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Australia Receives a 'D' for Animal Welfare

The announcement that Australia has scored a 'D' in the Animal Protection Index will dismay every Tasmanian who cares about the welfare of animals.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  12 Mar 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

Wildlife Culling

Cassy O'Connor moves an urgency motion on the mismanagement of wildlife following right to information documents revealing large crop protection permit culls.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  5 Sep 2019

Wildlife Protection - Government Funding

Rosalie Woodruff questions the Minister over resourcing for the penguin taskforce.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  5 Sep 2019

Native Animal Numbers and Culling

Rosalie Woodruff speaks during the adjournment on the absence of proper population modelling to inform the crop protection permit regime.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  4 Sep 2019

Forester Kangaroos - Numbers and Culling

Rosalie Woodruff asks the Minister for Environment for contemporary Forester Kangaroo population numbers.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  4 Sep 2019

Culling of Native Wildlife - Crop Protection System

DPIPWE has authorised killing of more than 21 000 black swans, 5000 wombats, 44 000 sulphur-crested cockatoos and 50 000 forester kangaroos since 2014.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  3 Sep 2019

Animal Welfare in Tasmania

Yesterday in this House we asked questions about the slaughter of over 8000 native black swans in Tasmania.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  1 Aug 2019

Tasmania's Native Wildlife - Protection

Rosalie Woodruff speaks on the process for issuing crop protection permits.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  31 Jul 2019

Wild Swan Slaughter Must End

Environment Minister, Peter Gutwein, refused to take responsibility for Tasmania’s native swans.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  31 Jul 2019

Native Swans - Culling Program

The ABC yesterday revealed the shocking number of native swans that have been slaughtered over the past four years.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  31 Jul 2019

Courtney Reveals Extended Licences to Hunt Wombats

Minister Courtney has revealed the Liberals’ plans to extend licences to shoot native wildlife, including wombats suffering from sarcoptic mange.  

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  22 Aug 2018

Wombats - Crop Protection Permits, follow-up

Community groups, wildlife carers and conservation organisations point to localised extinctions of wombats at places such as narawntapu National Park.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  22 Aug 2018

Wombats - Crop Protection Permits

The Government has caved into gun owners once again by allowing farmers to apply for crop protection permits every five years instead of annually.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  22 Aug 2018

Greens Release Plan to Save Tasmania's Wombats

The severe outbreak of wombat mange in 2010 has led to a likely extinction of the wombat population in Narawntapu National Park.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  7 Oct 2017

Wombat Culls Must Be Banned

A ban on crop protection permits being issued for wombats is the only way to prevent localised extinction and ensure survival of the species.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  15 Jun 2017