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DEC Must Remain in Public Hands

Media Release - 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 - 18 Dec 2019

Matter of Public Importance - Sale of Public Assets

Parliamentary Activity - Dr WOODRUFF (Franklin) - Mr Deputy Speaker, what we have just heard from the Treasurer is the sort of slippery language and spin that people associate with the very worst characteristics of politicians. Shame on you, Treasurer, for...

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 22 Nov 2018

Matter of Public Importance - Sale of Public Assets

Parliamentary Activity - Ms O'CONNOR (Clark - Leader of the Greens) - Madam Speaker, I move -That the House take note of the following matter: sale of public assets.In April 2014, the Premier, newly elected, said to the people of Tasmania -Let me be clear: we will...

Cassy O'Connor MP - 22 Nov 2018

Sale of Public-Owned Assets

Parliamentary Activity - On coming to office in April 2014 you said, 'Let me be clear, we will not be selling any government or public-owned assets'. Five years later you have flogged 29 000 hectares of public plantation forest for substantially less than it cost...

Cassy O'Connor MP - 22 Nov 2018

Treasury Building - Proposed Sale

Parliamentary Activity - Ms O'CONNOR question to TREASURER, Mr GUTWEIN

Cassy O'Connor MP - 19 Jun 2018

Treasury Building - Proposed Sale

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

Cassy O'Connor MP - 19 Jun 2018

Labor Refuses to Rule Out Privatising TasNetworks

Media Release - This morning on ABC Radio, Labor’s Michelle O’Byrne refused to take the sale of TasNetworks ‘off the table’, in a short-sighted attempt to fund possible election commitments.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 5 Dec 2017

Privatisation of Public Plantations

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

Cassy O'Connor MP - 20 Sep 2017

Forestry - Sale of State's Plantation Assets

Parliamentary Activity - Ms O'CONNOR question to MINISTER for RESOURCES, Mr BARNETTNow it has been confirmed that you 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 -Members...

Cassy O'Connor MP - 14 Sep 2017

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

Media Release - 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 - 20 Sep 2017

Secret, Closed Door Deals through Office of Coordinator General

Media Release - Cassy O'Connor MP | Greens LeaderThe Tasmanian people have a right to know about major development proposals that impact on their communities and the environment, yet the Liberals' secretive enabling processes for developers are shutting...

- 7 Sep 2016

Privatisation of Public Assets

Parliamentary Activity - 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 - 28 Oct 2015

Liberals Vote Against Public Consultation on Public Asset Transfers

Media Release - The Liberals demonstrated in Parliament this afternoon that they do not support openness and transparency on their plans to sell or giveaway up to 500 Housing Tasmania homes, the Treasury Building, Hunter Street Art School, TasTAFE...

Cassy O'Connor MP - 28 Oct 2015

Crown Land Fire Sale on the Cards

Media Release - Cassy O’Connor MP | Greens Leader State Growth Minister, Matthew Groom, confirmed by omission in Question Time today that the Office of the Coordinator General has sought and obtained a list of Crown Land properties that can be made...

- 28 Oct 2015

Secrecy Over Selling the Farm Must End

Media Release - In the past fortnight, Tasmanians have been taken by surprise at the number of public assets the Liberals have put up for potential sale or transfer, behind closed doors through the Office of the Coordinator General.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 26 Oct 2015

Public Process Needed on Future of Arts School

Media Release - Cassy O'Connor MP | Greens LeaderTasmanians must have a say in the future of the Hunter Street Arts School before the Liberals make any unilateral decisions about handing it over to private developers.

- 16 Oct 2015

Liberal Privatisation Agenda Becoming Clearer

Media Release - Despite the Premier's claims in April last year that they wouldn't sell public assets, we now know his government is considering selling the iconic Treasury building in Hobart and government buildings in St John Street, Launceston.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 14 Oct 2015

Still Waiting for Housing Giveaway Details

Media Release - Cassy O’Connor MP | Greens Leader and Human Services spokespersonMinister Petrusma dodged question after question on her government's housing giveaway plan in parliament this morning.

- 13 Oct 2015

Greens to Scrutinise Public Housing Giveaway in Parliament

Media Release - Cassy O’Connor MP | Greens Leader and Human Services spokespersonThe Greens will move in Parliament this week for the Hodgman Government to put on hold its plan to give away up to $125 million worth of Housing Tasmania homes, until it can...

- 11 Oct 2015