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Reconciliation

A Premier Serious About Resetting the Relationship Will Walk Away from Tarkine Tracks

It’s encouraging to hear Premier Gutwein sound genuine about reconciliation and land returns for this island’s First People.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  11 Jun 2020

Gutwein Must Step Up in National Reconciliation Week

After six years in government, no real progress has been made on returning land to Tasmanian Aboriginal people. 

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  29 May 2020

Respect For Tasmania's First People

The Tasmanian Greens support changing the date of Australia day, working towards Treaty, establishing Reconciliation Day, and further land returns.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Policies  |  1 Mar 2018

National Sorry Day

National Sorry Day is an opportunity to reflect on the wrongs that have yet to be righted for the palawa/pakana people of Tasmania.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  26 May 2019

Reconciliation Council of Tasmania Launch

There is new hope for reconciliation between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal Tasmanians, with the establishment of the Reconciliation Council of Tasmania today.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  9 Aug 2017

Abetz Comments on 26 January Disrespectful and Divisive

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  25 Jan 2017

Public Holiday to Recognise our First People - 'Reconciliation Day'

Australia Day is a deeply distressing commemoration for many in the Aboriginal community, and is also known as 'Invasion Day'.

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

Tasmania Needs Reconciliation Day

Congratulations to the ACT Government for its decision to hold Australia's first public holiday that recognises the Nation’s First People.

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

Australia Day No Celebration for Tasmania's First People

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  26 Jan 2016