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Magistrates Court

Workplace Safety and Consumer Affairs – Chainsaw Regulation

In 2017 coroner Simon Cooper recommended a suite of regulatory changes around chainsaw deaths following six chainsaw related deaths.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  5 Jun 2023

Police Officers in High Visibility Vests

Police, Fire and Emergency Management – Family Violence Procedure

Minister, on 21 October the Commissioner of Police replied to some of our inquiries relating to the findings of the coroner into the death of Ms Olga Neubert.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  26 Nov 2020

Magistrates Court

Child Safety Services - Notifications Procedure

On Monday a coronial investigation will begin into the deaths of seven babies and young children who were known to Child Safety Services.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  20 Aug 2020


Pill Testing this Summer

Full Debate on the Greens' Matter of Public Importance on ensuring that pill testing can occur at festivals this summer.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  14 Nov 2019

Royal Hobart Hospital, Emergency Department Entrance

Effect of Budget Cuts on Hospitals

News from yesterday's coronial inquest into a suffering man's death by suicide at the Royal Hobart Hospital is shocking.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  31 Oct 2019

Mental Health, Man on Couch

Estimates Reply - Minister Ferguson

Chair, I will reflect on some of the enlightening conversations I had with the minister in his capacity as the Minister for Health.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  12 Jun 2019

Four Young People Sitting on Ledge

Child and Youth Mental Health

New beds will be progressively rolled out from 2020-21, including 10 new intensive care unit beds and a dedicated 16-bed adolescent unit.

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

Mental Health, Man on Couch

Budget 2019-20 - Mental Health Facilities

In 2015 Coroner Olivia McTaggart recommended a dedicated inpatient unit be built for young people who suffer mental illness or suicidality.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  30 May 2019

Royal Hobart Hospital, Emergency Department Entrance

Issues at the Royal Hobart Hospital

In that last six days at the RHH there have been two category 4 escalations, four violent events and all elective surgeries have been cancelled.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  19 Sep 2017

Royal Hobart Hospital, Emergency Department Entrance

Coroner Confirms RHH Under-Resourcing Putting Patient Lives at Risk

The Coronial inquest into the 2015 death of a Royal Hobart Hospital patient found it could have been prevented.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  18 May 2017