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Short Stay Accommodation


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Planning - Short Stay Permits

How many short-stay properties in each region have permits, and how many do not? How many are exempt from the permit system, and for what reasons?

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  8 Sep 2021


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New CoreLogic Data Confirms Need for Rent Controls, Short Stay Reform

The March 2021 Quarterly Rental Review, just released by CoreLogic, highlights the urgent need for rent controls and short stay accommodation reform. 

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  28 Apr 2021


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Now is the Time to Regulate Airbnb

CoreLogic’s latest data about the availability of rental properties in Tasmania shows the clear impact Airbnb has had on housing availability.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  2 Jun 2020


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Vacancy Data Highlights Need to Regulate Airbnb

SQM Research vacancy rate data released today clearly shows reform of short-stay accommodation is well overdue.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  12 May 2020


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Housing Inquiry Report Confirms Need for Major Reform

An increase in funding for social housing, rent reform and curbs on short stay accommodation are essential to tackling Tasmania’s housing crisis.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  14 Feb 2020


Homeless Man

Housing Expo Ignores Airbnb Problem

The Liberals' Housing and Homelessness Expo is an exercise in window dressing that will do nothing to address the housing crisis.

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


Supreme Court, Hobart, Tasmania

Liberals' Housing performance

I am certain that every person here wants to see more good homes built for Tasmanians who need them.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  8 Aug 2019


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Estimates Reply - Minister Jaensch

There is a surge in the budget allocation that runs out next year for child safety services.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  11 Jun 2019


Money, Australian Dollars, Notes

State Budget

I am pleased to talk about the state budget because, arguably, there has never been a state budget that will be more important.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  22 May 2019


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Short Stay Accommodation Bill 2018

Anglicare produces an annual snapshot of the rental market focusing on people who earn the least.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  1 May 2019


Houses, Construction

Full Debate - Short-stay Accommodation and Housing Crisis

In Greater Hobart, at least 1993 properties are listed on just one short stay platform, more than double the amount listed in 2016.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  13 Jun 2018


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Housing Crisis - Regulation of Short Stay Accommodation

The data reveals that between July 2016 and February 2018 an extra 2200 properties were listed on Airbnb and it is clear we have not yet reached peak Airbnb.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  13 Jun 2018


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Jaensch Tinkering While Housing Crisis Escalates

Minster Jaensch’s response to the escalating housing crisis is completely out of touch.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  7 Jun 2018


Lower Chasm Falls, Smoko Creek, in the Great Western Tiers, Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area

Address in Reply

We are committed to working constructively and being part of a reformist, energised and visionary parliament for the people of Tasmania.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  22 May 2018


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Housing - Effect of Short-Stay Accommodation on Rental Market

A short time ago you challenged us to put forward solutions to the housing emergency. Here are two that the Greens took to the last election.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  23 May 2018


Homeless Man

Labor Housing Policy Won't Tackle Housing Crisis

The Labor Party's announcement on three new builds to tackle the housing crisis is woefully inadequate.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  21 Jan 2018


Port Arthur, Historic Convict Site, Tasmania

Airbnb Changes Welcome

Tasmania has an accommodation shortfall and more and more travellers want cheaper and more relaxed alternatives to traditional hotel accommodation.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  3 Feb 2017


Port Arthur, Historic Convict Site, Tasmania

Welcome Back Down on Airbnb

The Premier’s backflip on the length of stays Airbnb hosts are able to offer is welcome news to the many operators and visitors to Tasmania.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  26 Sep 2016


City Planners Around Table

Gutwein Must Heed Airbnb Pleas

The Tasmanian Planning Commission has heard from Airbnb, who were in Hobart today to plead the case of Tasmanian accommodation operators.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  26 Jul 2016