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No Case for Taxpayers to Bail Out Tourism Businesses

The Tourism Industry Council wants taxpayers to compensate private tourism businesses hit by the downturn as a result of the coronavirus.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  17 Feb 2020

Big Business over the Majority of Tasmanians

Cassy O'Connor questions the Premier over his repeated prioritisation of big business over Tasmanians.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  28 Nov 2019

Workplaces (Protection from Protesters) Amendment Bill 2019

Whatever we call it, this is a dog of a bill that is designed to take away the freedoms that Tasmanians have enjoyed to peacefully protest.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  27 Nov 2019

Integrity

We have talked to the Premier at the Estimates table and asked him questions in here about continuing to use the loophole in the Right to Information Act.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  17 Oct 2018

Address in Reply

The 2018 Tasmanian election was watched around Australia and has become known for all the wrong reasons. It was an incredibly bruising election.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  22 May 2018

Greens Stand Up to Liberal Threat to Democracy

This election is being bought, via millions of dollars flowing into the Liberal party from the gambling industry.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  26 Feb 2018

Premier Afraid to Debate Greens on His Government's Record

Premier Will Hodgman has again displayed his fear of being taken on by the Greens in a public forum, refusing to participate in the Tasmanian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (TCCI) debate because the Greens had been invited.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  14 Jan 2018

Liberals' Pokies Policy the Worst Case Scenario for Community

The Liberals have demonstrated just how deep in industry's pocket, and out of touch with the community, they are when it comes to the poker machines in the State. Their policy will entrench the harm caused, and ignite a competitive...

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  9 Jan 2018

2017 State of the State Address in Reply

We are now living through a time when the environmental challenges we are facing as an island and as a community are very, very significant.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  8 Mar 2017

Light Rail Corridor Plans Welcome and Long Overdue

The Greens welcome the release of the blueprint for the Glenorchy to Hobart Public Transport Corridor project.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  10 Feb 2017

Gutwein Hides From Public On Planning

Twenty community and environment groups are organising a public meeting on Tuesday in Hobart Town Hall, because of their significant concerns about changes to planning in the State.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  6 Nov 2016

Housing

The Budget papers show that the number of applicants housed is expected to fall, as will the new allocations to those in greatest need.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  2 Jun 2015

Greens Budget Alternative for those the Liberals forgot

Last week’s Liberal state Budget lacked compassion and courage.

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

Budget Rhetoric Not Matched by Reality

The Hodgman Liberal government has missed a golden opportunity to support small business and creative industries in this year’s State Budget.

Nick Mckim  |  Media Release  |  29 May 2015

Queensland Election Lessons

Premier Will Hodgman must heed the serious lessons to be learned from the Queensland state election.

Kim Booth  |  Media Release  |  3 Feb 2015

Beware Liberals' Planning Amendment

A first shot has been fired across the bow at Tasmanians who want to have a say in planning reform and decisions that affect their lives.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  28 Oct 2014