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Liberals Still Holding Back Pill Testing

Media Release - Festivals like Party in the Paddock want to make sure they provide the safest possible environment to their patrons, but the Liberal Party is standing in their way.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 6 Feb 2020

ANU Review Demands Action on Pill Testing

Media Release - The ANU review found the pill testing service at Groovin’ the Moo did not encourage the use of drugs. Instead, the young people who used the service were more likely to avoid taking illicit drugs.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 10 Dec 2019

NSW Coroner Recommends Immediate Action on Pill Testing

Media Release - New South Wales deputy state coroner, Harriet Grahame, has examined the tragic deaths at music festivals, and today passed down her straightforward and compassionate findings. 

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 8 Nov 2019

Courtney in Pill Testing Spotlight

Media Release - Hobart City Council’s vote in support of pill testing puts new Health Minister, Sarah Courtney, in the spotlight.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 23 Jul 2019

Pill Testing Could Save Tasmanian Lives

Media Release - Police Minister, Rene Hidding, once again showed Tasmanians he would rather continue a failed "war on drugs" than reduce the risk of drug deaths among young people.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 25 Oct 2016

Call for Government to Fund Pill Testing to Keep Our Youth Safe

Parliamentary Activity - Call on the Minister for Police and Emergency Management, Hon Rene Hidding MP, to forgo his outdated ‘war on drugs’ mentality in favour of saving young lives, and to support the introduction of pill testing at our festivals.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 2 Jun 2016

Hidding Won't Commit to Keeping Our Young People Safe

Parliamentary Activity - Wednesday 1 June 2016Ms WOODRUFF question to MINISTER for POLICE, FIRE and EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT, Mr HIDDING[10.35]

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 1 Jun 2016

Greens Alternative Budget 2016: Health a Priority Over Fictional Surplus

Parliamentary Activity - Call on the Liberal and Labor parties to support sensible Greens’ policy that prioritises the long term wellbeing of Tasmanians over a fictional budget surplus.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 1 Jun 2016

Summer and Autumn Festivals

Parliamentary Activity - Andrea discusses Tasmanian summer and autumn festivals during the Adjournment.

Andrea Dawkins - 5 Apr 2016

Junction Arts Festival Success

Parliamentary Activity - Ms DAWKINS (Bass) - Madam Speaker, I rise tonight to bring some good news from Launceston on another successful Junction Arts Festival and to congratulate the board of management of Junction - Natalie de Vito, Frith Mabin and Sarah...

- 16 Sep 2015