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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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  10 Aug 2017


Drugs

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.

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.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  10 Mar 2017


Homeless Man

Parole Board Confirm Liberals Paying for Prisons Not Housing

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  16 Nov 2016


Justice, Scales and Gavel

Sentencing Advisory Council Rejects Mandatory Sentences

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  15 Nov 2016


Drugs

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.

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


Justice, Scales and Gavel

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