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Australia Day

Respect For Tasmania's First People

The Tasmanian Greens support changing the date of Australia day, working towards Treaty, establishing Reconciliation Day, and further land returns.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Policies  |  1 Mar 2018

Turnbull Government Australia Day Bullying of Councils

The Turnbull Government is trying to bully Tasmanian councils into bending to the conservatives' ideological will.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  15 Aug 2017

Hodgman Should Follow Hobart City Council's Australia Day Example

The Greens welcome Hobart City Council's decision to review their Australia Day celebrations and write to the Federal Government about changing the date.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  4 Apr 2017

Abetz Comments on 26 January Disrespectful and Divisive

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  25 Jan 2017

Tasmania Needs Reconciliation Day

Congratulations to the ACT Government for its decision to hold Australia's first public holiday that recognises the Nation’s First People.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  25 Aug 2016

Australia Day No Celebration for Tasmania's First People

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  26 Jan 2016

New National Celebration Date Needed

Political leaders need to be serious about moving Australia Day to a date other than the 26th of January.

Kim Booth  |  Media Release  |  26 Jan 2015