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22 March 2019

Cassy O’Connor MP | Greens Leader and Forests spokesperson

21 March 2019

Cassy O’Connor MP | Greens Leader and Parks spokesperson

The Premier and part-time Parks’ Minister has finally revealed the extent of devastation to the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area from the recent – and still burning – bushfires.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 20 March 2019

Cassy O’Connor MP | Greens Leader

The Treasurer, Peter Gutwein, confirmed today he has written to the Federal Group and plans to introduce legislation to progress the Liberals’ pokies policy. 

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 20 March 2019
Last Friday, about 8,000 passionate young Tasmanians left school to demand politicians take leadership and accept we are living in a climate change crisis. They will be bitterly disappointed at Premier Will Hodgman’s agenda for the next three years of government, where the climate emergency doesn’t rate a mention.
Cassy O'Connor MP - 18 March 2019
Tasmanians who voted Labor at the last election on the basis of their position of principle on pokies will be wondering what, if anything, State Labor stands for in 2019.
16 March 2019

Cassy O’Connor MP | Greens Leader

The Tasmanian Greens are devastated by the senseless murder of innocent people in New Zealand.

13 March 2019

Cassy O’Connor MP | Greens Leader and Human Services spokesperson

13 March 2019

Cassy O’Connor MP | Greens Leader

The Leader of Government Business in the Legislative Council, Leonie Hiscutt MLC, is in political la-la land if she thinks Labor stands for the environment. If only that was the case.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 5 March 2019
The momentous decision by Hobart City Council to pass a by-law that will phase-out and then end single-use takeaway plastics is widely supported in the community and welcome news for the marine environment. It could be a trifecta for the environment if the State Government supported this initiative by introducing the long-awaited Container Deposit Scheme and Waste Levy.
Rosalie Woodruff MP - 4 March 2019
The long-awaited southern wood residues advice from Evan Rolley, released today after a five month delay, finds a southern port would be commercially unviable, and the only possible site south of Port Esperance and north of Southport would have challenging ”environmental and social factors”.

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