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Treasury – Office of the Coordinator-General

In 2017 18, the Office of the Coordinator-General managed to sell off $378 million worth of something in Tasmania.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  23 Nov 2020


City Planners Around Table

Clarence City Council Should Reclaim Kangaroo Bay

Clarence City Council should commence a buy-back process to reclaim Kangaroo Bay for public use, instead of committing to an unspecified private development. 

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  8 Oct 2020


Planning Documents

Proposed Hospital Development in New Town - Actions of Coordinator-General

The Coordinator-General has inserted himself into a planning process to try to influence council over a contentious private hospital development in New Town.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  25 Aug 2020


Heritage Treasury Building, Tasmania

Estimates Reply - Treasurer

Again, this year the most mindnumbingly frustrating and dishonest Estimates session from my point of view was with the Treasurer.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  11 Jun 2019


Chinese Flag

Kangaroo Bay Foreshore Development - Office of Coordinator-General

The Kangaroo Bay foreshore, once public land, was sold to the Shandong Chambroad petrochemical company behind closed doors.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  21 May 2019


Corruption, Handing over Envelope

Coordinator-General - Right to Information Request for Release of Diary

The Coordinator-General is a public servant under the State Service Act. He is paid $446 000 to cosy up to business and trade in public assets.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  21 May 2019


Corruption, Handing over Envelope

Coordinator General Secrecy Continues

The Premier refused to commit his government to releasing information about how the highly paid Coordinator General spends his time.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  21 May 2019


Bureaucracy, Professional with Paperwork

Elizabeth Street Pier Next on the Liberals' Privatisation Agenda

Another day, another publicly-owned Tasmanian treasure is up for sale under the Liberals’ privatisation agenda.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  19 Nov 2018


Corruption, Handing over Envelope

Honesty in Government

In 2016, the Joint Standing Committee on Integrity recommended that parliament adopt a single code of conduct for members.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  20 Jun 2018


City Planners Around Table

Rosny Hill - Proposed Hotel Development

Eastern Shore residents are waiting for a major private development planned for the top of Rosny Hill to be advertised by the Clarence City Council any day.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  13 Jun 2018


Overland Track, Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park, in the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area, Tasmania

Parks Funding Trade-off for Commercial Exploitation

Under the Liberals this money is about allowing for the increased commercial exploitation of public protected areas.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  16 Sep 2017


Corruption, Handing over Envelope

Groom's CH Smith 'Project Chase' Evasion

Minister Groom's continued obfuscation over the government's involvement in the CH Smith project raises far more questions than it answers.

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


Shaking Hands

Crown Land - Details of Negotiations with Private Developers

Communities from Swansea to Stanley, Table Cape, Boat Harbour and Wynyard are faced with losing their treasured coastal crown land places.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  4 Apr 2017


Shaking Hands

Liberals and Labor United on Crown Land Deals

Labor and the Liberals voted together against a Greens' Motion calling for far greater transparency in Crown Land deals with private developers.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  5 Apr 2017


Planning Documents

Desperate Liberals Mislead over Crown Land

The Liberals have released a laughably desperate list of properties sold under the previous government.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  4 Apr 2017


Shaking Hands

Coordinator-General's Secret Deals on Swansea Development

There has been much criticism from the Greens and of course members of the Opposition about the Office of the Coordinator-General and the role it plays.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  21 Sep 2016


Hobart Private Hospital

Ferguson Avoids Answering Questions on Political Donations

A lobby group for the pathology industry, along with two of its largest members, have donated over $141 000 to the Liberals

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  14 Sep 2016


Shaking Hands

Secret, Closed Door Deals through Office of Coordinator General

The Tasmanian people have a right to know about major development proposals that impact on their communities and the environment.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  7 Sep 2016


Overland Track, Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park, in the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area, Tasmania

More Secrecy Over Parks EOIs

It was disappointing today to have Minister Groom decline to explain the Net Public Benefit test his department uses.

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


Freycinet National Park, Tasmania

Liberals' Development-at-any-Cost Stance Threatens Coles Bay

Last year the proposed changes to the Freycinet National Park were explained as necessary for the Freycinet Lodge to expand.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  28 Apr 2016


Heritage Treasury Building, Tasmania

Secrecy Over Selling the Farm Must End

In the past fortnight, Tasmanians have been taken by surprise at the number of public assets the Liberals have put up for potential sale.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  26 Oct 2015


Bureaucracy, Professional with Paperwork

Political Appointee in Coordinator-General's Office

The Attorney-General’s former Chief of Staff is working in the Office of Coordinator-General while remaining on a Crown Prerogative contract.

Nick Mckim  |  Media Release  |  19 Mar 2015