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Foreign Influence

Local Government Legislation Review - Phase One

Submission - The Tasmanian Greens submission to phase one of the local government legislation review.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 1 Mar 2019

Foreign Investment and Influence

Policies - The Tasmanian Greens want the establishment of a Select Committee on foreign investment and influence.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 29 Jan 2018

Adjournment - George Town Airport Sale

Parliamentary Activity - Cassy O'Connor speaks during the adjournment on issues associated with the sale of George Town Airport to a Chinese company.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 25 Sep 2019

Tasmanian Planning Commission Cambria Green Appeal - Jurisdictional Issue

Submission - Tasmanian Greens comment to the Tasmanian Planning Commission on the Cambria Green Jurisdictional issue.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 10 Sep 2019

Greens Motion - Fake Chinese Police Vehicles

Parliamentary Activity - Cassy moves a motion calling on the Attorney-General to develop an amendment Bill to ban in Tasmania, the impersonation of any law enforcement agency of any jurisdiction.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 4 Sep 2019

Local Government Legislation Review - Phase Two

Submission - The Tasmanian Greens submission to phase 2 of the Local Government Legislation review.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 16 Aug 2019

University of Tasmania - Freedom of Speech

Parliamentary Activity - In recent weeks pro-democracy students have posted a symbolic Lennon Wall at the University of Tasmania's student lounge, with hundreds of messages of support and solidarity for students fighting for their freedom in Hong Kong.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 8 Aug 2019

UTAS protests

Parliamentary Activity - Madam Deputy Speaker, I rise to speak about Hong Kong and the wave of students standing up for a free Hong Kong against the Chinese government.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 7 Aug 2019

Tasmanian Planning Commission Cambria Green Appeal

Submission - The Tasmanian Greens submission to the TPC on the Cambria Green Appeal.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 29 May 2019

Visa Cancellation of Liberal and Labor Donor Demands Repayment

Media Release - The Tasmanian Liberals’ unethical decision to accept at least $30 000 from the Yuhu Group of companies, despite a warning from ASIO, has come back to bite them, with Yuhu’s founder refused re-entry to Australia because of his ties to...

Cassy O'Connor MP - 6 Feb 2019

Adjournment - Foreign Influence

Parliamentary Activity - Cassy O'Connor speaks during the adjournment on foreign influence and rebuts some of the arguments presented by Labor MP, Dr Broad.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 27 Sep 2018

Foreign Influence in Local Government Elections

Parliamentary Activity - Dr WOODRUFF (Franklin) - Mr Deputy Speaker, the Greens have been trying to raise this issue and elevate it above the slanging match that has been coming from Government members in an absolutely outrageous, cowardly, naïve and incredibly...

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 27 Sep 2018

Foreign Influence in Local Government Elections

Parliamentary Activity - Ms O'CONNOR (Denison - Leader of the Greens) - Mr Deputy Speaker, I move -That the debate on the Justice and Related Legislation (Miscellaneous Amendments) Bill 2018 be adjourned until tomorrow.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 27 Sep 2018

Greens Private Members Time - Memoranda of Understanding Tasmanian and Chinese Governments Motion

Parliamentary Activity - Cassy O'Connor moves a motion calling on the Premier to table all Memorandum of Understanding between the Chinese Government, or Chinese Government controlled entities, and the state of Tasmania or Tasmanian state entities.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 19 Sep 2018

East Coast Alliance and the Freycinet Action Network

Parliamentary Activity - Ms O'CONNOR (Denison - Leader of the Greens) - Madam Speaker, I wanted to give the House an update on the Town Hall meeting today which was organised by the East Coast Alliance and the Freycinet Action Network in response to increasing...

Cassy O'Connor MP - 21 Aug 2018

Donations Reform 'Review' a Cop Out

Media Release - The beneficiary of Tasmania's weak donations' disclosure regime at the last election, the Premier, Will Hodgman, has announced a year-long review into electoral reforms.  This is the political equivalent of looking like you are taking...

Cassy O'Connor MP - 3 May 2018

Liberals' Foreign Investor Tax Tinkering at the Edges

Media Release - The Liberals are playing catch up on the growing level of foreign ownership and influence in Tasmania. Cashed up overseas buyers are not going to be dissuaded by a small tax hit.  The Liberals' policy will make no difference to housing...

Cassy O'Connor MP - 9 Feb 2018

Foreign Ownership and Influence

Media Release - Almost 25% of our state’s agricultural land is under a level of foreign ownership, and foreign donors are making large donations to the Liberals.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 30 Jan 2018

Political Party Donations - ASIO Advice

Parliamentary Activity - Why did the Tasmanian Liberal Party, which you lead, accept $30 000 from foreign donors after ASIO's warning to your federal counterparts?  Do you support the state Liberals' decision to accept this money despite ASIO's warning and...

Cassy O'Connor MP - 31 Oct 2017