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Reproductive Health Report Demands Action

Today’s report released by Women’s Health Tasmania highlights the need for improved access to safe and affordable termination services in Tasmania. 

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  3 Feb 2023

Gender Equality

Ugly Liberal Anti-Abortion Ideology Continues

The anti-abortion position of the Liberals is shown by their refusal to provide surgical termination procedures through the public hospital system.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  6 Feb 2020

Parliament House, Tasmania

Want of confidence in Minister for Health, Mr Ferguson

The evidence of the past five years has persuaded me that this minister is not able to appreciate and to act in consultation with his hard-working staff.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  30 Apr 2019

Gender Equality

Ferguson makes Ideology Policy

The Fair Work dispute between Cricket Australia and an employee has again brought the Tasmanian abortion access crisis to national attention.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  31 Jul 2018

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Access to Health Services

Any one of us who represents our constituencies and our shadow portfolios will know that there are equity of access issues right around Tasmania.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  29 Aug 2018

Gender Equality

Reproductive Health Services for Women

It is very clear that Tasmanian women who find themselves in that situation right now have extremely limited options.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  4 Jul 2018

Gender Equality

Access to Reproductive Health Services for Women

Today is the day the Health minister is due to report back to Parliament on the availability of termination services for Tasmanian women.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  3 Jul 2018

Gender Equality

Full Debate - Access to Reproductive Health Services

Much has been said about why the minister has so far failed to act to ensure women can access this legal service in Tasmania.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  13 Jun 2018

Gender Equality

Reproductive Health Services for Women

Under the Liberals in Government, the rights of women in Tasmania have gone backward.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  3 May 2018

Gender Equality

Hodgman Must Intervene on Reproductive Choice for Tasmanian Women

The Liberals have once again let their ideology rule policy, confirming surgical terminations will remain severely restricted.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  3 May 2018

Womens March, 'A Woman's Place is In the Resistance' Sign

Women in the Dark Over Terminations Policy

It has been revealed that Tasmanian public hospitals will still perform surgical terminations with a referral from a General Practitioner.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  12 Apr 2018

Gender Equality

Liberals Must Act on Reproductive Health

The closure of Tasmania’s only reproductive health clinic will place women seeking pregnancy termination in extremely difficult positions.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  12 Jan 2018