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Labor Abandon Health as Paul Lennon's Grip Tightens

After spending five years talking about the importance of health to Tasmanians, Labor appears to have abandoned their ‘top priority’.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  3 Sep 2019

Government Procurement Review (International Free Trade Agreements) Bill 2019

This legislation is part of model national lawt hat reflects that Australia has signed up to the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  1 Aug 2019

Majestic Timbers - Operations

Majestic Timbers has collapsed, its director, Shane Rice, has fled the country, and its contractors have not been paid for up to three months.

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

Greens Stand Up to Liberal Threat to Democracy

This election is being bought, via millions of dollars flowing into the Liberal party from the gambling industry.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  26 Feb 2018

Integrity Commission Report into TasTafe CEO

The Greens referred concerns about the governance of TasTafe to the Integrity Commission after serious allegations were raised with our office early last year. Those concerns centered around appointments and procurements specifically.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  23 May 2017

Petrusma Must Cancel Safe Pathways' Contract

The Minister for Human Services has no choice but to accept responsibility for the Safe Pathways scandal and cancel the government contract with the for-profit provider.

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

Ferguson Avoids Answering Questions on Political Donations

In the past three years a Canberra-based lobby group for Australia's $2.5 billion a year private pathology industry, along with two of its largest corporate members, have donated over $141 000 to the Tasmanian Branch of the Liberal Party.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  14 Sep 2016

Egg Labelling Only a Win for Industry

The welfare of hens was well and truly at the bottom of the list when egg labelling laws were debated at COAG. Minister Brooks boasted loudly about consumer knowledge this morning, but what was missing entirely from his self-congratulatory...

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  5 Apr 2016

New Egg Laws Do Little For Hen Welfare

It's all well and good for the Liberals to claim new egg labelling laws are a win for producers and consumers, but they don't do much for the welfare of hens.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  31 Mar 2016

Government Needs to Explain Road Works Contract

The government needs to explain why a multi-million dollar contract for road works in Tasmania was awarded to Hazell Bros Group without going through any procurement process.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  29 Oct 2015

Sovereign Risk

The fact that not all risk is sovereign risk and that it is difficult to find a definition which supports its current use in the Tasmanian House of Assembly.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  24 Sep 2015