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Gender Equality

Solidarity with Iranian Women

Mr Speaker, 'jin, jiyan, azadi' - this is the rallying cry of Iranian women today.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  14 Sep 2023


Love and Inclusion Drowned Out Hate and Exclusion Today

Hundreds of vocal, passionate Tasmanians showed up to defend the rights of transgender people outside Parliament today, and the Greens proudly stood with them.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  21 Mar 2023


Rockliff Urged to Join Vigil to Support LGBTIQ+ Tasmanians

The Tasmanian Greens hope they will see Premier Rockliff at Equality Tasmania’s vigil to support LGBTIQ+ Tasmanians

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  21 Mar 2023


Conversion Practices Report on Point

The Greens welcome the release of the TLRI report on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Conversion Practices.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  17 May 2022

Bureaucracy, Professional with Paperwork

Disability and Community Development – Accessible Government Forms

On viewing the Patient Transport Access Scheme website, there is still a pdf which is not able to be read by reader software.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  24 Nov 2020


Liberal Party - Progressive Policy Obstacles

We note the presence of Senator Abetz in this building during the two days that amendments to the Births, Deaths and Marriage Act were on the agenda.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  22 Nov 2018


Justice And Related Legislation (Marriage Amendments) Bill 2018

We know that life for transgender and intersex people can be extraordinarily hard. You can face discrimination, vilification, transphobia.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  20 Nov 2018


Justice And Related Legislation (Marriage Amendments) Bill 2018

In the mid-1980s I did a university degree, part of which involved a women's studies course.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  20 Nov 2018

Multicultural, Hands on Hands

Parliamentary Prayer Breakfast

I had the great pleasure this morning of attending the Parliamentary Prayer Breakfast along with a my colleagues from across the political spectrum.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  22 Aug 2018


Still Work to be Done on LGBTI Equality

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  |  Media Release  |  13 Jan 2018


Liberals Entrench Legal Discrimination Against Transgender Tasmanians

The Liberals tonight voted down the Greens' Births Deaths and Marriages Registration (No Forced Divorce) Amendment Bill 2014.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  16 Aug 2017

Multicultural, Hands on Hands

Greens Bid Farewell Robin Banks as Anti-Discrimination Commissioner

The Tasmanian Greens pay tribute to outgoing Anti-Discrimination Commissioner, Robin Banks, and wish her the very best for the future.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  31 Jan 2017


Greens Will Fight Weakening of Anti-Discrimination Act

The provisions in the Anti-Discrimination Act are reasonable and ensure Tasmanians are not subject to discrimination on the basis of their sexuality.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  19 Nov 2015


Marriage Equality Motion Passes

In a largely respectful and moving conscience debate late today, Tasmania's Parliament has sent a strong message for support for marriage equality to Canberra.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  18 Nov 2015


International Day against Homophobia

Greens Justice spokesperson Nick McKim MP called on Sam Newman to apologise for his unacceptable comments criticising affection expressed by a same-sex couple.

Nick Mckim  |  Media Release  |  15 May 2014