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Racing Industry - Allegations of Corruption

This morning in parliament we presented some very graphic images that were collected by animal welfare advocates over the past couple of years.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  29 Mar 2023

Corruption, Handing over Envelope

Liberal and Labor Donations Secrecy Continues

The AEC's new year electoral returns data has once again highlighted the opaque, corrupted nature of political donations in Tasamania

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  1 Feb 2023

Green Economics

'Extreme' Sports Rorts Secrecy and Shadiness

Yet another layer of dodginess has been uncovered in the Liberals’ electoral bribery scheme, the Local Community Facilities Fund. 

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  17 Nov 2022

Legislation, Clause Being Highlighted

Public Interest Disclosures (Members of Parliament) Bill 2021

I want to say a bit about the value of whistleblowers. They can be a thorn in the side of a government or a corporation.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  7 Sep 2022

Bureaucracy, Professional with Paperwork

Public Interest Disclosures (Members of Parliament) Bill 2021

The Public Interest Disclosures Act 2002 provides a framework for the disclosure of information related to improper conduct by a public officer or public body.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  7 Sep 2022

Corruption, Handing over Envelope

Dark Money Doesn't Faze Minister

The Attorney General Elise Archer MP has refused to refer JBS’ purchase of Huon Aquaculture to the Australian Federal Police.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  4 May 2022

Money, Australian Dollars, Notes

Foreign Investment Review Board - Decisions

Where we see evidence of corruption or profiting from the proceeds of crime, we should be able to acknowledge and name it.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  4 May 2022

Corruption, Handing over Envelope

Integrity Body Tamed to be Ineffectual

The Australia Institute report on Tasmania’s Integrity Commission, released today, outlines a culture of secrecy and an addiction to timidity.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  10 Mar 2022

Money, Australian Dollars, Notes

AEC Donations Disclosure Confirms Desperate Need for Electoral Reform

Today’s Australian Electoral Commission donations show the desperate need for electoral reform.Dark money from vested interests continues to flow in to the majo

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  1 Feb 2022

Shaking Hands


There have never been any public hearings, which regularly occur in other states and are a very important pillar of public confidence government.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  11 Nov 2021

Wrest Point Casino, Federal Group, Tasmania

Gaming Industry

I want to talk about the unhealthy relationship between the gambling industry and the two major parties in this state.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  12 Oct 2021

Parliament House, Tasmania

Tasmania Needs Strong Electoral Laws

The Tasmanian Greens have made a comprehensive submission to the government’s electoral reform consultation.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  29 Sep 2021

Corruption, Handing over Envelope

Political Donations More Secret Than Ever

Figures released today by the Australian Electoral Commission demonstrate the increasingly urgent need to reform Tasmania’s political donations laws.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  1 Feb 2021

City Planners Around Table

Major Projects Legislation - Possible Negative Consequences

Late last night this House this passed the major projects legislation with only the Greens voting against it.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  27 Aug 2020

Doctor with Patient

North West Health Services

The people of Tasmania deserve and expect to have quality healthcare services and that means quality in what is provided in a compassionate environment.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  26 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

Corruption, Handing over Envelope

Tasmania Bottom of the Nation on Transparency

The Liberals’ undermining of Tasmania’s democracy through heel-dragging on political donations has Tasmania lagging the nation.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  29 Oct 2018

Wrest Point Casino, Federal Group, Tasmania

No Confidence in Premier Hodgman over Pokies Corruption

It gives me no pleasure as the Greens Leader to stand here and bring on a motion of no confidence in the Premier of Tasmania.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  2 May 2018

Corruption, Handing over Envelope

THA Quid Pro Quo

The Treasurer decided to gift the THA $6.8 million following significant donations from the them during the election campaign.

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

Line of Electronic Gaming Machines (Pokies)

Political Donations

The Premier allowed his party to be bought and paid for by the gambling industry, accepting millions of dollars from vested interests.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  2 May 2018

Corruption, Handing over Envelope

No Confidence in the Premier over Pokies Corruption

The Premier allowed gambling interests from Tasmania and interstate to bankroll the Liberals' election campaign.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  2 May 2018

Corruption, Handing over Envelope

Greens Stand Up to Liberal Threat to Democracy

This election is being bought, via millions of dollars flowing into the Liberal party from the gambling industry.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  26 Feb 2018

Wrest Point Casino, Federal Group, Tasmania

Pokies Deed Corruption Allegations Must be Heard by Parliamentary Inquiry

Tasmania Police will review their investigation into allegations of bribery and corruption following the fall of the Liberal Bethune Government in 1972.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  8 May 2017

Corruption, Handing over Envelope

Beresford Wins Tasmanian Book Prize

The Tasmanian Greens MPs enthusiastically congratulate Quentin Beresford on winning the Tasmania Book Prize with his  book, The Rise and Fall of Gunns Limited.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  3 Dec 2015

Corruption, Handing over Envelope

Departure of Diane Merryfull

The departure of the Integrity Commission's CEO, Diane Merryfull, is a tremendous loss for Tasmania.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  2 Oct 2015

House of Assembly, Tasmania

Premier Still has Questions to Answer

Premier Hodgman failed to answer questions in Parliament, despite being a member of the Liberal Party Executive who presided over Mr Mantach's "resignation".

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  25 Aug 2015

Corruption, Handing over Envelope

Goodbye Integrity, Hello Corruption

If the government’s submission to the Joint Standing Committee on Integrity is acted on, it would mean the effective abolition of our key integrity authority.

Nick Mckim  |  Media Release  |  30 Sep 2014