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North West Maternity (Employment Entitlements) Bill 2023

It has been such a long and painful process for the people who live in the north west.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  12 Sep 2023

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Greens Support Calls for Permanent NW Vaccination Hub

The Tasmanian Greens support calls for a permanent COVID-19 vaccination clinic to be set up in North West Tasmania.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  4 Jun 2021

takayna / tarkine, Tasmania

Greens Back BBF Court Challenge on Takayna Trail

The Greens support the Bob Brown Foundation’s court challenge to Forestry Tasmania, who have refused public land access for the takayna Trail ultra-marathon.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  23 Feb 2021

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Workers Submitting to NW Inquiry Need Protection Guarantee

The opening of submissions for the Independent Inquiry into the NW outbreak is welcome, but the government must guarantee protection for all who provide input.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  25 Jul 2020

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Government Must Provide Worker Immunity for COVID Inquiry

Health workers and public servants who want to contribute to the independent inquiry into the North West COVID-19 outbreak should be guaranteed protection.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  25 Jun 2020

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COVID-19 - Concerns of North-West Doctors

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

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  7 May 2020

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COVID-19 - Implementation of Recommendations

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.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  6 May 2020

takayna / tarkine, Tasmania

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

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.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  4 May 2020

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North West COVID-19 Restrictions

The Premier’s decision to ease restrictions for the North West will be welcome news for residents in the region.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  1 May 2020

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COVID-19 - North West Regional Hospital Resourcing

The Chief Medical Officer's recommendations to prevent another outbreak were to fix the structure and resourcing, the process and the culture of hospitals.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  30 Apr 2020

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

Neither the Ruby Princess passengers nor health workers should carry blame, yet in a Westminster system somebody must be held accountable.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  30 Apr 2020

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The North West is Suffering

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

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  17 Apr 2020

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Increased North West Testing Needed Now

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.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  15 Apr 2020

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Private Hospital Must be Available Immediately in North West

Last week, the Federal Government announced it would underwrite the integration of private hospitals into the public system.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  5 Apr 2020


Barnett Gets Hysterical Again

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

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  4 Aug 2017

takayna / tarkine, Tasmania

Scott Jordan Announced as Greens' Lead Candidate for Braddon

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  |  Media Release  |  27 Jun 2017

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Desperate Liberals Mislead over Crown Land

The Liberals have released a laughably desperate list of properties sold under the previous government.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  4 Apr 2017

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Protect the Tarkine for NW Jobs and Environment

Today's news that Forestry roading in the Trowutta Blackwood forests directly threatens nesting habitat for the Wedge-tailed eagle is alarming.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  10 Feb 2017

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Child Protection

Yesterday the Minister could not provide any answers as to why the child protection system failed 151 children on the north-west coast.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  19 Aug 2015

takayna / tarkine, Tasmania

Shree Minerals Drops Tarkine Mine Lease

Shree Minerals’ welcome Rebecca Creek exploration licence relinquishment should now help focus efforts into diversification of the north-west economy.

Kim Booth  |  Media Release  |  1 Aug 2014