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Caution Urged on Term 2 Return

The Greens acknowledge the decision to reopen schools after the break for the children of essential workers and disadvantaged students.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  16 Apr 2020

Tasmanian Students Should be Provided Laptops

It’s vital the government supports families without computer or internet access by providing laptops and WiFi for the duration of COVID-19.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  7 Apr 2020

COVID-19 Concerns in Educational Facilities

Sydney has reported 50 new positive cases in the past 24 hours.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  18 Mar 2020

Liberals Let Down Internet Reliant Small Business

The Minister for IT and Innovation told Tasmanians in January he'd been advised that "data and voice traffic currently carried on the Basslink fibre will not be lost during repairs".

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  15 Mar 2016

Internet Services Down, Minister Says 'Contact ISPs'

With the fibre optic cable on Basslink now out of service, iiNet and Westnet customers no longer have full service, and Tasmanians are understandably upset.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  12 Mar 2016

Time to Improve Undersea Fibre Connection

Despite what the government told us, it now seems we're getting ready for potential, and serious, outages as the internet service providers move over to Telstra cables.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  11 Mar 2016

Call for Liberal Government to Act on Online Access Centres

That this House notes with disappointment the proposal by the Liberal government to review and potentially close 21 Online Access Centres around the State.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  29 Oct 2015