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Youth Justice

Alternatives to Ashley

Policies - The Tasmanian Greens believe that Ashley Youth Detention Centre should be closed and replaced with two purpose-built...

Cassy O'Connor MP - 29 Jan 2018

Adjournment - Youth Justice System

Parliamentary Activity - Cassy discusses the Minister's responsibility for a redacted Youth Custodial Services report in the adjournment.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 29 Oct 2019

Ashley Youth Detention Centre Report Redactions

Parliamentary Activity - Cassy O'Connor questions the Minister for Human Services over redactions in a youth custodial justice report.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 29 Oct 2019

Liberals' Clumsy Attempts to Cover Up Ashley Scandal

Media Release - The Liberals have attempted, and failed, to redact some of the shameful results of an independent inspection of Ashley Youth Detention Centre. This raises a series of extremely serious questions about potential Ministerial interference to...

Cassy O'Connor MP - 17 Oct 2019

Commissioner for Children's Advice on Strip Searches

Media Release - The Tasmanian Greens welcome the Commissioner for Children and Young People’s advice to government and recommendations around strip searches of children and young people.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 7 May 2019

Youth At Risk Strategy Undermined by 'Tough on Crime' Liberals

Media Release - The Tasmanian Greens welcome the belated release of the government's Youth at Risk Strategy.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 7 Jun 2017

Tasmanian Youth Justice Highest Rates of Assault and Self Harm

Media Release - Today’s Report on Government Services (ROGs) chapter on youth justice exposes a harsh approach to youth justice in Tasmania and reinforces the Greens' position to close Ashley Youth Detention Centre.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 24 Jan 2017

Call for Government to Adopt Missouri Model for Youth Justice and Detention

Parliamentary Activity - The Ashley Youth Detention Centre represents a manifestly failed model for dealing with juvenile offenders.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 21 Sep 2016

Greens Release Costed Plan to Close Ashley

Media Release - The Tasmanian Greens have developed a fully costed plan to close the Ashley Youth Detention Centre and invest in two new medium and high security facilities in the North and South that will deliver a therapeutic model of youth justice and...

Cassy O'Connor MP - 10 Sep 2016

Ashley Review Builds Case for Closure

Media Release - The Independent Review of Ashley Youth Detention Centre makes it clear the model for dealing with young offenders in Tasmania has failed.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 1 Sep 2016

Ashley Youth Detention Centre

Media Release - The Greens recognise that the Minister and her agency have taken this matter very seriously.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 19 Aug 2016