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Homeless Man

Deloitte Report Confirms Need to Keep Tenancy Protections in Place

The Deloitte Economic Business Outlook confirms the end of JobKeeper, along with JobSeeker supplements, will hurt Tasmania more than other states & territories.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  18 Jan 2021

Money, Australian Dollars, Notes

Cuts to JobKeeper and JobSeeker will Hurt Tasmania

The Morrison Government’s heartless cut to JobKeeper today will hurt thousands of Tasmanian families still struggling in the middle of a global pandemic.

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

House of Assembly, Tasmania

Greens Move on Job Guarantee Passes Parliament

We were proud to see our job guarantee motion pass Parliament this evening. 

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  23 Sep 2020

Construction, Work Site

Job Figures Savage, but Room for Measured Optimism

The ABS Job figures released today reflect the pain Tasmanians are feeling as a result of the pandemic shutdown.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  14 May 2020

Four Young People Sitting on Ledge

Real Youth Survival Report Demands Tripartisan Push to Raise Newstart and Youth Allowance

Young Tasmanians need a unity ticket across parties to get the Morrison Government to hear the case for an increase in Newstart and Youth Allowance.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  11 Oct 2019

Construction, Work Site

Liberal Government Plan to Deliver Jobs Failing

In the past 11 months, according to the ABS 5 200 jobs have been lost, and youth unemployment is soaring.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  23 Aug 2016

Logged Forest, Tarkine

Liberals Still in Denial on Jobs

The Treasurer still clings to his flimsy line of 1,300 jobs created since the election.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  23 Aug 2016

Construction, Work Site

Jobs' Crisis Demands Honesty and Action

With ABS data showing 5,200 Tasmanians out of work since last September, the Liberal Government does indeed have a jobs’ crisis on its hands.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  22 Aug 2016


Jobs' Growth Continues to Decline

The Liberals promised Tasmanians looking for work the world when they came to office. Sadly, what we have seen could not be further from the truth.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  18 Aug 2016

Money, Australian Dollars, Notes

NAB Report Makes Sobering Reading

The latest NAB State Update is a grim reality check for the Hodgman Government, which may explain the Treasurer’s silence on its release.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  22 Jul 2016

Construction, Work Site

Declining Employment Trend Ignored by Liberals

For the ninth month in a row, employment in Tasmania has fallen. It is time the Premier fessed up to his government's failure to deliver sustainable jobs.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  14 Jul 2016

Construction, Work Site

Jobs Data Points to Need for Dedicated Employment Minister

It is positive to see a small decline in unemployment according to the ABS data and a growth in secure, full time employment.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  19 May 2016

Construction, Work Site

Jobs Data Points to Worrying Trend Under the Liberals

The latest unemployment data reveals that the Liberals’ promised Brighter Future has failed to materialise, with the fifth consecutive month of a fall in jobs.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  17 Mar 2016