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Real Youth Survival Report Demands Tripartisan Push to Raise Newstart and Youth Allowance

Media Release - Young Tasmanians need a unity ticket across parties to get the Morrison Government to hear the compelling case for an increase in Newstart and Youth Allowance. The Tasmanian Greens stand ready to work with Liberal and Labor parties to get...

Cassy O'Connor MP - 11 Oct 2019

Labor Matter of Public Importance - Wages

Parliamentary Activity - At the federal level we have the Liberals and Labor lining up to entrench wages inequality in this country, hand massive tax cuts to the rich, do nothing about the fact that many corporations in Tasmania pay zero tax, and in the case of...

Cassy O'Connor MP - 4 Sep 2019

Liberals' Housing performance

Parliamentary Activity - I am certain that every person here wants to see more good homes built for Tasmanians who need them, but you do not achieve it by pulling this sort of manoeuvre on a sitting day when it is not private member's time.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 8 Aug 2019

Vehicle and Traffic Amendment Bill 2019 - Second Reading

Parliamentary Activity - We have had five years, manifestly, of neglecting the need to make some catalytic changes to the way people in Tasmania get around.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 6 Aug 2019

First Home Owner Grant Amendment Bill 2019 - Second Reading

Parliamentary Activity - It is particularly apt that we are debating a housing affordability bill in a week that has been dominated by questions of the Government and our society's response to housing and homelessness.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 13 Jun 2019

More Job Losses Under Liberals' 'Brighter Future'

Media Release - Four hundred Tasmanians lost their jobs last month with the latest ABS data revealing the continued trend of job losses in Tasmania.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 14 Apr 2016