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Greens Donate Excess Pay Rise to NGOs

In response to today's deadline for advising Parliament on the excessive 10.5% pay rise, we have written to the Clerk of the House advising that monies above a 2% pay rise will go to six non-government organisations.

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

Excessive Pay Rise Should Go to Unfunded Organisations

The Legislative Council delivered the Hodgman Government everything they hoped in defeating the government's sham disallowance Motion today.

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

Premier's Hypocrisy on Wage Increase

Given that you believe that members of parliament deserve up to a 2.4 per cent pay increase, do you agree it is reasonable for the state's 15 000 public sector workers to also expect a pay rise?

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  24 May 2016

Premier Hodgman Dodges Questioning Over Pay Rise

Cassy questions the Premier over the 10.5% pay rise to members of Parliament.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  26 Apr 2016

Premier Refuses to Rule Out Accepting Pay Rise

The Premier was given a golden opportunity in Question Time this morning to let Tasmanians know neither he, nor any other Liberal Minister or MP, would accept the 10.5% pay rise when it flows through, but he failed to do so.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  26 Apr 2016

Hodgman Weak on MPs Pay Increase

The premier sent the issue of MPs' pay to the Tasmanian Industrial Commission, knowing it would result in a pay rise.

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

Premier Begs Legislative Council to Fix his MP Pay Mess

When the Premier sent the issue of MPs' salaries off to the Tasmanian Industrial Commission, he must have known it would result in a huge pay rise. Now he's written to Legislative Councillors begging them to get his government out of the...

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  6 Apr 2016

Cheap Words on MPs Pay from Premier

The Premier can't pretend he is surprised by the Tasmanian Industrial Commission recommendation to award Tasmanian MPs a 10.5% pay rise.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  1 Mar 2016

MPs Pay Rise Out of Touch with Community Expectations

At a time when 1200 public sector workers have lost their jobs and funding to health and education has been cut, the Tasmanian Industrial Commission’s recommendation to increase MPs’ pay by almost 11%  is completely out of step with...

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  29 Feb 2016

Liberals' 365 Day Plan Update is Pure Spin

Not surprisingly, the Hodgman Government has delivered itself an A+ report card that seriously overstates its achievements.

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

Link MP Pay to Public Servants

Premier Hodgman and the Liberal Party Room should just fess up that they want a pay rise and are trusting the Tasmanian Industrial Commission to deliver it.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  17 Jun 2015

Greens Won't Support Politicians' Pay Bill

The Tasmanian Greens will not be supporting the Parliamentary Salaries, Superannuation and Allowances Amendment Bill 2015 because we believe Tasmanian Parliamentarians should not be treated differently from any other public servant in...

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  16 Jun 2015

MPs' Pay

The Tasmanian Greens remain the only political party who have consistently backed a freeze on State MPs’ pay.

Kim Booth  |  Media Release  |  3 Jun 2014