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Liberals Must Rule Out Cable Car as Major Project

The Liberals’ announcement they plan to table major projects legislation has sent ripples of worry through the community.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  6 Mar 2020

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

kunanyi/Mt Wellington Cable Car Authority

It is a complete distortion of fact for Minister Gutwein to claim he wants the divisive kunanyi/Mt Wellington cable car to ‘stand on its own two feet.’

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  22 Mar 2019

Labor in 2019 Stands for Nothing

Tasmanians who voted Labor at the last election on the basis of their position on pokies will be wondering what State Labor stands for in 2019.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  18 Mar 2019

Liberals Ignore Community Opposition, Back in Cable Car

The Hodgman Liberals have proven once again they are a government in lock step with big business.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  13 Feb 2019

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

Labor in Step with Liberals on Cable Car

Labor Leader, Rebecca White, has confirmed her party supports the construction of a cable car on kunanyi/Mt Wellington.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  16 Jun 2017

Groom's Blurring of Public and Private Lines on Cable Car

Public resources are being used to enable the private development of a cable car to the summit of kunanyi/Mt Wellington, in a secretive process being facilitated by the Office of the Coordinator General.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  6 Jun 2017

Cable Car Land Deal Smells Like Cronyism

kunanyi/Mt Wellington should be protected for its outstanding natural and cultural values, not carved up by the Liberals to suit a single developer pushing a single, divisive project.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  26 Feb 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

Wellington Park Trust Scrutiny

The Tasmanian Planning Commission’s decision to hold a public hearing on proposed changes to the Wellington Park Management Plan is welcome.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  18 Feb 2015

Cable Car Assistance Concerns

Cable car proponent, Adrian Bold, is living proof that anyone in Tasmania with a half-baked idea can expect to receive taxpayer-funded assistance.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  12 Nov 2014

Mt Wellington Cable Car

Minister for State Growth, Matthew Groom, has refused to rule out government interference to enable the proposed cable car on kunanyi/Mount Wellington.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  27 Aug 2014