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Visa Cancellation of Liberal and Labor Donor Demands Repayment

After an extensive investigation of Mr Huang Xiangmo Australian officials have cancelled his permanent residency.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  6 Feb 2019

Want of Confidence in the Premier

The Premier has failed to demand the highest standards of conduct from his members.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  29 Nov 2018

Foreign Influence

Cassy O'Connor speaks during the adjournment on foreign influence and rebuts some of the arguments presented by Labor MP, Dr Broad.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  27 Sep 2018

Foreign Influence in Local Government Elections

What we have in Tasmania, here in Hobart, is a general manager's roll which has allowed 589 non-Australian citizens to be enrolled to vote.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  27 Sep 2018

Foreign Influence in Local Government Elections

This is in order to give the House an opportunity to debate foreign influence in Tasmania.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  27 Sep 2018

Memoranda of Understanding Tasmanian and Chinese Governments

We have the view that the House and the people of Tasmania should be able to see the detail and the content of any memorandum of understanding.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  19 Sep 2018

No Confidence in Premier Hodgman over Pokies Corruption

It gives me no pleasure as the Greens Leader to stand here and bring on a motion of no confidence in the Premier of Tasmania.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  2 May 2018

Tasmanian Liberals Rake in Donations, Declare Less than a Quarter

The latest Australian Electoral Commission disclosure returns reveal the State Liberals pocketed $2.39 million in political donations in 2016-17, but only declared the sources for $498 000.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  1 Feb 2018

Foreign Ownership and Influence

Almost 25% of our state’s agricultural land is under a level of foreign ownership, and foreign donors are making large donations to the Liberals.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  30 Jan 2018

Pembroke Electorate - Liberal Party Campaign

Yesterday when we asked the Premier about the $30 000 in donations from a foreign company with close links to the Chinese Communist government, which ASIO warned about, he said it was a matter for the administrative wing of the party.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  1 Nov 2017

Political Party Donations - ASIO Advice

Why did the Tasmanian Liberal Party, which you lead, accept $30 000 from foreign donors after ASIO's warning to your federal counterparts?  Do you support the state Liberals' decision to accept this money despite ASIO's warning and...

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  31 Oct 2017

Liberals Refuse to Back Donations Reform

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  |  Media Release  |  1 Nov 2017

Premier Can't Keep Pointing the Finger at McQuestin

Whether it’s on shady donations from foreign owned companies or the Federal Group, or dirty tricks in Pembroke, the Premier simply refuses to take responsibility for the conduct and decisions of the political party he leads.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  1 Nov 2017

Premier Must Explain Why Liberals are Taking Chinese Money

The Premier must explain what influence has been bought by Chinese Communist Party linked businesses which donated to the Tasmanian Liberals last year.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  2 Oct 2017