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EPBC Act 10 Year Review

The EPBC Act has manifestly failed to meet its objects, and is not fit for purpose. The Tasmanian Greens believe a new...

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Submission  |  17 Apr 2020

National Threatened Species Day

National Threatened Species Day marks the day the last thylacine died. Under this Government, much of our remaining native wildlife faces a similar fate.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  7 Sep 2019

United Nations Intergovernmental Science Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services

Rosalie Woodruff discusses the summarial findings from the United Nations Intergovernmental Science Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  21 May 2019

DPIPWE Backs Down On State Veg Map

The news that DPIPWE will no longer be producing a statewide priority vegetation map as part of the Statewide Planning Scheme was like a bombshell hitting the audience at today's Tasmanian Planning Commission Hearings.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  28 Sep 2016

Protection Needed for Peter Murrell Reserve

The Peter Murrell Conservation Area in Kingston is facing the prospect of a new sewerage pipeline to be installed through it by TasWater.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  22 Sep 2016

Look Below the Waves on Threatened Species Day

Tasmania is known for giant kelp forests and seagrass meadows. State waters have supported the highest known marine plant variety in the world, but recent research shows a sharp decline in biodiversity.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  7 Sep 2016

Greens Alternative Budget 2016: Funding to Provide for Skills and Employment in Forest Restoration

In 2012, the Labor Green Government delivered the Tasmanian Forest Carbon Study which assessed the amount and potential economic value of carbon sequestered across the entire Tasmanian forest estate.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  1 Jun 2016

Groom Must Act on Critically Endangered Swift Parrot

Yesterday, the Federal Government silently moved the swift parrot up to critically endangered status under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  6 May 2016

Federal Budget 2016: Natural Heritage and Biodiversity Crisis Ignored

Despite biodiversity’s immense value, Tasmania’s natural heritage continues to be eroded at an alarming rate by population growth, climate change, ocean acidification, land clearing and invasive species.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  4 May 2016

Federal government attacks environmental champions

The federal government’s move to change the EPBC Act is part of an ongoing pattern that seeks to silence its critics and undermine our democratic freedoms.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  26 Aug 2015