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Adjournment - Fallow Deer

Parliamentary Activity - We are now in a situation in 2020 where the Department of Primary Industries, Parks and Water and the Environment Game Management Branch really has no idea how many fallow deer there are in Tasmania.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 6 May 2020

Liberals' Feral Deer Mismanagement a Growing Threat

Media Release - Tasmania’s feral deer numbers are increasing due to State Government policy that encourages population growth to provide sport for hunters at the expense of farmers and the environment.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 27 Apr 2020

Redneck Liberals Open National Parks and World Heritage Area for Hunting

Media Release - It’s clear the Liberals have once again kowtowed to the powerful shooting lobby with their decision to open up Tasmania’s protected areas for recreational shooting, under the guise of environmental management.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 23 Aug 2018

Tasman National Park - Land Clearing

Parliamentary Activity - Are you aware of this destructive act that resulted in a large scar inside the park, a scar that will take years to recover, and can you tell the House what you know about this damage?

Cassy O'Connor MP - 30 Aug 2018

Recreational Shooting in Protected Areas

Parliamentary Activity - Your desire to appease the powerful gun lobby after the backflip on changes to gun laws was evident yesterday with your announcement shooters will be allowed into more national parks and reserves. We understand this is not about invasive...

Cassy O'Connor MP - 23 Aug 2018

Recreational Shooting in Protected Areas

Parliamentary Activity - Yesterday, in yet another sop to the gun lobby, your Minister for Primary Industries and Water announced that recreational shooters would be allowed into protected areas, including the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 23 Aug 2018

Feral Deer Management Plan Needed

Media Release - Recent research from UTAS estimates there may be up to 1.1 million deer across Tasmania by 2050. Compared to about 30,000 in 2000, this is an alarming increase. The number of deer and the expansion in their range would be a huge threat to...

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 10 Jan 2016