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Liberal Matter of Public Importance - Battery of the Nation

Parliamentary Activity - Dr WOODRUFF (Franklin) - Mr Deputy Speaker, I have had a number of conversations with the minister about this. I want to return to the questions I asked him in budget Estimates that he repeatedly refused to answer.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 18 Oct 2018

Electricity Supply Industry Amendment (Price Cap) Bill 2018 - Second Reading

Parliamentary Activity - Dr WOODRUFF (Franklin) - Mr Deputy Speaker, I rise on behalf of the Greens to provide inprinciple support for this bill, as we did when a similar bill came before us last year.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 16 Oct 2018

Labor Refuses to Rule Out Privatising TasNetworks

Media Release - This morning on ABC Radio, Labor’s Michelle O’Byrne refused to take the sale of TasNetworks ‘off the table’, in a short-sighted attempt to fund possible election commitments.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 5 Dec 2017

Liberals' Renewables Plan Lacks Detail

Media Release - The Liberals' announcement they plan to adopt the Greens' renewable energy target, to make Tasmania 100% energy efficient by 2022, is welcome news.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 16 Aug 2017

PAC Report Silent on Threats to Energy Security

Media Release - The Public Accounts Committee’s Financial Position and Performance of Government Owned Energy Entities report, tabled in the Tasmanian Parliament today, is underwhelming.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 15 Aug 2017

Groom Misleads on Electricity Costs

Media Release - It was confirmed in Budget Estimates today that Hydro’s part of household power bills will go up 30% compared to last year, under a change to the wholesale electricity price the Hodgman Government sets.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 6 Jun 2017

Liberals Caught Out Misleading on Energy Costs

Media Release - The Hodgman Government has repeatedly promised to make energy more affordable for all Tasmanians, but today the Treasurer confirmed he expects power prices will rise under his Government after the 1st of July.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 4 May 2017

Tasmanians Lose Out On Power Bills

Media Release - The Australian Energy Market Commission '2016 Residential Electricity Price Trends' reported the large decreases in TasNetworks' charges will be wiped out by increases in wholesale electricity costs.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 15 Dec 2016

Businesses Win at Expense of Low Income Households

Media Release - At today’s Government Business scrutiny committee, TasNetworks confirmed their "cost reflective" policy will mean business power bills will benefit over Tasmanian households'.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 8 Dec 2016

Barnett Continues to Mislead, Divide over Forestry

Media Release - The big lie of a commercially viable and sustainable native forest industry was exposed with the release of Forestry Tasmania's 2015-16 annual report and correspondence from the FT Board today.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 25 Oct 2016

Treasurer Must Take Some Responsibility for Hydro Woes

Media Release - The Treasurer can try to blame previous governments for the parlous situation Hydro Tasmania is in, but the fact is that on his watch and under his dividend policy, the gas which should have been used to fire up Tamar Valley to protect...

Cassy O'Connor MP - 27 Apr 2016

Solar Owners Short Changed

Parliamentary Activity - Question without NoticeTo the Minister for EnergyThousands of everyday Tasmanians with rooftop solar are having to pay to use the power they generate from solar panels for heating their own hot water and homes because of a meter software...

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 10 Mar 2016

Forestry Tasmania Annual Report

Parliamentary Activity - Ms O’Connor to move—That the House:—(1) Notes that Forestry Tasmania has delivered its 2014-15 Annual Report.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 29 Oct 2015

New batteries change the power equation

Parliamentary Activity - That this house:

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 28 Oct 2015

Forestry Tasmania Annual Report Smoke and Mirrors

Media Release - Forestry Tasmania's Annual Report 2014-15 paints a blithely optimistic picture of the GBE's financial fortunes, glossing over a continuing reliance on public subsidies and bailouts at public expense.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 27 Oct 2015

Minister Squirms Over Forestry Broken Promises

Media Release - The attempts by Resources Minister Paul Harriss this morning on local radio to take credit for the investment by some private forestry businesses such as New Forests, or Forico, was extraordinary and borders on delusional.

- 12 May 2015

Energy Debt Concerns

Media Release - The Treasurer must detail exactly how Tas Networks will pay off their $1.65 billion debt if his assertion that Tasmanian power consumers will not be impacted is to be taken seriously.

- 30 Jan 2015

Energy Sector Props Up Forestry

Media Release - ​​​​​​​Tasmanian Networks Government Business Enterprise Committee hearings (GBEs) today finally exposed the fact that the GBE will be providing financial injections of $20 million to TasRail, and $30 million to Forestry Tasmania for the...

- 4 Dec 2014