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Parliament House, Tasmania

Cabinet Announcement

The new Gutwein Cabinet is a mixed bag.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  18 May 2021

Economy, Finance, Calculator, Pen and Graph

Treasury – Expenditure Review Committee of Cabinet

In Estimates last year, the Treasurer was asked who was on the Expenditure Review Committee of Cabinet. He was asked again in question time on 12 June 2019.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  23 Nov 2020

Parliament House, Tasmania

Premier – Number of Portfolios

There are 36 portfolios shared amongst nine ministers, including portfolios like, for example, Strategic Growth, which as does not administer a single act.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  23 Nov 2020

House of Assembly, Tasmania

Jaensch is Trying to Gaslight Tasmanians over Cabinet Decision

Finally out of hiding from the media for a week, Roger Jaensch told ABC Mornings, ‘no decision was made’ to weaken tenancy protections prior to the pandemic. 

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  2 Oct 2020

Protest, Climate Emergency

Election of Premier Gutwein

The change of Liberal leadership is an opportunity for the party to walk away from divisive policy to genuinely be a government for all Tasmanians.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  20 Jan 2020

Industrial Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Climate Change Ignored in Cabinet Reshuffle

The world is getting hotter and extreme weather events are impacting on Tasmania, yet the Premier is not reinstating the Climate Change portfolio.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  20 Mar 2018

Preferential Voting, Ballot Paper

Premier Failing to Act on Bullying Allegation

A female Member of Parliament has made a very serious allegation of bullying and intimidation against a male Minister in the Premier's Cabinet.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  27 Sep 2016

Logged Forest, Tarkine

Barnett Must Leave His Prejudices at the Cabinet Door

Premier Hodgman has chosen the same person who led the witch hunt into the sale of the Triabunna woodchip mill as their new Minister for Resources.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  12 Jul 2016


Premier's Rant After Question About Chief of Staff and Brooks Debacle

Despite clear evidence of a member of Cabinet knowingly misleading Parliament the Premier did not sack him.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  16 Jun 2016

House of Assembly, Tasmania

Backbenchers Eye Off Disgraced Brooks Ministries

The Premier is now a Cabinet minister down and there is surely jockeying for the position amongst the enthusiastic Dorothys on your backbench.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  15 Jun 2016

Corruption, Handing over Envelope

Premier Still Defending Dishonest Adam Brooks

It is now six days since the former mining minister told four distinct lies to the Estimates committee.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  15 Jun 2016

House of Assembly, Tasmania

Ministers Continually Misleading Parliament

Last year the Premier stood by the Energy minister, Matthew Groom, when he knowingly mislead Parliament.  Last week it was Mr Brooks.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  14 Jun 2016

Parliament House, Tasmania

Brooks' Resignation Keeps Spotlight on Premier

Four days after Mr Brooks deliberately sought to mislead the Estimates Committee, the Premier has yet to acknowledge the facts.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  13 Jun 2016

Chinese Flag

China Delegation - Conduct of Mr Brooks, Member for Braddon

The rumour mill is alive with stories of the Parliamentary Secretary, Mr Brooks', conduct on the recent trip to China.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  28 May 2015