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Freight Equalisation Scheme

Majestic Timbers Crumbles Without Freight Subsidy

Media Release - The Greens have received information to suggest the company that was Majestic Timbers is no longer operational.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 27 Sep 2018

Why Radio Silence on Macquarie Point Native Forest Exports?

Media Release - It is now more than four months since the Liberals announced that Hobart's port would be turned into a woodchip and log export facility, yet Hobart residents are being treated like mushrooms.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 5 Feb 2017

Liberals Shuffling Deck Chairs on Forestry's Titanic

Media Release - Not known for their transparency, the Tasmanian Liberals are being highly transparent in their desire to create unnecessary conflict over forests in the lead up to the election.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 26 Oct 2016

House Misled Over Native Forest Logging Subsidies

Parliamentary Activity - Thursday 22 September 2016Cassy O'Connor MP to move—That the House:—(1)           Notes the comments of the Minister for Resources, Hon. Guy Barnett MP, on 25 August 2016, and on several occasions since then that there are “thousands” of...

Cassy O'Connor MP - 22 Sep 2016

Log Trucks Full of Native Forest Products Ruining Hobart's Amenity

Parliamentary Activity - Tuesday 20 September 2016Cassy O'Connor MP to move—That the House:—(1)           Recognises the Liberals have made a decision to allow 180 000 cubic metres of native forest timber products to be shipped through the port of Hobart at...

Cassy O'Connor MP - 19 Sep 2016

Over $18m Taxpayer Subsidy of Woodchip Export

Parliamentary Activity - Do you acknowledge accepting a massive commonwealth taxpayer subsidy is the only way the export of woodchips from Macquarie Wharf can be feasible?

Cassy O'Connor MP - 15 Sep 2016

Liberals Do Deal with Company That Didn't Exist over Macquarie Point Exports

Media Release - The more things change in Tasmania's native forest logging industry, apparently the more they stay the same, with the Greens revealing in Parliament today that the Liberals negotiated terms over Macquarie Wharf native forest product...

Cassy O'Connor MP - 15 Sep 2016