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2019 Government Businesses Scrutiny Committee - TasWater

Full transcript of the Tasmanian Water and Sewerage Corporation Pty Ltd hearings in the 2019 Government Businesses Scrutiny Committee.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  4 Dec 2019


Law Books

TasWater Confirm No Penalty for 6 Million Litre Sewerage Spill

TasWater confirmed there has been no infringement or fine issued for the 6,000,000Lt sewerage spill from their Macquarie Point Treatment Plant.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  4 Dec 2019


Water Reservoir

Liberals Ignore Councils on TasWater

Today’s Local Government Association of Tasmania meeting on the government takeover of TasWater was a forgone conclusion.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  11 May 2017


Money, Australian Dollars, Notes

No Funds for Launceston Stormwater and Sewerage in Federal Budget

The Federal Budget included significant infrastructure funding, with billions of dollars committed for works around the country - but not Tasmania.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  10 May 2017


Water Reservoir

True Cost of Liberals' TasWater Plan

The Liberals' highly political plan to takeover TasWater has received another blow today, with the high cost Tasmanians will pay for the Liberals' plan exposed.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  1 May 2017


Water Reservoir

Courtney's Water Fail

Tasmania’s ailing water and sewerage infrastructure needs to be dealt with as a matter of urgency.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  24 Apr 2017


Launceston, Tasmania

Northern Tasmania Can't Risk a Compromised Launceston City Deal

The Launceston City Deal projects can’t flourish without the water and sewerage infrastructure underpinning the city being upgraded.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  20 Apr 2017


Water Reservoir

Upgrading Taswater Infrastructure

With the state election in sight, less than a fortnight ago you issued a threat to councils that the state would take over TasWater if it did not lift its game.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  8 Mar 2017


Water Reservoir

Tasmania's Brand at Risk from Liberal Inaction on Water

After three years of neglect, the Liberals are now making daily media statements congratulating themselves on their “plan”.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  23 Mar 2017


Water Reservoir

TasWater Confirms Liberal Water Politicking

Today's comments from TasWater confirm the Liberals' cynical politicking on the State's water and sewerage infrastructure.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  27 Feb 2017


Water Reservoir

Gutwein Bullying Councils on Water

Minister Gutwein's options to councils for the funding of water and sewerage upgrades are cynical and politically motivated.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  24 Feb 2017


Water Reservoir

Liberals' Water and Sewerage Petition Sham

The Liberals' petition "to councils" on the State's water and sewerage infrastructure, launched yesterday, is a sham.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  22 Feb 2017


Water Reservoir

Water and Sewerage Mess Needs Action, Not Blame-Shifting

The State's ailing water and sewerage infrastructure needs real action and leadership to clean up the mess, not just talk and blame-shifting.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  20 Feb 2017


Water Reservoir

Liberals Need to Invest $150M Windfall Gain in Launceston Infrastructure

The Government needs to commit to the people of Launceston that it will invest into the city's ancient and ailing water and sewerage infrastructure.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  12 Feb 2017


Water Reservoir

Auditor-General Report Confirms Need for State Funds for Launceston Sewerage Works

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  15 Dec 2016


Water Reservoir

Government's TasWater Refusal Set to Hit Tasmanians Hard

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  7 Dec 2016


Water Reservoir

Liberals' War on Councils

Since taking office the Government has waged a relentless war on councils and have refused to intervene and do their job as umpire in council disputes.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  25 Aug 2016


Water Reservoir

TasWater Costs to Rate Payers

Yesterday the Treasurer issued not so veiled threats to councils not to lift their rates to cover the loss of dividends from TasWater.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  26 Aug 2016


Water Reservoir

Launceston's Water and Sewerage Infrastructure

CEO of TasWater, Miles Hampton, has publicly stated that the ailing water infrastructure in Launceston is the community's problem.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  24 Aug 2016


Public Meeting, Town Hall

Tasmanians Paying for Liberals' War On Councils

The Liberals' relentless war on councils risks local service delivery and increases in rates for Tasmanians.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  25 Aug 2016


Water Reservoir

Gutwein Washes Hands of Water Issues

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  24 Aug 2016


Public Meeting, Town Hall

Water Infrastructure News Welcome

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  23 Aug 2016


takayna / tarkine, Tasmania

Brand Integrity Requires More than Celebrity

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  5 Jul 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


Water Reservoir

State Budget 2016: Treasurer Washes Hands of Launceston Water and Sewerage

Launceston's crumbling water and sewerage infrastructure has not been allocated funds in this year's Budget. 

Andrea Dawkins  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  2 Jun 2016


Launceston, Tasmania

Gutwein's Water and Sewerage Mess

The Treasurer and Member for Bass, Peter Gutwein, again refused to take responsibility for Launceston's ailing water and sewerage infrastructure.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  2 Jun 2016


Green Economics

Greens Deliver for Northern Tasmania

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  1 Jun 2016


Water Reservoir

State Budget 2016: Surplus at the Cost of Launceston's Water and Sewerage

As indicated in the 2016/17 State Budget, significant investment is required to upgrade Tasmania’s crumbling water and sewerage infrastructure.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  31 May 2016


Green Economics

State Budget 2016: Dishonest Liberal Government Budget Lacks Vision and Courage

The Hodgman Liberal Government’s 2016/17 Budget lacks courage and a vision for the future.

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


Museum of Old and New Art (MONA), Tasmania

Federal Budget 2016: No Money for Infrastructure to Support Tourism Growth

Andrea Dawkins  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  5 May 2016


Launceston, Tasmania

Federal Budget 2016: Northern Tasmania Shortchanged on Infrastructure

As expected, the 2016 Federal Coalition Budget contains nothing for Tasmania, with Launceston missing out significantly in badly needed infrastructure funding.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  4 May 2016