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Australian Antarctic Division

March for Science

Media Release - With conservative governments at the Federal and State level ignoring climate science and overseeing cuts to the State's world class scientific institutions, hundreds of Tasmanians joined the global March for Science today.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 22 Apr 2017

Funds Needed to Upgrade Australian Antarctic Division Base

Parliamentary Activity - Cassy O'Connor MP to move—That the House:—(1)           Acknowledges the scientific and meteorological research that's been undertaken at the Australian Antarctic Division Base on Macquarie Island since 1948.(2)           Recognises the...

Cassy O'Connor MP - 20 Sep 2016

State and Federal Liberals Failing Climate Science

Parliamentary Activity - That the House notes with concern the abject failure of the State Government to stand up to their Federal colleagues in any meaningful way to protect Tasmania's reputation as a hub of Antarctic, Southern Ocean and climate science.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 14 Sep 2016

Welcome Backflip on Macquarie Island Research Station

Media Release - Cassy O'Connor MP | Greens Leader and Parks spokespersonThe Greens warmly welcome the announcement of a continuing year-round presence on Macquarie Island, and thank all who contributed to the decision.

- 16 Sep 2016

Premier Failing on Macquarie Island Travesty

Media Release - Cassy O'Connor MP | Greens LeaderWhile his Federal Liberal colleagues first slashed jobs at the CSIRO in Hobart, the Premier was reduced to wringing his hands and expressing his disappointment.

- 14 Sep 2016