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Ashley Youth Detention Centre

Elise Archer Should Know Prison is No Place for a Child

Tasmania’s Attorney General, Elise Archer, chaired a meeting of her federal, state and territory counterparts yesterday which again failed Australian children.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  28 Jul 2020

Westbury Residents Sold Out With "Benefits" Study

The Liberals continue to grubby their northern prison planning process with secrecy and bad faith community consultation.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  11 Jun 2020

Avoiding a COVID-19 Prison Cluster is a Priority

The Greens commend the decision to suspend all prison visits, but remain concerned about the potential high risk for coronavirus transmission.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  7 Apr 2020

Alternatives to Ashley

The Tasmanian Greens believe that Ashley Youth Detention Centre should be closed and replaced with two purpose-built therapeutic facilities.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Policies  |  29 Jan 2018

Inspection of Youth Custodial Services Redaction

Cassy O'Connor speaks on the Adjournment on the Custodial Inspector's comments on the redaction of their report in Ashley Youth Detention Centre.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  30 Oct 2019

Proposal for Prison at Westbury

Let us put on the record that we have had this conversation a number of times about the northern prison.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  30 Oct 2019

Youth Justice System

Cassy discusses the Minister's responsibility for a redacted Youth Custodial Services report in the adjournment.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  29 Oct 2019

Ashley Youth Detention Centre Report Redactions

Cassy O'Connor questions the Minister for Human Services over redactions in a youth custodial justice report.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  29 Oct 2019

Jaensch Confirms by Omission His Office Requested Ashley Redactions

The Minister responsible for the Ashley Youth Detention Centre refused to honestly answer a simple, direct question from the Greens.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  29 Oct 2019

Inspection of Youth Custodial Services Report Redactions

This morning the custody inspection report, Inspection of Youth Custodial Services in Tasmania 2018 was tabled.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  17 Oct 2019

Liberals' Clumsy Attempts to Cover Up Ashley Scandal

The Liberals have attempted, and failed, to redact some of the shameful results of an independent inspection of Ashley Youth Detention Centre.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  17 Oct 2019

Tasmanian Youth Justice Highest Rates of Assault and Self Harm

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  24 Jan 2017

Call for Government to Adopt Missouri Model for Youth Justice and Detention

The Ashley Youth Detention Centre represents a manifestly failed model for dealing with juvenile offenders.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  21 Sep 2016

Greens Release Costed Plan to Close Ashley

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  10 Sep 2016

Ashley Review Builds Case for Closure

The Independent Review of Ashley Youth Detention Centre makes it clear the model for dealing with young offenders in Tasmania has failed.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  1 Sep 2016

Ashley Youth Detention Centre

The Greens recognise that the Minister and her agency have taken this matter very seriously.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  19 Aug 2016