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Media Release - 26 March 2023

Sad Horse

Independent Investigation Needed for Racing Industry Claims

Racing Minister Madeleine Ogilvie must initiate an immediate, independent investigation into allegations of race fixing and animal cruelty by a harness trainer
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Horse Racing, Office of Racing Integrity, Animal Welfare

Media Release - 24 March 2023


More Questions Than Answers on Stadium

If what State Growth Secretary told a Parliamentary Committee is true, the Greens were lied to by Jeremy Rockliff in order to secure our support for his AFL bid
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Stadium, AFL

Media Release - 23 March 2023

Homeless Man

Census Lays Liberals’ Homelessness Failure Bare

New data on the massive increase in homelessness in Tasmania is deeply distressing, and again highlights the need for urgent action from government
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Homelessness, Housing Crisis, Housing, Social and Affordable Housing

Media Release - 21 March 2023

Planning Documents

Ferguson’s Attack on Hobart’s Urban Growth Boundary

The Planning Minister's intention to extend 12 sections of Hobart's Urban Growth Boundary looks set to hand precious land to developers
Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Tags: Planning

Media Release - 21 March 2023


Love and Inclusion Drowned Out Hate and Exclusion Today

Hundreds of vocal, passionate Tasmanians showed up to defend the rights of transgender people outside Parliament today, and the Greens proudly stood with them.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: LGBTI, Equality

Media Release - 21 March 2023

House of Assembly, Tasmania

All Desperate Liberals Have Left Is Lies and Attacks

The Liberals’ appalling track record on healthcare, housing and the environment is coming home to roost. All they have to defend themselves are lies and attacks
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Parliament, Integrity

Media Release - 21 March 2023


Rockliff Urged to Join Vigil to Support LGBTIQ+ Tasmanians

The Tasmanian Greens hope they will see Premier Rockliff at Equality Tasmania’s vigil to support LGBTIQ+ Tasmanians
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: LGBTI, Equality

Media Release - 20 March 2023


Fake Feminists Who Play Footsies with Nazis to Gather on Parliament Lawns

The Presiding Officers of Tasmania’s Parliament have regrettably decided to allow an anti-transgender hate group to rally on Parliament’s lawns tomorrow.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: LGBTI, Anti-Discrimination Act, Hate Speech

Media Release - 16 March 2023

Greyhound, Lying Down

Ogilvie Needs To Rule Out More Greyhound Deaths

A leaked document has revealed the Government's plans to make changes to the Greyhound Adoption Program
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Greyhound Adoption Program, Greyhound Racing, Animal Welfare

Media Release - 15 March 2023


Ellis Must Allow Pill Testing in Tasmania

Police Minister Felix Ellis should listen to the growing demands for pill testing to be implemented in Tasmania, and act to allow this life-saving measure
Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Tags: Pill Testing, Drug Policy, Health

Media Release - 15 March 2023

Child, Shadow

Rockliff Must Act on CCYP Report Findings

The Commissioner for Children and Young People report into Tasmania’s out-of-home care system is troubling, and its findings demand urgent action
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Children and Young People, Child Safety, Young People

Media Release - 10 March 2023

Chestnut Teal Ducks

Native Duck Slaughter Set To Begin

From dawn tomorrow the sound of gunfire will ring out across waterways around Tasmania, marking the start of this year's native duck hunting season
Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Tags: Native Ducks, Native Wildlife, Hunting

Media Release - 10 March 2023

Planning Documents

Ferguson Wrong to Override Clarence Council

Michael Ferguson's intervention to override a planning decision by Clarence City Council is wrong unnecessary, and shows a disdain for democracy
Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Tags: Planning, Local Government, Housing, Short Stay Accommodation

Media Release - 9 March 2023

Classroom, Students with Raised Hands

Premier Must Apologise to School Staff

The Tasmanian Liberals’ inane, childish & inflammatory social media attack on the AEU is an insult to every teacher & school support worker
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Education, Schools, Teachers

Media Release - 8 March 2023

Womens March, 'A Woman's Place is In the Resistance' Sign

Still A Long Way to Go for Women and Girls

On this International Women’s Day, we can celebrate the achievements of Tasmanian women and girls, but there’s still a long way to go.
Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Tags: Women


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