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Hobart, Tasmania

Hobart Traffic Woes Continue One Year On

Almost a year has passed since the heavy congestion and traffic chaos which led to the government-commissioned Midson report.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  8 Feb 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.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  10 Dec 2016


Hobart, Tasmania

Forestry Politics on Show for Hobart Visitors

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  9 Dec 2016


Logged Forest, Tarkine

House Misled Over Native Forest Logging Subsidies

Minister for Resources, Hon. Guy Barnett MP, has claimed there are “thousands” of jobs in the native forest industry.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  22 Sep 2016


Hobart, Tasmania

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 each year.

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


Pile of Woodchips

Over $18m Taxpayer Subsidy of Woodchip Export

Do you acknowledge accepting a massive commonwealth taxpayer subsidy is the only way the export of woodchips from Macquarie Wharf can be feasible?

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


Logged Forest, Tarkine

Hodgman Liberals Living Up to Lonely Planet's Warning

Last year, the travellers' bible, Lonely Planet, warned international travellers to visit Tasmania's wild places 'before compromises are made.'

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  19 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

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


Hobart, Tasmania

Minister Harriss Misleading over Forest Industry

Resources Minister, Paul Harriss, used Question Time this morning to rule out the bizarre idea of woodchip exports from Hobart’s wharf.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  15 Sep 2015


Pile of Woodchips

Keep Hobart Wharf Woodchip-Free

Secrecy continues to shroud the ludicrous suggestion of a Macquarie Wharf woodchip export facility.

Kim Booth  |  Media Release  |  16 Oct 2014


Pile of Woodchips

Woodchip Madness

The decision commission a further report into establishing a woodchip export facility at Hobart’s Macquarie Wharf is a ludicrous and backwards step.

Kim Booth  |  Media Release  |  15 Oct 2014