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North Melbourne Deal - Why the Secrecy?

While the Greens welcome moves towards a Tasmanian AFL academy and giving talented local women and girls a chance to play in the national league, we are concerned about the level of secrecy that surrounds the renewed five year sponsorship...

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  3 Jun 2016

Tasmanian Women's AFL Team

Once there is a women's national AFL league, they will grow a whole new audience for sport in Australia as we see women given an opportunity to shine.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  4 May 2016

New AFL Chief Welcome

Football is a great unifying force in our community. It brings together people from all walks and runs of life, regardless of background, geography, religion, ethnicity and gender.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  29 Apr 2016

Call for a Tasmanian Women's Footy League

Football is a rare unifying force that bridges divides of class, geography, religion, ethnicity, political affiliation and gender.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  27 Apr 2016

Support for Equality in Sport

The 2014 worldwide 'Out on the Fields' study, found that 78% of respondents believed being openly lesbian, gay or bisexual as a sports fan at an event would not be safe.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  7 Apr 2016

Tasmania Can Lead on Women's Football

The Australian and Tasmanian Greens have identified an opportunity for Tasmania to have a team in the AFL’s national women’s league, and have written to Premier Will Hodgman and Opposition Leader Bryan Green offering to work with them to...

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  16 Feb 2016

Questions to Answer over AFL Sponsorship Deal

The Premier needs to explain to Tasmanians whether he sought advice from the tourism industry on the best brand marketing spend to promote Tasmania.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  1 Aug 2015

Hodgman Liberals Back Football Over Public Services

The Liberals in government are prioritising football over providing essential public services to Tasmanians.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  1 Aug 2015