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ROGS Sexual Assault Data Demands Action

The rate of sexual assaults being reported in Tasmania is a serious concern and highlights the need for continued investment, support, and reform

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  31 Jan 2023

Justice, Scales and Gavel

Attorney-General and Justice - Victims of Crime Compensation

Moving back to something I asked you about last year, the processes and the funding available for victims of crime.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  8 Sep 2021

Prison, Man Gripping Bars

Liberal Policies Filling Jails, Increasing Aboriginal Incarcerations, Clogging Courts

The latest ROGS data on Justice again confirms the State has gone backwards, socially, under the Liberals.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  22 Jan 2021

Justice, Scales and Gavel

Attorney-General and Justice – Victims of Crime Compensation

A person who witnessed a crime is only able to paid a maximum or $20 000. A relative can be paid a maximum of $10 000.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  25 Nov 2020

Prison, Man Gripping Bars

State Budget Confirms ‘Tough on Crime’ Failure

The State Budget has confirmed the Liberals’ ‘tough on crime’ approach has failed, with millions more allocated to fund the overflowing prisons.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  13 Nov 2020

Law Books

Legal Assistance Welcome, Policy Re-think Needed

The announcement that funding will be made available for Legal Aid in tomorrow’s State Budget is welcome.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  11 Nov 2020

Prison, Man Gripping Bars

Dangerous Criminals and High-Risk Offenders Bill 2020

Generally, indefinite detention of a person can be the result of two different types of orders, depending on the time at which the order is made.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  15 Sep 2020

Prison, Man Gripping Bars

Liberal Prison Chaos Failing Community

After six years in government, it is clear the Liberals’ approach to crime and justice is failing on every front.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  23 Jul 2020

Justice, Scales and Gavel

Evidence Amendment Bill 2020

I will commence my second reading comments on behalf of the Greens to say that we will be supporting this Evidence Amendment Bill 2020.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  18 Mar 2020

Homeless Man

Parliament Set to Debate Greens' Bill to Eliminate Crime of Begging

The Tasmanian Parliament will have the opportunity to eliminate the criminal offence of begging in Greens’ Private Members’ Time next week.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  11 Oct 2018

Police Officers in High Visibility Vests

Police Offences Amendment (Consorting) Bill 2018 Second Reading

I want to put on the record how outraged we are at the complete arrogance of this Government in giving the parliament two days to treat such a serious matter.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  20 Sep 2018

Police Officers in High Visibility Vests

Liberals' 'Tough on Crime' Approach Leading to Increased Serious Crime

This year’s DPFEM Annual Report confirms on almost every crime measure the Liberals have promised to act, the statistics are not good.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  19 Oct 2017

Justice, Scales and Gavel

Law and Order Policies

Scrapping suspended sentences is only going to make this worse and increase the pressure on the prison.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  10 Aug 2017


Annual Crime Figures Confirm 'Tough on Crime' is Failing

Annual crime figures released by Tasmania Police yesterday demonstrate the Liberals' lopsided focus on law and order.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  13 Aug 2017

Four Young People Sitting on Ledge

Youth At Risk Strategy Undermined by 'Tough on Crime' Liberals

The Tasmanian Greens welcome the belated release of the government's Youth at Risk Strategy.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  7 Jun 2017

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

Homeless Man

Parole Board Confirm Liberals Paying for Prisons Not Housing

Prisoners who are suitable to be released on parole are being forced to stay in prison because they can't get housing.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  16 Nov 2016

Justice, Scales and Gavel

Sentencing Advisory Council Rejects Mandatory Sentences

The Sentencing Advisory Council has stood its ground and hit back at the Liberals’ politically motivated stunt.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  15 Nov 2016


Health Minister Blames Former Government for Two Years of Inaction on Ice Epidemic

A dangerous increase in crystal methamphetamine use in Tasmania is now strongly suggestive of an epidemic.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  20 Sep 2016

Launceston, Tasmania

Retailers and Police Unite to Combat Crime and Anti-Social Behaviour in Launceston

Local retailers have joined forces with Police and Cityprom, launching an initiative in Launceston this morning.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  26 Jun 2015

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Involve Community in Tackling Crime

The Hodgman government needs to urgently convene a Safe Community taskforce to develop a strategy to tackle the apparent increase in crime.

Kim Booth  |  Media Release  |  17 May 2015