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Halls Island on Lake Malbena, Walls of Jerusalem Nationa Park, Tasmania

Estimates Reply – Attorney-General Archer

One of the problems is that in the Historic Cultural Heritage Act 1995, there is no provision for preserving streetscapes that add to our culture.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  2 Dec 2020


Bureaucracy, Professional with Paperwork

Heritage – National Trust

There are some really significant maintenance needs, for example, at Penghana. There's some paint flaking off and there's water coming into the property.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  25 Nov 2020


Parliament House, Tasmania

Heritage – Historic Radio Station in Scottsdale

An historic radio station in Scottsdale, which is one of the last intact radio stations in Australia, is currently on the market.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  25 Nov 2020


House of Assembly, Tasmania

Heritage – Hobart Walking Club Hut Listing

the Hobart Walking Club hut at Mount Field had the record altered to remove the record that HWC opposes the EOI process.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  25 Nov 2020


Halls Island on Lake Malbena, Walls of Jerusalem Nationa Park, Tasmania

Heritage – Heritage Council Advice on Reg Hall’s Hut

Dr David Young, who is a very significant heritage expert, submitted the nomination for Reg Hall's hut in March 2019.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  25 Nov 2020


Public Meeting, Town Hall

Heritage – Heritage Council Closed Meetings

Why are Tasmanian Heritage Council meetings closed? Why is Heritage Tasmania's advice to the Heritage Council not made public?

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  25 Nov 2020


Parliament House, Tasmania

Heritage – Oura Oura Property

The listing for Mr Brown's house at Liffey was altered to remove detail around the record of what's described as the 'chainsaw massacre'.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  25 Nov 2020


Bureaucracy, Professional with Paperwork

Heritage – Heritage Tasmania Director

The CPSU staff survey makes for alarming reading about a workforce of highly qualified and dedicated people who are extremely unhappy.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  25 Nov 2020


Heritage Treasury Building, Tasmania

Treasury – Heritage Buildings

There are a lot of people who were very relieved when the Premier walked away from the plan to long term lease or sell the Treasury building.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  23 Nov 2020


Planning Documents

Planning for People

The Tasmanian Greens believe that a planning system should protect livability and the environment, and provide for meaningful community input.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Policies  |  19 Feb 2018


Richmond Bridge, Tasmania

Historic Cultural Heritage Amendment Bill 2019

There is nowhere in this country that has such a wealth of built European heritage as Tasmania.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  3 Sep 2019


Richmond Bridge, Tasmania

Heritage Register

Over the course of the past five years, the Government has slashed by hundreds of properties the number listed on the Heritage Register.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  21 May 2019


Richmond Bridge, Tasmania

Convict Heritage Site - Kings Meadow

An extraordinarily rich convict site has been uncovered at the site of a subdivision development at Kings Meadows in Launceston.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  22 Nov 2018


Aboriginal Flag

Protection of Aboriginal Heritage

The establishment of this panel represents an important opportunity for healing and to improve outcomes for Tasmania's Aboriginal people.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  9 Aug 2017


City Planners Around Table

Planning Provisions Threaten Tasmania's Unique Values

The Liberals’ Statewide Planning Provisions are made by developers, for developers.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  22 Feb 2017


City Planners Around Table

Heritage Register Removals Have Developers Popping the Champagne

The removal of 514 properties from the Tasmanian Heritage Register will fundamentally alter the look, feel and fabric of our towns and cities over time.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  30 Nov 2016


Public Meeting, Town Hall

Gutwein Hides From Public On Planning

Twenty community and environment groups are organising a public meeting on Tuesday in Hobart Town Hall.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  6 Nov 2016


Bureaucracy, Professional with Paperwork

Heritage Code A Pandora's Box Full Of Lawyers

A unanimous theme was voiced by people making representations at today's Tasmanian Planning Commission hearings about the Heritage Code.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  27 Sep 2016


Public Meeting, Town Hall

Government Must Provide More Time for Consultation on State Planning Provisions

The Draft State Planning Provisions (SPPs) fail to prioritise the interests of the community, and protection of the environment, ahead of development interests.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  31 May 2016


Hobart, Tasmania

Hobart Heritage Dump

More than 50 of Hobart's properties were listed for removal from the Heritage Register in the latest swathe announced in the public notices of the Mercury. 

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  16 Dec 2015


Hobart, Tasmania

Hobart Heritage Hit List to be Revealed

The people of Hobart will wake up to the initial list of properties to be removed from the Heritage Register tomorrow morning.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  15 Dec 2015


Richmond Bridge, Tasmania

Barnett Appointment Purely Political

Heritage Minister Matthew Groom was unable to point to any experience the new Chair of the Maria Island Working Group has in natural or cultural management.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  2 Dec 2015


Aboriginal Flag

Heritage No Excuse for Logging the TWWHA

Senator Colbeck's comments supporting selective logging in the World Heritage Area are offensive, and use of heritage as a transparent disguise is laughable.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  7 Jul 2015


Richmond Bridge, Tasmania

Groom Needs to Halt Heritage Register Cuts

Minister Groom once more tried to deny his plan to axe one third of the Heritage Register is coming apart at the seams in Question Time today.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  18 Jun 2015


Richmond Bridge, Tasmania

Heritage Register "Integrity Project" in Disarray

Heritage Minister Groom's plan to cut one third of properties from the Heritage Register has hit hurdle after hurdle.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  17 Jun 2015


Richmond Bridge, Tasmania

Heritage Buildings to be Unregistered

Minister Groom finally came out of hiding on his plans to remove a third of the properties from Tasmania's Heritage Register this year.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  28 Apr 2015


Richmond Bridge, Tasmania

Heritage Register Concerns

Minister Groom again refused to provide any detail of his plan to cut a third of the properties from Tasmania’s Heritage Register in Parliament today.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  23 Apr 2015