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North West Tasmania

COVID-19 - Concerns of North-West Doctors

Parliamentary Activity - North-west doctors have been at the forefront of the COVID-19 pandemic. They have been risking their personal safety, working day after day, caring for sick patients.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 7 May 2020

COVID-19 - Implementation of Recommendations

Parliamentary Activity - The north-west COVID-19 outbreak has been devastating for the families of people who died and hugely affected the 5000 people who went into quarantine.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 6 May 2020

North West Doctors' Forest Protection Calls Must be Central to COVID-19 Recovery Plan

Media Release - The plea from 23 GP's, registrars, and emergency doctors to protect Tasmania's high conservation value forests should be heeded by all Members of Parliament, but most particularly the Premier and his Resources Minister.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 4 May 2020

North West COVID-19 Restrictions

Media Release - The Premier’s decision to ease restrictions for the North West will be welcome news for residents in the region, but the community must be given further information to reassure them about this decision.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 1 May 2020

COVID-19 - North West Regional Hospital Resourcing

Parliamentary Activity - The Chief Medical Officer's recommendations to prevent another major COVID-19 outbreak were to fix the structure and resourcing, the process and the culture of hospitals.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 30 Apr 2020

COVID-19 North-West Outbreak - Ruby Princess and Actions of Border Force

Parliamentary Activity - We agree that neither the Ruby Princess passengers nor health workers should carry blame at all and we are not blaming you or your Government, yet in a Westminster system somebody must be held accountable.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 30 Apr 2020

The North West is Suffering

Media Release - It is difficult to imagine the level of stress, anxiety and grief on the North West Coast today.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 17 Apr 2020

Increased North West Testing Needed Now

Media Release - The approach to COVID-19 testing in North West Tasmania must change to ensure we have the best chance of limiting the virus’ impact on the community.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 15 Apr 2020

Private Hospital Must be Available Immediately in North West

Media Release - Last week, the Federal Government announced it would underwrite the integration of private hospitals into the public system for the duration of the COVID-19 crisis.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 5 Apr 2020

Barnett Gets Hysterical Again

Media Release - As the State election draws closer Resources Minister, Guy Barnett, is becoming more and more desperate and hysterical.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 4 Aug 2017

Scott Jordan Announced as Greens' Lead Candidate for Braddon

Media Release - As Greens Leader, I am today delighted to launch Tarkine defender, Burnie local and community volunteer, Scott Jordan, as the Tasmanian Greens' lead candidate for Braddon.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 27 Jun 2017

Desperate Liberals Mislead over Crown Land

Media Release - In the middle of a private developer feeding frenzy over public Crown Land assets, including treasured coastal areas, the Liberals have released a laughably desperate list of properties sold under the previous government.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 4 Apr 2017

Protect the Tarkine for NW Jobs and Environment

Media Release - Today's news that Forestry roading in the Trowutta Blackwood forests directly threatens nesting habitat for the Wedge-tailed eagle is alarming.   All practices must be stopped immediately and a full investigation undertaken.

Andrea Dawkins - 10 Feb 2017