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2019 Government Businesses Scrutiny Committee - TasWater

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

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 4 Dec 2019

TasWater Confirm No Penalty for 6 Million Litre Sewerage Spill

Media Release - In GBE hearings today, TasWater confirmed there has been no infringement or fine issued for the 6,000,000Lt sewerage spill from their Macquarie Point Treatment Plant in August this year.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 4 Dec 2019

Adjournment - Water Pollution

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

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 28 Nov 2019

Government Responsible For Water Quality Fix

Media Release - Six million litres of untreated sewage was discharged into the Derwent River from the Macquarie Point Sewage Treatment Plant on Sunday, when back-up power failed. There was a disturbing, apparent eight-hour, delay in TasWater’s after-hours...

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 13 Aug 2019

Water Quality - Monitoring

Parliamentary Activity - A recent water monitoring study conducted by prominent scientist, Christine Coughanowr, has detected disturbingly high levels of fish waste in the upper Derwent River catchment.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 7 Aug 2019

Adjournment - River Derwent Catchment Pollution

Parliamentary Activity - Today, Environment Tasmania has released some documentary film footage which shows the difference between the upstream and downstream of these industrial farms, and I have seen the footage and it is very stark.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 1 Aug 2019

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

Parliamentary Activity - 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 - 11 Apr 2019

River Derwent - Enterococci Readings

Parliamentary Activity - Dr WOODRUFF question to PREMIER as ACTING MINISTER for the ENVIRONMENT, Mr HODGMAN

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 11 Apr 2019

Barnett Gives Himself an "A" on Salmon

Media Release - It’s laughable for the newest Minister for Primary Industries, Guy Barnett, to give the internal annual review of the Salmon Growth Plan a terrific score. The question on everyone’s lips must surely be “who did he speak to?” when he...

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 13 Feb 2019

Good Riddance to the Ocean Monarch

Media Release - The Ocean Monarch oil rig arrived in the Derwent River without a by-your-leave or any biosecurity checks, and anchored at the entrance to Ralph’s Bay. After 11 weeks of sustained public concern and criticism about the risk it presented to...

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 31 Jan 2019

Adjournment - Ocean Monarch Oil Rig, Threat to Marine Environment

Parliamentary Activity - Dr WOODRUFF (Franklin) - Madam Speaker, I rise tonight to speak about a matter of concern in relation to Diamond Offshore's Ocean Monarch oil rig that has been drilling for gas in Bass Strait and is now anchored in the Derwent River near...

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 27 Nov 2018

Marine Farming Planning Review Panel - Resignation of Members

Parliamentary Activity - Dr WOODRUFF question to MINISTER for PRIMARY INDUSTRIES and WATER, Mr BARNETT

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 20 Nov 2018

Derwent Estuary Program

Parliamentary Activity - The Derwent Estuary Program, as most members would know, is a partnership between a number of government business scientists and community groups, particularly the Brighton, Clarence, Derwent Valley, Glenorchy, Hobart and Kingborough...

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 22 May 2018

Liberals Should Get On Board Derwent Ferries

Media Release - 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 in Southern Tasmania.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 10 May 2016