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Cabinet Reshuffle

Clouds Still Hang Over Storm Bay Expansion Approval

Media Release - Today, right across Storm Bay and South-East Tasmania, people are asking themselves about the former-Minister for Primary Industries and her relationship with the Secretary of DPIPWE and what impact that may have had on the decision to...

Cassy O'Connor MP - 31 Oct 2018

Climate Change Ignored in Cabinet Reshuffle

Media Release - 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 - 20 Mar 2018

Liberal Cabinet Reshuffle

Media Release - With no viable options on his limited backbench, the Premier has had to pull Elise Archer from the Speaker's chair in order to maintain his Cabinet, which is now short one Minister.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 28 Sep 2017

Resignation of Matthew Groom

Media Release - The resignation of Matthew Groom from Cabinet and from Parliament at the next election highlights the need to restore the numbers in the House of Assembly.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 23 Sep 2017

Barnett Must Leave His Prejudices at the Cabinet Door

Media Release - Cassy O'Connor MP | Greens LeaderTasmanians 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.

- 12 Jul 2016

Not Enough Transparency over New Minister's Business Interests

Media Release - Cassy O'Connor MP | Greens LeaderThe new Minister for Mining, Adam Brooks is already in an awkward position in relation to his current business interests.  Mr Brooks’ company provides maintenance services to mining companies here,...

- 19 Feb 2016

Tough Choices Ahead for Minister Gutwein

Media Release - Cassy O'Connor MP | Greens Leader and Forests spokespersonThe new Minister for Forests will need to have the courage to make the tough choices Paul Harriss clearly didn't want to make.The first thing Mr Gutwein needs to do is develop an...

- 18 Feb 2016

Premier Misses Opportunity to Replace Groom

Media Release - Cassy O'Connor MP | Greens LeaderThe Premier has missed a golden opportunity to place the Energy portfolio in the hands of a competent Minister in this time of energy crisis.Matthew Groom has demonstrated beyond doubt that he is not up to...

- 18 Feb 2016