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Macquarie Point Development Corporation Amendment Bill 2018

It is a bill to remove the voice of Tasmanians from debate about this most central part of our capital city.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  18 Oct 2018

Macquarie Point Development Corporation Amendment Bill 2018

It is disappointing for people in Hobart, Greater Hobart and Tasmania to have been so thoroughly shut out of this process at this point.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  18 Oct 2018

Transport Minister Kept in the Dark Over Rail Tracks Removal

In Question Time today it became clear that the decision to pull up rail tracks on the Macquarie Point site was made without the approval or knowledge of Infrastructure and Transport Minister, Rene Hidding.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  17 Oct 2017

Why Radio Silence on Macquarie Point Native Forest Exports?

It is now more than four months since the Liberals announced that Hobart's port would be turned into a woodchip and log export facility, yet Hobart residents are being treated like mushrooms.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  5 Feb 2017

Warped Liberal Politics Put MONA's Macquarie Point Vision at Risk

The Tasmanian Greens welcome the vision within the MONA Macquarie Point cultural plan, and the focus on Truth and Reconciliation.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  10 Dec 2016

Hands Off Minister Fails on Macquarie Point

The enormous potential of Hobart's railyards site is in jeopardy as a result of a hands-off Minister and failure of the Liberal Government to prioritise the transformation of Macquarie Point. 

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

Log Trucks Full of Native Forest Products Ruining Hobart's Amenity

The Liberals have made a decision to allow 180 000 cubic metres of native forest timber products to be shipped through the port of Hobart at Macquarie Point each year.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  19 Sep 2016

Macquarie Point Woodchip Export Deal Suspicious

Majestic Timbers Australia did not register as a company until 0 days after Mr Gutwein had stated that terms had been agreed to with proponents for the export of woodchips from Macquarie Point.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  15 Sep 2016

Forestry EOI Process Won't Revive Native Forest Logging

The Minister for Forests is dreaming if he believes there is a viable future in native forest woodchip or whole log exports without significant economic and environmental cost to Tasmania.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  8 Jul 2016

Eden Project Unique Opportunity for Tasmania

In questioning from the Greens during Budget Estimates today, Minister Groom confirmed the world renowned Eden Project has expressed interest in establishing its first Southern Hemisphere base in Hobart at Macquarie Point.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  8 Jun 2016

Macquarie Point remediation and Copping c-cell

There is legacy waste issue with Macquarie Point, what is going to happen to the waste, and where it is going?

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  29 Oct 2015

Macquarie Wharf Woodchip Madness

Southern Tasmanians are entitled to know whether or not the Hodgman Government is serious about exporting woodchips from Macquarie Point.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  30 Jan 2015