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Evidence Amendment Bill 2020 - Second Reading

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

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 18 Mar 2020

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

Media Release - The Tasmanian Parliament will have the opportunity to eliminate an antiquated and discriminatory criminal offence of begging in Greens’ Private Members’ Time next week. The provision, based on Victorian-era assumptions about the ‘criminal...

Cassy O'Connor MP - 11 Oct 2018

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

Media Release - This year’s Department of Police, Fire and Emergency Management Annual Report confirms on almost every crime measure the Liberals have promised to act, the statistics are not good.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 19 Oct 2017

Law and Order Policies

Parliamentary Activity - Ms WOODRUFF question to ACTING ATTORNEY-GENERAL, Mr GROOM[10.35 a.m.]

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 10 Aug 2017

Annual Crime Figures Confirm 'Tough on Crime' is Failing

Media Release - Annual crime figures released by Tasmania Police yesterday demonstrate the Liberals' lopsided focus on law and order, and failure to invest in early intervention and rehabilitation, has made Tasmania a less safe place to live.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 13 Aug 2017

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

Media Release - Cassy O’Connor MP | Greens' Leader and Human Services spokesperson 

Cassy O'Connor MP - 7 Jun 2017

Liberals' Justice Incompetence

Media Release - Two explosive reports released this week expose a justice system that Attorney General, Vanessa Goodwin, has starved of funds, to breaking point.  It's victims of crime and community safety that are paying the price.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 10 Mar 2017

Parole Board Confirm Liberals Paying for Prisons Not Housing

Media Release - The Parole Board's Annual Report confirms the worst fears of the community and housing sector.  Prisoners who are suitable to be released on parole are being forced to stay in prison because they can't get housing.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 16 Nov 2016

Sentencing Advisory Council Rejects Mandatory Sentences

Media Release - Rosalie Woodruff MP | Greens Justice spokespersonThe Sentencing Advisory Council has stood its ground and hit back at the Liberals’ politically motivated stunt designed to tap into people’s valid concerns for the safety of their children.

- 15 Nov 2016

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

Parliamentary Activity - Ms WOODRUFF question to MINISTER for HEALTH, Mr FERGUSON

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 20 Sep 2016

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

Media Release - Local retailers have joined forces with Police and Cityprom, launching an initiative in Launceston this morning which I was pleased to have been invited to attend.

Andrea Dawkins - 26 Jun 2015