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Police, Fire and Emergency Management – 000 ESTA

In Tasmania, if someone rings 000, Telstra answers first and they direct the person to one of three separate services.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  9 Jun 2022

Ambulance, Interior

Health – Ambulances and Paramedics

On the Saturday night, the day after, 14 May, there were no ambulances staffed at Huonville again, Dodges Ferry again and then at Glenorchy.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  6 Jun 2022

Royal Hobart Hospital, Emergency Department Entrance

Ambulance Response Times

One of the very large issues which has changed is the casualisation of much of the paramedic graduate workforce.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  24 May 2022

Ambulance, Interior

Ambulance Tasmania - Funding Issues

Words cannot do justice to the truly dire state of Tasmania's ambulance service.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  24 May 2022

Ambulance, Interior

Health - Paramedics and Ambulances

Last year in budget Estimates we asked the Minister to provide data for the number of code blue events that had occurred on the ramp at the Royal.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  6 Sep 2021

Ambulance, Interior

Prioritising Ambulances and Paramedics

Every Tasmanian knows Ambulance Tasmania is an essential part of our health system, and that paramedics do an incredible job of looking after our community.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  16 Apr 2021

Ambulance, Interior

Ambulance Tasmania - Death of Paramedic

The evidence presented to the coronial inquiry into the death of an Ambulance Tasmania (AT) paramedic makes shocking reading.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  18 Mar 2021

Doctor with Patient

ROGS Data Confirms Deepening Health Crisis

The latest Report on Government Services (ROGS) data for Health confirms Tasmania is in the midst of a health crisis that is worsening under the Liberals. 

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  28 Jan 2021

Ambulance, Interior

Privacy Failure Requires Urgent Investigation

The massive privacy incursion in to the lives of every Tasmanian who’s called an ambulance since last November is inexcusable. 

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  8 Jan 2021

Ambulance, Interior

Health – Ambulances and the Emergency Department

Once Emergency Department staff have taken any treatment of a patient on the ramp, that patient then becomes the responsibility of the Emergency Department.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  23 Nov 2020

Ambulance, Interior

Tasmanian Health Service

Although there are aspects of this amendment that we support, we do not support the principle of the majority of what is written.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  31 Jul 2019

Ambulance, Interior

Health Cuts

It is just a statement of fact that every single government from time immemorial has increased the Health budget year on year.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  30 Jul 2019

Ambulance, Interior

Child and Youth Mental Health

60,000 Tasmanians live in mental health distress every year. They suffer financial distress and social and financial impacts on their families and communities.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  30 May 2019

Ambulance, Interior

Auditor General's Emergency Department Report Demands Action

The Auditor General’s report into Tasmania’s hospital emergency departments is enormously confronting.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  28 May 2019

Police Officers in High Visibility Vests

Sentencing Amendment (Assaults On Off-Duty Police) Bill 2018

We have a long-held position based on the evidence that it is not appropriate to set legislation in parliament about mandatory sentencing levels.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  1 May 2019

Parliament House, Tasmania

Want of confidence in Minister for Health, Mr Ferguson

The evidence of the past five years has persuaded me that this minister is not able to appreciate and to act in consultation with his hard-working staff.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  30 Apr 2019


Misuse of Drugs Amendment (Drug Analysis) Bill 2018

This bill amends the Misuse of Drugs Act 2001 by inserting a new Part 4A to establish a legal framework for lawful drug analysis pill testing.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  28 Nov 2018

Ambulance, Interior

Crisis in the Health System

The Greens agree with the general tenor of this motion. It is a bit of a political motion because it has an internal contradiction.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  17 Oct 2018

Royal Hobart Hospital, Emergency Department Entrance

Mental Health Funding

There have been documented occasions where people in severe distress have been forced to wait in the emergency department for numbers of days.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  16 Oct 2018

Ambulance, Interior

Want of Confidence in Minister for Health

In the paper today is exactly what we have been talking about: that this minister has persistently stood here and told fib after fib year after year.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  27 Sep 2018

Silhouette of Man with Cigarette in Hand

Preventative Health

It is a fundamental insight into the atomistic, individualistic responsibility that this minister puts onto a person taking them outside of their environment.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  19 Jun 2018

Hospital Bed

Extra $220M to Health in Greens' Alternative Budget

The Greens’ Alternative Budget prioritises what Tasmanians most want, fixing the State’s health system - currently at breaking point.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  31 May 2017

Royal Hobart Hospital, Emergency Department Entrance

Ferguson's Band-aid Budget Won't Prevent RHH Crisis

There is nothing in the State Budget to prevent the imminent winter flu crisis, and subsequent overcrowding, at the Royal Hobart Hospital.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  26 May 2017

Ambulance, Interior

Lives at Risk if Ambulance Tasmania Funding Missing from State Budget

The median Tasmanian ambulance response time of 14.1 minutes is the worst in the country. It’s far too long for people who need critical life support.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  19 May 2017

Ambulance, Interior

Reply to Premier's Address - Government Declares War on the Environment

The Labor Party, before this Government, has a long history of putting the environment last when it comes to salmon industry regulation.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  10 Mar 2017

Hospital Bed

Public Health Crisis

Under a neoliberal market-first privatisation ideology, the minister has systematically cut the funds to the Health department.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  17 Nov 2016

Ambulance, Interior

Ambulance Tasmania Pay Deal Welcome

The Greens welcome the news that our paramedics will now be paid appropriately for the critical role they play.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  20 Jul 2016

Blue Tier, Tasmanian Forest Agreement Forest

Ministers Failing to Answer Questions on Notice

It is disappointing to see the number of questions that were put on notice some time ago that have not yet been answered by ministers.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  26 Apr 2016

Ambulance, Interior

RHH Ambulance Ramping

The Premier, Will Hodgman, has failed on his pre-election promise to fix the chronic ambulance ramping problems at the Royal Hobart Hospital,.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  27 Aug 2014