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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

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


Construction, Work Site

Jobs' Crisis Demands Honesty and Action

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


Mining

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

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


Construction, Work Site

Declining Employment Trend Ignored by Liberals

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


Construction, Work Site

Jobs Data Points to Need for Dedicated Employment Minister

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


Construction, Work Site

Liberals Need to Take Action to Combat Downturn in Jobs Growth

Strong Job Growth in Tasmania began in November 2013 under the Labor/Green Government and declined immediately after the Liberals took office.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  26 Apr 2016


Construction, Work Site

Jobs Data Points to Worrying Trend Under the Liberals

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