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Alternative Budget

Labor and Liberal Leadership Stagnant

As it draws to a close, 2019 has been an uninspiring Parliamentary year from the old parties, defined by a vacuum in policy and leadership.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  14 Nov 2019

2018 Fiscal Strategy

The Tasmanian Greens 2018 Fiscal Strategy, as required by Part 4 of the Charter of Budget Responsibility Act 2007.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Policies  |  19 Feb 2018

Alternative Budget 2019-20

Tasmanian Greens Alternative Budget for the financial year 2019-20.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Policies  |  29 May 2019

Budget Reply Speech

Rosalie Woodruff delivers a Budget Reply speech, discussing the Greens' Alternative Budget.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  30 May 2019

Greens Release Future-Focussed Alternative Budget

Today we proudly delivered the Tasmanian Greens’ fully costed, long-term vision for Tasmania, our Alternative Budget 2019-20. 

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  29 May 2019

Budget Reply Speech

Cassy O'Connor delivers a budget reply speech for the 2019-20 state Budget, and speaks to alternative policies in the Greens' Alternative Budget.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  29 May 2019

Tasmanian Greens' Alternative Budget 2018-19

The Tasmanian Greens have set out the long term vision missing from the Liberals’ State Budget.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  20 Jun 2018

2018-19 Budget Reply

I am honoured to speak to the Greens' vision for Tasmania and our alternative budget.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  20 Jun 2018

2018-19 Budget Reply

A state budget is a statement of values that shapes the direction of a place and its people over the term of a government and beyond.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  20 Jun 2018

Greens Deliver Triple Bottom Line Alternative Budget

The Tasmanian Greens' Alternative Budget is a fully costed vision for the future that demonstrates it is possible to look after people and invest in their capacity, to protect our environmental assets and stimulate the economy through...

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  30 May 2017

State Budget 2016: Treasurer Washes Hands of Launceston Water and Sewerage

Launceston's crumbling water and sewerage infrastructure has not been allocated funds in this year's Budget. 

Andrea Dawkins  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  2 Jun 2016

Call for Government to Fund Pill Testing to Keep Our Youth Safe

Call on the Minister for Police and Emergency Management, Hon Rene Hidding MP, to forgo his outdated ‘war on drugs’ mentality in favour of saving young lives, and to support the introduction of pill testing at our festivals.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  2 Jun 2016

Hidding Won't Commit to Keeping Our Young People Safe

The evidence shows pill testing will keep our young people safe from harmful drugs and it has the support of the Police Association.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  1 Jun 2016

Greens Alternative Budget 2016: Funds a Cruelty-Free Tasmania

The Greens have pledged to care for the welfare of greyhounds, by allocating the amount, upwards of 5 million tax payer dollars given to prop up the industry each year to phasing out the industry over a 5 year period, and to give those in...

Andrea Dawkins  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  1 Jun 2016

Greens Alternative Budget 2016: Innovation and Sustainable Agriculture a Must for the New Economy

Call on the Liberal Government to take a leaf out of the Greens’ Alternative Budget and develop funding initiatives which will help farmers diversify to ensure they get value for money and are able to sustain their businesses on and into...

Andrea Dawkins  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  1 Jun 2016

Greens Alternative Budget 2016: Health a Priority Over Fictional Surplus

Call on the Liberal and Labor parties to support sensible Greens’ policy that prioritises the long term wellbeing of Tasmanians over a fictional budget surplus.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  1 Jun 2016

Greens Alternative Budget 2016: Investment in Renewables Deliver Large Scale Returns

The Greens’ Alternative Budget has the vision to secure a renewable energy supply for Tasmania that also delivers large scale returns to the State.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  1 Jun 2016

Greens Alternative Budget 2016: Funding to Provide for Skills and Employment in Forest Restoration

In 2012, the Labor Green Government delivered the Tasmanian Forest Carbon Study which assessed the amount and potential economic value of carbon sequestered across the entire Tasmanian forest estate.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  1 Jun 2016

Greens Alternative Budget 2016: Phase Out Poker Machines

Poker machines leech funds from Tasmanian communities that can afford it the least and have caused profound harm to individuals, families and the children of poker machine addicts.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  1 Jun 2016

Tasmanian Greens' Alternative Budget

The Greens believe governments should have a vision for the future that extends beyond the next election.   We recognise that genuine planning for the 21st century requires a long term vision and the courage to make bold decisions to drive...

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  31 May 2016

State Budget 2016: Dishonest Liberal Government Budget Lacks Vision and Courage

The Hodgman Liberal Government’s 2016/17 Budget lacks courage and a vision for the future.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  31 May 2016

Heartless State Budget

The 2015/16 Liberal State Budget once more holds little for Tasmanians in need.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  3 Jun 2015

Greens Alternative Budget Statement

The Tasmanian Greens' Alternative Budget Statement demonstrates it is possible to deliver strong economic and jobs outcomes while investing extra into health, education, small business, housing and environmental protection.

Nick Mckim  |  Media Release  |  2 Jun 2015

Alternative Budget 2014-15

The Greens’ Alternative Budget Statement 2014-15 will reverse the Hodgman Budget’s damaging cut to public sector jobs.

Kim Booth  |  Media Release  |  1 Sep 2014