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Justice And Related Legislation (Marriage Amendments) Bill 2018 - Legislative Council Amendments - full debate

It is extremely important that this House recognises it has a responsibility to deal with this amended legislation today.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  10 Apr 2019


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Passage of Historic Gender Reforms

The sky over Tasmania will not fall in following the passage of landmark human rights reforms through the Tasmanian Parliament this afternoon.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  10 Apr 2019


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Births, Deaths and Marriages Act - Legislative Reform

There are alarmingly high suicide and self-harm rates amongst transgender adolescents as a result of the stigma and discrimination they face.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  9 Apr 2019


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Gender Reform Laws Must be Debated Next Week

Tasmania’s Upper House has passed nation-leading legislation that will end entrenched bureaucratic discrimination against transgender people.  

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  5 Apr 2019


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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


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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


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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.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  20 Nov 2018