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Premier Must Apologise to School Staff

The Tasmanian Liberals’ inane, childish & inflammatory social media attack on the AEU is an insult to every teacher & school support worker

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  9 Mar 2023

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Greens Stand in Solidarity with Education Staff

​​​​​​​The Greens proudly stand with the Australian Education Union, teachers, and support staff who stopped work and rallied around the state this morning

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  28 Sep 2022

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What Happened to Rockliff’s Government of Heart?

The Premier continues to insist on his plan to build an unnecessary $750 million plus football stadium – despite massive community backlash.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  27 Sep 2022

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Transparency Needed on School Covid Numbers

We are calling on the Gutwein Government to be transparent about Covid case numbers in schools.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  16 Feb 2022

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Unsafe Rush to Face to Face Learning Has Predictable Outcome

School has been back for less than a week and seven Tasmanian schools have reported Covid outbreaks

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

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Students Back to School and At Covid Risk

Many parents will be stressed sending their children to school today, as will teachers returning to the classroom.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  9 Feb 2022

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Teachers Registration Amendment Bill 2019

The bill deals with some current constraints on the Teachers Registration Board in dealing with a teacher without a Working with Vulnerable People registration.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  16 Sep 2020

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Back To School Challenges for Teachers and Parents

Confusion still reigns in school communities and many teachers are highly stressed as Term 2 starts.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  28 Apr 2020

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AEU Executive Decision on Pay Offer

The Greens welcome the progress between the AEU Executive and the government on wages policy.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  10 May 2019

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Labor's Education Policy Insufficient and Disingenuous

Labor’s education plan is insufficient, lazy policy that’s extremely disingenuous. They have let down educators, the AEU, and Tasmanian children.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  6 Feb 2018

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Hodgman Must Abandon Cheap Tactics

Premier Will Hodgman has claimed the recent Australian Education Union report was “Fake News”.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  12 Dec 2017

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Early Years Education - Allocation of Funds

Andrea Dawkins questions the Minister for Education over the allocation of early years education funding.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  15 Aug 2017

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Education Bill Has Gaping Holes

All Tasmanians want to see education outcomes improve, but the Liberals' Education Bill has some gaping holes.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  21 Sep 2016

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Rockliff Feels Heat on Education Act Changes

The Minister of Education tried to reassure Tasmanian parents about changes to the Education Act, due to be debated in the next session of Parliament.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  14 Jun 2016

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Rockliff Misleading Over Teacher Numbers

Government figures specify the number of full time teachers in the Department of Education at 4,555 in June 2014 and 4,396 in June 2015.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  8 Jun 2016


LGBTI Issues: Ultimate Support for a Simple Life

I rise tonight to respond to parliamentary secretary Mr Barnett's adjournment speech last evening on Safe Schools and his continued attack on LGBTI issues.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  1 Jun 2016

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Schools Still Hurting from Cuts

Cuts to teacher numbers since the Liberal government took the axe to education should be at the forefront of everyone’s mind this week.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  1 Feb 2016

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E-School is Safe

The Greens welcome the news that Minister Rockliff has back-flipped on a previous announcement to cut staff numbers to the Tasmanian E-School.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  26 Nov 2015

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Education Minister Needs to Find Compassion for Vulnerable Children

Education Minister Rockliff today wouldn’t rule out implementing the remaining recommendations of the Ministerial Taskforce, but wouldn’t commit to it either.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  20 Aug 2015

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Schools Set to Lose Teachers, Funding

The Liberals' decision to slash the education budget will impact on school funding and staff allocation.

Nick Mckim  |  Media Release  |  31 Oct 2014