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Invasion Day

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Time To Really Listen to Aboriginal Land Managers

In an age of climate and biodiversity emergency it’s critical we draw on Aboriginal knowledge of burning practices to better manage bushfire risk. 

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  26 Jan 2020

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Respect For Tasmania's First People

The Tasmanian Greens support changing the date of Australia day, working towards Treaty, establishing Reconciliation Day, and further land returns.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Policies  |  1 Mar 2018

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Turnbull Government Australia Day Bullying of Councils

The Turnbull Government is trying to bully Tasmanian councils into bending to the conservatives' ideological will.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  15 Aug 2017

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Hodgman Should Follow Hobart City Council's Australia Day Example

The Greens welcome Hobart City Council's decision to review their Australia Day celebrations and write to the Federal Government about changing the date.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  4 Apr 2017

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Abetz Comments on 26 January Disrespectful and Divisive

Eric Abetz does not appear to be able to help himself, using disrespectful and divisive language to argue for maintaining 26 January as our national day.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  25 Jan 2017

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Public Holiday to Recognise our First People - 'Reconciliation Day'

Australia Day is a deeply distressing commemoration for many in the Aboriginal community, and is also known as 'Invasion Day'.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  25 Oct 2016

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Tasmania Needs Reconciliation Day

Congratulations to the ACT Government for its decision to hold Australia's first public holiday that recognises the Nation’s First People.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  25 Aug 2016

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Australia Day No Celebration for Tasmania's First People

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  26 Jan 2016