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Hobart Traffic Woes Continue One Year On

Students headed back to school today, resulting in Hobart's streets once again being clogged with cars.  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

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

Forestry Politics on Show for Hobart Visitors

Today's government announcement TasPorts will be entering into a partnership to facilitate log and woodchip exports out of Macquarie Wharf, with taxpayer money, demonstrates this government's warped priorities.

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

House Misled Over Native Forest Logging Subsidies

Minister for Resources, Hon. Guy Barnett MP, on 25 August 2016, and on several occasions since then has claimed there are “thousands” of jobs in the native forest industry.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  22 Sep 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

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

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

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

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

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

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