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NRAS Rent Hikes a Result of Poor Government Planning

Media Release - The end of the National Rental Affordability Scheme (NRAS) has not been planned for by the Liberals in government, and it’s those who can least afford to pay higher rents who will pay the price.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 17 Feb 2020

No Case for Taxpayers to Bail Out Tourism Businesses

Media Release - The Tourism Industry Council wants taxpayers to compensate private tourism businesses hit by the downturn as a result of the coronavirus.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 17 Feb 2020

Majestic Timbers Crumbles Without Freight Subsidy

Media Release - The Greens have received information to suggest the company that was Majestic Timbers is no longer operational.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 27 Sep 2018

Time for Transparency and Change in Forestry

Media Release - A damning analysis of the Regional Forest Agreement in today’s The Guardian newspaper is an indictment on both State and Federal Governments.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 29 Mar 2018

Government Subsidies and Forestry Spin Continue Under Liberals

Media Release - The Liberals' promise to end the subsidies to Forestry Tasmania has again been exposed as a lie, with the GBE's annual report revealing taxpayers subsidised a $27 million operational loss.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 3 Nov 2017

Liberals' Orwellian Forestry Tasmania Restructure Continues Subsidies

Media Release - The Liberals’ restructure of Forestry Tasmania has simply forced the GBE to sell its only potential profit making assets - the plantations - and moved the subsidies around to conceal the true extent of ongoing public funding for this...

Cassy O'Connor MP - 28 Jul 2017

Liberals Do Deal with Company That Didn't Exist over Macquarie Point Exports

Media Release - The more things change in Tasmania's native forest logging industry, apparently the more they stay the same, with the Greens revealing in Parliament today that the Liberals negotiated terms over Macquarie Wharf native forest product...

Cassy O'Connor MP - 15 Sep 2016