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Violence Against Women

Violence against Women

Parliamentary Activity - Ms O'CONNOR (Clark - Leader of the Greens) - Madam Speaker, I rise tonight to speak on behalf of women and girls everywhere, to acknowledge the contribution of the Deputy Leader of the Opposition last night and to acknowledge that Ms O'...

Cassy O'Connor MP - 18 Oct 2018

Senator Abetz's Comments on President-Elect Donald Trump

Parliamentary Activity - Ms O'CONNOR question to PREMIER, Mr HODGMAN[10.31 a.m.]

Cassy O'Connor MP - 15 Nov 2016

Hodgman Fails to Condemn Abetz's Cheerleading of Sexist Trump

Media Release - Cassy O'Connor MP | Greens LeaderIn 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...

- 15 Nov 2016

International Child Exploitation Ring in Tasmanian Schools

Media Release - Andrea Dawkins MP | Greens Education spokespersonIt's very disturbing news that two Tasmanian schools have been named in the international child exploitation ring.We're pleased the Department of Education are investigating. The young women...

- 17 Aug 2016

Investment in Family Violence Perpetrator Program Welcome

Media Release - Cassy O'Connor MP | Greens Leader 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.This work is a necessary part of...

Cassy O'Connor MP - 2 Aug 2016

Wicked Campers Condemned Across the Board for Misogynistic Slogans

Parliamentary Activity - Tuesday 3 May 2016Cassy O'Connor MP to move—That the House:—(1)           Notes the promotion of violence against women through sexist and misogynistic language is completely unacceptable in our community.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 3 May 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

Family Violence Leave

Parliamentary Activity - Notice of MotionTuesday, 2 June 2015Nick McKim MP on tomorrow to moveThat the House:1. Recognises and grieves for the 84 women killed by violent men in 2014;2. Understands with horror that the Nation is on track to top that grim toll in...

- 2 Jun 2015