bag.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Cabinet Reshuffle, Cabinet


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


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