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Tasmania must resist influence and reduce reliance on China

Two news items in the past week should be a wake-up call to any remaining doubters that Tasmania is far too heavily dependent on China.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Opinion  |  12 Jun 2020


Congrats to All on Another Fantastic Junction Arts Festival

The Sixth Junction Arts Festival opened on 7 September and another incarnation of Launceston's only arts festival began.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  13 Sep 2016

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State Budget 2016: Surplus at the Cost of Launceston's Water and Sewerage

As indicated in the 2016/17 State Budget, significant investment is required to upgrade Tasmania’s crumbling water and sewerage infrastructure.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  31 May 2016

Launceston, Tasmania

Federal Budget 2016: Northern Tasmania Shortchanged on Infrastructure

As expected, the 2016 Federal Coalition Budget contains nothing for Tasmania, with Launceston missing out significantly in badly needed infrastructure funding.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  4 May 2016

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Action on Climate Change Needed to Combat Marine Heat Wave

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  27 Apr 2016

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Fossil Free UTAS Students Show True Grit for Climate

University of Tasmania students staging a sit-in outside the Vice-Chancellor’s office are true climate champions. 

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  21 Oct 2015

University of Tasmania

Public Process Needed on Future of Arts School

Tasmanians must have a say in the future of the Hunter Street Arts School before the Liberals make any unilateral decisions.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  16 Oct 2015

University of Tasmania

Thank You Annie Greig

The outgoing Artistic Director of the dance company, Anne Greig, has made a significant contribution to Tasdance, and to the arts on the whole.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  24 Sep 2015

University of Tasmania

UTAS Investments Out of Touch

Right to Information documents have revealed UTAS has increased its investment in fossil fuel companies tenfold over an 18 month period.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  11 Feb 2015