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Workplaces (Protection from Protesters) Amendment Bill 2019 - Second Reading

Parliamentary Activity - Cassy O'Connor delivers a second reading speech for the Workplaces (Protection from Protesters) Amendment Bill 2019, which seeks to make broad offences relating to impeding business activities.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 27 Nov 2019

Hundreds of Thousands Wasted on Liberals' Draconian Protest Laws

Media Release - The enormity of legal costs of the corporate driven and politically motivated laws has been revealed at $355,000 - all to be paid for by the Tasmanian taxpayer. 

Cassy O'Connor MP - 17 Jan 2019

Right to Peaceful Protest Law - High Court Decision

Parliamentary Activity - The entire country now knows a bad law brought in by the Government has led to a landmark High Court decision affirming the right to peaceful protest, the right to stand up to protect the environment.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 19 Oct 2017

Workplace (Protection from Protestors) Act - High Court Challenge

Parliamentary Activity - In a massive slap in the face to the Government, the High Court has just ruled in favour of former Greens leader Bob Brown's challenge to your Government's draconian anti-protest laws.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 18 Oct 2017

Liberal Anti-Protest Laws Condemned by High Court

Media Release - In a massive, justly deserved slap in the face to the Tasmanian Liberals, their draconian, undemocratic anti-protest laws have been found to be in breach of the Australian Constitution by the High Court.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 18 Oct 2017

Time to Scrap Liberals' Protest Laws

Media Release - The decision by Tasmania Police to drop charges against Bob Brown is further evidence we'd be far better off without the Liberals' protester laws.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 18 May 2016