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Major Projects Bill - Submissions

1755 people made submissions to the controversial major projects bill, at 5 p.m. yesterday, some 206 of those submissions had not been uploaded.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  25 Aug 2020


kunanyi / Mount Wellington

MWCC Contemptuous of Planning Process and Public Input

Proponents of a private cable car on the publicly owned summit of Kunanyi/Mt Wellington are treating the planning system and people of Hobart with contempt.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  8 Aug 2020


kunanyi / Mount Wellington

Liberals Must Rule Out Cable Car as Major Project

The Liberals’ announcement they plan to table major projects legislation has sent ripples of worry through the community.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  6 Mar 2020


kunanyi / Mount Wellington

Mt Wellington Cableway Company

The Mt Wellington Cableway Company has launched its development application to Hobart City Council.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  13 Jun 2019


kunanyi / Mount Wellington

MWCC Moves In on kunanyi, Facing Public Opposition

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.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  12 Jun 2019


kunanyi / Mount Wellington

kunanyi/Mt Wellington Cable Car Authority

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  |  Media Release  |  22 Mar 2019


kunanyi / Mount Wellington

Leonie Hiscutt MLC in Political La-La Land

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.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  13 Mar 2019


kunanyi / Mount Wellington

Liberals Ignore Community Opposition, Back in Cable Car

The Hodgman Liberals have proven once again they are a government in lock step with big business.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  13 Feb 2019


kunanyi / Mount Wellington

Hodgman Refuses to Rule Out Further Support for Cable Car

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

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  21 Aug 2018


kunanyi / Mount Wellington

kunanyi / Mount Wellington Cable Car

That legislation was the Cable Car Facilitation Bill introduced by the Liberals and supported by Labor late last year.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  3 May 2018


kunanyi / Mount Wellington

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

The cable car enabling legislation has the gall to describe the proposed cable car as public infrastructure under the provisions of the Land Acquisition Act.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  15 Jul 2017


kunanyi / Mount Wellington

Labor in Step with Liberals on Cable Car

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

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  16 Jun 2017


kunanyi / Mount Wellington

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

Public resources are being used to enable the private development of a cable car to the summit of kunanyi/Mt Wellington.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  6 Jun 2017


kunanyi / Mount Wellington

Ministerial Responsibility for Crown Lands

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  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  5 Apr 2017


kunanyi / Mount Wellington

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

In a move he failed to explain, the Premier has relieved Environment and Parks Minister, Matthew Groom, of his responsibility for Crown Lands.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  5 Apr 2017


Shaking Hands

Cable Car Land Deal Smells Like Cronyism

kunanyi/Mt Wellington should be protected for its outstanding natural and cultural values, not carved up to suit a single developer pushing a divisive project.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  26 Feb 2017


kunanyi / Mount Wellington

Cable Car Will Be Tested by Planning Commission

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  8 Aug 2016


kunanyi / Mount Wellington

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

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  4 Nov 2015


kunanyi / Mount Wellington

Wellington Park Trust Scrutiny

The Tasmanian Planning Commission’s decision to hold a public hearing on proposed changes to the Wellington Park Management Plan is welcome.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  18 Feb 2015


kunanyi / Mount Wellington

Cable Car Assistance Concerns

Cable car proponent, Adrian Bold, is living proof that anyone in Tasmania with a half-baked idea can expect to receive taxpayer-funded assistance.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  12 Nov 2014


kunanyi / Mount Wellington

Mt Wellington Cable Car

Minister for State Growth, Matthew Groom, has refused to rule out government interference to enable the proposed cable car on kunanyi/Mount Wellington.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  27 Aug 2014