Rosalie Woodruff

MP for Franklin

Dr Rosalie Woodruff is an epidemiologist and Tasmanian State MP. Prior to this she was a Greens councillor on the Huon Valley Council. Her previous career focussed on the health impacts of climate change. She has worked for many years in the health sector and in developing community housing options.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff lives in Cygnet with her partner Paul and two children, Mae and Tilda. Rosalie and her partner have a small design and building business that focuses on domestic energy efficient buildings. Rosalie chairs the Huon Valley Council’s Arts & Heritage Committee, and is the Council representative on the Southern Waste Strategy Authority. She is also chair of the Cygnet Primary School Association, and on the boards of the University Department of Rural Health and the Bob Brown Foundation. 

THE OLD PARTIES ARE MAKING LIFE HARDER. I'M WITH THE GREENS BECAUSE THEY ARE THE VOICE FOR A MORE CARING SOCIETY.

Before becoming a councillor Rosalie completed a PhD in Epidmiology from the ANU in 2003. She was awarded a 5-year fellowship to conduct the first research in Australia and overseas on the health impacts of climate change, and she won the International Epidemiology prize for outstanding achievement.