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Dorothy Dixer

Sessional Orders Amendment

Parliamentary Activity - Cassy O'Connor moves to amend the sessional orders to provide for the following - "Notwithstanding the provisions of standing order 48, the Speaker shall ensure the time taken to ask a question does not exceed one minute and the time...

Cassy O'Connor MP - 24 Sep 2019

Labor and Liberals Vote Against Question Time Clean Up

Media Release - United in their opposition to transparency and scrutiny, both Labor and the Liberals voted against the Greens’ move to clean up Question Time and restrict the amount of time Ministers can waffle on, not answering questions.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 24 Sep 2019

Adjournment - Questions on the Notice Paper

Parliamentary Activity - Cassy discusses unanswered questions on notice and backbencher dorothy dixers during the Adjournment.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 3 Sep 2019

Extended Dorothy Dixers Show Contempt for Tasmanians

Media Release - Question Time this week has reached all new lows with close to half of the time allegedly reserved for scrutinising government Ministers taken up with self-congratulatory Dorothy Dixer questions.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 20 Sep 2018

Backbenchers Eye Off Disgraced Brooks Ministries

Parliamentary Activity - Ms O'CONNOR question to PREMIER, Mr HODGMANYou are now a Cabinet minister down and there is surely jockeying for the position amongst the enthusiastic Dorothys on your backbench.Madam SPEAKER - Order.  The member will refer to members of...

Cassy O'Connor MP - 15 Jun 2016

Ministers Failing to Answer Questions on Notice

Parliamentary Activity - Ms O'CONNOR (Denison - Leader of the Greens) - Madam Speaker, I was flicking through the notices of question that arrived on our desk today.  It is disappointing to see the number of questions that were put on notice some time ago that...

Cassy O'Connor MP - 26 Apr 2016

Liberal Member for Braddon Shows Ignorance on Forestry Burns

Parliamentary Activity - Motion criticising Liberal Member for Braddon, Mrs Joan Rylah MP, for misleading comments on Greens' fuel reduction burns policy and calling on the Government to properly fund fuel reduction burns in the TWHHA.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 26 Apr 2016

Dorothy Dixers Waste Time and Money

Parliamentary Activity - WEDESDAY 6 APRIL 2016Cassy O’Connor On tomorrow to moveThat the House:—(1)           Notes that:—(a)           each day in Question Time Government Members ask at least four self-congratulatory Dorothy Dixers of Government Ministers; and

Cassy O'Connor MP - 6 Apr 2016

Jaensch Misleads over Dorothy Dixers

Media Release - Cassy O’Connor MP | Greens LeaderBraddon Liberal MP, Roger Jaensch is wilfully misleading over Parliamentary practice in the last term of government in order to deflect from the fact that the Liberals have to date asked 261 self-...

- 29 Oct 2015

Dorothy Dix 'Good News' Milestone

Media Release - Cassy O’Connor MP | Greens LeaderThe Liberals celebrated their 250th self-congratulatory Dorothy Dix in Question Time today.This milestone should not have been celebrated, but it's been made very clear by the Liberals that they want their...

- 27 Oct 2015