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Human Rights

Ferguson Must Come Clean on Facial Recognition

Media Release - The Tasmanian Government has transferred 410 000 photographs of Tasmanians to a facial recognition database in Canberra without their consent, and is potentially in breach of both federal and state legislation.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 10 Dec 2019

A Tasmanian Charter of Human Rights

Policies - The Tasmanian Greens support a Charter of Human Rights for Tasmania, which would ensure legislation must be Human...

Cassy O'Connor MP - 1 Feb 2018

Shameful, Dangerous Liberal Fear-mongering on Human Rights Reform

Media Release - The Tasmanian Liberals are demonstrating their dangerous fear and ignorance of transgender and intersex Tasmanians.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 24 Nov 2018

China Trade Delegation - Timing

Parliamentary Activity - Can you explain to Tasmanians why the trade mission, which gave you an excuse to avoid parliament for a week, was indeed not scheduled in the six-week winter break or even in the most recent two-week gap between sittings?

Cassy O'Connor MP - 25 Sep 2018

Tasmania Needs a Charter of Human Rights

Media Release - The Greens will bring Tasmanian law into the 21st century and protect Tasmanian individuals and communities with a Charter of Human Rights.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 1 Feb 2018

Premier Fails to Condemn Federal Liberals over Manus Island Emergency

Media Release - Premier Hodgman has failed compassionate Tasmanians by remaining silent about the human rights emergency unfolding on Manus Island.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 1 Nov 2017

Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill 2016 Tabled

Media Release - A private members' Bill to provide a safe, compassionate response to people experiencing agonising pain and suffering that can't be relieved through palliative care was tabled by Lara Giddings MP and I in the House of Assembly today.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 17 Nov 2016

Australia's Asylum Seeker Shame

Parliamentary Activity - Wednesday 17 August 2016Cassy O'Connor MP to move—That the House:—(1)           Acknowledges with shame that Australia has been detaining asylum seekers offshore on Nauru and Manus Island under the direction of the Federal Liberal...

Cassy O'Connor MP - 17 Aug 2016

Preventative detention orders unnecessary

Media Release - The Greens today voted against the continuation of preventative detention orders.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 17 Sep 2015

Marriage Equality

Parliamentary Activity - NOTICE OF MOTIONThat this House:1.     Acknowledges the over 1200 Tasmanians who packed Hobart's City Hall on 8th August 2015 in support of marriage equality in Australia;2.     Understands that equal marriage would be the most important...

Cassy O'Connor MP - 18 Aug 2015