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Barnett's Weasel Words on SDN1 Deregulation

Media Release - Today’s announcement that the moratorium on Genetically Modified Organisms would be extended by 10 years is welcome news.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 7 Aug 2019

Liberals Vote Down Ban on Fracking for Tasmania

Media Release - In a highly regrettable refusal to acknowledge the evidence and strong community opposition, the Liberals voted against the Greens' move to extend the moratorium on fracking to a permanent ban.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 13 Sep 2017

Rockliff Says He Will Lobby Federal Counterparts on Backpacker Tax

Parliamentary Activity - Your Canberra colleagues' backpacker tax policy, and the uncertainty around it, is having a profound effect on an already strained sector.  Droughts, floods, falling product prices, and now employment instability for crop harvest, have...

Andrea Dawkins - 22 Sep 2016

Tasmania's Biggest Flood Since 1929

Parliamentary Activity - Notes that the heavy rainfall in parts of Tasmania, especially the North, North West and the Upper Derwent resulted in loss of life, both human and animal.

Andrea Dawkins - 14 Jun 2016

State Budget 2016: No Money for Niche Producers in Primary Industries

Parliamentary Activity - Ms DAWKINS question to MINISTER for PRIMARY INDUSTRIES and WATER, Mr ROCKLIFF

Andrea Dawkins - 31 May 2016

Hodgman Liberal Government Axed Australia's Best Water Testing Regime

Parliamentary Activity - TasWater is under pressure to modify its data publication to allow for an increase in publicly available information.

Andrea Dawkins - 3 May 2016

White Paper Welcome but Not Enough for Tassie

Media Release - The White Paper released yesterday by the Commonwealth Department of Agriculture is a welcome for Tasmania on the surface, however it has failed to address many issues that are pertinent and the Greens will be keeping a close watch on both...

Andrea Dawkins - 5 Jul 2015