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Mt Wellington Cableway Company

Parliamentary Activity - After five years of being cheered on by your Government, supported by the public resources of State Growth and enabled by legislation that was supported by every Liberal and Labor member in this place, the Mt Wellington Cableway Company...

Cassy O'Connor MP - 13 Jun 2019

MWCC Moves In on kunanyi, Facing Public Opposition

Media Release - The 6,000 or more Tasmanians who gathered in protest in the foothills of kunanyi/Mt Wellington last May stand ready to defend the mountain from the Mt Wellington Cableway Company and their enablers in both the major parties.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 12 Jun 2019

kunanyi/Mt Wellington Cable Car Authority

Media Release - It is a complete distortion of fact for Minister Gutwein to claim he wants the divisive kunanyi/Mt Wellington cable car to ‘stand on its own two feet.’

Cassy O'Connor MP - 22 Mar 2019

Leonie Hiscutt MLC in Political La-La Land

Media Release - The Leader of Government Business in the Legislative Council, Leonie Hiscutt MLC, is in political la-la land if she thinks Labor stands for the environment. If only that was the case.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 13 Mar 2019

Liberals Ignore Community Opposition, Back in Cable Car

Media Release - The Hodgman Liberals have proven once again they are a government in lock step with big business in their latest move to progress a commercial cable car on kunanyi/Mt Wellington.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 13 Feb 2019

Hodgman Refuses to Rule Out Further Support for Cable Car

Media Release - In Parliament today, the Premier refused to rule out further tangible support for the proposed cable car.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 21 Aug 2018

kunanyi / Mount Wellington Cable Car

Parliamentary Activity - Ms O'CONNOR question to MINISTER for STATE GROWTH, Mr GUTWEIN Can you confirm statements made by the proponents of the Mount Wellington cable car to South Hobart residents that:

Cassy O'Connor MP - 3 May 2018

Cable Car Enabling Bill Strong Echoes of Paul Lennon and John Gay

Media Release - Draft legislation to oil the wheels for a private cable car development on kunanyi/Mt Wellington is the worst piece of enabling legislation to hit the Tasmanian Parliament since Paul Lennon and John Gay's Pulp Mill Assessment Act 2007.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 15 Jul 2017

Labor in Step with Liberals on Cable Car

Media Release - Labor Leader, Rebecca White, has confirmed her party supports the construction of a cable car on kunanyi/Mt Wellington.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 16 Jun 2017

Groom's Blurring of Public and Private Lines on Cable Car

Media Release - Public resources are being used to enable the private development of a cable car to the summit of kunanyi/Mt Wellington, in a secretive process being facilitated by the Office of the Coordinator General.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 6 Jun 2017

Ministerial Responsibility for Crown Lands

Parliamentary Activity - For the first time that we know of Crown Land Services has been taken away from the Minister for Environment and Parks.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 5 Apr 2017

Why Did the Premier Take Crown Land Responsibility Away From Groom?

Media Release - Cassy O'Connor MP | Greens' Leader In a move he failed to explain when asked by the Greens in Question Time today, the Premier has relieved Environment and Parks Minister, Matthew Groom, of his responsibility for Crown Lands.

- 5 Apr 2017

Cable Car Land Deal Smells Like Cronyism

Media Release - Cassy O'Connor MP | Greens' Leader and Member for Denisonkunanyi/Mt Wellington should be protected for its outstanding natural and cultural values, not carved up by the Liberals to suit a single developer pushing a single, divisive project.

- 26 Feb 2017

Cable Car Will Be Tested by Planning Commission

Media Release - Cassy O'Connor MP | Greens LeaderIt is almost certain that the proposed Mount Wellington Cable Car will be declared a Project of State Significance (POSS) and assessed by the Tasmanian Planning Commission.The State Policies and Projects...

- 8 Aug 2016

'Open For Business' Ensures Cable Car Proponent's Easy Ride

Media Release - The gazettal today of a boundary extension to the development zone on kunanyi/Mt Wellington is proof that 'open for business' means private developers can be assured they will be given ready access to public assets under this Liberal...

Cassy O'Connor MP - 4 Nov 2015