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Supreme Court, Hobart, Tasmania

Justice Miscellaneous (Increasing Judicial Retirement Age) Bill 2021

There have been many comments made about the values of increasing the retirement age for judges. It is something in which we are in good company.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  1 Jul 2021


Magistrates Court

Building and Construction – Safety Improvement Notice

A serious safety improvement notice was issued by WorkSafe Tasmania on 18 February this year for the magistrates courts in Tasmania.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  25 Nov 2020


Magistrates Court

Attorney-General and Justice – Ashley Youth Detention Centre

A disproportionate number of young people are sent to remand at Ashley Youth Detention Centre outside the normal operating hours of the Magistrates Court.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  25 Nov 2020


Supreme Court, Hobart, Tasmania

Justice Legislation Miscellaneous Amendments Bill 2019

The Greens support these amendments to the Sentencing Act, the Criminal Code Act and the Criminal Law (Detention and Interrogation) Act.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  31 Oct 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


Police Officers in High Visibility Vests

Archer Must Provide Concrete Answer Over Informant Question

The Victorian circumstance of a lawyer turned police informant had been surrounded in court suppression orders and secrecy.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  21 Feb 2019


Supreme Court, Hobart, Tasmania

Liberals' Justice Incompetence

Two explosive reports released this week expose a justice system that Attorney General, Vanessa Goodwin, has starved of funds, to breaking point.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  10 Mar 2017


Supreme Court, Hobart, Tasmania

Liberals' Drug Treatment Under-Funding Written into Law

The Sentencing Amendment Bill debated in Parliament expands the power to make Drug Treatment Orders to the Supreme Court.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  20 Sep 2016


Justice, Scales and Gavel

Liberals Must Stop Playing Politics with Justice

The Liberals' attempt to introduce a user-pays levy on Tasmanian courts was so unjust it has even been rejected by the conservative Legislative Council.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  12 Nov 2015


Justice, Scales and Gavel

Government Should Heed Justice Estcourt's Advice

The government would do well to heed the advice of Justice Stephen Estcourt QC on court 'user-pays' polices that treat justice as a service that can be bought.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  6 Nov 2015


Justice, Scales and Gavel

Judicial Review

The Greens have in-principle support for judicial review in criminal cases where new evidence has arisen or when a conviction may be unsafe.

Nick Mckim  |  Media Release  |  9 Sep 2014