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Macquarie Island

Funds Needed to Upgrade Australian Antarctic Division Base

There are key scientific and strategic reasons for maintaining a year round presence on Macquarie Island.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  20 Sep 2016

State and Federal Liberals Failing Climate Science

That the House notes with concern the abject failure of the State Government to stand up to their Federal colleagues in any meaningful way to protect Tasmania's reputation as a hub of Antarctic, Southern Ocean and climate science.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  14 Sep 2016

Welcome Backflip on Macquarie Island Research Station

The Greens warmly welcome the announcement of a continuing year-round presence on Macquarie Island, and thank all who contributed to the decision.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  16 Sep 2016

Premier Failing on Macquarie Island Travesty

While his Federal Liberal colleagues first slashed jobs at the CSIRO in Hobart, the Premier was reduced to wringing his hands and expressing his disappointment.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  14 Sep 2016