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Justice, Scales and Gavel

Corrections Amendment (Electronic Monitoring) Bill 2020

It is only a short bill, which gives power to the Parole Board to specify conditions relating to the electronic monitoring of a parolee.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  25 Aug 2020

Prison, Man Gripping Bars

Avoiding a COVID-19 Prison Cluster is a Priority

The Greens commend the decision to suspend all prison visits, but remain concerned about the potential high risk for coronavirus transmission.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  7 Apr 2020

Justice, Scales and Gavel

Terrorism (Restrictions on Bail and Parole) Bill 2018

Today we are presented with a bill that seeks to keep people in prisons after their sentences have been served because they might commit a crime.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  21 Aug 2018

Homeless Man

Parole Board Confirm Liberals Paying for Prisons Not Housing

Prisoners who are suitable to be released on parole are being forced to stay in prison because they can't get housing.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  16 Nov 2016

Air View of Houses

Ex-Prisoners Sent To The Bottom Of The List

The Minister for Human Services, Jacquie Petrusma, told ABC Radio putting ex-prisoners onto a priority housing list is a "job done" by Housing Connect.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  12 Oct 2016

Homeless Man

Liberals Leave Ex-Offenders Out in the Cold

When they axed the Reintegration of Ex-Offenders Program, the Liberals promised they would improve housing and assistance for ex-inmates.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  11 Oct 2016

Homeless Man

Ex-Offenders Forced Into Homelessness

Last year you axed the funding to the reintegration of ex-offenders program, REO, run by the Salvation Army. 

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  11 Oct 2016