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Reserve Activity Assessments


Halls Island on Lake Malbena, Walls of Jerusalem Nationa Park, Tasmania

Celebrating Conservation Victories - Malbena

I want to pen an ode to all those conservationists and to all those good-hearted Tasmanians who are standing up for this beautiful place.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  16 Sep 2021


Bureaucracy, Professional with Paperwork

Parks - RAA Replacement

It seems to be a pretty clear admission that the Parks process surrounding the expression of interest has been very secret.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  9 Sep 2021


Halls Island on Lake Malbena, Walls of Jerusalem Nationa Park, Tasmania

Parks’ Assessment Changes an Admission of Liberals’ EOI Failure

The Liberals’ announcement today, about changes to the Reserve Activity Assessments in national parks and reserves, is a good first step.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  9 Sep 2021


Lake St Claire, Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park, Central Highlands, Tasmania

Greens' Plan to Better Protect Parks and Promote Sustainable Tourism

Lutruwita/Tasmania’s world class national parks and reserves are under threat from a Liberal Government that can only see the dollar signs they bring in. 

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  27 Apr 2021


Halls Island on Lake Malbena, Walls of Jerusalem Nationa Park, Tasmania

Environment and Parks – EOI Projects

The decision to progress the proposal to lease and licence was made in 2015, and a level three RAA was sent to the Commonwealth in September 2017.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  25 Nov 2020


Bureaucracy, Professional with Paperwork

Premier – Transparency

There is a longstanding systemic and cultural issue here where government agencies, since the Liberals came to government in 2014.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  23 Nov 2020


Halls Island on Lake Malbena, Walls of Jerusalem Nationa Park, Tasmania

Halls Island, Lake Malbena Development

A large and growing constituency of Tasmanians from every possible walk of life are opposed to the privatisation of Halls Island in Lake Malbena.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  15 Oct 2020


Halls Island on Lake Malbena, Walls of Jerusalem Nationa Park, Tasmania

Parks RAAs - Tasmanian Audit Office Report

Yesterday's Tasmanian Audit Office report evaluated 22 Parks reserve activity assessments and found that of these, only two had complete documentation.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  23 Sep 2020


Cradle Mountain, Tasmania

Has Roger Jaensch Backflipped on Parks Review?

Former Premier and Parks Minister, Will Hodgman, claimed the Reserve Activity Assessment (RAA) process was ‘under review’. 

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  23 Sep 2020


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

TWWHA Tourism Master Plan Submission

The draft Tourism Master Plan does not fulfil the purpose as described by UNESCO.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Submission  |  9 Apr 2020


Halls Island on Lake Malbena, Walls of Jerusalem Nationa Park, Tasmania

Lake Malbena Federal Court Decision

It is very clear that the decision handed down by the Federal Court yesterday is a mess that is all of this Government's making.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  13 Nov 2019


Halls Island on Lake Malbena, Walls of Jerusalem Nationa Park, Tasmania

Lake Malbena - Federal Court Judgment

The Government's corrupted and unpopular expressions of interest process for development in public protected areas has been dealt another blow.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  13 Nov 2019


Halls Island on Lake Malbena, Walls of Jerusalem Nationa Park, Tasmania

Lake Malbena Decision a Mess of the Liberals' Making

The Federal Court’s has decided to set aside the determination that the Lake Malbena proposal was not a ‘controlled action’.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  13 Nov 2019


Cradle Mountain, Tasmania

Reserve Activity Assessment Process for Developments in Parks

Understands Tasmania’s National Parks and Reserves are protected for their outstanding natural and cultural values.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  30 Oct 2019


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

EOI Process in National Parks and Reserves

Cassy O'Connor speaks against the Liberals' motion to support the Liberals' EOI Process for tourism developments in Parks and Reserves.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  30 Oct 2019