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Syrian Refugee Crisis

Syrian and Iraqi Families Welcome, Resettlement Process Unclear

Media Release - The news that eight Syrian and Iraqi families have arrived in Tasmania is welcome, and it's been a long time coming.  Tasmanians have been waiting more than a year since the Premier first promised refugees from Syria and Iraq a new home in...

Andrea Dawkins - 4 Nov 2016

Safe Haven Investment Welcome, Delay Questioned

Media Release - The Greens welcome the investment in settlement services for Safe Haven Enterprise Visa holders, who have left everything to flee conflict, deprivation or persecution.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 5 Jul 2016

State of the State Address in Reply

Media Release - Madam Speaker, I have read a fair portion of the histories, including Professor Henry Reynolds’ landmark work, ‘The Fate of a Free People’, and recognise that a systemic erasure of Aboriginal Tasmanians in the birth records took place.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 15 Mar 2016