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Manus Island Detainees

At this moment there are more than 600 desperate asylum seekers on Manus Island being denied food, water, shelter and safety by Peter Dutton.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  1 Nov 2017


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Premier Fails to Condemn Federal Liberals over Manus Island Emergency

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

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  1 Nov 2017


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Support for Asylum Seekers During World Suicide Awareness Week

It is important we find the words and the ways as a community to talk about suicide and the devastating toll it has on people's lives.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  14 Sep 2016


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Australia's Asylum Seeker Shame

Australia has been detaining asylum seekers offshore on Nauru and Manus Island under the direction of the Federal Liberal Government.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  17 Aug 2016


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Australia's Immigration Policy Brutal

A young Somali refugee has set herself alight on Nauru, the second refugee to self-immolate in the past week.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  3 May 2016