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Greyhound, Lying Down

Labor a Champion for Animal Cruelty

Labor’s Shadow Racing Minister, Dean Winter, is pushing the new Racing Minister to entrench cruelty in the greyhound racing industry.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  27 Mar 2022


Greyhound, Lying Down

Greens Back Calls for New Racing Minister to Release Report into Death of Tah Bernard

Once appointed by the Premier, the new Minister for Racing should release the report into Tah Bernard’s death.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  27 Feb 2022


Greyhound, Lying Down

Kennel Licence Revelations Confirm Lack of Greyhound Racing Oversight

Revelations Tasmania's top greyhound trainer has not held a kennel licence for a decade speaks volumes about this cruel industry and its lack of oversight.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  9 Feb 2022


Greyhound, Lying Down

Greens' Submission to the Racing Regulation Act Review

At a minimum any amendments coming out of this process should define what ‘integrity’ means and looks like - and must involve clear animal welfare standards.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Submission  |  3 Feb 2022


Greyhound, Lying Down

TasRacing – 2016 Inquiry Recommendations

We know that 21 staff have left the Office of Racing Integrity since 2018, including three racing directors and the regulatory vet.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  30 Nov 2021


Bureaucracy, Professional with Paperwork

Racing - ORI Review

Are you able to confirm that the TasRacing CEO told attendees that TasRacing will not be part of the review?

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  9 Sep 2021


House of Assembly, Tasmania

Racing - ORI Staffing

I heard the deputy secretary speak of culture within the Office of Racing Integrity and, as you know, minister, 21 ORI staff have left in the past three years.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  9 Sep 2021


Greyhound, Lying Down

Office of Racing Integrity

The Office of Racing Integrity has had a succession of people stampeding from the office.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  2 Sep 2021


Bureaucracy, Professional with Paperwork

Office of Racing Integrity

It is pretty clear that the Office of Racing Integrity is broken and it has been broken on the Liberal Government's watch.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  2 Sep 2021


Greyhound, Lying Down

Office of Racing Integrity Issues

About 20 Office of Racing Integrity staff have left since 2018 and the ABC reports many vacancies around the field. Morale is at an all time low.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  2 Sep 2021


Bureaucracy, Professional with Paperwork

Racing – Steward Inspections

How many unannounced steward inspections of greyhound and horse racing premises were undertaken in the past financial year?

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  26 Nov 2020


Greyhound, Lying Down

2019 Government Businesses Scrutiny Committee - Tasracing

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

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  3 Dec 2019


Sad Horse

Racing Industry Cruelty

Next Tuesday in Melbourne, the race that stops the nation will be underway at 3 p.m.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  31 Oct 2019


Sad Horse

Thoroughbred Racing Horses - Transportation to Interstate Abattoirs

Cassy O'Connor questions the Minister for Racing on the grotesque cruelty inflicted on thoroughbred racing and trotting horses in Tasmania.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  31 Oct 2019


Sad Horse

Horse Carcass Location

During this year's budget Estimates we asked about the circumstances surrounding the death of a horse on 31 May at Brighton.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  30 Jul 2019


Sad Horse

Race Horse Death at Brighton Training Grounds

Madam Speaker, I am off and racing because I want to speak briefly about the mystery of the horse death at the Brighton training grounds on Friday, 31 May.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  14 Jun 2019


Spirit of Tasmania, TT-Line Vessel

Estimates Reply - Attorney-General

Cassy O'Connor delivers a reply to budget estimates, discussing the death of a horse at the Brighton training tracks.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  12 Jun 2019