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Working with Vulnerable People


Police Officers in High Visibility Vests

Estimates Reply - Minister Shelton

Although Tasmania Police had commenced an investigation, and it took almost three months for the Working with Vulnerable People card to be revoked.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  2 Dec 2020


Justice, Scales and Gavel

Shelton Must Review Police Procedures on Child Abuse Investigations

Police Minister, Mark Shelton refused to acknowledge police policies or procedures should be reviewed and changed. 

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  1 Dec 2020


Prison, Barbed-Wire Fence

Premier – Ashley Youth Detention Centre

The Youth Custodial Inspector's report raised serious concerns about people coming on and off the site without working with vulnerable people registration.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  23 Nov 2020


Classroom, Students with Raised Hands

Teachers Registration Amendment Bill 2019

The bill deals with some current constraints on the Teachers Registration Board in dealing with a teacher without a Working with Vulnerable People registration.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  16 Sep 2020


Child, Shadow

Justice Legislation Amendment (Organisational Liability for Child Abuse) Bill 2019

This bill is a response to the royal commission's Redress and Civil Litigation Report which came out at the end of 2017.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  24 Sep 2019


Legislation, Clause Being Highlighted

Registration to Work with Vulnerable People Amendment Bill 2018

We know that Tasmania has, according to the ABS census data, the highest level of disability in the country.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  22 May 2019


Justice, Scales and Gavel

Sentencing Amendment (Fines without Recording Convictions) Bill 2016

Maintaining the distinction between guilt and conviction also has the potential to improve community safety through the rehabilitation of offenders.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  16 Nov 2016


Gender Equality

Teen Challenge Won't Welcome Everyone to Meander Rehab Centre

When the state decided to sell the site, Teen Challenge saw an opportunity and orchestrated the outcome which has now been presented.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  15 Jun 2016