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Donation Disclosure

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New Legislation but Tasmania Will Still Have Weakest Donations Laws in the Country

Four years after gambling interests bought the election for the Liberals, new donations disclosure and electoral laws were tabled in Parliament today.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  31 May 2022

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Electoral Amendment (Integrity of Elections) Bill 2021

In lutruwita/Tasmania, as in many democratic societies, constant vigilance is needed to ensure the foundations of our democracy are strong.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  24 Nov 2021

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Electoral Act Review – Electoral Disclosure and Funding Bill 2021 and Electoral Matters (Miscellaneous Amendments) Bill 2021

The proposed laws when considered collectively, in our opinion, would still be the weakest of any state or territory in Australia.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Submission  |  28 Sep 2021

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Electoral Reform Legislation

What we do not know is the source of 92 per cent of Liberal Party donations received in the year 2019-20.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  23 Mar 2021

Shaking Hands

Political Donation Laws Review

The report of the review into Tasmania's political donations laws has been sitting on your Attorney-General's desk since late last year.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  15 Sep 2020

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Gutwein Delaying Donations Reform, Scared of a Fair Fight

Tasmania has the weakest donations disclosure laws in the country. In Parliament today, the Premier showed again he has no interest in fixing them.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  4 Mar 2020

Law Books

Electoral Act Review Submission - Addendum

An addendum to the Electoral Act review submission, pertaining to the High Court decision in relation to section 29(10) of the Electoral Funding Act 2018 (NSW).

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Submission  |  20 Feb 2019

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Electoral Act Review Submission

The Tasmanian greens Submission to the Electoral Act review.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Submission  |  18 Feb 2019

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Electoral Amendment Bill 2019

Cassy O'Connor delivers a Second Reading speech for the Electoral Amendment Bill 2019.

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

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Electoral Donations Disclosure Framework

Cassy O'Connor questions the Premier over delays in delivering donation reforms.

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

Fish Farm, Macquarie Harbor

Liberals Must Release Marine Farming Panel Report

Without seeing the Panel’s report, you can’t escape the conclusion the approval of the salmon industry’s privatisation of Storm Bay was a done deal.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  30 Oct 2018

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Former Liberal Party Treasurer 'Soft Corruption' Claims on Political Donations, Spot On

Statements from former Liberal Party Federal Treasurer and NSW MP, Michael Yabsley, confirm the urgent need for political donation reform in Tasmania.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  3 Sep 2018

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Greens Committed to Cleaning Up Tasmania's Democracy

For too long, corporate donors wanting to protect their profits have used the money they tip in to the old parties as leverage.

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

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Federal Group - Election Campaign Donations

Andrea Dawkins asks the Premier whether he will rule out his party accepting donations from Federal Group.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  1 Nov 2017

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Hodgman Keeps Tasmanians in the Dark on Political Donations

The Tasmanian Liberal Party disclosed the names of just seven donors with total contributions of $145 000.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  14 Sep 2016

Hobart Private Hospital

Old Parties Refuse to Support Real Time Donations Disclosure

The Greens are disappointed both the Liberal and Labor Parties joined together, once again, to vote against donation transparency and democratic process.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  14 Sep 2016

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Democracy Demands Transparency on Donations

First the ACT and now Queensland have committed to the real time publication of political donations.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  20 Jul 2016

Public Meeting, Town Hall

State Political Donations Reforms Push

The Hobart City Council’s formal vote supporting tougher political donations disclosure laws for local government candidates.

Nick Mckim  |  Media Release  |  11 Feb 2015

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AEC Annual Disclosures Highlights Flaws

The Australian Electoral Commission’s 2013-14 disclosures have not revealed the true picture of who is funding whom.

Nick Mckim  |  Media Release  |  3 Feb 2015

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End Donations Secrecy

Premier Will Hodgman must act on political donations disclosure as the Local Government Association of Tasmania adds to pressure for reform.

Nick Mckim  |  Media Release  |  21 Jan 2015