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Adjournment - Questions on the Notice Paper

Parliamentary Activity - Cassy discusses unanswered questions on notice and backbencher dorothy dixers during the Adjournment.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 3 Sep 2019

Labor Matter of Public Importance - Answers to Questions

Parliamentary Activity - This matter relates to one of the most important functions of this House in the Westminster system and that is to scrutinise government, government ministers, and legislation that is put forward and, through that, to try to improve public...

Cassy O'Connor MP - 6 Aug 2019

Adjournment - Answers to Questions on Notice

Parliamentary Activity - It has long been the practice of governments to provide the answers that are asked during Estimates scrutiny during that week or by the end of that week. This Government just does not care.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 13 Jun 2019

RTI Delays and Secrecy Routine Under Hodgman Liberals

Media Release - Tasmania bottoms the nation in information transparency, with updated Right to Information (RTI) figures revealed in today’s The Guardian, along with damning comments from the State Ombudsman.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 14 Jan 2019

Property Council's TasWater Push Poll

Media Release - The Property Council of Tasmania’s push poll appears to have been designed to back up the State Government takeover of TasWater.  This style of polling, phrasing statements as questions, leads the respondent to the answer desired by the...

Andrea Dawkins - 12 May 2017

Liberals Vote Against Closing RTI Act Loophole

Media Release - Despite knowing Right to Information decisions have been made by Ministers' delegates that are unable to be reviewed, the Liberals voted not to close a loophole in the Right to Information Act 2009.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 15 Mar 2017

Liberals Treat Public's Right to Know with Contempt

Media Release - Late yesterday, the Tasmanian Greens finally received the response to a Right to Information request we lodged on the 22nd of November last year.  It was almost three months behind the timeframe for the release of information under the Act...

Cassy O'Connor MP - 10 Mar 2017