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Ambulance Tasmania - Death of Paramedic

The evidence presented to the coronial inquiry into the death of an Ambulance Tasmania (AT) paramedic makes shocking reading.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  18 Mar 2021


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

Liberal Party Misogyny

On Monday this week the women and girls of Australia marched for justice.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  17 Mar 2021


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

Struggle for Equality and Justice Continues for Women and Girls

The crowning of Tasmanian, Grace Tame, as Australian of the Year has sparked a sequence of events and national conversation that is galvanising women and girls.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  8 Mar 2021


Gender Equality

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


Gender Equality

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


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


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

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.

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


Gender Equality

Investment in Family Violence Perpetrator Program Welcome

The Human Services Minister 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