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5 hours 2 min ago

Andrea Dawkins MP | Greens' Water spokesperson

Tasmanians have every reason to feel disappointed with the Local Government Minister's nothing-announcement that he plans to meet with councils over ongoing water and sewerage issues later this week.

5 hours 5 min ago

Andrea Dawkins MP | Greens' Primary Industries spokesperson

The funding insecurity around Rural Alive and Well is deeply concerning.  Many rural Tasmanians have survived depression and suicide thanks to the committed staff and volunteers at RAW.  

11 hours 46 min ago

Rosalie Woodruff MP | Greens' Environment spokesperson

The Minister for Primary Industries, Jeremy Rockliff, has announced he plans to regulate where salmon farm expansions can occur in the future, and it will "most likely be in oceanic waters".

11 hours 51 min ago

Cassy O'Connor MP | Greens' Leader and Parks spokesperson

Tassal CEO, Mark Ryan, yesterday publicly told Tasmanians that Tassal's operations in Macquarie Harbour had polluted the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area.

Late last night, this statement was retracted by Tassal.

The truth is not yet established. This is a very serious matter.

11 hours 55 min ago

Andrea Dawkins MP | Greens' Gambling spokesperson

The Greens congratulate the UTas Liberals for their stance on poker machines in Tasmania.

It's encouraging that the new generation of Liberals in Tasmania have an understanding of the significant social and economic harm pokies cause, and the impact on the lives of disadvantaged Tasmanians.

4 days 4 hours ago

Rosalie Woodruff MP | Greens' Environment spokesperson

It's no surprise the Minister's hand-picked panel have agreed with Minister Rockliff and recommended approving Tassal's operations at Okehampton Bay.  The same company responsible for creating dead zones in the West has been given the go-ahead to expand into Tasmania's East Coast.

1 week 7 hours ago

Rosalie Woodruff MP | Greens' Energy spokesperson

Tasmania has a massive renewable energy generation deficit that is costing a fortune.  The Liberals’ refusal to drive investment in new renewables cost Tasmania an estimated $15 million this January alone.*

1 week 1 day ago

Andrea Dawkins MP | Greens' Member for Bass

Instead of taking credit for the State and the nation's ongoing recovery from the GFC, the Hodgman Government needs to commit to the people of Launceston that it will invest a significant part of its $150 million windfall gain into the city's ancient and ailing water and sewerage infrastructure.