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Government Must Prioritise Respiratory Health Housing Refits

The reports of respiratory illness from a Housing Tasmania complex in South Hobart are distressing.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  3 Jul 2020

Warmer Homes, Cheaper Bills

The Tasmanian Greens support small business and household grants for energy efficiency upgrades.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Policies  |  24 Feb 2018

Liberal Solar Feed-In Tariff Cut

The Hodgman Government’s feed-in solar energy tariff cut demonstrates just how little they intend to support the growth of a residential solar sector.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  21 Nov 2018

TEELS Westpac Credit Card Sham Costs Revealed

The information provided through the scrutiny of Aurora Energy confirms the Tasmanian Energy Efficiency Loan Scheme (TEELS) is nothing more than a Westpac credit card gimmick, and an opportunity for the Liberals to pretend they’re doing...

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  6 Dec 2017

Liberals Mislead Tasmanians over TEELS Scheme

In Budget Estimates today, the Energy Minister confirmed the Westpac credit card scheme the Liberals have fraudulently badged as a cost of living measure won't cost the government a cent.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  6 Jun 2017

Real Cost of Living Relief in Greens' Alternative Budget

The Tasmanian Greens will continue the roll out of free energy efficiency upgrades to low income households and small businesses, delivering lasting cost of living relief to Tasmanians.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  29 May 2017

TEELS: An Interest Free Loan or a Westpac Credit Card Scheme?

Yesterday the Minister for Energy revealed the Government's grand plan to make Tasmanian homes more energy efficient, a Harvey Norman-style line of credit with a credit card scheme administered by Westpac.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  2 May 2017

Westpac's Return on Investment for Donations to Tasmanian Liberals?

Having scrapped the Labor Green Government's large scale, free, energy efficiency scheme for households, community groups and small business, the Liberals have instead adopted a Harvey Norman style credit scheme to be run by Westpac.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  2 May 2017

Liberals' Energy Inaction Costing Tasmania Millions

The Liberals’ refusal to drive investment in new renewables cost Tasmania an estimated $15 million this January alone.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  13 Feb 2017

Groom's Renewable Energy Failure

At today’s Government Business scrutiny committee, Minister for Energy, Matthew Groom, showed no sign he has any clear plan to lift Tasmania beyond current inadequate levels of renewable energy generation.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  8 Dec 2016

"What Can We Do, Minister?"

Many Tasmanians are concerned and confused by about the mixed messages they’re getting from the government about the energy crisis, and what their role is.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  29 Mar 2016

Housing Waiting Lists and Energy Efficiency

Housing Tasmania’s waiting lists were at their lowest level in a decade under the previous Labor-Green Government.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  3 Jun 2015

Greens Budget Alternative for those the Liberals forgot

Last week’s Liberal state Budget lacked compassion and courage.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  1 Jun 2015