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Tenants Union

Homes for all Tasmanians

Policies - The Tasmanian Greens plan to increase public housing expenditure, provide first home buyers with a stamp duty exemption...

Cassy O'Connor MP - 27 Jan 2018

Rent Capping

Parliamentary Activity - We all know, the evidence is there right in front of us, that Hobart is now the least affordable capital city in Australia. This is coupled with the fact that, broadly, Tasmania is the poorest state in the Commonwealth.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 7 Aug 2019

Housing Tasmania - Eviction of Tenants

Parliamentary Activity - You kicked off Homelessness Week yesterday by claiming evictions of Housing Tasmania tenants are always a last resort and only occur if a tenant seriously and repeatedly breaches their tenancy agreement.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 7 Aug 2019

Rent Increases - Regulation

Parliamentary Activity - The Tenants' Union of Tasmania makes it clear that as a result of the housing crisis some landlords are gouging tenants, which is driving up homelessness rates.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 6 Aug 2019

Housing Tasmania - Eviction of Tenants

Parliamentary Activity - It is National Homelessness Week. As you know, homelessness, housing and security and soaring rents are on rise, particularly since 2014.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 6 Aug 2019

Estimates Reply - Minister Jaensch

Parliamentary Activity - Ms O'CONNOR - I thank Ms Standen for her contribution. It was, as ever, well considered and very informative.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 11 Jun 2019

Residential Tenancy Amendment Bill 2018 - Second Reading

Parliamentary Activity - Ms O'CONNOR (Denison - Leader of the Greens) - Mr Deputy Speaker, I rise on behalf of the Greens to indicate that we too will be supporting this legislation, and recognise it makes a number of significant, but minor, amendments to the...

Cassy O'Connor MP - 18 Sep 2018

Full Debate - Short-stay Accommodation and Housing Crisis

Parliamentary Activity - Full debate of the Greens' motion to limit the conversion of residential properties to short stay accommodation and to enforce compliance with short stay accommodation rules.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 13 Jun 2018

Ex-Offenders Forced Into Homelessness

Parliamentary Activity - Last year you axed the funding to the reintegration of ex-offenders program, REO, run by the Salvation Army. 

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 11 Oct 2016