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Sale of Nazi Memorabilia

In another act of hurt towards Tasmania’s Jewish community, a Launceston auction house again plans to auction off Nazi memorabilia.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  14 May 2020


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


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Anti-Discrimination Amendment Bill

First the Australian Greens and now federal Labor have vowed to block the plebiscite legislation being debated in federal parliament today.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  12 Oct 2016


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Anti-Discrimination Act Changes Must be Ditched

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  11 Oct 2016


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Liberals Forging Ahead with Anti-Discrimination Changes Despite Morrissey's Concerns

There is a very real risk that as a result of the proposed amendments conduct which offends, humiliates or intimidates a child or young person may be permitted.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  22 Sep 2016


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Liberal Government Removes 'Reasonableness' from Anti-Discrimination Laws in Favour of the Church

In the final draft amendments the word 'reasonably' was removed in relation to the exemption provided for religious purposes under the act.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  21 Sep 2016


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Anti-Discrimination Act Changes are Dangerous

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  21 Sep 2016


Gender Equality

Hodgman Abandons LGBTI Tasmanians and other Groups to Risk of Hate Speech

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  20 Sep 2016


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Sham Consultation on Anti-Discrimination Act Changes

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  19 Sep 2016