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Mandatory Minimum Sentencing


Justice, Scales and Gavel

Mandatory Minimum Sentencing Legislation - Support of Ms Ogilvie

Cassy O'Connor questions the Premier over what the Government offered in exchange for Ms Ogilvie's support for mandatory minimum sentencing legislation.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  27 Nov 2019


Justice, Scales and Gavel

Justice Legislation (Mandatory Sentencing) Bill 2019

Cassy O'Connor criticises the Attorney-General and Madeleine Ogilvie MP for their disregard for expert evidence on mandatory minimum sentencing.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  26 Nov 2019


Justice, Scales and Gavel

Justice Legislation (Mandatory Sentencing) Bill 2019

This being the third time I have risen to make comment about this type of legislation, I put on the record that this is a despicable waste of parliament's time.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  26 Nov 2019


Supreme Court, Hobart, Tasmania

Mandatory Minimum Sentencing

If your concern is actually the wellbeing of children you cannot support mandatory minimum sentencing.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  7 Aug 2019


Justice, Scales and Gavel

Sentencing Amendment (Assault Of Certain Frontline Workers) Bill 2019

I will make a brief contribution on this bill and at the outset reiterate the Greens' strong support for every frontline worker in Tasmania.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  1 Aug 2019


Justice, Scales and Gavel

Sentencing Amendment (Assault Of Certain Frontline Workers) Bill 2019

Madam Speaker, the Greens understand that assaults on frontline workers are serious crimes in the community.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  1 Aug 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.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  1 May 2019


Justice, Scales and Gavel

Sentencing Amendment (Mandatory Sentencing For Serious Sexual Offences Against Children) Bill 2018

What a surprise that we are here today with exactly the same bill that we debated in 2017.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  1 May 2019


Legislation, Clause Being Highlighted

Sentencing Amendment (Assaults on Frontline Workers) Bill 2016

This bill represents the Attorney-General's increased attacks on every Tasmanian's right to receive a just sentence.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  17 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.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  15 Nov 2016


Justice, Scales and Gavel

Government should respect sentencing advice

The Final Report into Sex Offence Sentencing released by the Sentencing Advisory Council made fifteen recommendations.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  16 Sep 2015


Legislation, Clause Being Highlighted

Legal Experts Further Critique Anti-Protest Bill

Not even Australia's harsh anti-terrorism laws include mandatory imprisonment provisions such as those in the Hodgman government’s anti-protest legislation.

Nick Mckim  |  Media Release  |  29 Oct 2014