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Rosalie Woodruff Premiers Address Reply

Parliamentary Activity - Taking stock of the start of 2020 must start with us recognising that we have so much more to do to provide justice to Aboriginal Tasmanians and to provide them with a real voice in the democracy.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 5 Mar 2020

Cassy O'Connor Premiers Address Reply

Parliamentary Activity - Madam Deputy Speaker, I rise on behalf of the Tasmanian Greens to deliver my response to the Premier's Address on the state of the state.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 4 Mar 2020

Election of Premier Gutwein

Media Release - The change of Liberal leadership - and consequently Premier - is an opportunity for the party to clean the decks and walk away from dangerous, divisive policy to genuinely be a government for all Tasmanians.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 20 Jan 2020

Will Hodgman's Resignation

Media Release - On behalf of the Tasmanian Greens, I acknowledge Will Hodgman’s many years of service to the people of Franklin, and to Tasmania as Premier.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 14 Jan 2020

Adjournment - Comments made Alleging Greens Inciting Violence

Parliamentary Activity - Cassy O'Connor speaks on the adjournment to refute comments suggesting the Greens are culpable for threats of violence against Daniel Hackett.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 14 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

Liberal Motion - Federal Election 2019 Results

Parliamentary Activity - Dr WOODRUFF (Franklin) - Madam Deputy Speaker, the Greens do not support this motion. We cannot congratulate the Prime Minister for the result at the federal election because it was a result that reflects the very deep divisions in the...

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 22 May 2019

Tasmanian Senators - Support for Change of Prime Minister

Parliamentary Activity - Ms O'CONNOR question to PREMIER, Mr HODGMAN

Cassy O'Connor MP - 28 Aug 2018

Prime Ministerial Support - Position of Premier

Parliamentary Activity - Ms O'CONNOR question to PREMIER, Mr HODGMAN

Cassy O'Connor MP - 22 Aug 2018

Premier Busted by Photo Finish on ABC Sale Push

Media Release - It was a photo finish that brought the Premier back in to Parliament today, to confirm that he had actually been in the room when the Liberal Party Council voted to sell the ABC last weekend.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 19 Jun 2018

Premier Afraid to Debate Greens on His Government's Record

Media Release - Premier Will Hodgman has again displayed his fear of being taken on by the Greens in a public forum, refusing to participate in the Tasmanian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (TCCI) debate because the Greens had been invited.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 14 Jan 2018

Premier Can't Keep Pointing the Finger at McQuestin

Media Release - Whether it’s on shady donations from foreign owned companies or the Federal Group, or dirty tricks in Pembroke, the Premier simply refuses to take responsibility for the conduct and decisions of the political party he leads.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 1 Nov 2017

Marriage Equality - National Survey

Parliamentary Activity - Ms O'CONNOR question to PREMIER, Mr HODGMAN

Cassy O'Connor MP - 13 Sep 2017

Inaugural Speech

Parliamentary Activity - In her remarks on the first sitting day, Madam Speaker identified the challenges for women breaking through the glass ceiling, and I am proud to be the first woman to represent the Greens in the seat of Franklin. I note with pride that the...

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 20 Aug 2015

Kim Booth's Resignation

Media Release - ​​​​​​​Nick McKim and Cassy O’Connor today paid tribute to Kim Booth’s long public career, and acknowledged his desire to put the needs of his family first.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 20 May 2015

Statement by Greens Leader Kim Booth MP

Media Release - Greens Leader Kim Booth MP has today announced he is resigning from the State Parliament, and as leader of the Tasmanian Greens effective Immediately, citing both family reasons and the need for Party renewal.

Kim Booth - 20 May 2015

Parliamentary Resourcing

Media Release - Greens Leader Nick McKim MP has challenged Premier elect Will Hodgman to identify which “law” he is referring to that prescribes resourcing and parliamentary rights.

Nick Mckim - 28 Mar 2014