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Crop Protection Permits

Australia Receives a 'D' for Animal Welfare

Media Release - 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 - 12 Mar 2020

National Threatened Species Day

Media Release - National Threatened Species Day marks the day the last thylacine died in Tasmania. Under the Hodgman Government, much of our remaining native wildlife faces a similar fate.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 7 Sep 2019

Urgency Motion - Wildlife Culling

Parliamentary Activity - 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 - 5 Sep 2019

Wildlife Protection - Government Funding

Parliamentary Activity - Rosalie Woodruff questions the Minister over resourcing for the penguin taskforce.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 5 Sep 2019

Adjournment - Native Animal Numbers and Culling

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

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 4 Sep 2019

Forester Kangaroos - Numbers and Culling

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

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 4 Sep 2019

Culling of Native Wildlife - Crop Protection System

Parliamentary Activity - Rosalie Woodruff questions the Minister for Primary Industries over authorised killing of more than 21 000 black swans, 10 000 native hens, 5000 wombats, 44 000 sulphur-crested cockatoos and 50 000 forester kangaroos since 2014.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 3 Sep 2019

Greens Matter of Public Importance - Animal Welfare in Tasmania

Parliamentary Activity - Rosalie Woodruff discusses slaughter of over 8000 native black swans in Tasmania, legally authorised by the Government, in the Greens' Matter of Public Importance debate.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 1 Aug 2019

Tasmania's Native Wildlife - Protection

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

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 31 Jul 2019

Wild Swan Slaughter Must End

Media Release - Environment Minister, Peter Gutwein, refused to take responsibility for Tasmania’s native swans, while the Primary Industries Minister dismissed the need to investigate their large-scale slaughter.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 31 Jul 2019

Native Swans - Culling Program

Parliamentary Activity - Rosalie Woodruff asks the Minister if he will cancel crop protection permits for native swans until an investigation into local population dynamics and welfare issues is undertaken.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 31 Jul 2019

Courtney Reveals Extended Licences to Hunt Wombats

Media Release - Primary Industries Minister, Sarah Courtney, has revealed the Liberals’ plans to extend licences to shoot native wildlife, including wombats suffering from the deadly sarcoptic mange.  

Cassy O'Connor MP - 22 Aug 2018

Wombats - Crop Protection Permits, follow-up

Parliamentary Activity - Cassy O'Connor questions the Minister over the number of permits to shoot wombats and the Government's justification while localised extinctions of wombats are occuring at places such as narawntapu National Park.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 22 Aug 2018

Wombats - Crop Protection Permits

Parliamentary Activity - Cassy O'Connor questions the Minister over longer crop protection permits and the large-scale culling of wombats while populations are at risk from sarcoptic mange.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 22 Aug 2018

Greens Release Plan to Save Tasmania's Wombats

Media Release - The severe outbreak of wombat mange in 2010 has led to a likely extinction of the wombat population in Narawntapu National Park. Since then, this problem has become far more widespread.

Andrea Dawkins - 7 Oct 2017

Wombat Culls Must Be Banned

Media Release - The government’s announcement that three of the four current wombat cull permits are to be revoked comes after months of pressure from the community, in large part the Wombat Warriors, and support of the Greens in Parliament.

Andrea Dawkins - 15 Jun 2017