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Bushfire, Active Blaze

Jaensch Leaves Parks' Tanks Half Full, Unprepared for Bushfire

Tasmanians will be left feeling disturbed after Minister Jaensch confirmed Parks and Wildlife's current vehicle fleet is unfit for fighting bushfires. 

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  17 Sep 2020


Bushfire, Active Blaze

Firefighting Details Hidden as Scorcher Summer Approaches

The Minister has again refused to detail the Government’s funding for critical bushfire defence actions, as recommended by the AFAC review.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  24 Sep 2019


Bushfire, Active Blaze

Premier Fails Students' Call for Action on Climate Crisis

Last Friday, about 8,000 passionate young Tasmanians left school to demand politicians take leadership and accept we are living in a climate change crisis.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  20 Mar 2019


Bushfire, Active Blaze

Remembering the Devastation of 1967, Learning Lessons for the Future

Tasmanians are coming together as a community today to mark the devastation and tragedy of the 1967 bushfires.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  7 Feb 2017


Bushfire, Burned Forest

TWWHA Bushfire Report Confirms Urgent Need for Fire Fighting Investment

The Greens welcome Dr Tony Press’ Report into last January’s fires in the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  20 Dec 2016


Money, Australian Dollars, Notes

State Budget 2016: Parks Funding Slashed and Burnt

Tthe Budget papers show more than $6 million cut from an already underfunded Parks and Wildlife Service across the forward Estimates.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  1 Jun 2016


Bushfire, Burned Forest

Parks Minister Exposed for Gutting PWS Bushfire Funding

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  1 Jun 2016


Green Economics

Tasmanian Greens' Alternative Budget

We recognise that genuine planning for the 21st century requires a long term vision and the courage to make bold decisions to drive change.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  31 May 2016


Cradle Mountain, Tasmania

Fire Management and Planning Need Adequate Resources for Remote Fireys

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  25 May 2016