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Missouri Model

Alternatives to Ashley

Policies - The Tasmanian Greens believe that Ashley Youth Detention Centre should be closed and replaced with two purpose-built...

Cassy O'Connor MP - 29 Jan 2018

Labor Motion - Proposal for Prison at Westbury

Parliamentary Activity - Rosalie Woodruff speaks on Labor's motion on the Westbury prison proposal, and suggests that the government consider re-purposing the Ashley Youth Detention facility instead.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 30 Oct 2019

Adjournment - Inspection of Youth Custodial Services Report Redacted Information

Parliamentary Activity - This morning the custody inspection report, Inspection of Youth Custodial Services in Tasmania 2018, undertaken by the custodial inspector, Mr Richard Connock, who also happens to be the Ombudsman, was tabled in the Tasmanian parliament,...

Cassy O'Connor MP - 17 Oct 2019

Budget Reply Speech

Parliamentary Activity - Cassy O'Connor delivers a budget reply speech for the 2019-20 state Budget, and speaks to alternative policies in the Greens' Alternative Budget.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 29 May 2019

Call for Government to Adopt Missouri Model for Youth Justice and Detention

Parliamentary Activity - The Ashley Youth Detention Centre represents a manifestly failed model for dealing with juvenile offenders.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 21 Sep 2016

Greens Release Costed Plan to Close Ashley

Media Release - The Tasmanian Greens have developed a fully costed plan to close the Ashley Youth Detention Centre and invest in two new medium and high security facilities in the North and South that will deliver a therapeutic model of youth justice and...

Cassy O'Connor MP - 10 Sep 2016