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Pork-Barrelling


House of Assembly, Tasmania

Leave to Move a Motion without Notice - Motion Negatived

The Greens brought this matter on because there has been a fundamental failure of openness and transparency from this minister.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  8 Sep 2022


Parliament House, Tasmania

Leave to Move a Motion without Notice - Motion Negatived

We have the minister this morning trying to claim that $400 000 of taxpayers' money allocated to the Bracknell Hall was not an election commitment.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  8 Sep 2022


Money, Australian Dollars, Notes

Bracknell Hall - Promise for Funding

The Bracknell Football Club has received tens of thousands of dollars through pork-barrel grants at each of the 2014, 2018 and 2021 state elections.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  8 Sep 2022


Money, Australian Dollars, Notes

Bracknell Hall

You have previously stood in this place and defended your party's shameless pork-barrelling exercise, the Local Communities Facilities Fund.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  8 Sep 2022


House of Assembly, Tasmania

Estimates Reply – Street

From that, according to the minister, 150 so-called 'funding commitments' were made during the tate election.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  14 Jun 2022


Women's Soccer Match

Sport and Recreation – Election Sports and Recreation Grants

What was the total number of projects that were granted financial support through the Local Community Facilities Fund?

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  8 Jun 2022


House of Assembly, Tasmania

Liberals Need to Come Clean on Conflicts of Interest

Premier Rockliff’s failure to disclose conflicts of interest of Liberals seeking taxpayer funds through an election grant program won’t pass the pub test.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  14 Jun 2022


Money, Australian Dollars, Notes

New Premier Must Act on Pork-Barrelling

The Integrity Commission report and recommendations on Grant Commitments in election campaigns are welcome.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  6 Apr 2022


Supreme Court, Hobart, Tasmania

Peter Gutwein's Pork Barrel-Budget

​​​​​​​Tasmanians have been presented with an uninspiring pork barrel budget from a government that was bought and bribed its way into office.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  14 Jun 2018


Economy, Finance, Calculator, Pen and Graph

Preliminary State Budget Response

If you are homeless, sick, have children in public schools, or care about the environment and action on climate change, the Budget has let you down. 

Nick Mckim  |  Media Release  |  28 May 2015


Green Economics

Tasmanian Community Fund

The Hodgman government's plan to abolish the independent Tasmanian Community Fund Board delivers precisely zero savings to the Budget bottom line.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  9 Sep 2014


Money, Australian Dollars, Notes

Community Service Levy Independence Under Threat

Rampant pork-barrelling will be the result if the Liberals succeed in their plan to axe the independent Tasmanian Community Fund Board.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  28 Aug 2014