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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

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