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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.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  31 Jul 2019

Health Cuts

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

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  30 Jul 2019

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.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  30 May 2019

Auditor General's Emergency Department Report Demands Action

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

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  28 May 2019

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.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  1 May 2019

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.

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.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  28 Nov 2018

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.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  17 Oct 2018

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.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  16 Oct 2018

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.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  27 Sep 2018

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.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  19 Jun 2018

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. Included in our Alternative Budget is an investment of an additional $220 million over four years to help...

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  31 May 2017

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

Despite the big talk about extra hundreds of millions of health dollars, the Budget reveals the Hodgman Government’s plan to spend less in the hospital system this year than was actually spent in the last.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  26 May 2017

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.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  19 May 2017

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

This Government has declared war on the environment, and talk about the impacts that is having on the marine and the land environment that we need to sustain us and will sustain any hope of long-term jobs in this state.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  10 Mar 2017

Public Health Crisis

The Greens have been watching, as has the rest of Tasmania, as the front pages of most of the state's newspapers have continuously throughout this year painted a terrible situation that has been unfolding since this Government and this...

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  17 Nov 2016

Ambulance Tasmania Pay Deal Welcome

The Greens welcome the news that our paramedics will now be paid appropriately for the critical role they play. This pay rise is in line with what staff have been asking for since 2014.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  20 Jul 2016

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

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