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Plantation Estate Privatisation

Forestry - Sale of State's Planation Assets

The Premier promised Tasmanians he would not sell off their assets. He also told them his would be an open and transparent government. 

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  20 Sep 2017

Privatisation of Public Plantations

The Government has privatised 29 000 hectares of publicly owned plantations for around $40 million to $55 million less than it cost taxpayers to establish them, according to the Auditor-General.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  20 Sep 2017

Forestry - Sale of Plantation Assets

Can you explain how selling 29 000 hectares of publicly-owned plantations with a 99 year lease to a foreign investor with a parent company in the Caymans is not privatisation?

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  20 Sep 2017

Forestry - Sale of State's Plantation Assets

Now it has been confirmed that the Government are flogging 29 000 hectares of Tasmania's public plantation estate at a loss, and effectively sold all that land through a 99-year lease.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  14 Sep 2017

Premier Can't Explain How Plantation Sale isn't Privatisation

The Premier has been exposed for misleading the Tasmanian people when he said in April 2014 that his government would not be privatizing public assets.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  20 Sep 2017

No Future in Native Forest Logging

Resources Minister, Paul Harriss, must undertake a rigorous cost-benefit analysis of the potential revenue and employment opportunities of the state’s hardwood plantation estate.

Kim Booth  |  Media Release  |  30 Apr 2015