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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.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  30 Apr 2019

Preventative Health

It is a fundamental insight into the atomistic, individualistic responsibility that this minister puts onto a person taking them outside of their environment.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  19 Jun 2018

Public Health Crisis

The Greens have been watching, as has the rest of Tasmania, as the front pages of most of the state's newspapers have continuously throughout this year painted a terrible situation that has been unfolding since this Government and this...

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  17 Nov 2016

Liberals' Health Plan Toothless and Weak

The Health Minister's "bold plan" for Tasmania to have the best health by 2025 is weak, toothless and myopic.  $6.4 million over five years into his Strategic Health Plan is a pittance, compared with what's needed

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  30 Jul 2016

Business Over Health, Ferguson Must Resign as Minister

Health Minister, Michael Ferguson, has walked away from the government’s plan to take strong action to raise the legal age for smoking. These laws would have helped stop a new generation of smokers lighting up.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  29 Jul 2016

Evidence Based Solution Needed for Reducing Smoking Rates

We know smoking tobacco is the largest cause of preventable death and disease in Australia and it has an incredibly major impact on the health system.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  15 Jun 2016

Call for Government to Fund Pill Testing to Keep Our Youth Safe

Call on the Minister for Police and Emergency Management, Hon Rene Hidding MP, to forgo his outdated ‘war on drugs’ mentality in favour of saving young lives, and to support the introduction of pill testing at our festivals.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  2 Jun 2016

Greens Alternative Budget 2016: Health a Priority Over Fictional Surplus

Call on the Liberal and Labor parties to support sensible Greens’ policy that prioritises the long term wellbeing of Tasmanians over a fictional budget surplus.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  1 Jun 2016

Big Tobacco Donations Conflict Liberals

Liberals should abstain from the vote on the Tobacco-free Generation Bill before the Parliament.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  24 Mar 2014

World No Tobacco Day

The Tasmanian Greens have marked World No Tobacco Day to call for guaranteed funding for the state’s anti-smoking media campaign.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  31 May 2014