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House of Assembly, Tasmania

Cam River bridge

Cam River bridge delays are obviously difficult for the local residents and everyone involved, as well as for people travelling east and west along the highway.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  25 Oct 2022

Houses, Construction

Investment in Infrastructure

Our issue, as Greens, is the type of infrastructure that government prioritises.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  28 Sep 2022

Planning Documents

Estimates Reply - Ferguson

Chair, I want to raise the minister for Transport and the Treasurer's comments in relation to some questions I asked on behalf of the Greens for constituents.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  14 Jun 2022

Economy, Finance, Calculator, Pen and Graph

State Development, Construction and Housing – Infrastructure Priorities

In this year's state Budget there is $713 million allocated this year alone for roads and bridges..

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  7 Jun 2022

Highway with Traffic

Infrastructure and Transport – Speed Limits

There appears to be heavy resistance within the freight industry to lowering speed limits in Tasmania. We can all understand where that is coming from.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  7 Jun 2022

City Planners Around Table

Infrastructure and Transport – Tasman Bridge Replacement

What you're telling Tasmanians is that the bridge has been certified, after the strengthening work, as structurally integral for a life of up to 2070.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  7 Jun 2022


Infrastructure and Transport – Derwent Ferries

The ferries across the Derwent are very welcome. It is something the Greens have called for for years.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  7 Jun 2022

Planning Documents

Infrastructure and Transport – Droughty Point

It is the largest proposed housing development in Tasmania with an unclear number of potential dwellings that will be built.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  7 Jun 2022

Highway with Traffic

Infrastructure and Transport – Eaglehawk Neck Roadworks

Last year at Estimates we had a conversation about some very significant Aboriginal cultural heritage near the site of the roadworks.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  7 Jun 2022


Infrastructure and Transport – Cycling Infrastructure

During the 2018 election campaign, the Government promised to spend $6 million on cycling infrastructure on state roads.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  7 Jun 2022

Houses, Construction

Infrastructure and Transport – Housing

We have 54 per cent of the infrastructure budget allocated towards roads and bridges, and just 15 per cent to human services and housing.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  7 Jun 2022

Economy, Finance, Calculator, Pen and Graph

Infrastructure and Transport – Debt-Financing

How much of the $712.5 million allocated in this year's Budget to roads and bridges is debt-financed?

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  7 Jun 2022

Highway with Traffic

Infrastructure Investment

We have a state Budget that gives 54 per cent of the total infrastructure spend to roads and bridges.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  2 Jun 2022

Planning Documents

Leith Overpass Reversal a Sign of Electoral Fear

The stressed residents of Leith will be hugely relieved following the Gutwein Government’s reversal of plans to build a massive overpass at their town.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  13 Jan 2022

House of Assembly, Tasmania

TasRacing – Track Design

Your expert, Professor David Eager, from the University of Sydney said in 2017 that straight tracks are the only way to go.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  30 Nov 2021


Liberals' Promise to Ease Hobart Traffic Hollow After Seven Years

Southern Tasmania residents cannot take seriously the Liberals’ promise to ease worsening traffic congestion in and around Hobart.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  19 Apr 2021

Parliament House, Tasmania

Infrastructure and Transport – Wynyard Rail

A Facebook group has been established, and they are worried that the tracks will be removed.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  24 Nov 2020

Highway with Traffic

Infrastructure and Transport – Works on the Tasman Bridge

Engineers are worried about additional lateral loading on the bridge due to a large blank wall being presented on the windward side.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  24 Nov 2020

Houses, Construction


We have an allocation towards infrastructure of around $3.1 billion. The vast majority of that money is going into the construction of roads.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  11 Nov 2020

Construction, Work Site

Building and Construction (Regulatory Reform Amendments) Bill 2020

Some stakeholders in the sector that they do not feel they had the sort of consultation they would have liked on the changes in this bill.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  3 Jun 2020

Air View of Houses

Housing Quarterly Report Shows Need for a Housing Led Recovery

The Gutwein Government is making some inroads in to the critical housing supply shortage but progress remains too slow.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  29 May 2020

Light Rail

Bridgewater Bridge Cost Madness

To spend more than half a billion dollars on an over-engineered replacement for the Bridgewater Bridge would be a reckless misuse of taxpayer funds.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  29 Feb 2020

Hobart, Tasmania

Jobs in Building and Construction

When we are talking about building and construction we have to look at the biggest project on the horizon at the moment, the Bridgewater bridge.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  17 Oct 2019

Highway with Traffic

Public Works Committee Amendment Bill 2019

If there ever was an argument for restoring the numbers in the House of Assembly it is this legislation which has clearly come about for two reasons.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  12 Sep 2019

Wielangta, Tasmanian Forest Agreement Forest

Regional Infrastructure

There is a sickness and a rot at the core of the Labor Party federally, and in Tasmania.

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

Hobart, Tasmania

Combustible Cladding

Madam Deputy Speaker, it is a very serious matter at the heart of what we are discussing here today.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  31 Jul 2019

Highway with Traffic

Estimates Reply - Deputy Premier

I wanted to talk about the growing congestion problem we have in and around Hobart.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  12 Jun 2019

Hobart, Tasmania

RACT Mobility Vision Key to Prosperous Hobart Future

The RACT is to be commended for delivering a strategic vision to ensure Hobart is Australia’s most liveable city over the next three decades.

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

Light Rail

Liberals Abandon Light Rail

The Tasmanian Government's submission to Infrastructure Australia details their infrastructure priorities and road construction features very heavily.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  26 Sep 2018

Light Rail

Train Not Coming Under Liberals

Northern Suburbs Light Rail appears to be off the agenda under the Liberals, with it failing to rate a mention in the priority infrastructure report.

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

Gordon Dam, Hydro Tasmania

Labor Refuses to Rule Out Privatising TasNetworks

This morning on ABC Radio, Labor’s Michelle O’Byrne refused to take the sale of TasNetworks ‘off the table’.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  5 Dec 2017

Risdon Brook Reservoir, Tasmania

Liberals Ignore Councils on TasWater

Today’s Local Government Association of Tasmania meeting on the government takeover of TasWater was a forgone conclusion.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  11 May 2017

Money, Australian Dollars, Notes

No Funds for Launceston Stormwater and Sewerage in Federal Budget

The Federal Budget included significant infrastructure funding, with billions of dollars committed for works around the country - but not Tasmania.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  10 May 2017

Strahan, Tasmania

Greens Release Policy Initiative for Grassroots Led Regional Development

The Tasmanian Greens today launched a policy that will give communities the tools, support and funding they need to deliver resilience and prosperity.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  5 May 2017

Public Meeting, Town Hall

Tasmanians Paying for Liberals' War On Councils

The Liberals' relentless war on councils risks local service delivery and increases in rates for Tasmanians.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  25 Aug 2016

Launceston, Tasmania

Gutwein's Water and Sewerage Mess

The Treasurer and Member for Bass, Peter Gutwein, again refused to take responsibility for Launceston's ailing water and sewerage infrastructure.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  2 Jun 2016

Green Economics

Greens Deliver for Northern Tasmania

Liberal backbencher Sarah Courtney MP's claims that Greens have forgotten northern Tasmania in our Alternative Budget is rubbish.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  1 Jun 2016

Money, Australian Dollars, Notes

Ignoring Launceston's Infrastructure Stinks

Launceston’s aging infrastructure has been abandoned by another Treasurer. Bass' own Treasurer, Peter Gutwein, has ignored Launceston in the State Budget.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  27 May 2016

Money, Australian Dollars, Notes

Federal Budget Duds Tasmanians

The first Turnbull Budget has left the vast majority of Tasmanians out in the cold.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  4 May 2016

Economy, Finance, Calculator, Pen and Graph

Premier's Failure in Canberra Sees Tasmania Left Off the Budget Map

There was nothing in the Federal Budget for Tasmania's education system, no extra funding for years 5 and 6 of Gonski.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  4 May 2016


TrafficTalkfest Not Enough

A Community forum is a good start, but Minister Hidding needs more than a talkfest if he wants a proper fix for Hobart’s traffic chaos.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  26 Feb 2016

Tasmanian Devil

Wildlife Crossings Needed to Reduce Roadkill

Approximately 1 animal every 2 minutes is killed on Tasmanian roads, which equates to at least 300,000 animals annually, including 3,000 Tasmanian devils.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  27 Aug 2015