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Sessional Orders Amendment

Parliamentary Activity - Cassy O'Connor moves to amend the sessional orders to provide for the following - "Notwithstanding the provisions of standing order 48, the Speaker shall ensure the time taken to ask a question does not exceed one minute and the time...

Cassy O'Connor MP - 24 Sep 2019

Labor and Liberals Vote Against Question Time Clean Up

Media Release - United in their opposition to transparency and scrutiny, both Labor and the Liberals voted against the Greens’ move to clean up Question Time and restrict the amount of time Ministers can waffle on, not answering questions.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 24 Sep 2019

Labor Matter of Public Importance - Integrity

Parliamentary Activity - Ms O'CONNOR (Clark - Leader of the Greens) - Thanks, Mr Deputy Speaker; the Premier was talking at the time.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 17 Oct 2018

Code of Conduct for Members of Parliament - Report by Joint Standing Committee on Integrity

Parliamentary Activity - Ms O'CONNOR (Denison - Leader of the Greens) - Madam Speaker, that was a refreshing, if not a little dull, contribution from the Premier.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 22 Aug 2018

Hodgman Must Act on Integrity Commission Recommendations, For Once

Media Release - With the Hodgman Liberals in the spotlight over claims of nepotism and misconduct, the Integrity Commission’s recommendations released today are overdue.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 6 Dec 2017

Hodgman's Chickens Coming Home to Roost

Media Release - In the last sitting week of Parliament under the Hodgman Liberals, all the Premier’s chickens are coming home to roost.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 28 Nov 2017

Buck Stops with Hodgman on Conflicts of Interests in State Service

Media Release - Throughout this term of government, the Liberals have shown a disregard for proper process and the avoidance of conflict of interest within their own ranks.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 21 Nov 2017

Liberals Refuse to Back Donations Reform

Media Release - In a week where the Premier has failed to be transparent about a $30 000 donation from a Chinese owned company which ASIO warned about in 2015, it is no surprise the Liberals support the status quo, where voters don't know until 12-18...

Cassy O'Connor MP - 1 Nov 2017

TasTAFE Investigation Highlights Need for Crime of Misconduct in Public Office

Media Release - The investigation into TasTAFE has highlighted the need for there to be a crime of misconduct in public office on the Tasmanian statutes.

Andrea Dawkins - 5 Jul 2017

Greens Welcome New Integrity Commission CEO

Media Release - The Tasmanian Greens welcome the overdue appointment of a new CEO to head the State's Integrity Commission.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 22 Apr 2017

Public Accounts Committee - Appearance of Treasurer

Parliamentary Activity - Ms O'CONNOR question to PREMIER, Mr HODGMAN[10.14 a.m.]

Cassy O'Connor MP - 4 Apr 2017

Secret, Closed Door Deals through Office of Coordinator General

Media Release - Cassy O'Connor MP | Greens LeaderThe Tasmanian people have a right to know about major development proposals that impact on their communities and the environment, yet the Liberals' secretive enabling processes for developers are shutting...

- 7 Sep 2016

Greens' Motion of No Confidence in the Premier

Media Release - Given the events of the past week, last year and the Liberals' practices in the House over the past two years, we have no confidence in the Premier's capacity to lead an open, accountable and honest government.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 16 Jun 2016

Political Interference in Right to Information with Loophole

Media Release - The Premier today confirmed he is fully aware of a loophole in Right to Information laws but made it clear he would continue to allow his Ministers to use this flaw in the Act which denies applicants the right of review.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 6 Jun 2016

Transparency on Education Secretary's Appointment Crucial

Media Release - Andrea Dawkins MP | Greens Education spokespersonThe government needs to be completely open about the appointment of the new Secretary of the Department of Education.

- 23 Dec 2015

China Deals Clear as Mud

Media Release - Cassy O'Connor MP | Greens Leader The Liberals pontificated all through question time about their 'open for business' motto but still failed to answer questions about deals with Chinese entities or provide the MOUs that accompany them and...

- 17 Nov 2015

Groom Latest Example of Parliamentary Contempt

Media Release - Minister Groom is the latest offender in the Liberal's contempt for transparent governance and ministerial accountability.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 15 Oct 2015