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Misleading Parliament

Want of Confidence in the Premier

The Premier has failed to demand the highest standards of conduct from his members.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  29 Nov 2018

Mr Brooks - Integrity Commission Report - Offer of Resignation

Mr Brooks told investigators following his spectacular fall that he did not offer his resignation to the Premier.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  29 Nov 2018

Mr Brooks - Integrity Commission Report - Legal Costs

Can you explain who made the decision to pay the legal costs of a member who is a serial liar and who has brought disrepute on the institution of parliament?

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  29 Nov 2018

Motion to Refer Brooks to the Privileges Committee

We have heard chapter and verse all the pieces of the Integrity Commission's report that the Premier failed to read into the House.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  28 Nov 2018

Motion to Refer Brooks to Privileges Committee

Despite soliciting and obtaining millions of dollars from the predatory gambling industry, the Liberals scraped in with a one-seat majority.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  28 Nov 2018

Mr Brooks - Standards of Ministerial Behaviour

Will Mr Brooks have to face criminal charges for the Premier to rule out inviting him back into Cabinet?

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  28 Nov 2018

Standards of Ministerial Behaviour

Ms Courtney concealed a conflict of interest from the premier for a month and was rewarded for her bad behaviour with another ministry.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  28 Nov 2018

Resources Minister Misleads Parliament over Forestry Jobs

Resources Minister, Guy Barnett, needs to back up his claim made in Parliament today that there are 'thousands' of Tasmanians employed in the native forest industry, or come back into the House and correct the record.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  25 Aug 2016

Greens' Motion of No Confidence in the Premier

Given the events of the past week, last year and the Liberals' practices in the House over the past two years, we have no confidence in the Premier's capacity to lead an open, accountable and honest government.

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

Premier's Rant After Question About Chief of Staff and Brooks Debacle

Despite clear evidence of a member of Cabinet knowingly misleading Parliament and having a perceived, and potentially real conflict of interest, the Premier did not sack him. 

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

Premier Hodgman Misleads Parliament to Protect Disgraced Ministers

The Premier has told Parliament he accepts Mr Brooks' explanation that he only used his MSS email address for personal purposes.

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

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

Backbenchers Eye Off Disgraced Brooks Ministries

The Premier is now a Cabinet minister down and there is surely jockeying for the position amongst the enthusiastic Dorothys on your backbench.

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

Premier Still Defending Dishonest Adam Brooks

It is now six days since the former mining minister told four distinct lies to the Estimates committee.

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

Hodgman Cop Out Over Failed Mining Minister Adam Brooks

Why did the Premier appoint Mr Brooks to the mining portfolio given his private company's link to the industry? 

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  14 Jun 2016

Ministers Continually Misleading Parliament

Last year the Premier stood by the Energy minister, Matthew Groom, when he knowingly mislead Parliament.  Last week it was Mr Brooks.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  14 Jun 2016

Hodgman Won't Admit Brooks Lied to Parliament

Anyone who was in the committee or watched the footage of last Thursday's Estimates hearings knows the former minister told a series of four deliberate untruths to the Parliament.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  14 Jun 2016

Brooks' Resignation Keeps Spotlight on Premier

Four days after Mr Brooks deliberately sought to mislead the Estimates Committee, the Premier has yet to acknowledge the facts, instead deflecting to an audit of Mr Brooks' company email address.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  13 Jun 2016

Premier Sticks By Dishonest Minister

The Premier has delivered the weakest possible response to evidence Mining Minister, Adam Brooks, knowingly misled a Parliamentary Committee at least four times late yesterday.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  10 Jun 2016

Mining Minister Brooks Must Resign

Mining Minister, Adam Brooks, has no choice but to resign after three times misleading the Estimates Committee over continuing connections to the company he established, Maintenance Systems Solutions Pty Ltd.

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