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Metro Chaos

Metro service cancellations in southern Tasmania continue to cause chaos and disruption for commuters and students.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  9 Feb 2023

Money, Australian Dollars, Notes

Derwent Ferries Should Stay Free

The decision to charge all passengers for using the Derwent ferry service is a backward step for greater Hobart commuters.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  5 Jul 2022


Metro Tasmania – Driver Safety

The annual report notes that there has been an increase in complaints related to driver interactions with other road users.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  1 Dec 2021

Gender Equality

Metro Tasmania – Women in the Workforce

The 2020-21 annual report shows that 18 per cent of the Metro workforce are women.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  1 Dec 2021

House of Assembly, Tasmania

Metro Tasmania – Service Accessibility

The 2020-21 annual report does not report on accessible services - that is, general access services, delivered with low-floor accessible buses.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  1 Dec 2021


Metro Tasmania – Integrated Ticketing

I've been attending the Tasmanian Bus conference for many, many years. Each time we gather, there's a conversation about integrated ticketing.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  1 Dec 2021

Hobart, Tasmania

Metro Tasmania – Hobart Bus Interchange

Can you confirm it is your intention to turn City Hall into the transit centre and to pave over the Hobart Rivulet?

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  1 Dec 2021


Public Transport Should Be Free For Everyone, Always

Granting seniors free public transport during Seniors Week is nice enough, but public transport should be free for everyone, always

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  8 Oct 2021


2019 Government Businesses Scrutiny Committee - Metro

Full transcript of the Metro Tasmania Pty Ltd hearings in the 2019 Government Businesses Scrutiny Committee.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  4 Dec 2019

Hobart, Tasmania

Government Tinkering on Traffic Congestion

While encouraging the use of Metro transport through a three week free fare trial is a sound enough initiative, congestion will only be marginally improved.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  28 Jan 2017


State Service Public Transport Investment Needed

Government investment in public transport is needed if we are to make routes more viable and reduce traffic.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  24 Oct 2016

Hobart, Tasmania

Public Transport Investment Long Term Hobart Traffic Fix

Hobart's traffic woes will only be remedied sustainably for the long term if all three tiers of government make a commitment to investing in public transport.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  7 Apr 2016


Metro the Solution to Gridlock

This is how the Metro changes have affected not only Judy's life, but the lives of a number of people who live in Denison.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  7 Apr 2016


TrafficTalkfest Not Enough

A Community forum is a good start, but Minister Hidding needs more than a talkfest if he wants a proper fix for Hobart’s traffic chaos.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  26 Feb 2016

Spirit of Tasmania, TT-Line Vessel

Appointments Welcome, Still No GBE Gender Balance

The announcement today of two new women appointed to the Board of the Motor Accidents Insurance Board (MAIB) is a welcome step forward.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  1 Dec 2015