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2019 Government Businesses Scrutiny Committee - TasRail

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

Cassy O'Connor MP - 4 Dec 2019

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

Media Release - Today in GBE Estimates it was revealed that Tasmanians would not be consulted about the use of public rail infrastructure, should thermal coal mining in Tasmania progress to export stage.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 4 Dec 2019

Liberal Matter of Public Importance - Infrastructure and Jobs

Parliamentary Activity - The kind of infrastructure the House needs to be debating more is social infrastructure, housing infrastructure, 21st century infrastructure like cycleways, pedestrian accesses, light rail and ferries.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 13 Jun 2019

Estimates Reply - Deputy Premier

Parliamentary Activity - I wanted to talk about an issue raised at the table that is of enormous concern to the people of Clark, Franklin and southern Tasmania in Lyons, which is the growing congestion problem we have in and around Hobart.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 12 Jun 2019

RACT Mobility Vision Key to Prosperous Hobart Future

Media Release - The Royal Automobile Club of Tasmania (RACT) is to be warmly commended for delivering a strategic vision to ensure Hobart is Australia’s most liveable city over the next three decades.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 12 Apr 2019

Log Trucks on Tasmanian Roads

Media Release - Resources Minister, Guy Barnett, is either misleading or in denial over the evidence that an increased number of log trucks on Tasmanian roads will lead to an increase in serious accidents and fatalities. 

Cassy O'Connor MP - 30 Mar 2017

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

Media Release - Cassy O'Connor MP | Greens' Leader Tasmanian women and girls will welcome moves to ban from the State's roads vehicles which display offensive, sexist signage.The most obvious example of this in recent times has been Wicked Campers'...

- 9 Mar 2017

Tasmania Welcomes Uber

Media Release - Andrea Dawkins MP | Greens IT and Innovation spokespersonIt's very welcome news that Uber will be operational in Tasmania by Christmas.The sharing economy represents opportunities for Tasmanian drivers to fill shortfalls during busy...

- 8 Nov 2016

Hidding Confirms Federal Liberals Undermining NDIS

Media Release - Cassy O'Connor MP | Greens Leader and Human Services spokespersonTransport Minister, Rene Hidding, has confirmed in Parliament today that the groundbreaking National Disability Insurance Scheme is being gradually but surely undermined by...

- 26 Oct 2016

Liberals Should Get On Board Derwent Ferries

Media Release - 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 in Southern Tasmania.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 10 May 2016

Federal Budget 2016: Natural Heritage and Biodiversity Crisis Ignored

Parliamentary Activity - Despite biodiversity’s immense value, Tasmania’s natural heritage continues to be eroded at an alarming rate by population growth, climate change, ocean acidification, land clearing and invasive species.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 4 May 2016

Uber Shouldn't Expect a Free Ride

Media Release - Andrea Dawkins MP | Greens IT and Innovations spokesperson The transport laws tailor-made for Uber were supported by all three parties in the Lower House, because they struck the right balance between supporting the sharing economy and...

- 19 Apr 2016

Public Transport Investment Long Term Hobart Traffic Fix

Media Release - 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 infrastructure, including more buses to more routes, Light Rail, cycleways and...

Cassy O'Connor MP - 7 Apr 2016

TrafficTalkfest Not Enough

Media Release - Rosalie Woodruff MP | Greens Infrastructure spokespersonA 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.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 26 Feb 2016

Greens Energy Vision Needed

Media Release - Today the Tasmanian Greens released the final parts of our Energy Strategy for a renewable and secure energy supply, a blueprint for self-sufficiency and clean electricity.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 10 Feb 2016