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Bruny Island

Bruny Lighthouse - Privatisation

Cassy O'Connor questions the Minister over public expenditure on Bruny Lighthouse, slated for privatisation.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  26 Nov 2019

Bruny Island Ferry Reference Group

Mr Adams is indeed a much respected person on Bruny. He is known to many people there.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  30 Aug 2018

Bruny Island Ferry Service

The State Government awarded the new ferry contract to SeaLink Travel Group on 28 June.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  28 Aug 2018

Community Opposed to Storm Bay Fish Farm Expansion

The Storm Bay sea-grab by Huon Aquaculture, Tassal and Petuna will see 19 million square metres of public waters privatised.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  21 Jan 2018

Community-owned Tourism Plan Required for Bruny Islanders

Premier Will Hodgman needs to work with Bruny Islanders to develop a tourism plan that retains the beauty of the environment, protects people's lifestyle, and identifies the carrying capacity for island tourism.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  11 Nov 2017

Gagged Liberals' Forest Bill a Recipe for Corruption

In a clear signal they are afraid of Parliamentary scrutiny, the Liberals' gagged debate on their destructive and divisive high conservation value forest logging legislation in the early hours of this morning.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  17 Mar 2017

Logging of High Conservation Value Forests

the Government has announced plans to let loggers into 400 000 hectares of high conservation value, carbon-rich forests in places such as Bruny, Wielangta, the Blue Tier, north-east highlands and the Tarkine.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  13 Oct 2016

Weak, Short-Sighted Liberals Set to Reignite Forest Wars

Through their contemptuous, fact-poor responses to Greens' questions today, the Premier and the Resources Minister have confirmed the Liberals plan to let the loggers in to 400 000 hectares of high conservation value, carbon-rich forest is...

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  13 Oct 2016

Liberals Declare War on High Conservation Value Forests

The Hodgman Liberals today declared war on 400 000 hectares of Tasmania's globally significant, carbon rich forests which were set aside under the Tasmanian Forest Agreement.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  12 Oct 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

Greens Still Standing Alone on Protection of the Swift Parrot

In 2015, the International Union for Conservation of Nature declared the swift parrot, the world's fastest parrot, to be critically endangered.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  3 May 2016

Tourism on Bruny Island Threatens Environment and Serenity if Council and Government Don't Act

Many Bruny Island residents are concerned about the dramatic increase in tourism numbers and the impact of this on the local community and environment.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  7 Apr 2016

Urgent Bruny Waste Problem Dismissed By Premier

Premier Hodgman refused to promise action on the waste problem on Bruny Island before the Easter tourist rush, despite a letter from residents three weeks ago pleading him to respond. 

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  16 Mar 2016

Swift Parrot Logging Moratorium

It's pleasing to hear logging operations on Bruny Island will be temporarily halted in an effort to halt the extinction of the Swift Parrot.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  19 Nov 2015

Tassie Forests could get Logging Reprieve

The Greens welcome Minister Groom’s commitment in Question Time today to investigate whether Tasmania may apply for funding to stop logging the habitat of threatened species.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  27 Aug 2015