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Air View of Houses

DEC Must Remain in Public Hands

The Greens welcome the move towards a state basketball team. The Derwent Entertainment Centre deal, however, must be approached with caution.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  18 Dec 2019


Heritage Treasury Building, Tasmania

Sale of Public Assets

Shame on you, Treasurer, for bringing us all into disrepute for being incapable of speaking the truth. That is a problem for this Liberal Government.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  22 Nov 2018


Heritage Treasury Building, Tasmania

Sale of Public Assets

The premier of the day says we will not be selling anything and, five years later, the for-sale list is long and it is growing.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  22 Nov 2018


Heritage Treasury Building, Tasmania

Sale of Public-Owned Assets

On coming to office in April 2014 you said, 'Let me be clear, we will not be selling any government or public-owned assets'.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  22 Nov 2018


Heritage Treasury Building, Tasmania

Treasury Building - Proposed Sale

Last November the Treasurer sought to convince Tasmanians that the Government would not be selling it off.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  19 Jun 2018


Heritage Treasury Building, Tasmania

Treasury Building - Proposed Sale

When the Government were first elected, they said they would not be privatising public assets.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  19 Jun 2018


Gordon Dam, Hydro Tasmania

Labor Refuses to Rule Out Privatising TasNetworks

This morning on ABC Radio, Labor’s Michelle O’Byrne refused to take the sale of TasNetworks ‘off the table’.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  5 Dec 2017


Logged Forest, Tarkine

Privatisation of Public Plantations

The Government has privatised 29 000 hectares of plantations for around $40 million to $55 million less than it cost taxpayers to establish them.

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


Logged Forest, Tarkine

Forestry - Sale of State's Plantation Assets

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


Logged Forest, Tarkine

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


Shaking Hands

Secret, Closed Door Deals through Office of Coordinator General

The Tasmanian people have a right to know about major development proposals that impact on their communities and the environment.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  7 Sep 2016


Heritage Treasury Building, Tasmania

Privatisation of Public Assets

Tasmanians now know that developers have their eyes on the art school, the Treasury building and the St. Johns Street offices in Launceston.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  28 Oct 2015


Art Gallery

Unsolicited Bids

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  27 Oct 2015


Heritage Treasury Building, Tasmania

Liberals Vote Against Public Consultation on Public Asset Transfers

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  28 Oct 2015


Bushfire, Burned Forest

Crown Land Fire Sale on the Cards

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  28 Oct 2015


Heritage Treasury Building, Tasmania

Secrecy Over Selling the Farm Must End

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  26 Oct 2015


University of Tasmania

Public Process Needed on Future of Arts School

Tasmanians must have a say in the future of the Hunter Street Arts School before the Liberals make any unilateral decisions.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  16 Oct 2015


Heritage Treasury Building, Tasmania

Liberal Privatisation Agenda Becoming Clearer

The planned sale of Treasury and St John Street buildings would be on top of giving away up to 500 Housing Tasmania properties and the sale of plantations.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  14 Oct 2015


Air View of Houses

Still Waiting for Housing Giveaway Details

Minister Petrusma dodged question after question on her government's housing giveaway plan in parliament this morning.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  13 Oct 2015


Air View of Houses

Greens to Scrutinise Public Housing Giveaway in Parliament

The case has not been made by either Minister Petrusma or community housing providers to transfer of legal Title for up to 500 Housing Tasmania homes.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  11 Oct 2015