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Parliament House, Tasmania

Henty Gold Mine Tragedy

On behalf of the Tasmanian Greens, I want to express our deepest sympathies to the people who loved and still love Cameron Goss.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  18 Feb 2020

Fish Farm, Macquarie Harbor

West Coast Community Demand Tassal Remove Macquarie Harbour Waste

The West Coast Council’s unanimous vote against Tassal dumping its salmon waste in Macquarie Harbour is a strong signal.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  3 Nov 2017

takayna / tarkine, Tasmania

Scott Jordan Announced as Greens' Lead Candidate for Braddon

I am today delighted to launch Tarkine defender, Burnie local and community volunteer, Scott Jordan, as the Tasmanian Greens' lead candidate for Braddon.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  27 Jun 2017

Fish Farm, Macquarie Harbor

EPA Must Halt Plans to Dredge Macquarie Harbour

The EPA must step in and halt any plans Tassal has to dredge the seabed in Macquarie Harbour.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  3 May 2017

Money, Australian Dollars, Notes

State Budget 2016: Parks Funding Slashed and Burnt

Tthe Budget papers show more than $6 million cut from an already underfunded Parks and Wildlife Service across the forward Estimates.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  1 Jun 2016

Bushfire, Burned Forest

Parks Minister Exposed for Gutting PWS Bushfire Funding

The Budget papers show a more than $6M cut to the Parks and Wildlife Service across the forward estimates.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  1 Jun 2016

Doctor with Patient

Concessions for Lifesaving Equipment

Madam Speaker, I want to raise an issue of concern to all Tasmanians who rely on concessions to be able to affordably use lifesaving equipment.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  19 Aug 2015


Mt Lyell Mine Closure Blow

The announced closure of the Mt Lyell mine will be a blow to the tight-knit West Coast community coming so soon after the Henty Mine closure news.

Kim Booth  |  Media Release  |  9 Jul 2014