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Violence against Women

This kind of victim and slut shaming, as it is known, distrust and manipulation of fact, only creates fear among women and girls in our community.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  18 Oct 2018

Wicked Campers' Move Welcome But What About Weakening of Anti-Discrimination Law?

Tasmanian women and girls will welcome moves to ban from the State's roads vehicles which display offensive, sexist signage.

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

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, crowing about the election of a man who on the evidence is a sexist, racist, homophobic, lying...

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

Hodgman Fails to Condemn Abetz's Cheerleading of Sexist Trump

In Question Time today, Premier Hodgman let down Tasmanian women and girls by refusing to condemn Liberal powerbroker, Senator Abetz, for his glowing celebration of President-elect Donald Trump's win in the U.S. election.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  15 Nov 2016

Investment in Family Violence Perpetrator Program Welcome

Human Services Minister, Jacquie Petrusma, is on the right track with the announcement today of a funded program to treat men who are violent towards women and children.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  2 Aug 2016