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Aquaculture

Rockliff Under the Spotlight on Salmon

Media Release - Despite the scathing Four Corners exposé and yesterday's report of significant environmental damage in Macquarie Harbour from the EPA, the government still refuses to do what's needed to protect future jobs in the salmon farming industry.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 16 Nov 2016

EPA Report Confirms Macquarie Harbour Environmental Catastrophe

Media Release - The EPA's monitoring data report for salmon farming in Macquarie Harbour is not surprising. It won't be news to anyone who watched the Four Corners' exposé of Tasmania's salmon industry.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 15 Nov 2016

Expose Highlights Urgent Need for Salmon Industry Regulation

Media Release - Rosalie Woodruff MP | Greens Environment spokespersonThe scale of revelations on last night's Four Corners exposé of the Tasmanian salmon farming industry are immense.  It exposed the State Government wilfully pushing industry expansion at...

- 1 Nov 2016

Liberals Weak on Salmon, Ignore Insider Warnings

Media Release - Rosalie Woodruff MP | Greens Environment spokespersonNews that the State Government have ignored advice from industry about conditions at Macquarie Harbour on three occasions is alarming.  It puts Macquarie Harbour's marine environment,...

- 31 Oct 2016

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