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Payroll Tax Rebate (Apprentices, Trainees and Youth Employees) Amendment Bill 2020

These are necessary measures in a time of pandemic and economic contraction and deepening social costs as a result of those two factors.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  19 Nov 2020


Economy, Finance, Calculator, Pen and Graph

Budget 2020-21 - Tasmanian Job Guarantee

The social and economic crisis caused by coronavirus has been massive and will continue to impact upon our state for years to come.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  17 Nov 2020


Four Young People Sitting on Ledge

Premier Defies Parliament on Job Guarantee

Premier Gutwein has revealed he has no intention of respecting Parliament’s decision for his government to investigate a Tasmanian Job Guarantee program.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  17 Nov 2020


Money, Australian Dollars, Notes

Cuts to JobKeeper and JobSeeker will Hurt Tasmania

The Morrison Government’s heartless cut to JobKeeper today will hurt thousands of Tasmanian families still struggling in the middle of a global pandemic.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  28 Sep 2020


Four Young People Sitting on Ledge

Jobs Guarantee

Call for a a Jobs Guarantee program to strengthen our COVID recovery, and support economic transition to tackle the climate emergency.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  23 Sep 2020


House of Assembly, Tasmania

Greens Move on Job Guarantee Passes Parliament

We were proud to see our job guarantee motion pass Parliament this evening. 

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  23 Sep 2020


Science Lab

Premier Must Advocate for Casuals and Temporary Visa Holder Support

The Federal Government’s JobKeeper payment is welcome, but many casual workers and temporary visa holders in Tasmania are still at risk.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  2 Apr 2020


Multicultural, Hands on Hands

Pauline Hanson a Threat to Cadbury Jobs

Pauline Hanson has launched a disgraceful social media attack on Cadbury's Hobart workers with her call on supporters to boycott Cadbury Easter eggs.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  12 Apr 2017


Construction, Work Site

Hodgman Must Stand Up for Northern Maritime Jobs

The Australian Maritime College in Launceston is the national centre of naval expertise.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  29 Mar 2017


Construction, Work Site

Liberal Government Plan to Deliver Jobs Failing

In the past 11 months, according to the ABS 5 200 jobs have been lost, and youth unemployment is soaring.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  23 Aug 2016


Construction, Work Site

Jobs' Crisis Demands Honesty and Action

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  22 Aug 2016


Mining

Jobs' Growth Continues to Decline

The Liberals promised Tasmanians looking for work the world when they came to office. Sadly, what we have seen could not be further from the truth.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  18 Aug 2016


Money, Australian Dollars, Notes

NAB Report Makes Sobering Reading

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  22 Jul 2016


Three Workers Installing Rooftop Solar Panels

Greens Alternative Budget 2016: Investment in Renewables Deliver Large Scale Returns

The Greens’ Alternative Budget has the vision to secure a renewable energy supply for Tasmania that also delivers large scale returns to the State.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  1 Jun 2016


Green Economics

State Budget 2016: Dishonest Liberal Government Budget Lacks Vision and Courage

The Hodgman Liberal Government’s 2016/17 Budget lacks courage and a vision for the future.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  31 May 2016


Construction, Work Site

Jobs Data Points to Need for Dedicated Employment Minister

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  19 May 2016


Construction, Work Site

Liberals Need to Take Action to Combat Downturn in Jobs Growth

Strong Job Growth in Tasmania began in November 2013 under the Labor/Green Government and declined immediately after the Liberals took office.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  26 Apr 2016


Construction, Work Site

Jobs Data Points to Worrying Trend Under the Liberals

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  17 Mar 2016


Money, Australian Dollars, Notes

Liberals Selectively Quote Deloitte Report

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  18 Jan 2016


Construction, Work Site

Tasmanian Job Figures Encouraging

The latest job figures for Tasmania are encouraging and provide growing evidence of economic recovery nationwide.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  10 Sep 2015


Construction, Work Site

Treasurer Spin Won't Hide Jobless Increase

The latest employment data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics reveals more job losses in Tasmania, and the highest youth unemployment in the nation.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  6 Aug 2015