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Tasmanian AFL Team

I move that the house does not support any deal for a Tasmanian AFL and AFLW team that requires State or Federal money to be spent on a new stadium.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  29 Mar 2023


AFL Licence - Conditions

Repeatedly during your discussions with us over the state's AFL bid and indeed to this parliament, you stated the AFL bid was not contingent on a new stadium.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  29 Mar 2023


Rockliff Accuses Liberal Colleagues of Being Anti-Tasmanian

Premier Jeremy Rockliff has launched a remarkable attack on those opposing the proposed Hobart stadium – including five of his Federal Liberal colleagues

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  29 Mar 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  |  Media Release  |  24 Mar 2023

Shaking Hands

Who Does Gill McLachlan Think He Is?

It takes a special kind of arrogance to rock up to Tasmania for a few hours just to tell locals why they’re wrong about their priorities for their own home

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  23 Feb 2023


Who Actually Cares What Jeff Kennett Thinks?

While the out of touch suited-up blokes might want this unneeded, billion dollar stadium, the majority of Tasmanians don’t.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  15 Dec 2022


Labor Crab-Walk Away from Stadium Opposition

After Federal Labor Treasurer Jim Chalmers signaled he’s open to funding the massive mega-stadium, today Labor are proposing a referendum on the Liberals’ plan.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  24 Oct 2022

Empty Classroom

Education Resources - Proposed Stadium Development

Students are waiting for assessments or support from school social workers, psychologists, and speech and language pathologists.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  28 Sep 2022

Parliament House, Tasmania

Government Priorities - Proposed Stadium Development

People are dying on the elective surgery waiting list, or while waiting for an ambulance or ramped outside emergency departments.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  27 Sep 2022


Stadium Plan Insulting to Tasmanians in Need

he secretly decided mega-million dollar stadium plan for Macquarie Point is an insult to every Tasmanian who can’t afford their rent or is living in a tent.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  18 Sep 2022


Greens’ Support for Tasmanian AFL and AFLW Teams

Our firm support for the State’s AFL bid, however, did not include backing in a new stadium – and will not. 

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  10 Jun 2022


North Melbourne Deal - Why the Secrecy?

We are concerned about the level of secrecy that surrounds the renewed five year sponsorship deal with North Melbourne.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  3 Jun 2016


Tasmanian Women's AFL Team

Once there is a women's national AFL league, they will grow a whole new audience for sport in Australia as we see women given an opportunity to shine.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  4 May 2016


New AFL Chief Welcome

Football is a great unifying force in our community. It brings together people from all walks and runs of life.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  29 Apr 2016


Tasmania Can Lead on Women's Football

The Australian and Tasmanian Greens have identified an opportunity for Tasmania to have a team in the AFL’s national women’s league.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  16 Feb 2016


Questions to Answer over AFL Sponsorship Deal

The Premier needs to explain to Tasmanians whether he sought advice from the tourism industry on the best brand marketing spend to promote Tasmania.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  1 Aug 2015


Hodgman Liberals Back Football Over Public Services

The Liberals in government are prioritising football over providing essential public services to Tasmanians.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  1 Aug 2015