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Workplaces (Protection from Protesters) Amendment Bill 2019

Whatever we call it, this is a dog of a bill that is designed to take away the freedoms that Tasmanians have enjoyed to peacefully protest.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  27 Nov 2019


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Place Names Bill 2019

The House and the minister will be well aware that when this bill was first tabled we raised a number of concerns about its content.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  16 Oct 2019


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takayna/Tarkine - Opening of Four-wheel Drive Tracks

The Government's plan to re-open tracks through Aboriginal heritage in the takayna/Tarkine has been dealt a major blow by the federal environment department.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  17 Oct 2017


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Liberals Determined to Damage and Divide on Aboriginal Heritage

Tasmanian taxpayers will fork out for expensive lawyers to support the Hodgman Government’s bid to persuade the full bench of the Federal Court.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  22 Mar 2016


takayna / tarkine, Tasmania

Rylah's Divisive Comments Do Nothing to Reset the Relationship

When Braddon MP, Joan Rylah, tabled her Notice of Motion in Parliament yesterday it was designed to divide the Tasmanian Aboriginal community.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  16 Mar 2016


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Liberals fail Leadership Test

Discussions around treaty need to be entered into with an open mind and an open heart, but Premier Hodgman it would seem is just like the rest of them.

Kim Booth  |  Media Release  |  1 May 2014