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5 years 6 months agoTasmania needs to leave the past behind The Tasmanian Greens responded to comments by environment groups today by saying that the only threat to the Tasmanian Forest Agreement is Liberal Leader Will Hodgman. Greens Leader Nick McKim MP said that Mr Hodgman's threat will take Tasmania back into the past when we desperately need to move into the future.
5 years 6 months agoFrom Salamanca to the WHA The Tasmanian Greens today announced plans for an exciting new eco-tourism development connecting Salamanca Place with Tasmania’s Wilderness World Heritage Area, via a route walked by Charles Darwin in 1836. Greens Member for Denison Cassy O’Connor said the Charles Darwin Walk was one of a series of sensitive developments the Greens were proposing for the mountain, aimed at driving new tourism investment that respects the mountain’s natural values.
5 years 6 months agoHarnessing our natural advantage The Tasmanian Greens today announced their Agriculture: Harnessing Our Natural Advantage Policy Initiative. Tasmanian Greens Member for Braddon Paul O’Halloran MP said the $8.4 million package would maximise diversity, support King Island, and invest in future-proofing the industry.
5 years 6 months agoCutting Red Tape and Unfair Costs The Tasmanian Greens today launched their election commitment, Supporting Cottage Food Enterprises: Cutting Red Tape & Unfair Costs, to support local food producers by cutting unnecessary red tape and regulations, as well as undertaking a state-wide audit of local food processing facilities that they can access to value-add and diversify their product range. Greens Primary Industries spokesperson Kim Booth MP said the Greens recognise that Tasmania is celebrated for its local food and are committed to enable small to medium producers to value-add to their businesses as they create real jobs and wealth for our local regions.