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Doctor with Patient

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


Air View of Houses

Warmer Homes, Cheaper Bills

The Tasmanian Greens want to reinstate small business and household grants for energy efficiency upgrades.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Policies  |  24 Feb 2018


Gordon Dam, Hydro Tasmania

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


Corruption, Handing over Envelope

TEELS Westpac Credit Card Sham Costs Revealed

The Tasmanian Energy Efficiency Loan Scheme (TEELS) is nothing more than a Westpac credit card gimmick.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  6 Dec 2017


Money, Australian Dollars, Notes

Liberals Mislead Tasmanians over TEELS Scheme

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


Green Economics

Real Cost of Living Relief in Greens' Alternative Budget

Our Alternative Budget allocates more than $6 million each year to genuine cost of living measures that produce long term savings to households.

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


Money, Australian Dollars, Notes

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

Yesterday the Minister for Energy revealed a Harvey Norman-style line of credit with a credit card scheme administered by Westpac.

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


Corruption, Handing over Envelope

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

Having scrapped the Labor Green Government's free energy efficiency scheme, The Liberals have adopted a Harvey Norman style credit scheme to be run by Westpac.

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


Gordon Dam, Hydro Tasmania

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


Gordon Dam, Hydro Tasmania

Groom's Renewable Energy Failure

At today’s GBE committee, Minister Groom showed no sign he has any plan to lift Tasmania beyond current inadequate levels of renewable energy generation.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  8 Dec 2016


Gordon Dam, Hydro Tasmania

"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


Air View of Houses

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


Green Economics

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