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Non-Fatal Strangulation

Justice, Scales and Gavel

Criminal Code Amendment Bill 2022

The Greens strongly support the bill and the establishment of the new standalone criminal offence for strangulation under the code.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  22 Mar 2022

Law Books

Greens Welcome Draft Laws to Protect Women

The Greens welcome the release of draft legislation for the standalone offence of non-fatal strangulation.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  13 Dec 2021

Justice, Scales and Gavel

Greens Welcome Standalone Offence for Non-Fatal Strangulation

The Greens welcome today’s announcement that a standalone offence of non-fatal strangulation will be introduced in Tasmania

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  17 Jun 2021

Justice, Scales and Gavel

Greens Welcome Belated Commitment on Non-Fatal Strangulation Laws

The Tasmanian Greens welcome the Liberal and Labor parties committing to make non-fatal strangulation a stand-alone offence. 

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  22 Apr 2021

Legislation, Clause Being Highlighted

Attorney-General and Justice – Non-Fatal Strangulation

Coroner Olivia McTaggart's report documents a range of instances where the man who murdered Ms Eaton engaged in acts of strangulation against women.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  25 Nov 2020

Justice, Scales and Gavel

Offence of Non-fatal Strangulation - Law Reform

It has been well over a year since coroner Olivia McTaggart recommended the creation of a new standalone offence for non-fatal strangulation.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  27 Aug 2020

Supreme Court, Hobart, Tasmania

Archer Needs to Commit to More Protection for Victims of Family Violence

More than a year has passed since a Coroner’s report detailed the case for enacting a standalone offence of non-fatal strangulation.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  30 Jul 2020