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Adjournment of Parliament

Media Release - The Tasmanian Parliament has agreed to adjourn until the first scheduled sitting week after the winter recess.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 26 Mar 2020

Greens to Liberals: "Dude, where's my legislation?"

Media Release - After the first full week of Parliament for 2020, the Greens call on the Gutwein Government to explain why it has again failed to prepare a legislative agenda. 

Cassy O'Connor MP - 5 Mar 2020

Adjournment - Christmas Greetings

Parliamentary Activity - Cassy O'Connor deliver the annual leader's Christmas message on the last adjournment of the year.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 28 Nov 2019

Labor and Liberal Leadership Stagnant

Media Release - As it draws to a close, 2019 has been an uninspiring Parliamentary year from the old parties, defined by a vacuum in policy and leadership. Today was a quintessential example of where they are going wrong.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 14 Nov 2019

Labor and Liberals Vote Against Question Time Clean Up

Media Release - United in their opposition to transparency and scrutiny, both Labor and the Liberals voted against the Greens’ move to clean up Question Time and restrict the amount of time Ministers can waffle on, not answering questions.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 24 Sep 2019

The Resignation of Adam Brooks

Media Release - On behalf of the Tasmanian Greens, I wish outgoing Braddon Liberal MP, Adam Brooks, all the best.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 11 Feb 2019

Extended Dorothy Dixers Show Contempt for Tasmanians

Media Release - Question Time this week has reached all new lows with close to half of the time allegedly reserved for scrutinising government Ministers taken up with self-congratulatory Dorothy Dixer questions.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 20 Sep 2018

Baby Steps for Tasmania's Parliament

Media Release - Today's announcement by House of Assembly Speaker, Elise Archer, that babies will be no 'strangers' in our House, is warmly welcomed.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 15 Nov 2016

No Opportunity for Good Governance with Limited Numbers in the House

Parliamentary Activity - Cassy questions the Premier over the TCCI's concerns that in a 25 seat parliament, there is a limited pool of talent from which to choose a minister.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 13 Sep 2016

Greens Are Focussed on the Key Issues

Media Release - Cassy O'Connor MP | Greens LeaderThe Hodgman Liberals are desperately trying to deflect from Matthew Groom's woeful performance as Minister for Energy.The Greens have spent the past week in Parliament focused on the single most important...

- 11 Mar 2016

It is Time to Recall Parliament

Media Release - Cassy O'Connor MP | Greens LeaderTasmania is in crisis yet the Liberals are content to wait until March to answer questions in Parliament about what they will do to provide energy security, fix the underfunded mess that is public health in...

- 9 Feb 2016

Jaensch Misleads over Dorothy Dixers

Media Release - Cassy O’Connor MP | Greens LeaderBraddon Liberal MP, Roger Jaensch is wilfully misleading over Parliamentary practice in the last term of government in order to deflect from the fact that the Liberals have to date asked 261 self-...

- 29 Oct 2015

Dorothy Dix 'Good News' Milestone

Media Release - Cassy O’Connor MP | Greens LeaderThe Liberals celebrated their 250th self-congratulatory Dorothy Dix in Question Time today.This milestone should not have been celebrated, but it's been made very clear by the Liberals that they want their...

- 27 Oct 2015