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2019 Government Businesses Scrutiny Committee - Port Arthur

Parliamentary Activity - Full transcript of the Port Arthur Historic Site Management Authority hearings in the 2019 Government Businesses Scrutiny Committee.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 3 Dec 2019

2019 Government Businesses Scrutiny Committee - TasWater

Parliamentary Activity - Full transcript of the Tasmanian Water and Sewerage Corporation Pty Ltd hearings in the 2019 Government Businesses Scrutiny Committee.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 4 Dec 2019

Adjournment - Water Pollution

Parliamentary Activity - Rosalie Woodruff discusses the potential Hobart drinking water and irrigation scheme restrictions during the adjournment.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 28 Nov 2019

Marine-Related Incidents (Marpol Implementation) Bill 2019 - Second Reading

Parliamentary Activity - This bill will replace the outdated Pollution of Waters by Oil and Noxious Substances Act 1987, and give effect to the MARPOL Convention.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 17 Oct 2019

Water Quality - Monitoring

Parliamentary Activity - A recent water monitoring study conducted by prominent scientist, Christine Coughanowr, has detected disturbingly high levels of fish waste in the upper Derwent River catchment.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 7 Aug 2019

Drinking Water Risks Dismissed by Gutwein

Media Release - Environment Minister, Peter Gutwein, today refused to investigate the alleged continued failure by the Environment Protection Authority to detect repeatedly high nutrient and bacteria levels flowing into Hobart’s drinking water supply.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 7 Aug 2019

Adjournment - River Derwent Catchment Pollution

Parliamentary Activity - Today, Environment Tasmania has released some documentary film footage which shows the difference between the upstream and downstream of these industrial farms, and I have seen the footage and it is very stark.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 1 Aug 2019

Finfish Farming - Norfolk Bay

Parliamentary Activity - The Greens bring on this motion today as a matter that requires urgent action and are calling on the minister to act immediately in her role as responsible minister for finfish farming in this state to cancel the licence for Huon...

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 29 Aug 2018

Derwent Estuary Program

Parliamentary Activity - The Derwent Estuary Program, as most members would know, is a partnership between a number of government business scientists and community groups, particularly the Brighton, Clarence, Derwent Valley, Glenorchy, Hobart and Kingborough...

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 22 May 2018

Chilean Algal Blooms Further Evidence of Harms of Fish Farming

Parliamentary Activity - Call on the Minister for Primary Industries and Water, Hon Jeremy Rockliff MP to instruct the Department of Primary Industries, Water and Environment to conduct an independent assessment of the impacts of the proposed Okehampton Bay...

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 26 May 2016

Tasmania's Oceans at Significant Risk from Acidification

Parliamentary Activity - Calls on the Government to investigate the impact of ocean acidification on Tasmania’s marine environment and seafood industries, and how those impacts are compounded by warming waters, marine pollution, and fish farming.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 3 May 2016