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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.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  3 Jun 2020

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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’, in a short-sighted attempt to fund possible election commitments.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  5 Dec 2017

Liberals Ignore Councils on TasWater

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  |  Media Release  |  11 May 2017

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

Greens Release Policy Initiative for Grassroots Led Regional Development

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  |  Media Release  |  5 May 2017

Tasmanians Paying for Liberals' War On Councils

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

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  25 Aug 2016

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

Greens Deliver for Northern Tasmania

Budgets are about values and priorities. 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

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

The Hodgman Liberal Government’s 2016/17 Budget lacks courage and a vision for the future.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  31 May 2016

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

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

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  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  5 May 2016

Federal Budget 2016: Northern Tasmania Shortchanged on Infrastructure

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

Andrea Dawkins  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  4 May 2016

Federal Budget 2016: Liberal Government Lacks Vision on Infrastructure

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  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  4 May 2016

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

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

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

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

Andrea Dawkins  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  3 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.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  26 Feb 2016

Wildlife Crossings Needed to Reduce Roadkill

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  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  27 Aug 2015