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2019 Government Businesses Scrutiny Committee - TasWater

Full transcript of the Tasmanian Water and Sewerage Corporation Pty Ltd hearings in the 2019 Government Businesses Scrutiny Committee.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  4 Dec 2019

Law Books

TasWater Confirm No Penalty for 6 Million Litre Sewerage Spill

TasWater confirmed there has been no infringement or fine issued for the 6,000,000Lt sewerage spill from their Macquarie Point Treatment Plant.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  4 Dec 2019

Water Reservoir

Water Pollution

Rosalie Woodruff discusses the potential Hobart drinking water and irrigation scheme restrictions during the adjournment.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  28 Nov 2019

Doctor with Patient

Government Responsible For Water Quality Fix

Six million litres of untreated sewage was discharged into the Derwent River from the Macquarie Point Sewage Treatment Plant on Sunday.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  13 Aug 2019

Ocean Waves

Water Quality - Monitoring

A recent water monitoring study has detected disturbingly high levels of fish waste in the upper Derwent River catchment.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  7 Aug 2019

Ocean Waves

River Derwent Catchment Pollution

Environment Tasmania has released film footage which shows the difference between the upstream and downstream of these industrial farms.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  1 Aug 2019

Fish Farm, Macquarie Harbor

Marine Farming Planning Review Panel - Petuna Fish Farm, Storm Bay

Rosalie Woodruff responds to the announcement that the Government will be approving a large fish farm off Betsy Island in Storm Bay.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  11 Apr 2019

Ocean Waves

River Derwent - Enterococci Readings

The Derwent Estuary Program's tests of the most popular swimming locations found seven of 18 spots had unsafe levels of enterococci.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  11 Apr 2019

Fish Farm, Macquarie Harbor

Barnett Gives Himself an "A" on Salmon

It’s laughable for the newest Minister for Primary Industries to give the internal annual review of the Salmon Growth Plan a terrific score.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  13 Feb 2019

Ocean Waves

Good Riddance to the Ocean Monarch

After 11 weeks of sustained public concern and criticism about the risk it presented to our marine environment, the oil rig has finally departed.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  31 Jan 2019

Ocean Waves

Ocean Monarch Oil Rig, Threat to Marine Environment

Diamond Offshore's Ocean Monarch oil rig has been drilling for gas in Bass Strait and is now anchored in the Derwent River near the entrance to Ralphs Bay.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  27 Nov 2018

Fish Farm, Macquarie Harbor

Marine Farming Planning Review Panel - Resignation of Members

Communities presented across days of public hearings to the Marine Farming Planning Review Panel about the Storm Bay expansion.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  20 Nov 2018

Fish Farm, Macquarie Harbor

Derwent Estuary Program

The Derwent Estuary Program is a partnership between a number of government business scientists and community groups.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  22 May 2018


Liberals Should Get On Board Derwent Ferries

It is fantastic that Hobart City Council is getting on board the push to have ferries on the Derwent River to ease traffic congestion and lower emissions.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  10 May 2016