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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.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  4 Dec 2019

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

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

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 Trucks on Tasmanian Roads

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  |  Media Release  |  30 Mar 2017

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

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

Hidding Confirms Federal Liberals Undermining NDIS

Transport Minister, Rene Hidding, has confirmed in Parliament today that the groundbreaking National Disability Insurance Scheme is being gradually but surely undermined by his 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 in Southern Tasmania.

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

Federal Budget 2016: Natural Heritage and Biodiversity Crisis Ignored

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  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  4 May 2016

Uber Shouldn't Expect a Free Ride

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 public safety.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  19 Apr 2016

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

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.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  26 Feb 2016

Greens Energy Vision Needed

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  |  Media Release  |  10 Feb 2016