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Industrial Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Greens Table Landmark Safe Climate Bill

The Greens today proudly tabled our landmark legislation for climate action – the Safe Climate Bill 2021.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  22 Jun 2021

Bushfire, Burned Forest

Climate Action Crucial to Tackling Bushfire Risk

The Liberals twin announcements on forestry and bushfire risk couldn’t have been more ill-fitting if they tried. 

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  17 Apr 2021

takayna / tarkine, Tasmania

Greens Release Plan for a Safe Climate

We were proud to release our comprehensive plan for a safe climate in lutruwita/Tasmania.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  1 Apr 2021

Bushfire, Burned Forest

Fire Minister Refuses to Accept Climate Science

Minister Mark Shelton has repeatedly refused to accept that human-induced climate change is increasing Tasmania’s bushfire risk.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  26 Nov 2020

Bushfire, Burned Forest

Climate MIA in State Budget

A Budget serious about tackling the climate emergency would drive down emissions across the economy, and properly address crucial adaptation issues.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  16 Nov 2020

Bushfire, Active Blaze

PESRAC Report Ignores Climate Emergency

Tasmanians have been sadly let down by the Premier’s Economic and Social Recovery Advisory Council.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  21 Jul 2020

Degraded Landscape, Midlands, Tasmania

Minister Barnett Needs a Big Rethink

Resources Minister, Guy Barnett, needs to take a broader view of Tasmania’s forestry sector and its role in this island’s recovery from coronavirus.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  3 May 2020

Protest, Climate Emergency

Greens Table Safe Climate Bill 2020

On behalf of the Tasmanian Greens, I was proud to table our landmark Safe Climate Bill 2020 today. This is landmark legislation for climate action.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  17 Mar 2020

Industrial Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Greens Release Safe Climate Bill

The Greens are responding to community demand for action on climate and will be tabling the Safe Climate Bill 2020 in State Parliament next week.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  12 Mar 2020

Industrial Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Safe Climate Bill 2020

A Bill for an Act to acknowledge the climate emergency as a threat to life on Earth and establish a framework for Tasmania to respond.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Greens Bill  |  12 Mar 2020

Money, Australian Dollars, Notes

Section 19 Return

As ever the Return under Section 19 tells a story of chronic underfunding of public services and agencies.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  26 Nov 2019

Protest, Climate Emergency

A Climate Plan for Tasmania

The Tasmanian Greens' have a climate plan for Tasmania.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Policies  |  28 Feb 2018

Money, Australian Dollars, Notes

Budget Cuts

Unfortunately for the Treasurer, there is a lack of trust about anything he says in relation to the budget.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  7 Aug 2019

Houses, Construction

Infrastructure and Jobs

The kind of infrastructure the House needs to be debating more is social infrastructure, housing infrastructure, 21st century infrastructure.

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

Biosecurity Dog

Climate Emergency Motion

Cassy O'Connor moves a motion to declare a climate emergency in Tasmania.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  22 May 2019

Green Economics

2018-19 Budget Reply

A state budget is a statement of values that shapes the direction of a place and its people over the term of a government and beyond.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  20 Jun 2018

Wild Coast, Tasmania

New Coastal Climate Risk Tool Highlights Lack of Action from Liberals on Climate

A new coastal climate risk website reveals that large parts of Tasmania’s coastline and estuarine environments will be inundated by sea water by 2100.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  30 May 2016

Industrial Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Attack on Climate Action

The anti-planet Liberals in government have marked World Environment Day by introducing a Bill to axe the independent Tasmanian Climate Action Council.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  5 Jun 2014