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Celebrating Cultural Diversity

The Tasmanian Greens believe that proper funding for multicultural organisations and grants enrich community life to everbody's benefit.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Policies  |  1 Mar 2018

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Nigerian Community in Tasmania, Public Inauguration

I warmly congratulate the Nigeria Community in Tasmania Inc. for their incorporation.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  15 Oct 2019

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Greens Commit to Increase Multicultural Grants and Tackle Racism

Tasmania’s growing diversity of communities will be strengthened through increased multicultural grants funding and investment in anti-racism programs.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  1 Mar 2018

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Migrant Resource Centre in Launceston

Migrant Resource Centre in Launceston provide support to humanitarian entrants, migrants and culturally and linguistically diverse communities.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  17 Aug 2017

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Labor and Liberals Vote Down Parliamentary Prayers Change

It was disappointing that both Labor and the Liberals voted down the Greens' attempt to modernise State Parliament's Standing Orders.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  16 Aug 2017

Religion, Book

Time to Rethink Parliamentary Prayers

The daily Tasmanian Parliamentary recitation of the Lord’s Prayer no longer reflects contemporary Tasmanian society, which is multicultural and multi-faith.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  7 Aug 2017

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Questions to Be Answered on Multicultural Grants

The Liberals need to explain why a very modest Multicultural Grants funding round has allocated $5000 towards a Christian celebration of Easter.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  22 Mar 2017

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Another Weak Response from Premier Hodgman

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  24 Oct 2016

Parliament House, Tasmania

Parliament No Place for Hatred and Bigotry

No Parliamentarian or community leader should ever stand by and allow minority or community groups to be singled out and vilified.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  15 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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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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Appeal to Premier for Support of Hazara People

The Hazara people are among the most persecuted of minorities.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  23 Aug 2016

Gender Equality

Changes to Anti-Discrimination Act Divisive

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  18 Aug 2016

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International Migration Strategy Needed to Growth Rural and Regional Tas

Andrea Dawkins  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  17 Aug 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

Legislation, Clause Being Highlighted

Parliament Still Waiting for Anti Racist Laws

The violent bashing of a Hobart taxi driver should be condemned by political and community leaders in the strongest terms.

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

Air View of Houses

Multicultural Friends of Parliament

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

Religion, Book

Non-Denominational Interfaith Prayer

In the ACT the prayer has been replaced with a silent reflection and in the US Congress there is a rotation between prayers of different faiths.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  3 May 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

Art Gallery

Political and Social Conflict Over Environment a Focus for Stompin

Andrea Dawkins  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  26 Apr 2016

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Students teach anti-racism attitudes

The presentation by the Students Against Racism group is a fantastic initiative that has been running since 2008.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  23 Sep 2015

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Love Makes a Way

The callous approach taken by the Liberal Party - and backed by the Labor Party - is much to the abhorrence of humanists Australia-wide.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  26 Aug 2015