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Violence Against Women

Violence against Women

Parliamentary Activity - 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. It does not make people feel any safer.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 18 Oct 2018

Senator Abetz's Comments on President-Elect Donald Trump

Parliamentary Activity - In his glowing praise of US president-elect Trump the day after the election, Liberal Senator Eric Abetz claimed a win for the conservatives, crowing about the election of a man who on the evidence is a sexist, racist, homophobic, lying...

Cassy O'Connor MP - 15 Nov 2016

Hodgman Fails to Condemn Abetz's Cheerleading of Sexist Trump

Media Release - In 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 U.S. election.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 15 Nov 2016

International Child Exploitation Ring in Tasmanian Schools

Media Release - It's very disturbing news that two Tasmanian schools have been named in the international child exploitation ring.

Andrea Dawkins - 17 Aug 2016

Investment in Family Violence Perpetrator Program Welcome

Media Release - 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.

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