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Pauline Hanson a Threat to Cadbury Jobs

Cassy O’Connor MP | Greens' Leader and Member for Denison

One Nation Senator, Pauline Hanson, has launched a disgraceful social media attack on Cadbury's Hobart workers with her call on supporters to boycott Cadbury Easter eggs.

The Senator's fondness for racial vilification and for sowing fear and loathing in the community has reached a new low.

There are 1,100 hardworking Tasmanians employed at Cadbury's Claremont factory.  Senator Hanson's call for a boycott on Cadbury's, because they Halal certify their chocolate, is a threat to those jobs.

Another Weak Response from Premier Hodgman

Cassy O'Connor MP | Greens Leader

Comments made at a rally in support of mutual respect and tolerance by Her Excellency, the Governor, Kate Warner, should have been strongly backed by the Premier.

Instead, we've witnessed another weak response by Premier Hodgman to an issue of public importance. 

It's as if the Premier found himself wedged between the Senatorial duo of Pauline Hanson and Eric Abetz, and his responsibility to stand by the State's Governor, so he decided to take the soft option, again.

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