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

House of Assembly: 21 July 2008
Electorate: Denison
Party: Tasmanian Greens
Positions Held: Minister - 2010 - 2014
Date of Departure:
Reason for Departure:

Inaugural Speech

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.

House of Assembly Long Room Picture:

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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