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Terms of Reference for Review of Phasing Out of Suspended Sentences

We have long stood with the evidence of what works in turning around rates of recidivism.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  10 Nov 2020

Supreme Court, Hobart, Tasmania

Next Step in Abolishing Suspended Sentences

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

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  23 Aug 2016

Justice, Scales and Gavel

Suspended Sentence Budget Black Hole

Last week the Liberals confirmed their intention to phase out suspended sentences and replace them with alternatives.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  5 Apr 2016

Justice, Scales and Gavel

Wrong Way on Suspended Sentences

The Sentencing Advisory Council's report on the phasing out of suspended sentences delivered a list of less proven and far more costly alternatives.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  30 Mar 2016

Justice, Scales and Gavel

Sentencing Report Damning of Liberals Justice Approach

The draft report of the Sentencing Advisory Council makes it clear the Liberals' plan to abolish suspended sentences could triple Tasmania's prison population.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  22 Aug 2015

Justice, Scales and Gavel

Secret Suspended Sentences Report

The Attorney General has refused to release department projections of the impact of ideologically driven abolition of suspended sentence.

Nick Mckim  |  Media Release  |  3 Jun 2014