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Looking Out for LGBTI Tasmanians

Policies - The Tasmanian Greens believe every Australian has the right to be treated equally. Action on equality is essential for...

Cassy O'Connor MP - 25 Jan 2018

Justice And Related Legislation (Marriage Amendments) Bill 2018 - Second Reading

Parliamentary Activity - Ms O'CONNOR (Clark - Leader of the Greens) - Madam Speaker, of course we support the move to ensure that the amendments which we have prepared along with Labor and the transgender community in Tasmania, must be debated today. Today is the...

Cassy O'Connor MP - 20 Nov 2018

Justice And Related Legislation (Marriage Amendments) Bill 2018 - Second Reading

Parliamentary Activity - In the mid-1980s I did a university degree, part of which involved a women's studies course. One of the things that was discussed at that time was a conversation about what is sex and what is gender.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 20 Nov 2018

Parliamentary Prayer Breakfast

Parliamentary Activity - Ms O'CONNOR (Denison - Leader of the Greens) - Mr Deputy Speaker, I had the great pleasure this morning of attending the Parliamentary Prayer Breakfast along with a whole bevy of my colleagues from across the political spectrum.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 22 Aug 2018

Still Work to be Done on LGBTI Equality

Media Release - Hundreds of Tasmanians refused to let thunder and rain dampen their rainbow spirits today at the annual TasPride march through Hobart.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 13 Jan 2018

Liberals Entrench Legal Discrimination Against Transgender Tasmanians

Media Release - The Liberals tonight voted down the Greens' Births Deaths and Marriages Registration (No Forced Divorce) Amendment Bill 2014, despite knowing it forces loving couples to divorce if one partner is transgender and seeks to change their Birth...

Cassy O'Connor MP - 16 Aug 2017

Greens Bid Farewell Robin Banks as Anti-Discrimination Commissioner

Media Release - The Tasmanian Greens pay tribute to outgoing Anti-Discrimination Commissioner, Robin Banks, and wish her the very best for the future.  During her time in the role, Robin gave a voice to the disempowered and a listening ear to the unheard.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 31 Jan 2017

Greens Will Fight Weakening of Anti-Discrimination Act

Media Release - Cassy O'Connor MP | Greens LeaderA conservative Liberal push to weaken Tasmania’s Anti-Discrimination Act will ring alarm bells among lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex Tasmanians who are currently protected from offensive,...

- 19 Nov 2015

Marriage Equality Motion Passes

Media Release - Cassy O'Connor MP | Greens LeaderIn a largely respectful and moving conscience debate late today, Tasmania's Parliament has sent a strong message for support for marriage equality to Canberra.The Greens Motion to give in-principle support...

- 18 Nov 2015

Gender Equality in the Australia Defence Force

Parliamentary Activity - Reaffirms that it is a real man who can stand up for women and against their denigration, and that real men understand men and women are equal.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 26 May 2015