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Local Government – Electoral Reforms

The final review report of Tasmania's electoral laws was due to be released in late 2019, but still hasn't been made public.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  26 Nov 2020


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Electoral Amendment (Electoral Expenditure and Political Donations) Bill 2020

Politics in Tasmania, in many ways, is damaged by our lack of any donations disclosure framework beyond the Commonwealth law.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  11 Nov 2020


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Election Campaigns - Application of Section 196 of the Electoral Act

Section 196 of the Electoral Act has consistently been used to prevent legitimate political discourse during election campaigns.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  17 Sep 2020


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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


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

Rosalie Woodruff delivers a Second Reading speech for the Electoral Amendment Bill 2019.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  21 Mar 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


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Liberals Further Reveal Allergy to Donations Reform

This is ridiculous and subversive to a rigorous review process. It is more evidence of this Liberal Government’s allergy to transparency and accountability.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  18 Feb 2019


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Electoral Act Review Ignores the Issues

The Tasmanian Greens’ submission to the review of the State’s electoral laws calls for reform of Tasmania’s political donation rules.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  20 Jul 2018


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Liberals' 'Free Beer' Arrangement with THA Doesn't Pass the Pub Test

The Liberals' arrangement with the Tasmanian Hospitality Association members funding their 'Pub Test' pre-election forums is wrong on so many levels.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  24 Nov 2017


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Pembroke Electorate - Liberal Party Campaign

The Premier refused to accept any responsibility for donations originating from a company ASIO has warned against accepting donations from.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  1 Nov 2017


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Premier Can't Keep Pointing the Finger at McQuestin

The Premier simply refuses to take responsibility for the conduct and decisions of the political party he leads.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  1 Nov 2017


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Protect Parliament from Parties' Self-Interest

Parliamentary reform should always be driven by the aim of ensuring it is serving a strong healthy and robust democracy.

Kim Booth  |  Media Release  |  5 Apr 2014