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Classroom, Students with Raised Hands

Hodgman Government Caves to Extreme Right and Axes Safe Schools

The Hodgman Government's decision to scrap funding for the Safe Schools' program is a sure sign the Government has caved in to pressure from Senator Abetz.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  19 Apr 2017


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Safe Schools

The Liberal Party has cowered to the conservative ideologues within its ranks by supporting a motion to ban ‘Safe Schools’, at the recent state conference.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  17 Nov 2016


Four Young People Sitting on Ledge

Liberals Cave to Extreme Right on Safe Schools

At their State Council meeting today, the Tasmania Liberals passed a Motion to abolish the Safe Schools program.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  5 Nov 2016


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LGBTI Issues: Ultimate Support for a Simple Life

Andrea Dawkins  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  1 Jun 2016


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Safe Schools Must Not Be Cut or Watered Down

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  19 Mar 2016


Mental Health, Man on Couch

Saving Lives from Suicide

An investment of $3M to boost mental health services and a more holistic approach to identifying and supporting at-risk Tasmanians are a very good start.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  11 Mar 2016


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More State Support for Safe Schools Needed

Minister Rockliff and the state government should send Prime Minister Turnbull a strong message, by increasing support for the Safe Schools program.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  28 Feb 2016


Classroom, Students with Raised Hands

More Schools Should Be Safe Schools

The federal government's attack on the Safe Schools Coalition is threatening the safety of young LGBTI people in Tasmania.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  24 Feb 2016