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Ministerial Code of Conduct


House of Assembly, Tasmania

Question Without Notice for the Premier

Why is Roger Jaensch still a Minister of the Crown?

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  27 Sep 2020


Parliament House, Tasmania

Gutwein Mired in Jaensch Stench

Yesterday, we received a letter from Premier Gutwein trying to blame the Greens for the situation in which his government has found itself.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  26 Sep 2020


Parliament House, Tasmania

Jaensch Must Resign, or Be Sacked

Minister Jaensch has breached the Ministerial and Parliamentary Codes of Conduct by wilfully misleading Parliament. His position is untenable.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  25 Sep 2020


Legislation, Clause Being Highlighted

No Confidence in Minister for Housing

The minister has misled the House over a serious matter of fairness and reasonableness in his portfolio.

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


Parliament House, Tasmania

Gutwein Government Abuses Power to Cover up Lies

This morning in Question Time, we asked the Human Services Minister if a decision was made to change the law to make it easier to evict tenants.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  24 Sep 2020


Fish Farm, Macquarie Harbor

Clouds Still Hang Over Storm Bay Expansion Approval

Tasmanians don’t know what the relationship between the former-Minister and her then-Secretary has had to do with this approval.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  31 Oct 2018


Fish Farm, Macquarie Harbor

Australian Marine Conservation Society - Red Flag on Tasmanian Salmon

Disturbingly, AMCS yesterday red-flagged Tasmanian salmon and now recommend consumers say no to buying it.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  18 Oct 2018


Parliament House, Tasmania

Ministerial Vacancy - Options for Filling

The fall from grace of Ms Courtney leaves the Premier holding seven portfolios and 10 yesterday when the Treasurer left during question time on a family matter.

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


Parliament House, Tasmania

Ms Sarah Courtney - Decision to Allow Salmon Farming in Norfolk Bay

The ex-minister has failed to respect the apolitical role of her most senior public servant, raising a question about the integrity of all his decisions.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  17 Oct 2018


Parliament House, Tasmania

Ms Sarah Courtney - Alleged Breach of Ministerial Code of Conduct

This brings into question every decision Ms Courtney made in her short time as minister and whether she was acting on independent, impartial advice.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  17 Oct 2018


Parliament House, Tasmania

Escalation of Hidding Forrest Dispute the Fault of the Premier

The Premier's woeful, stumbling performance in Question Time today points to a man for whom real leadership is an ambition beyond reach.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  11 Oct 2016


Preferential Voting, Ballot Paper

Premier Failing to Act on Bullying Allegation

A female Member of Parliament has made a very serious allegation of bullying and intimidation against a male Minister in the Premier's Cabinet.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  27 Sep 2016


Parliament House, Tasmania

Liberals Bringing Themselves Undone Through Arrogance

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  22 Sep 2016


Corruption, Handing over Envelope

Government Must Heed Recommendations on Integrity Commission

The first five-year review of the Integrity Commission explicitly confirms the commission’s role as a critical watchdog against corruption and misconduct.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  25 Aug 2016


Corruption, Handing over Envelope

Premier Accepts Unethical Conduct of His Ministers

Mr Brooks and Mr Groom, have either not read or chosen to ignore the code of conduct by knowingly misleading Parliament.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  16 Jun 2016


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

Still No Answer from Groom on Bernacchi Lodge

How can you claim you have not breached the ministerial code of conduct and why should you not be referred to the Integrity Commission?

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


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

Groom Dodges Question on Breach of Ministerial Code of Conduct

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  9 Mar 2016


Franklin River, Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area

Has Groom Breached the Ministerial Code of Conduct?

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