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Ride2Work Day and Keeping Hobart Moving Strategy

On Ride2Work Day the Bicycle Network holds breakfasts in Hobart and Launceston so people can meet and talk to other people riding to work.

Vica Bayley MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  18 Oct 2023

Electric Car

Infrastructure and Transport – Electric Vehicles

The state Budget identified a target of 50 electric vehicles for the Government's fleet in this year's Budget but it shows there are only 39 in the fleet.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  6 Jun 2023

Parliament House, Tasmania

Infrastructure and Transport – Disability Transport Options

I want to ask some questions for Tasmanians with disability and how they can be really excluded from transport options.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  6 Jun 2023

Highway with Traffic

Infrastructure and Transport – Transport Emissions

Given our continuing increased emissions, in order to reach our net zero by 2030 target we need to decarbonise the transport sector.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  6 Jun 2023

Aboriginal Flag

Infrastructure and Transport – Aboriginal Heritage

We understand from the 2010 Kingston bypass report that there's also a significant amount of Aboriginal heritage.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  6 Jun 2023

Tasmanian Devil

Infrastructure and Transport – Tasmanian Devil Road Deaths

I'm interested in exploring with you what measures, if any, our Government is taking to protect the disease free devil population at Circular Head.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  6 Jun 2023

Parliament House, Tasmania

Infrastructure and Transport – Speed Cameras

Can you confirm that the Department of State Growth owns the mobile speed cameras that we see popping up all over roads?

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  6 Jun 2023


Infrastructure and Transport – Metro Services

We are hearing of cancellations in the order of 70, 75, 100 services a day.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  6 Jun 2023

Light Rail

Infrastructure and Transport – Light Rail

Why are you misrepresenting PricewaterhouseCoopers' analysis of the comparison between light rail and dinky old buses and will you retract that claim you made?

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  6 Jun 2023

Planning Documents

Estimates Reply - Ferguson

Chair, I want to raise the minister for Transport and the Treasurer's comments in relation to some questions I asked on behalf of the Greens for constituents.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  14 Jun 2022

Electric Car

Infrastructure and Transport – Transport Electrification

The proportion of light vehicles in Tasmania that are fully electric at the end of 2021 financial year is 0.07 per cent electric vehicles.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  7 Jun 2022


Infrastructure and Transport – Cycling Infrastructure

During the 2018 election campaign, the Government promised to spend $6 million on cycling infrastructure on state roads.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  7 Jun 2022


Public Transport Should Be Free. Full Stop.

While five weeks of free bus travel is a good start, it’s shouldn’t end in April.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  22 Mar 2022

Highway with Traffic

Traffic Amendment (Personal Mobility Devices) Bill 2021

This is legislation that contemporises the kind of transport we can have on our roads.

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

Highway with Traffic

Labor’s Liberal-lite Traffic Plan

Ella Haddad’s proposed new highway link between Tolmans Hill and Glenorchy is quite alarming. What would Labor demolish of flatten to replace with asphalt?

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  29 Apr 2021

Spirit of Tasmania, TT-Line Vessel

TT-Line in Spotlight Over Animal Welfare

The TT-Line’s casual attitude towards animals transported in its vessels across Bass Strait is in the spotlight.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  10 Nov 2020

Highway with Traffic

On-Demand Passenger Transport Services Industry (Miscellaneous Amendments) Bill 2020

To a significant extent, the legislation is designed to ensure the ongoing viability of the taxi industry in Tasmania.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  22 Sep 2020


Rail Safety National Law (Tasmania) Amendment Bill 2020

National laws now make it an offence to obstruct or hinder drug or alcohol testing. As such, a similar Tasmanian offence is being expunged.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  17 Sep 2020

Highway with Traffic

Vehicle and Traffic Amendment (Road Vehicle Standards) Bill 2020

I accept that this is reflecting changes at the Commonwealth level to the compliance arrangements for vehicles that come into the country.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  18 Aug 2020


2019 Government Businesses Scrutiny Committee - TasRail

Full transcript of the Tasmanian Railways Pty Ltd hearings in the 2019 Government Businesses Scrutiny Committee.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  4 Dec 2019


Public to be Shut Out of Transport Planning if Thermal Coal Projects Go Ahead

Today it was revealed that Tasmanians would not be consulted about the use of rail infrastructure should thermal coal mining in Tasmania progress to exports.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  4 Dec 2019

Houses, Construction

Infrastructure and Jobs

The kind of infrastructure the House needs to be debating more is social infrastructure, housing infrastructure, 21st century infrastructure.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  13 Jun 2019

Highway with Traffic

Estimates Reply - Deputy Premier

I wanted to talk about the growing congestion problem we have in and around Hobart.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  12 Jun 2019

Hobart, Tasmania

RACT Mobility Vision Key to Prosperous Hobart Future

The RACT is to be commended for delivering a strategic vision to ensure Hobart is Australia’s most liveable city over the next three decades.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  12 Apr 2019

Log Pile at the Port of Burnie, Tasmania

Log Trucks on Tasmanian Roads

Minister Barnett is either misleading or in denial over the evidence that more log trucks will lead to an increase in serious accidents and fatalities.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  30 Mar 2017

Gender Equality

Wicked Campers' Move Welcome But What About Weakening of Anti-Discrimination Law?

Tasmanian women and girls will welcome moves to ban from the State's roads vehicles which display offensive, sexist signage.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  9 Mar 2017

Highway with Traffic

Tasmania Welcomes Uber

The sharing economy represents opportunities for Tasmanian drivers to fill shortfalls during busy periods, and gives the public choice.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  8 Nov 2016

Person with Disability with his Parents

Hidding Confirms Federal Liberals Undermining NDIS

The National Disability Insurance Scheme is being gradually but surely undermined by the Minister's Federal Colleagues.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  26 Oct 2016


Liberals Should Get On Board Derwent Ferries

It is fantastic that Hobart City Council is getting on board the push to have ferries on the Derwent River to ease traffic congestion and lower emissions.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  10 May 2016

Economy, Finance, Calculator, Pen and Graph

Uber Shouldn't Expect a Free Ride

The transport laws tailor-made for Uber were supported by all three parties in the Lower House.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  19 Apr 2016

Hobart, Tasmania

Public Transport Investment Long Term Hobart Traffic Fix

Hobart's traffic woes will only be remedied sustainably for the long term if all three tiers of government make a commitment to investing in public transport.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  7 Apr 2016


TrafficTalkfest Not Enough

A Community forum is a good start, but Minister Hidding needs more than a talkfest if he wants a proper fix for Hobart’s traffic chaos.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  26 Feb 2016

Gordon Dam, Hydro Tasmania

Greens Energy Vision Needed

Today the Tasmanian Greens released the final parts of our Energy Strategy for a renewable and secure energy supply.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  10 Feb 2016