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Voluntary Assisted Dying, Hand on Hand

Legislation for Advanced Care Directives

Rosalie Woodruff discusses end-of-life planning in Madeleine Ogilivie's Private Members Motion on advanced care directives.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  27 Nov 2019


Hospital Bed

Extra $220M to Health in Greens' Alternative Budget

The Greens’ Alternative Budget prioritises what Tasmanians most want, fixing the State’s health system - currently at breaking point.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  31 May 2017


Doctor with Patient

Government Must Fund Home Palliative Care Services

The Liberals have delivered another serious blow to a core public health service with the closure of Palliative Care Tasmania.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  15 Mar 2017


Doctor with Patient

Palliative Care Budget Failure

The Liberals have delivered another serious blow to the public health service with the closure of Palliative Care Tasmania.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  6 Feb 2017


Voluntary Assisted Dying, Hand on Hand

Health Minister Evasive on Palliative Care

The four-year Commonwealth funding for Palliative Care Tasmania ended in June.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  18 Aug 2016


Doctor with Patient

Palliative Care Plan Needed

During Question Time today, Health Minister, Michael Ferguson, was unable to outline his plan to address the desperate palliative care funding gap in Tasmania.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  18 Aug 2016


Green Economics

Greens Deliver for Northern Tasmania

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  1 Jun 2016


Doctor with Patient

Call for Liberal Government Not to Rule Out Additional Palliative Care Facility in the North

After the closure of Philip Oakden House in 2007, Launceston has been without a dedicated, standalone hospice facility.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  26 May 2016


Royal Hobart Hospital, Emergency Department Entrance

Federal Budget 2016: Tasmania's Health Funding Chronically Ailing

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  4 May 2016