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Freycinet National Park, Tasmania

Murky Parks Privatisation in Freycinet National Park

The Liberal Government appears to have not learnt a thing from years of turmoil stirred up by the toxic privatisation of parks policy.

Vica Bayley MP  |  Media Release  |  13 Sep 2023

Preferential Voting, Ballot Paper

New Clarence City Council Should Give Kangaroo Bay Back to the People

Their proposed development, which is entirely on prime public land, now doesn’t even present the illusion of community benefit.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  3 Oct 2022

kunanyi / Mount Wellington

RMPAT Exposes MWCC’s Disregard for Aboriginal Heritage on kunanyi and Process

The Resource Management Planning Appeal Tribunal’s rejection of the appeal by the Mount Wellington Cableway Company (MWCC) is welcome.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  23 Feb 2021

Rosny Hill, Rosny, Tasmania

Jaensch Must Return Rosny Hill to the Community

All eyes are now on Environment Minister, Roger Jaensch, who will sign off on the release of the Rosny Hill Nature Recreation Area.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  10 Dec 2020

Ralphs Bay, South Arm Peninsula, Tasmania

Strong Community Voices Prevail on Eastern Shore

We congratulate the Clarence City Council for voting against the construction of a 67 metre private jetty on Crown Land at Ralphs Bay.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  13 Oct 2020

City Planners Around Table

Clarence City Council Should Reclaim Kangaroo Bay

Clarence City Council should commence a buy-back process to reclaim Kangaroo Bay for public use, instead of committing to an unspecified private development. 

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  8 Oct 2020

Ralphs Bay, South Arm Peninsula, Tasmania

Ralphs Bay Must Stay Saved

Ralphs Bay is public land, saved from private development by a fierce and dedicated community once before.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  8 Oct 2020

Log Pile at the Port of Burnie, Tasmania

Firewood Theft in State Forests

On 8 May this year there were media reports of police laying charges against 19 people for $1 million in firewood theft.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  3 Jun 2020

Classroom, Students with Raised Hands

Estimates Reply - Deputy Premier

There is a truly outstanding range of depth and rich variety of courses young adults can choose from in year 11 and 12.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  12 Jun 2019

Corruption, Handing over Envelope

Coordinator General Secrecy Continues

The Premier refused to commit his government to releasing information about how the highly paid Coordinator General spends his time.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  21 May 2019

Rosny Hill, Rosny, Tasmania

Re-submission of Rosny Hill Development a Cynical Move

The resubmission of unchanged plans to privatise the Rosny Hill Recreation Area will leave many Eastern Shore residents angry.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  5 Nov 2018

City Planners Around Table

Hodgman Refuses to Rule Out Rosny Hill Development

Premier Hodgman confirmed his government would not prevent a proposed major commercial development proceeding on Rosny Hill.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  13 Jun 2018

Log Pile at the Port of Burnie, Tasmania

Sale of State's Plantation Assets

You have announced that 29 000 hectares of publicly owned plantation has been sold to a private company for $60 million.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  14 Sep 2017

Planning Documents

Greens Table Petition to Stop Kangaroo Bay Land Transfer

I had the pleasure of tabling a petition signed by 273 Bellerive residents in Parliament today. 

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  21 Sep 2017

takayna / tarkine, Tasmania

Liberals Rip Off Tasmanians Over Public Plantation Sale

Tasmanians are being robbed blind by the Liberals who have privatised 29 000 hectares of public hardwood plantations.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  14 Sep 2017

kunanyi / Mount Wellington

Ministerial Responsibility for Crown Lands

For the first time that we know of Crown Land Services has been taken away from the Minister for Environment and Parks.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  5 Apr 2017

Shaking Hands

Crown Land - Details of Negotiations with Private Developers

Communities from Swansea to Stanley, Table Cape, Boat Harbour and Wynyard are faced with losing their treasured coastal crown land places.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  4 Apr 2017

Shaking Hands

Liberals and Labor United on Crown Land Deals

Labor and the Liberals voted together against a Greens' Motion calling for far greater transparency in Crown Land deals with private developers.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  5 Apr 2017

kunanyi / Mount Wellington

Why Did the Premier Take Crown Land Responsibility Away From Groom?

In a move he failed to explain, the Premier has relieved Environment and Parks Minister, Matthew Groom, of his responsibility for Crown Lands.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  5 Apr 2017

Planning Documents

Desperate Liberals Mislead over Crown Land

The Liberals have released a laughably desperate list of properties sold under the previous government.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  4 Apr 2017

Overland Track, Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park, in the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area, Tasmania

Premier Misleads Tasmanians over Crown Land Giveaways

On radio this morning, the Premier misled Tasmanians over what is becoming a private developer feeding frenzy over public Crown Land assets.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  24 Mar 2017