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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

Climate Change Ignored in Cabinet Reshuffle

The world is getting hotter and extreme weather events are already impacting on Tasmania, yet the Premier has again decided not to reinstate the Climate Change portfolio.

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

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

Barnett Must Leave His Prejudices at the Cabinet Door

Tasmanians may be surprised that 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, including forestry.

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 and having a perceived, and potentially real conflict of interest, the Premier did not sack him. 

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

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

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

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

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, instead deflecting to an audit of Mr Brooks' company email address.

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

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