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Labor Motion - Proposal for Prison at Westbury

Parliamentary Activity - Rosalie Woodruff speaks on Labor's motion on the Westbury prison proposal, and suggests that the government consider re-purposing the Ashley Youth Detention facility instead.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 30 Oct 2019

Labor Matter of Public Importance - Northern Prison

Parliamentary Activity - Madam Deputy Speaker, it is interesting listening to both Labor and Liberal members utterly failing their communities. It is sad to hear the tone of this debate, which totally misses the point that what is good for Tasmania is putting...

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 29 Oct 2019

Labor Motion - Northern Region Prison Site

Parliamentary Activity - Mr Deputy Speaker, the Greens will not be supporting the amendment to this motion. We support the motion that it seeks to amend and I will make some comments about that. I am aware that Ms Butler would also like to speak so I will make...

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 16 Oct 2019

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

Budget Reply Speech

Parliamentary Activity - Cassy O'Connor delivers a budget reply speech for the 2019-20 state Budget, and speaks to alternative policies in the Greens' Alternative Budget.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 29 May 2019

Police Offences Amendment (Begging) Bill - Second Reading

Parliamentary Activity - Cassy O'Connor delivers a Second Reading speech for the Greens' Police Offences Amendment (Begging) Bill, to remove the offence of begging in Tasmania.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 17 Oct 2018

Risdon Prison - Overcrowding Causing Unrest

Parliamentary Activity - The pressure cooker environment in Risdon Prison tells us everything about your Government's failure to manage it safely and in the public interest.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 10 Aug 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' Drug Treatment Under-Funding Written into Law

Media Release - The Sentencing Amendment Bill debated in Parliament expands the power to make Drug Treatment Orders to the Supreme Court. Given the dramatic rise in ice use and its associated problems, it's a welcome tool.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 20 Sep 2016

Next Step in Abolishing Suspended Sentences

Media Release - The Liberals have taken the next step in scrapping suspended sentences, producing legislation for public comment.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 23 Aug 2016

State Budget: Address in Reply

Parliamentary Activity - The Greens have discussed our energy strategy on numbers of occasions in this House since we tabled it early this year.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 1 Jun 2016

Liberals Snub Sentencing Advisory Council on Suspended Sentences

Parliamentary Activity - WEDNESDAY 6 APRIL 2016Rosalie Woodruff On tomorrow to move—That the House:—(1)           Notes the release of the Sentencing Advisory Council final report into the Hodgman Liberals’ policy to abolish suspended sentences.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 6 Apr 2016

Wrong Way on Suspended Sentences

Media Release - Rosalie Woodruff MP | Greens Justice spokespersonThe Sentencing Advisory Council's report on the phasing out of suspended sentences delivered a list of less proven and far more costly alternatives. That's no surprise, considering they've...

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 30 Mar 2016

Sentencing Report Damning of Liberals Justice Approach

Media Release - Rosalie Woodruff MP  | Greens Justice spokespersonThe draft report of the Sentencing Advisory Council makes it clear the Liberals' plan to abolish suspended sentences could triple Tasmania's prison population, leading to more crime in...

- 22 Aug 2015