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National Redress Scheme

Justice for Survivors of Past Abuse

Policies - The Tasmanian greens believe that the State's contribution to the National Redress Scheme for survivors of past abuse...

Cassy O'Connor MP - 19 Feb 2018

National Redress Scheme for Institutional Child Sexual Abuse (Commonwealth Powers) Bill 2018 - Second Reading

Parliamentary Activity - Mr Deputy Speaker, it has been a long, traumatic and painful journey to this point where we are debating the National Redress Scheme for Institutional Child Sexual Abuse (Commonwealth Powers) Bill 2018.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 28 Aug 2018

Labor Matter of Public Importance - Anglican Church Asset Sales

Parliamentary Activity - Ms O'CONNOR (Denison - Leader of the Greens) - I thank the member for Lyons, Ms Butler, for bringing on this matter as a matter of public importance today.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 22 Aug 2018

Royal Commission - National Redress Scheme

Parliamentary Activity - Ms O'CONNOR question to PREMIER, Mr HODGMAN Recommendation 88 of the final report of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse was that, 'State and territory governments should implement these recommendations...

Cassy O'Connor MP - 22 May 2018

Liberals Must Listen to Survivors and Church Leaders and Commit to National Redress Scheme

Media Release - While the Hodgman Liberals continue to drag their heels, Tasmania church leaders have joined forces to call for the State to join the National Child Abuse Redress Scheme.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 13 Apr 2018

Greens Commit to Redress Scheme for Victims of Institutional Child Abuse

Media Release - The Premier's refusal to commit to the national redress scheme for victims of past sexual abuse, along with Labor's silence on the issue, are a slap in the face to the estimated 1,750 Tasmanian survivors who would be eligible under the...

Cassy O'Connor MP - 9 Feb 2018

Greens Commit to Redress Scheme for Victims of Institutional Child Abuse

Media Release - The Premier's refusal to commit to the national redress scheme for victims of past sexual abuse, along with Labor's silence on the issue, are a slap in the face to the estimated 1,750 Tasmanian survivors who would be eligible under the...

Cassy O'Connor MP - 9 Feb 2018

Hodgman Must Commit Tasmania to National Redress Scheme

Media Release - The Turnbull Government today introduced legislation to establish a Commonwealth civil redress scheme for survivors of past abuse in institutional settings.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 26 Oct 2017

Premier's Refusal to Commit to National Redress Scheme for Survivors of Past Abuse

Media Release - The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Childhood Sexual Abuse estimated 7500 Tasmanians who would be eligible for a national redress scheme at a cost to the State of around $13.5 million over the next decade.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 5 Jun 2017

Hodgman Government Failing Survivors of Past Childhood Sexual Abuse

Media Release - The Hodgman Government is letting down Tasmanian victims of past sexual abuse by failing to allocate funds in this year's Budget towards the National Redress Scheme, a key recommendation of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses...

Cassy O'Connor MP - 4 Jun 2017

Federal Budget Funds Sexual Abuse Redress Scheme, State Must Follow

Media Release - The Greens welcome news the Federal Government will provide the $33.4 million as the Commonwealth's contribution to the national redress scheme for victims of institutionalised sexual abuse.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 10 May 2017

State Budget: Address in Reply

Parliamentary Activity - It gives me great pleasure to present the Tasmanian Greens' fully costed Alternative Budget for 2016-17. It continues a long-standing tradition of the Tasmanian Greens to present an alternative vision for the future of Tasmania. 

Cassy O'Connor MP - 31 May 2016

State Support For National Redress Program Needed

Media Release - A national redress scheme for victims of institutionalised sexual abuse was a key recommendation of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sex Abuse.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 9 May 2016