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Media Release - 1 December 2023

Royal Hobart Hospital, Emergency Department Entrance

Ambulance Ramping Inquiry Releases Shocking New Evidence and Statistics

Newly published evidence provided to the Parliamentary Inquiry into ambulance ramping has shown how ramping has skyrocketed under the Liberals
Vica Bayley MP  |  Tags: Health, Health Crisis, Ambulance Ramping, Ambulances

Media Release - 27 November 2023

Orange-Bellied Parrot, Female

Robbins Island Decision Deeply Disappointing

TASCAT's decision to allow the Robbins Island proposal to go ahead is deeply disappointing
Vica Bayley MP  |  Tags: Threatened Species

Media Release - 24 November 2023

Greyhound, Lying Down

Four More Greyhounds MIA After Injury

​​​​​​​Revelations from Animal Liberation Tasmania that 4 greyhounds have been catastrophically injured while racing in the last week will distress many
Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Tags: Greyhound Racing, Animal Welfare, Office of Racing Integrity

Media Release - 24 November 2023

Gordon Dam, Hydro Tasmania

Finally More Transparency for Hydro's Overseas Operations

Finally, there will be more transparency about Hydro Tasmania's overseas operations following a commitment made by the company under questioning from the Greens
Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Tags: Hydro Tasmania, Transparency

Media Release - 21 November 2023

Doctor with Face Mask

Government's Covid Risk Level ‘Low’ as Christmas Wave Approaches

With case numbers rising, the Rockliff Liberals should lift the Covid risk level now, so people understand they need to protect their loved ones at Christmas
Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Tags: COVID-19

Media Release - 16 November 2023

Preferential Voting, Ballot Paper

Australia’s Weakest Political Donations Laws Pass Parliament

Tasmania will finally have political donations laws but they will be the weakest in the nation
Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Tags: Democracy, Electoral Reform, Donation Disclosure, Political Donations, Integrity, Transparency

Media Release - 16 November 2023

Four Young People Sitting on Ledge

Real Action Needed on Housing

The Liberals’ new housing strategy has a lot of nice words but will be meaningless unless it’s backed up by concrete commitments and action.
Vica Bayley MP  |  Tags: Housing, Housing Crisis, Housing Waiting List, Social and Affordable Housing, Rent Caps, Tenant Rights

Media Release - 15 November 2023

House of Assembly, Tasmania

Dean Winter’s Latest Attack on Workers

Rather than trying to score cheap political points, maybe Labor should get on board with delivering real outcomes for the people of Tasmania
Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Tags: House of Assembly

Media Release - 14 November 2023

Justice, Scales and Gavel

Labor and Liberals Play Politics on Child Sexual Abuse

It was a matter of deep sadness today to watch the Labor Party vote for craven self-interest and support the Liberals' mandatory minimum sentencing laws
Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Tags: Mandatory Minimum Sentencing, Justice, Democracy, Child Abuse

Media Release - 14 November 2023

Bushfire, Active Blaze

Ellis’ Aerial Fire Response Mess

Fire Minister Felix Ellis wouldn't tell Tasmanians how many of the 20 private aircraft he claims are available for fighting fires are grounded
Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Tags: Bushfires, Fire Management, Firefighters

Media Release - 9 November 2023

Royal Hobart Hospital, Emergency Department Entrance

Ramping Spin More Desperate by the Day

The Liberals are getting desperate, with their latest misinformation attempt about the true state of Tasmania’s ambulance ramping crisis.
Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Tags: Health, Health Crisis, Ambulance Ramping

Media Release - 9 November 2023

Swift Parrot

Greens Back Swift Parrot Defenders

The Greens strongly support the Bob Brown Foundation's ongoing protest action in southern lutruwita/Tasmania
Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Tags: Swift Parrot, Native Forest Logging

Media Release - 7 November 2023

Fish Farm, Macquarie Harbor

Plibersek Must Listen to Scientists and Save the Skate

With the Maugean skate on the brink of extinction, the Federal Environment Minister must listen to the science and put a stop fish farming in Macquarie Harbour
Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Tags: Macquarie Harbour, Fish Farms, Marine Environment

Media Release - 6 November 2023

Greyhound, Lying Down

Strong Greyhound Racing Opposition a Wake-Up Call for Major Parties

The Greens warmly welcome the results of a comprehensive opinion poll of Tasmanian attitudes towards greyhound racing.
Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Tags: Greyhound Racing, TasRacing, Animal Welfare

Media Release - 2 November 2023

Child, Shadow

Alarming Out of Home Care Figures Raise Urgent Concern

New out of home care statistics released by the government in response to questioning from the Greens are alarming and raise urgent concerns for the safety of c
Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Tags: Child Abuse, Child Safety, Children and Young People


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