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Long Service Leave (State Employees) Amendment Bill 2019

It is disappointing that we only had the legislation for a bit over a week and it has come on today after our briefing yesterday.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  12 Nov 2019

Lazy, Arrogant Treasurer Finally Gives Some Ground

Treasurer Gutwein’s approach to public sector wage negotiations has been in bad faith since day one.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  28 Feb 2019

Hodgman Must Act on Integrity Commission Recommendations, For Once

With the Hodgman Liberals in the spotlight over claims of nepotism and misconduct, the Integrity Commission’s recommendations released today are overdue.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  6 Dec 2017

Integrity Commission Report into TasTafe CEO

The Greens referred concerns about the governance of TasTafe to the Integrity Commission after serious allegations were raised with our office early last year.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  23 May 2017

State Service Public Transport Investment Needed

Government investment in public transport is needed if we are to make routes more viable and reduce traffic.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  24 Oct 2016

Extra Staff Required for Safety at Risdon Prison

After five years of steady improvement, the cost of staff overtime at Risdon Prison ballooned to $4.5 million in the 2015/16 financial year.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  17 Aug 2016

Greens Donate Excess Pay Rise to NGOs

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

Health Minister Ferguson Crippling LGH Emergency Department

The Launceston General emergency department has suffered an exodus of nine of eleven specialists and six senior nursing staff.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  16 Jun 2016

Liberals Need to Honour Their Suicide Prevention Election Commitment

The Liberals should stand by their election commitment to Tasmanians and fund their suicide prevention commitments as they said they would.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  14 Jun 2016

State Budget 2016: No Additional Funding for Health

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  1 Jun 2016

Premier's Hypocrisy on Wage Increase

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  24 May 2016

Premier Begs Legislative Council to Fix his MP Pay Mess

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  6 Apr 2016

MPs Pay Rise Out of Touch with Community Expectations

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  29 Feb 2016

Government Neuters Public Sector Watchdog

They've cut their funding and failed to act on any of the recommendations from the three year review, and now they're only appointing an Acting CEO.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  4 Oct 2015

Integrity in Public Office Reforms Defeated

Neither the Liberals nor Labor supported the Greens Criminal Code Amendment (Misconduct in Public Office) Bill 2015.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  23 Sep 2015

Integrity Commission Right on Gift Policy Problems

It is standard practice in public and private agencies throughout Australia to reject gifts, or gifts over a certain value.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  22 Sep 2015

No Explanation for Pettit Exit

Education Minister Jeremy Rockliff has offered no good explanation for his decision not to renew Mr Colin Pettit's contract next year.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  25 Aug 2015

Education Minister Needs to Find Compassion for Vulnerable Children

Education Minister Rockliff today wouldn’t rule out implementing the remaining recommendations of the Ministerial Taskforce, but wouldn’t commit to it either.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  20 Aug 2015

Gutwein: Invest in Tasmanians

916 full time positions that have been cut from the public service - the 158 teachers and 337 health professionals.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  18 Aug 2015

Preliminary Outcomes Report

The Preliminary Outcomes Report puts the state's finances in a reasonable position, but nobody should believe it is the result of Treasurer Gutwein's genius.

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

Liberals Drop Vindictive Axe on Public Sector

The Hodgman government has broken its commitment to protect frontline services in its punitive attack on Tasmanian public sector workers.

Kim Booth  |  Media Release  |  28 Oct 2014

Revisit Budget to Save Jobs

The Hodgman government’ refuses to revisit its Budget expenditure to prioritise finding alternatives to cutting 860 jobs in eight months.

Kim Booth  |  Media Release  |  22 Oct 2014

Liberals Fail Leadership Test

The Hodgman regime is clearly setting up the public sector unions to fail in the attempt to formulate an alternative to job cuts.

Kim Booth  |  Media Release  |  15 Oct 2014

Liberals Fail Public Sector Workers

The Treasurer, Peter Gutwein, has delivered a bizarre and belligerent ultimatum to public sector unions.

Kim Booth  |  Media Release  |  14 Oct 2014

Public Sector Insult

Tasmanians have seen how little the Liberal majority government regards its public sector workers.

Kim Booth  |  Media Release  |  19 Sep 2014

Wage Freeze Threats Hollow

The Treasurer needs to stop with his threats to sack 500 additional public sector workers.

Kim Booth  |  Media Release  |  11 Sep 2014

Liberals Caught Out on Public Sector Pay Cuts

The Liberals have admitted that their legislation to cut public sector pay will not cover Judges, Magistrates, the DPP or the Solicitor General.

Nick Mckim  |  Media Release  |  4 Sep 2014

Public Sector Pay Freeze Bill

The Greens today moved an urgency motion seeking to have the Liberal government’s Crown Employees (Salaries) Bill 2014 immediately withdrawn.

Kim Booth  |  Media Release  |  4 Sep 2014

Public Sector Pay Freeze Indefinite

The Liberal government is clearly intending to extend the public sector pay freeze beyond the announced 12 months.

Kim Booth  |  Media Release  |  3 Sep 2014

Public Sector Wage Freeze

The Hodgman Liberal regime is recklessly proceeding with its public sector wage freeze without having secured any modelling on potential impacts on the economy.

Kim Booth  |  Media Release  |  28 Aug 2014

Public Sector Wage Freeze

The Hodgman Liberal government must rethink their decision to impose a public sector wage freeze counter to last year’s agreement.

Kim Booth  |  Media Release  |  23 Jul 2014

Liberals Local Benefit Test Comitment Queried

The Hodgman regime needs to clarify whether it has breached its own election commitment to require Local Benefits Tests.

Kim Booth  |  Media Release  |  17 Jul 2014

Libs Backflip on Public Sector Jobs

The Hodgman Liberal government’s true colours have emerged from beneath the thin progressive-veneer they had tried to recoat themselves with.

Kim Booth  |  Media Release  |  25 Jun 2014

State Budget Impacts

The Liberals are positioning to slash Tasmanian public sector workers three times the amount they initially flagged.

Kim Booth  |  Media Release  |  4 Jun 2014