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Arthur Pieman Conservation Area


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takayna/Tarkine - Opening of Four-wheel Drive Tracks

The Government's plan to re-open tracks through Aboriginal heritage in the takayna/Tarkine has been dealt a major blow by the federal environment department.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  17 Oct 2017


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Tarkine - Opening of Four-wheel Drive Tracks

Rocky Sainty this morning sent out a statement condemning the Premier's decision to seek Commonwealth approval to reopen tracks in the Tarkine.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  12 Sep 2017


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Liberals Show Two Faces on Aboriginal Heritage

The bill tabled in Parliament today is both a lost opportunity and a clear sign that the Liberals wear two faces on Aboriginal heritage issues.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  15 Mar 2017


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Tarkine Tourism Future for NW, not Forest and Heritage Destruction

Environmentalists and members of the Aboriginal community gathered in the North West today to call for takayna/the Tarkine to be protected from destruction.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  5 Feb 2017


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Tarkine Decision Gives Hodgman an Out

Today's Federal Court decision gives Premier Hodgman the opportunity to do the right thing and pull out of the case to reopen Tarkine tracks.

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


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Liberals Determined to Damage and Divide on Aboriginal Heritage

Tasmanian taxpayers will fork out for expensive lawyers to support the Hodgman Government’s bid to persuade the full bench of the Federal Court.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  22 Mar 2016


takayna / tarkine, Tasmania

Rylah's Divisive Comments Do Nothing to Reset the Relationship

When Braddon MP, Joan Rylah, tabled her Notice of Motion in Parliament yesterday it was designed to divide the Tasmanian Aboriginal community.

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


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Liberals Slapped Down by Federal Court on takayna/Tarkine Tracks

The Hodgman Liberals have been embarrassed by the Federal Court's upholding of the ban on re-opening off-road vehicle tracks along the takayna/Tarkine coast.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  1 Mar 2016


takayna / tarkine, Tasmania

Arthur-Pieman Tracks

The government's decision to reopen 4WD tracks in the Arthur Pieman Conservation Area will threaten Aboriginal heritage and a fragile coastal ecology.

Nick Mckim  |  Media Release  |  10 Nov 2014