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Log Pile at the Port of Burnie, Tasmania

Majestic Timbers Crumbles Without Freight Subsidy

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

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  27 Sep 2018


Hobart, Tasmania

Why Radio Silence on Macquarie Point Native Forest Exports?

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.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  5 Feb 2017


Logged Forest, Tarkine

Liberals Shuffling Deck Chairs on Forestry's Titanic

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  26 Oct 2016


Logged Forest, Tarkine

House Misled Over Native Forest Logging Subsidies

Minister for Resources, Hon. Guy Barnett MP, has claimed there are “thousands” of jobs in the native forest industry.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  22 Sep 2016


Hobart, Tasmania

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

The Liberals have made a decision to allow 180 000 cubic metres of native forest timber products to be shipped each year.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  19 Sep 2016


Pile of Woodchips

Over $18m Taxpayer Subsidy of Woodchip Export

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  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  15 Sep 2016


Shaking Hands

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

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  15 Sep 2016