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Coal Mining

Thermal Coal Projects 

The continued support by this Government for thermal coal projects in Tasmania remains an ongoing concern to many people in the community and to the Greens.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  25 Jun 2020

Thermal Coal Assistance Must Cease Immediately

Reports Midland Energy have not received the $50,000 taxpayer funds they had been granted for thermal coal exploration in the midlands are welcome.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  11 Jun 2020

Public to be Shut Out of Transport Planning if Thermal Coal Projects Go Ahead

Today it was revealed that Tasmanians would not be consulted about the use of rail infrastructure should thermal coal mining in Tasmania progress to exports.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  4 Dec 2019

No New Thermal Coal Mines

Rosalie Woodruff speaks to a motion to place a prohibition on new thermal coal mines in Tasmania in the Greens' Private Members Business.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  16 Oct 2019

Labor and the Liberals Vote Against Ban on New Coal Mines

Labor and Liberals undermine The Greens’ motion in Parliament called for a straightforward, urgently needed, ban on new thermal coal mines in Tasmania.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  16 Oct 2019

Coal Mines in Tasmania

Cassy O'Connor asks the Premier if he will consider a ban on new thermal coal mines.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  16 Oct 2019

Premier Backs In New Coal Projects for Tasmania

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  |  Media Release  |  15 Oct 2019

Greens Move to Ban New Coal Mines

The climate emergency requires us to keep carbon in the ground. This is non-negotiable.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  10 Oct 2019

No Justification for Tasmanian Coal Mining in Climate Emergency

The Liberals are funding a coal mining business to conduct exploratory drilling for fossil fuels that scientists are telling us have to stay in the ground.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  1 Oct 2019

Call for Hodgman Liberal Government to Reject Committee Recommendation on DGR Status for Environmental Groups

The House of Representatives Environmental Standing Committee recommended that environmental groups carry out 25% of their activities in remediation works if they are to qualify for deductible gift recipient (DGR) status.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  5 May 2016

Hodgman Government Should Heed 'Climate Emergency' Warning

February 2016 smashed a century of global temperature records by a stunning margin according to data released by NASA.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  26 Apr 2016