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Rosalie Woodruff MP | Greens Fire and Emergency Management spokesperson
Irresponsibly, both Labor and the Liberals voted together against a Greens motion in Parliament calling for detail about the resources in place to make Tasmanians safer this fire season.
Cassy O’Connor MP | Greens Leader
The Treasurer promised a heavy infrastructure spend in today’s Budget, but what was clearly missing was the investment in social infrastructure.
Expenditure on roads and bridges reaches $1.5 billion over the forward estimates and only $200 million is allocated to new affordable housing, not one cent of it is new money.
Rosalie Woodruff MP | Greens Climate Change spokesperson
The Premier’s casual climate change inaction is putting Tasmanians at risk. In Parliament today he refused to stand against his coal-loving party, and reassure Tasmanians he would provide substantial resourcing for climate change adaptation, bushfire preparation and response capability in the upcoming State Budget.
Cassy O’Connor MP | Greens Leader and Parks spokesperson
The Premier and part-time Parks’ Minister has finally revealed the extent of devastation to the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area from the recent – and still burning – bushfires.