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Bridgewater Bridge Cost Madness

Media Release - 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 - 29 Feb 2020

Public Works Committee Amendment Bill 2019 - Second Reading

Parliamentary Activity - 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 - one, because this Government has an allergy to transparent processes, and two, because...

Cassy O'Connor MP - 12 Sep 2019

Labor Matter of Public Importance - Regional Infrastructure

Parliamentary Activity - Madam Deputy Speaker, I was quite surprised not to hear my colleague, the member for Braddon, Ms Dow, talk about the Greens policy that was adopted at the Labor State Conference, which is the royalties for regions policy, formulated by...

Cassy O'Connor MP - 3 Sep 2019

Estimates Reply - Deputy Premier

Parliamentary Activity - I wanted to talk about an issue raised at the table that is of enormous concern to the people of Clark, Franklin and southern Tasmania in Lyons, which is the growing congestion problem we have in and around Hobart.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 12 Jun 2019

RACT Mobility Vision Key to Prosperous Hobart Future

Media Release - The Royal Automobile Club of Tasmania (RACT) is to be warmly commended for delivering a strategic vision to ensure Hobart is Australia’s most liveable city over the next three decades.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 12 Apr 2019

Liberals Abandon Light Rail

Parliamentary Activity - Ms O'CONNOR question to MINISTER for INFRASTRUCUTURE, Mr ROCKLIFF The Tasmanian Government's submission to Infrastructure Australia details your infrastructure priorities and road construction features very heavily.Mr Jaensch - Hear, hear....

Cassy O'Connor MP - 26 Sep 2018

Train Not Coming Under Liberals

Media Release - Northern Suburbs Light Rail appears to be off the agenda under the Liberals, with it failing to rate a mention in the Tasmanian Government’s priority infrastructure report to the Federal Government.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 26 Sep 2018

Labor Refuses to Rule Out Privatising TasNetworks

Media Release - This morning on ABC Radio, Labor’s Michelle O’Byrne refused to take the sale of TasNetworks ‘off the table’, in a short-sighted attempt to fund possible election commitments.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 5 Dec 2017

Liberals Ignore Councils on TasWater

Media Release - Today’s Local Government Association of Tasmania meeting on the government takeover of TasWater was a forgone conclusion. The Liberal Government’s mind was already made up.

Andrea Dawkins - 11 May 2017

No Funds for Launceston Stormwater and Sewerage in Federal Budget

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

Andrea Dawkins - 10 May 2017

Greens Release Policy Initiative for Grassroots Led Regional Development

Media Release - The Tasmanian Greens today launched a policy initiative that will give communities in regional Tasmania the tools, support and funding they need to deliver economic resilience and prosperity.

Andrea Dawkins - 5 May 2017

Tasmanians Paying for Liberals' War On Councils

Media Release - Rosalie Woodruff MP | Greens Local Government spokespersonThe Liberals' relentless war on councils risks local service delivery and increases in rates for Tasmanians.Local Government Minister, Peter Gutwein's amalgamation agenda is written...

- 25 Aug 2016

Gutwein's Water and Sewerage Mess

Media Release - Andrea Dawkins MP | Greens Member for BassThe Treasurer and Member for Bass, Peter Gutwein, again refused to take responsibility for Launceston's ailing water and sewerage infrastructure.

- 2 Jun 2016

Greens Deliver for Northern Tasmania

Media Release - Andrea Dawkins MP | Greens Member for BassBudgets are about values and priorities. Liberal backbencher Sarah Courtney MP's claims that Greens have forgotten northern Tasmania in our Alternative Budget is rubbish.If Ms Courtney wants to...

- 1 Jun 2016

State Budget 2016: Dishonest Liberal Government Budget Lacks Vision and Courage

Parliamentary Activity - Notes the Hodgman Liberal Government’s 2016/17 Budget lacks courage and a vision for the future.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 31 May 2016

Ignoring Launceston's Infrastructure Stinks

Media Release - Andrea Dawkins MP | Greens Member for BassLaunceston’s aging infrastructure has been abandoned by another Treasurer. Bass' own Treasurer, Peter Gutwein, has ignored Launceston in the State Budget.A further $650M is being spent on roads and...

- 27 May 2016

Federal Budget 2016: No Money for Infrastructure to Support Tourism Growth

Parliamentary Activity - After years of industry leg work, Tasmania is finally seeing a tourism boom, attaining the biggest growth in international visitors and expenditure of any other State or territory.

Andrea Dawkins - 5 May 2016

Federal Budget 2016: Northern Tasmania Shortchanged on Infrastructure

Parliamentary Activity - As expected, the 2016 Federal Coalition Budget contains nothing for Tasmania, with Launceston missing out significantly in badly needed infrastructure funding.

Andrea Dawkins - 4 May 2016

Federal Budget 2016: Liberal Government Lacks Vision on Infrastructure

Parliamentary Activity - Condemns the Hodgman Liberal Government for not pursuing important opportunities for Tasmania, their failure to secure new infrastructure dollars and for their lack of vision.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 4 May 2016

Federal Budget Duds Tasmanians

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

Cassy O'Connor MP - 4 May 2016

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

Parliamentary Activity - 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 - 4 May 2016

Call for Government to Roll Out Virtual Fencing to Reduce Wildlife Fatalities

Parliamentary Activity - Andrea Dawkins tables a motion calling on the government to develop a fiscal strategy to roll out virtual fencing around the State.

Andrea Dawkins - 3 May 2016

TrafficTalkfest Not Enough

Media Release - Rosalie Woodruff MP | Greens Infrastructure spokespersonA 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.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 26 Feb 2016

Wildlife Crossings Needed to Reduce Roadkill

Parliamentary Activity - Andrea Dawkins tables a motion calling on the government to undertake assessment of the impact of road deaths on Tasmania’s wildlife as well as a cost analysis of the construction of further fencing solutions and wildlife road crossings.

Andrea Dawkins - 27 Aug 2015