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Safe Pathways

Out-of-Home Care Monitoring and Oversight

Out-of-home care in Tasmania remains recklessly unregulated five-and-a-half years after the Liberal Party took government.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  29 Oct 2019

Vulnerable People

We have examined in some detail the Auditor-General's report which followed the allegations surrounding the for-profit provider Safe Pathways.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  25 Sep 2018

Child Protection - Total Support Services

The allegation is that Total Support Services is exposing children with disabilities to inappropriate discipline.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  24 May 2018

Actions of Minister Petrusma

We have just heard the Minister for Human Services try to justify not telling parliament the truth over the wellbeing of 11 at-risk children.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  8 Aug 2017

Child Protection - Safe Pathways

Leaked departmental documents show the Minister misled parliament over the wellbeing of 11 children who had been placed with Safe Pathways last year.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  8 Aug 2017

Resignation of the Commissioner for Children

It is a sad day for Tasmania's children and young people with the sudden resignation of Commissioner, Mark Morrissey.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  3 Aug 2017

Child Protection - Safe Pathways Still in Operation

An email sent to staff on 13 March makes clear that Safe Pathways is still doing business here.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  16 Mar 2017

Liberals Treat Public's Right to Know with Contempt

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  10 Mar 2017

Liberals Break Right to Information Law

The Liberals have instituted a culture of secrecy and contempt for Right to Information which is infecting the entire government.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  8 Mar 2017

Premier Hodgman Undercuts Human Services Minister on Child Protection

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  1 Feb 2017

Commissioner for Children's Report Exposes Urgent Need for Funding

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  31 Jan 2017

RoGS Reinforces Government's Failure to Keep Vulnerable Children Safe

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  24 Jan 2017

Still Too Many Unanswered Questions on Safe Pathways

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  15 Jan 2017

Petrusma's Child Protection Crisis

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  7 Dec 2016

Petrusma Must Cancel Safe Pathways' Contract

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  1 Dec 2016

Child Protection - Safe Pathways

This week, the manifest failings of Tasmania's child protection and out-of-home-care system were revealed to a national audience and to Tasmanians.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  17 Nov 2016

Child Protection - Safe Pathways

Could you please detail to the House when the funding agreement with Safe Pathways commenced and the total value of this agreement?

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  16 Nov 2016

Safe Pathways Funding not Reaching Kids

Yesterday the Minister told the House all 11 children currently in the care of Safe Pathways would be visited by a Child Protection officer. 

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  16 Nov 2016

Child Protection - Safe Pathways

I listened very carefully to your response to the Opposition Leader's questions on Safe Pathways and the allegations raised in Four Corners last night.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  15 Nov 2016

No Role for Profit Making in Child Protection

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  16 Nov 2016