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Electoral Reform

Donations Disclosure Laws

Parliamentary Activity - While your predecessor agreed to reform and review the Electoral Act, tepid and drawn out though it is, you appear to have walked away from any strengthening of Tasmania's nation-leading weakest donations disclosure laws.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 4 Mar 2020

Gutwein Must Commit to Donations Reform

Media Release - Tasmanians worried about the state of our democracy would have been even more worried after listening to Premier Peter Gutwein on ABC Radio this morning.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 14 Feb 2020

Major Parties Cash in on Secret Millions

Media Release - Two years after the gambling industry bankrolled the Tasmanian Liberals’ election win, today’s Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) annual donations returns reveal vested interests are still pouring funds in to the Liberal and Labor...

Cassy O'Connor MP - 3 Feb 2020

Electoral Act Review Submission - Addendum

Submission - An addendum to the Tasmanian Greens Electoral Act review submission, dealing with matters pertaining to the High Court...

Cassy O'Connor MP - 20 Feb 2019

Electoral Act Review Submission

Submission - The Tasmanian greens Submission to the Electoral Act review.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 18 Feb 2019

Electoral Amendment Bill 2019

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

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 21 Mar 2019

Electoral Amendment Bill 2019

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

Cassy O'Connor MP - 21 Mar 2019

Electoral Donations Disclosure Framework

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

Cassy O'Connor MP - 21 Mar 2019

Electoral Act Review Ignores the Issues

Media Release - The Tasmanian Greens’ submission to the review of the State’s electoral laws calls for root-and-branch reform of Tasmania’s uniquely opaque and malignant rules governing political donations.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 20 Jul 2018

Old Parties Refuse to Support Real Time Donations Disclosure

Media Release - 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 - 14 Sep 2016

Time to Reform Local Council Elections

Media Release - Electoral reform to provide for compulsory voting in local government elections and allowing electronic voting is needed to help turn around the worryingly low turn-out of voters in council elections.

Kim Booth - 29 Oct 2014