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Tasmanian AFL Team

I move that the house does not support any deal for a Tasmanian AFL and AFLW team that requires State or Federal money to be spent on a new stadium.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  29 Mar 2023

Parliament House, Tasmania

Macquarie Point Stadium

It is disappointing that the Premier cannot see why debating the stadium is an important debate.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  29 Mar 2023

Shaking Hands

Who Does Gill McLachlan Think He Is?

It takes a special kind of arrogance to rock up to Tasmania for a few hours just to tell locals why they’re wrong about their priorities for their own home

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  23 Feb 2023

Planning Documents

Cost Benefit Analysis a Business Case Against the Stadium

The MI Global Logistics cost benefit analysis is a business case *against* the stadium.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  19 Jan 2023


Who Actually Cares What Jeff Kennett Thinks?

While the out of touch suited-up blokes might want this unneeded, billion dollar stadium, the majority of Tasmanians don’t.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  15 Dec 2022

City Planners Around Table

TasPorts - Macquarie Point Stadium

I wonder if TasPorts was consulted about the proposed stadium at Macquarie Point?

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  1 Dec 2022

House of Assembly, Tasmania

Proposed Stadium Development Select Committee

We think parliament should have a look at a proposed project of this scale and expense.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  28 Sep 2022

Royal Hobart Hospital, Emergency Department Entrance

State of the Health System

Nobody who understands what Tasmania is experiencing in our health system supports a new stadium.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  27 Sep 2022

House of Assembly, Tasmania

What Happened to Rockliff’s Government of Heart?

The Premier continues to insist on his plan to build an unnecessary $750 million plus football stadium – despite massive community backlash.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  27 Sep 2022


Stadium Plan Insulting to Tasmanians in Need

he secretly decided mega-million dollar stadium plan for Macquarie Point is an insult to every Tasmanian who can’t afford their rent or is living in a tent.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  18 Sep 2022

Houses, Construction

Premier Prioritising Mega Stadium Over Homes for Tasmanians

This week the Premier announced a $750 million mega stadium to be built within five years - while allocating $1.5 billion for housing to be built in ten years.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  3 Mar 2022

Parliament House, Tasmania

State Development - Macquarie Point

Looking at the master plan for Macquarie Point, there are a number of extremely exciting proposed developments there.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  7 Sep 2021

Parliament House, Tasmania

Treasury - Macquarie Point

The vision of the Government has changed three or four times since the area of land first became a possibility.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  6 Sep 2021

City Planners Around Table

Science and Technology – Macquarie Point Science Precinct

Glenys Jones and Keith Sainsbury have proposed that a science centre of sustainability could be established at Macquarie Point.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  24 Nov 2020

Log Pile at the Port of Burnie, Tasmania

Resources – Macquarie Point Stockpile

It is quite apparent that the stockpile of whole logs at Macquarie Point has grown.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  26 Nov 2020

Legislation, Clause Being Highlighted

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.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  18 Oct 2018

Hobart, Tasmania

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

Hobart, Tasmania

Transport Minister Kept in the Dark Over Rail Tracks Removal

The decision to pull up rail tracks on the Macquarie Point site was made without the approval or knowledge of Infrastructure and Transport Minister.

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

Hobart, Tasmania

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.

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

Museum of Old and New Art (MONA), Tasmania

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.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  10 Dec 2016

Risdon Brook Reservoir, Tasmania

Hands Off Minister Fails on Macquarie Point

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

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

Log Pile at the Port of Burnie, Tasmania

Macquarie Point Woodchip Export Deal Suspicious

Majestic Timbers Australia did not register as a company until 10 days after Mr Gutwein had stated that terms had been agreed to.

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

Overland Track, Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park, in the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area, Tasmania

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.

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

Hobart, Tasmania

Eden Project Unique Opportunity for Tasmania

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

Waste, Pile of Rubbish

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?

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  29 Oct 2015

Pile of Woodchips

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