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

Parks – Tasmanian Walking Company Marketing

Are you able to tell the committee how much Parks and Wildlife has paid to the Tasmanian Walking Company for marketing?

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  9 Jun 2022

Greyhound, Lying Down

Greens Table Record-Breaking Greyhound Welfare Petition

It was a great honour to table a record-breaking petition condemning the brutal greyhound racing industry in Parliament today.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  14 Jun 2022

Air View of Houses

Tasmanian Residential Rental Property Owners Association

The Tasmanian Residential Rental Property Owners Association spent much of the state election promoting the Liberal Party and its candidate, Simon Behrakis.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  15 Sep 2021

Money, Australian Dollars, Notes

Energy and Emissions Reduction - Onerous Contracts

We've heard that Hydro Tasmania didn't think there was enough energy for hydrogen which contradicted the Government's position.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  9 Sep 2021


Resources - Mining

The work they do is on behalf of future generations. It also upholds Tasmania's brand, and we regard you as the parliamentary wing of the climate criminals.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  9 Sep 2021

Air View of Houses

Workplace Safety and Consumer Affairs - Rental Property Owners Association

Minister, what date did the Tasmanian Rental Property Owners Association first approach the Government seeking funding?

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  8 Sep 2021

Economy, Finance, Calculator, Pen and Graph

Energy – Subsidising Gas Users

When you were minister after the 2018 election did you direct Hydro Tasmania to subsidise gas to Tasmanian gas users?

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  26 Nov 2020

Logged Forest, Tarkine

Treasury – Forestry Subsidies

$8 million for basically operating costs for Forestry Tasmania is a subsidy by another name.

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

Money, Australian Dollars, Notes

Treasury – Exclusive Brethren

The Government is giving $2 million to Scottsdale Pork, who, last we checked, was a member of the Exclusive Brethren.

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

Pile of Woodchips

Massive Public Subsidies to Forestry Will Continue in State Budget

The Liberals came to government in 2014 promising to end the subsidies to native forest logging.  Six years later, the Premier confirmed in question time today,

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

Homeless Man

NRAS Rent Hikes a Result of Poor Government Planning

The end of the National Rental Affordability Scheme (NRAS) has not been planned for by the Liberals in government.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  17 Feb 2020

Port Arthur, Historic Convict Site, Tasmania

No Case for Taxpayers to Bail Out Tourism Businesses

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  |  Media Release  |  17 Feb 2020

Log Pile at the Port of Burnie, Tasmania

Majestic Timbers Crumbles Without Freight Subsidy

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

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  27 Sep 2018

Logged Forest, Tarkine

Time for Transparency and Change in Forestry

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  |  Media Release  |  29 Mar 2018

Wielangta, Tasmanian Forest Agreement Forest

Government Subsidies and Forestry Spin Continue Under Liberals

The Liberals' promise to end the subsidies to Forestry Tasmania has again been exposed as a lie.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  3 Nov 2017

Log Pile at the Port of Burnie, Tasmania

Liberals' Orwellian Forestry Tasmania Restructure Continues Subsidies

The Liberals’ restructure of Forestry Tasmania has simply forced the GBE to sell its only potential profit making assets - the plantations.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  28 Jul 2017

Corruption, Handing over Envelope

Groom's CH Smith 'Project Chase' Evasion

Minister Groom's continued obfuscation over the government's involvement in the CH Smith project raises far more questions than it answers.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  6 Jun 2017

Shaking Hands

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

The more things change in Tasmania's native forest logging industry, apparently the more they stay the same.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  15 Sep 2016

Pile of Woodchips

Another Federal handout for Forestry?

The Hodgman government is clearly looking to the Commonwealth for financial assistance to deal with moribund government business enterprise, Forestry Tasmania.

Kim Booth  |  Media Release  |  22 Apr 2015

Money, Australian Dollars, Notes

Federal Cadbury Money Reallocation

The Hodgman government needs to disclose whether they have made a formal submission regarding the $16 million previously earmarked for Cadburys.

Kim Booth  |  Media Release  |  31 Mar 2015

Log Pile at the Port of Burnie, Tasmania

Sawmill Grants Chaos

The Hodgman regime’s latest splash with public cash to prop up the native forest sawmilling industry is stupid and irresponsible.

Kim Booth  |  Media Release  |  19 Mar 2015

Preferential Voting, Ballot Paper

Queensland Election Lessons

Premier Will Hodgman must heed the serious lessons to be learned from the Queensland state election.

Kim Booth  |  Media Release  |  3 Feb 2015

Log Pile at the Port of Burnie, Tasmania

Forestry Tasmania Subsidisation Set to Continue

Forestry Tasmania is set to borrow $31 million against its letter of Comfort this financial year.

Kim Booth  |  Media Release  |  5 Dec 2014

Log Pile at the Port of Burnie, Tasmania

Disclose Forestry Log Truck Fuel Subsidies

The Premier failed to disclose when questioned in Parliament the amount that Forestry Tasmania would have to pay to subsidise contractor log truck fuel.

Kim Booth  |  Media Release  |  25 Nov 2014

kunanyi / Mount Wellington

Cable Car Assistance Concerns

Cable car proponent, Adrian Bold, is living proof that anyone in Tasmania with a half-baked idea can expect to receive taxpayer-funded assistance.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  12 Nov 2014

Log Pile at the Port of Burnie, Tasmania

Forestry Tasmania Annual Report

Forestry Tasmania’s Annual Report 2013-14 posted an annual loss of $43.1 million.

Kim Booth  |  Media Release  |  30 Oct 2014

Pile of Woodchips

No Public Money for Woodchip Facility

The Premier must guarantee that his government will not interfere in the marketplace and rule out any public subsidisation of any new woodchip export facility.

Kim Booth  |  Media Release  |  14 Oct 2014

Aircraft, QANTAS Passenger Jet

Qantas Deal Concerns

Premier Will Hodgman must come clean on exactly how many jobs Qantas promised in return for the $10.9m deal.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  22 Sep 2014

Log Pile at the Port of Burnie, Tasmania

Forestry Tasmania Still Propped Up

The Tasmanian Greens today secured an admission from the Treasurer, Peter Gutwein, that Forestry Tasmania is operating under a Letter of Comfort from the Crown.

Kim Booth  |  Media Release  |  27 Aug 2014

Log Pile at the Port of Burnie, Tasmania

Forestry Tasmania Subsidies Secrecy

The Hodgman government is under pressure to detail how they are continuing to prop up Forestry Tasmania.

Kim Booth  |  Media Release  |  21 Aug 2014

Money, Australian Dollars, Notes

Forestry Public Subsidies

The Hodgman government must detail their Plan B to keep Forestry Tasmania solvent.

Kim Booth  |  Media Release  |  29 Jun 2014

Economy, Finance, Calculator, Pen and Graph

Call for Myer Loan to be Tabled

Pressure is increasing on the Premier, Will Hodgman, to table the terms and conditions of the government’s loan of $15 million to Kalis Group.

Kim Booth  |  Media Release  |  24 Jun 2014

Money, Australian Dollars, Notes

Forestry Public Subsidies

Tasmanian families face paying through increased power bills the Liberal Hodgman government’s decision to still prop up Forestry Tasmania.

Kim Booth  |  Media Release  |  5 Jun 2014

Log Pile at the Port of Burnie, Tasmania

End Foresty Subsidies

It is impossible for the government to remove the contingency fund from Forestry Tasmania by July 1 this year.

Kim Booth  |  Media Release  |  29 May 2014

Logged Forest, Tarkine

End Forestry Subsidies

The Hodgman government’s failure to vote to require Forestry Tasmania to move to a competitive full-cost recovery business model.

Kim Booth  |  Media Release  |  28 May 2014

Log Pile at the Port of Burnie, Tasmania

End Forestry Subsidies

Forestry Tasmania could be required to shift to a full cost-recovery business model should a Greens’ motion be passed by the Lower House.

Kim Booth  |  Media Release  |  27 May 2014