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Multicultural, Hands on Hands

Sale of Nazi Memorabilia

In another act of hurt towards Tasmania’s Jewish community, a Launceston auction house again plans to auction off Nazi memorabilia.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  14 May 2020


Multicultural, Hands on Hands

Auction of Nazi Memorabilia

In Launceston today, Nazi memorabilia including a Hitler Youth belt buckle and a SS ring will be sold at auction.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  7 Aug 2019


Multicultural, Hands on Hands

Nazi Memorabilia Auction

News that Nazi memorabilia is being auctioned in Tasmania against the wishes of the Jewish community is of deep concern.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  5 Aug 2019


Parliament House, Tasmania

Endorsed Liberal Candidate for Lyons - Comments made on Facebook

Posts bearing Ms Whelan's name have said hateful and Islamophobic things, including that women who support Islam should be mutilated and sold as slaves.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  2 May 2019


Multicultural, Hands on Hands

Pauline Hanson a Threat to Cadbury Jobs

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

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  12 Apr 2017


Womens March, 'A Woman's Place is In the Resistance' Sign

Senator Abetz's Comments on President-Elect Donald Trump

In his glowing praise of US president-elect Trump the day after the election, Liberal Senator Eric Abetz claimed a win for the conservatives.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  15 Nov 2016


Multicultural, Hands on Hands

Call on Premier to Voice Support for Tasmania's Governor

On the weekend, the Premier issued a statement saying he had spoken to the Governor and that she had the Government's support.

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


Multicultural, Hands on Hands

Another Weak Response from Premier Hodgman

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

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  24 Oct 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


Religion, Book

Hodgman Needs to Intervene

The Tasmanian Greens called on Premier Hodgman to join them in condemning the small-minded, xenophobic comments of Senator Jacqui Lambie.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  22 Sep 2014