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Mt Wellington Cableway Company

The Mt Wellington Cableway Company has launched its development application to Hobart City Council.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  13 Jun 2019

MWCC Moves In on kunanyi, Facing Public Opposition

The 6,000 or more Tasmanians who gathered in protest in the foothills of kunanyi/Mt Wellington last May stand ready to defend the mountain.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  12 Jun 2019

State Government should build on single-use plastics by-law

The decision by Hobart City Council to pass a by-law that will phase-out and then end single-use takeaway plastics welcome news.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  5 Mar 2019

Macquarie Point Development Corporation Amendment Bill 2018

It is disappointing for people in Hobart, Greater Hobart and Tasmania to have been so thoroughly shut out of this process at this point.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  18 Oct 2018

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

Hodgman Refuses to Rule Out Further Support for Cable Car

In Parliament today, the Premier refused to rule out further tangible support for the proposed cable car.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  21 Aug 2018

kunanyi / Mt Wellington Cable Car - Requirement for Legislation

Over the past five years, the Government has done everything possible to get a cable car across the Organ Pipes to the summit of kunanyi.

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

Archer Dismisses Hobart Cruise Ship Health Concerns

In Parliament today, Environment Minister, and local MP, Elise Archer, belittled Greens' questions about evidence that bunker fuel used by cruise ships visiting Hobart is a serious health hazard which has been recognised by the World...

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  2 Nov 2017

Hobart City Council Needs to Reject Inappropriate, Ugly Skyscrapers

If the Hobart City Council listens to the community and abides by its own Planning Scheme, it will reject the two Fragrance Group skyscrapers proposed for Hobart.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  8 May 2017

Hodgman Should Follow Hobart City Council's Australia Day Example

The Greens welcome Hobart City Council's decision to review their Australia Day celebrations and write to the Federal Government about changing the date.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  4 Apr 2017

'Open For Business' Ensures Cable Car Proponent's Easy Ride

The gazettal today of a boundary extension to the development zone on kunanyi/Mt Wellington is proof that 'open for business' means private developers can be assured they will be given ready access to public assets under this Liberal...

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  4 Nov 2015

Zero waste target and bottle deposits essential

The introduction of a state-wide, landfill levy hypothecated 100% to waste management, will be fundamental to the success of a zero waste to landfill strategy.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  16 Sep 2015

State Political Donations Reforms Push

The Hobart City Council’s formal vote supporting tougher political donations disclosure laws for local government candidates.

Nick Mckim  |  Media Release  |  11 Feb 2015