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Surname: O'CONNOR
Given Names: Cassandra Stanwell (Cassy)
Title and Honours: Ms
Qualifications:
Date and Place of Birth: 01 April 1967 - ACT
Date of Death:

House of Assembly: 21 July 2008
Electorate: (1) Denison, (2) Clark.
Party: Tasmanian Greens
Positions Held: Minister - 2010 - 2014
Date of Departure:
Reason for Departure:

Inaugural Speech

Comments:
First elected by recount to replace Peg Putt.
Former Advider to Duncan Kerr & Christine Milne..
First Person to make Inaugural Speech outside Hobart (Sittings were held in Launceston and Burnie while House of Assembly Chamber was being renovated).
One of the first 2 Greens to be appointed to a Cabinet position in a Labor minority Government with the Greens holding balance of power since 20 March 2010.
Seat of Denison renamed Clark on and from 28 September 2018.

House of Assembly Long Room Picture:
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House of Assembly Long Room Picture Number indicates each Member's position in the photographic record.
Source: Parliament of Tasmania Members Biographical Database, Tasmanian Parliamentary Library.
Additional Reference Material:

A Handbook of Australian Government and Politics, 1890-1964 [by] Colin A. Hughes and B. D. Graham. Canberra, ANU Press, 1968.
Biographical Register of the Tasmanian Parliament, 1851-1960 / Scott Bennett and Barbara Bennett. Canberra : ANU, 1980.

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