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Highway with Traffic

Labor’s Liberal-lite Traffic Plan

Ella Haddad’s proposed new highway link between Tolmans Hill and Glenorchy is quite alarming. What would Labor demolish of flatten to replace with asphalt?

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  29 Apr 2021


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Liberals' Promise to Ease Hobart Traffic Hollow After Seven Years

Southern Tasmania residents cannot take seriously the Liberals’ promise to ease worsening traffic congestion in and around Hobart.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  19 Apr 2021


Light Rail

Hobart Light Rail Stuck at the Station Under Liberals

The Gutwein Government needs to come out of hiding on Hobart light rail. It's had 7 years to get the project on track, and yet it’s still stuck at the station.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  27 Oct 2020


Light Rail

Bridgewater Bridge Cost Madness

To spend more than half a billion dollars on an over-engineered replacement for the Bridgewater Bridge would be a reckless misuse of taxpayer funds.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  29 Feb 2020


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2019 Government Businesses Scrutiny Committee - Metro

Full transcript of the Metro Tasmania Pty Ltd hearings in the 2019 Government Businesses Scrutiny Committee.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  4 Dec 2019


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Free Metro Travel for Tertiary Students

The Tasmanian Greens want bus travelfor Tertiary Students on Metro Tasmania services to be free.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Policies  |  19 Feb 2018


Light Rail

A Real City Deal for Hobart

A Hobart City Deal should follow a long term strategic plan for the region and should include Light Rail, Ferry, pedestrian and bicycle Infrastructure.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Policies  |  15 Feb 2018


Hobart, Tasmania

RACT Mobility Vision Key to Prosperous Hobart Future

The RACT is to be commended for delivering a strategic vision to ensure Hobart is Australia’s most liveable city over the next three decades.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  12 Apr 2019


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Access to Regional Bus Services

For people living in rural and regional areas, having access to affordable transport options is essential.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  20 Mar 2019


Light Rail

Train Not Coming Under Liberals

Northern Suburbs Light Rail appears to be off the agenda under the Liberals, with it failing to rate a mention in the priority infrastructure report.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  26 Sep 2018


Light Rail

Macquarie Point - Removal of Freight Rail Line

The Government is apparently anti-light rail to the extent they are now ripping up rail tracks in Hobart.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  17 Oct 2017


Hobart, Tasmania

Transport Minister Kept in the Dark Over Rail Tracks Removal

The decision to pull up rail tracks on the Macquarie Point site was made without the approval or knowledge of Infrastructure and Transport Minister.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  17 Oct 2017


Light Rail

Light Rail Corridor Plans Welcome and Long Overdue

The Greens welcome the release of the blueprint for the Glenorchy to Hobart Public Transport Corridor project.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  10 Feb 2017


Hobart, Tasmania

Hobart Traffic Woes Continue One Year On

Almost a year has passed since the heavy congestion and traffic chaos which led to the government-commissioned Midson report.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  8 Feb 2017


Hobart, Tasmania

Government Tinkering on Traffic Congestion

While encouraging the use of Metro transport through a three week free fare trial is a sound enough initiative, congestion will only be marginally improved.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  28 Jan 2017


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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


Green Economics

State Budget: Address in Reply

It continues a long-standing tradition of the Tasmanian Greens to present an alternative vision for the future of Tasmania.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  31 May 2016


Green Economics

Budget Lacking in Courage and Vision, Puts Environment Last

Built on the mirage of a very short term surplus, the Liberals' third State Budget lacks both courage and vision.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  26 May 2016


Ferry

Liberals Should Get On Board Derwent Ferries

It is fantastic that Hobart City Council is getting on board the push to have ferries on the Derwent River to ease traffic congestion and lower emissions.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  10 May 2016


Hobart, Tasmania

Public Transport Investment Long Term Hobart Traffic Fix

Hobart's traffic woes will only be remedied sustainably for the long term if all three tiers of government make a commitment to investing in public transport.

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


Bushfire, Burned Forest

State of the State Address in Reply

On behalf of the Tasmanian Greens MPs, I pay respect to the palawa/pakana people of Tasmania, to their treasured elders, past and present.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  15 Mar 2016


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Reversing Metro Changes Would Ease Hobart Congestion

Transport Minister, Rene Hidding's confession yesterday that it could take months to fix Hobart's traffic woes is not good enough.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  27 Feb 2016


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TrafficTalkfest Not Enough

A Community forum is a good start, but Minister Hidding needs more than a talkfest if he wants a proper fix for Hobart’s traffic chaos.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  26 Feb 2016


Light Rail

Liberals Failing on Light Rail

The Liberals have commissioned and received the result they wanted on Hobart Light Rail, effectively killing off this important public transport reform.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  30 Jan 2016