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Greens’ Clean Air Package to Keep Tasmanians Safe

We recognise it’s the core business of government to keep people safe and we prioritise this responsibility in our Alternative Budget.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  31 May 2023

Parliament House, Tasmania

COVID-19 - Mask Requirements in Aged Care Facilities

The World Health Organisation declared COVID-19 to be an airborne virus in May 2021.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  2 Mar 2022

House of Assembly, Tasmania

Gutwein Government’s Failed Covid Guidelines Put Aged Care Residents at Risk

The independent OzSAGE group of epidemiologists warn against incorrectly referring to Covid as principally being transmitted via contact and droplets.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  2 Mar 2022

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Gutwein Must Reverse Let It Rip Strategy

The predicted and rapidly unfolding COVID crisis is hurting Tasmania. Hundreds of people a day are being infected, testing is a mess and businesses are closing.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  4 Jan 2022

Prison, Barbed-Wire Fence

Custodial Inspector Amendment (OPCAT) Bill 2020

On 21 December 2017, Australia ratified the Optional Protocol to the Convention against Torture and other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Submission  |  11 Dec 2020

Prison, Man Gripping Bars

Attorney-General and Justice – OPCAT

There is a concern that if this moves to the custodial inspector areas such as aged care and the disability sector would not be within their purview.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  25 Nov 2020

Hospital Bed

The North West is Suffering

It is difficult to imagine the level of stress, anxiety and grief on the North West Coast today.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  17 Apr 2020

Hospital Bed

Hospital and Aged Care Visits Suspended

The news that hospitals and aged care homes will be closed to visitors will be difficult for many to hear - but is a critical public health measure.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  7 Apr 2020

Voluntary Assisted Dying, Hand on Hand

Health Minister Evasive on Palliative Care

The four-year Commonwealth funding for Palliative Care Tasmania ended in June.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  18 Aug 2016

Economy, Finance, Calculator, Pen and Graph

Federal Budget 2016: Premier Says Eslake, TasCOSS, Anglicare Are Wrong

Economist Saul Eslake agrees that Tuesday's budget contains little for Tasmania, and TASCOSS and Anglicare have given the federal budget a big thumbs down.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  5 May 2016