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Northern Prison a Regressive Step

Media Release - The move to build a new prison is foolish, regressive policy and is apparently the Liberals’ idea of vision.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 30 Sep 2019

Prisons at Breaking Point Under Liberals

Media Release - The Custodial Inspector’s Annual Report reveals a justice system in crisis under the Hodgman Liberals. The prison population is up by 10 per cent, on the back of a 15 per cent increase the year before.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 31 Oct 2017

Parole Board Confirm Liberals Paying for Prisons Not Housing

Media Release - The Parole Board's Annual Report confirms the worst fears of the community and housing sector.  Prisoners who are suitable to be released on parole are being forced to stay in prison because they can't get housing.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 16 Nov 2016

Liberals Leave Ex-Offenders Out in the Cold

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

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 11 Oct 2016

Liberal Government Snubs Stakeholders and Limits Consultation Period

Parliamentary Activity - Rosalie Woodruff MP to move—That the House:—(1)           Condemns this government for tabling significant Bills in this house without sufficient consultation with stakeholders, and then calling those bills on for debate before members are...

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 21 Sep 2016

Extra Staff Required for Safety at Risdon Prison

Parliamentary Activity - Wednesday 17 August 2016Rosalie Woodruff MP to move—That the House:—(1)           Understands that after five years of steady improvement, the cost of staff overtime at Risdon Prison ballooned to $4.5 million in the 2015/16 financial year.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 17 Aug 2016

Supermax a Distraction

Media Release - Rosalie Woodruff MP | Greens Justice spokespersonMoving selected maximum security prisoners interstate to a “supermax” prison is something the states having been working towards for at least a decade. However, even if the other states...

- 26 Oct 2015