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Public Meeting, Town Hall

Local Government Legislation Review - Phase One

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

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Submission  |  1 Mar 2019


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Foreign Investment and Influence

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

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Policies  |  29 Jan 2018


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George Town Airport Sale

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  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  25 Sep 2019


Legislation, Clause Being Highlighted

Tasmanian Planning Commission Cambria Green Appeal - Jurisdictional Issue

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

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Submission  |  10 Sep 2019


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Fake Chinese Police Vehicles

The Chinese Government is an oppressive regime that uses fear and intimidation tactics to suppress dissent.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  4 Sep 2019


Public Meeting, Town Hall

Local Government Legislation Review - Phase Two

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

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Submission  |  16 Aug 2019


University of Tasmania

University of Tasmania - Freedom of Speech

In recent weeks pro-democracy students have posted a symbolic Lennon Wall at the University of Tasmania's student lounge.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  8 Aug 2019


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UTAS protests

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  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  7 Aug 2019


City Planners Around Table

Tasmanian Planning Commission Cambria Green Appeal

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

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Submission  |  29 May 2019


Corruption, Handing over Envelope

Visa Cancellation of Liberal and Labor Donor Demands Repayment

After an extensive investigation of Mr Huang Xiangmo Australian officials have cancelled his permanent residency.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  6 Feb 2019


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Foreign Influence

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  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  27 Sep 2018


Preferential Voting, Ballot Paper

Foreign Influence in Local Government Elections

What we have in Tasmania, here in Hobart, is a general manager's roll which has allowed 589 non-Australian citizens to be enrolled to vote.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  27 Sep 2018


Hobart, Tasmania

Foreign Influence in Local Government Elections

This is in order to give the House an opportunity to debate foreign influence in Tasmania.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  27 Sep 2018


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Memoranda of Understanding Tasmanian and Chinese Governments

We have the view that the House and the people of Tasmania should be able to see the detail and the content of any memorandum of understanding.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  19 Sep 2018


Freycinet National Park, Tasmania

East Coast Alliance and the Freycinet Action Network

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.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  21 Aug 2018


Corruption, Handing over Envelope

Donations Reform 'Review' a Cop Out

The beneficiary of Tasmania's weak donations' disclosure regime, Will Hodgman, has announced a year-long review into electoral reforms.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  3 May 2018


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Liberals' Foreign Investor Tax Tinkering at the Edges

The Liberals are playing catch up on the growing level of foreign ownership and influence in Tasmania.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  9 Feb 2018


Air View of Houses

Foreign Ownership and Influence

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  |  Media Release  |  30 Jan 2018


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Political Party Donations - ASIO Advice

The Tasmanian Liberal Party accepted $30 000 from foreign donors after ASIO's warning to their federal counterparts.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  31 Oct 2017