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Tasmanian AFL Team

I move that the house does not support any deal for a Tasmanian AFL and AFLW team that requires State or Federal money to be spent on a new stadium.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  29 Mar 2023

Parliament House, Tasmania

Macquarie Point Stadium

It is disappointing that the Premier cannot see why debating the stadium is an important debate.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  29 Mar 2023


AFL Licence - Conditions

Repeatedly during your discussions with us over the state's AFL bid and indeed to this parliament, you stated the AFL bid was not contingent on a new stadium.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  29 Mar 2023


Rockliff Accuses Liberal Colleagues of Being Anti-Tasmanian

Premier Jeremy Rockliff has launched a remarkable attack on those opposing the proposed Hobart stadium – including five of his Federal Liberal colleagues

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  29 Mar 2023


More Questions Than Answers on Stadium

If what State Growth Secretary told a Parliamentary Committee is true, the Greens were lied to by Jeremy Rockliff in order to secure our support for his AFL bid

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  24 Mar 2023


Rockliff Must Listen to RSL and Abandon Mega-Stadium 

The RSL’s letter to Premier Rockliff imploring him to protect the Cenotaph is powerful reading. RSL Tasmania unequivocally reject a stadium at Macquarie Point.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  1 Mar 2023

Parliament House, Tasmania

Liberal Government Priorities

Just who do you govern for? It is certainly not for the battlers or everyday Tasmanians.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  28 Feb 2023

House of Assembly, Tasmania

Who Does Jeremy Rockliff Govern For?

Who is Premier Rockliff governing for? It’s not battlers, or everyday Tasmanians. 

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  28 Feb 2023

Shaking Hands

Who Does Gill McLachlan Think He Is?

It takes a special kind of arrogance to rock up to Tasmania for a few hours just to tell locals why they’re wrong about their priorities for their own home

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  23 Feb 2023

Planning Documents

Cost Benefit Analysis a Business Case Against the Stadium

The MI Global Logistics cost benefit analysis is a business case *against* the stadium.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  19 Jan 2023


Who Actually Cares What Jeff Kennett Thinks?

While the out of touch suited-up blokes might want this unneeded, billion dollar stadium, the majority of Tasmanians don’t.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  15 Dec 2022

City Planners Around Table

TasPorts - Macquarie Point Stadium

I wonder if TasPorts was consulted about the proposed stadium at Macquarie Point?

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  1 Dec 2022

Parliament House, Tasmania

Stadiums Tasmania Amendment (Transfers) Bill 2022

We do not support the establishment of Stadiums Tasmania. We think this is bread and circuses on the part of Government.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  8 Nov 2022

Preferential Voting, Ballot Paper

Referendum on New Stadium at Macquarie Point

The Greens will not be supporting this ridiculous, shallow and self serving motion put forward by the Leader of the Opposition.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  26 Oct 2022


Labor Crab-Walk Away from Stadium Opposition

After Federal Labor Treasurer Jim Chalmers signaled he’s open to funding the massive mega-stadium, today Labor are proposing a referendum on the Liberals’ plan.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  24 Oct 2022

Parliament House, Tasmania

Proposed Stadium Development - Opposition

If people need an ambulance in Tasmania right now, there is significant uncertainty about whether it will arrive in time.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  19 Oct 2022

Houses, Construction

Investment in Infrastructure

Our issue, as Greens, is the type of infrastructure that government prioritises.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  28 Sep 2022

House of Assembly, Tasmania

Proposed Stadium Development Select Committee

We think parliament should have a look at a proposed project of this scale and expense.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  28 Sep 2022

Empty Classroom

Education Resources - Proposed Stadium Development

Students are waiting for assessments or support from school social workers, psychologists, and speech and language pathologists.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  28 Sep 2022

Royal Hobart Hospital, Emergency Department Entrance

State of the Health System

Nobody who understands what Tasmania is experiencing in our health system supports a new stadium.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  27 Sep 2022


Stadium Plan Insulting to Tasmanians in Need

he secretly decided mega-million dollar stadium plan for Macquarie Point is an insult to every Tasmanian who can’t afford their rent or is living in a tent.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  18 Sep 2022


Greens’ Support for Tasmanian AFL and AFLW Teams

Our firm support for the State’s AFL bid, however, did not include backing in a new stadium – and will not. 

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  10 Jun 2022

Houses, Construction

Premier Prioritising Mega Stadium Over Homes for Tasmanians

This week the Premier announced a $750 million mega stadium to be built within five years - while allocating $1.5 billion for housing to be built in ten years.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  3 Mar 2022