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Non-Fatal Strangulation


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