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Safe Climate Bill 2020

Greens Bill - A Bill for an Act to acknowledge the climate emergency as a threat to life on Earth and establish a framework for...

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 12 Mar 2020

Gutwein Refuses to Protect Carbon Bank Forests

Media Release - In State Parliament today, the Premier and first Liberal Minister for Climate Change refused to rule out logging the 356 000 hectares of high conservation value, and critical carbon bank, forest set aside for protection in 2013.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 3 Mar 2020

Liberals' Secret High Conservation Value Logging Talks Revealed

Media Release - Right to Information documents released to the Greens reveal the forest industry have been in secret talks with the Liberals to open up 356,000ha of high conservation, carbon bank forests set aside for protection under the Tasmanian Forest...

Cassy O'Connor MP - 16 Dec 2019

Greens Announce Candidate for Huon

Media Release - We are proud to announce Pat Caruana as the Greens candidate for the Legislative Council seat of Huon.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 11 Dec 2019

FSC Failures Confirm Native Forest Logging is Unsustainable

Media Release - Revelations Sustainable Timber Tasmania, or Suss Timber, have failed to pass their FSC audit – yet again – is another reminder that native forest logging in Tasmania is not sustainable.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 5 Dec 2019

Premier Backs In New Coal Projects for Tasmania

Media Release - Tasmania’s future is clearly not in coal mining, but you wouldn’t know that from the Premier’s contribution in Question Time today.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 15 Oct 2019

Greens Move to Ban New Coal Mines

Media Release - The climate emergency requires us to keep carbon in the ground. This is non-negotiable. That’s why the Greens will be moving in State Parliament next week to ban new coal mines in Tasmania.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 10 Oct 2019

Sustainable Timbers Tasmania Fails to Secure FSC, Again

Media Release - Forest Stewardship Council auditors delivered their assessment report to ‘Sustainable Timbers Tasmania’ on the last Friday in May this year, four months ago.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 26 Sep 2019

Leaked Polling Proves No Social Licence for Native Forest Logging

Media Release - The Hodgman Liberals remain committed to logging 356,000 hectares of high conservation value forests that were set aside for protection under the Tasmanian Forest Agreement.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 14 Sep 2019

Tasmania's Carbon Emissions Going Up

Media Release - Between 2016 and 2017, emissions from all major sectors have gone up. Tasmania’s total carbon emissions grew by 1.2 million tonnes in 2016.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 1 Aug 2019

Groom's Climate Action 21 "Plan" A Tragic Farce

Media Release - Three years after taking office and abolishing the climate portfolio as well as the independent Climate Action Council, the Hodgman Government has released a woefully weak climate inaction plan.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 1 Jun 2017

Government of Climate Denial and Damage Left Behind by Paris

Media Release - The Paris Agreement to curb global emissions in the hope of limiting warming to less than 2 degrees, comes into effect today, but the Australian Government has yet to ratify it and the Tasmanian Government has yet to present a plan.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 4 Nov 2016