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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.

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.

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.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  7 Apr 2020

Law Books

Aged Care Residents Sexual Needs Dismissed

Industry professionals believe denying people in aged care facilities the right to express themselves sexually is a neglected human rights issue.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  25 Aug 2016

Voluntary Assisted Dying, Hand on Hand

Health Minister Evasive on Palliative Care

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

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  18 Aug 2016


Seniors Who Identify as LGBTI: Support in Aged Care

17 May 2016 was International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  2 Jun 2016

Economy, Finance, Calculator, Pen and Graph

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

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