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Multicultural, Hands on Hands

Syrian and Iraqi Families Welcome, Resettlement Process Unclear

Tasmanians have been waiting more than a year since the Premier first promised refugees from Syria and Iraq a new home in the State.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  4 Nov 2016


Women's Soccer Match

Refugees and Women Well Represented at Olympics

For the first time there is a refugee team competing, with 10 individuals who have fled from conflict, in the 31st Summer Olympics.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  16 Aug 2016


Multicultural, Hands on Hands

Safe Haven Investment Welcome, Delay Questioned

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  5 Jul 2016


Multicultural, Hands on Hands

Students teach anti-racism attitudes

The presentation by the Students Against Racism group is a fantastic initiative that has been running since 2008.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  23 Sep 2015


Multicultural, Hands on Hands

Asylum Seekers Welcome, but We Can Do More

Prime Minister Abbott's announcement that Australia will take 12,000 new asylum seekers from Syria is very welcome, but as a nation, we can do more.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  9 Sep 2015


Multicultural, Hands on Hands

Investment in Housing Needed to Meet Local and Refugee Need

The Liberals need to invest a sizeable portion of the projected half a billion dollars in GST windfall into the supply of social and affordable housing.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  7 Sep 2015