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Water Reservoir

Gutwein Refuses to Rule Out Further Public Funds for Twamley Dam

Treasurer Peter Gutwein refused to rule out committing further public funding to bail out the now-precarious Twamley Dam.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  17 Oct 2019


Tasmanian Farm, Cows

Liberals Failing to Aid Dairy Farmers in Transition to Organic

The Minister for Primary Industries must take immediate steps to assist dairy farmers to succeed in very dire economic times.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  24 Aug 2016


Gordon Dam, Hydro Tasmania

Government Needs Long-term Vision for Renewable Energy

The damage to the Basslink cable and the drought conditions have exposed Tasmania’s dependence on dirty coal-fired electricity from the mainland.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  17 Aug 2016


Tasmanian Farm, Cows

Tasmania's Biggest Flood Since 1929

Notes that the heavy rainfall in parts of Tasmania, especially the North, North West and the Upper Derwent resulted in loss of life, both human and animal.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  14 Jun 2016


Green Economics

Greens Alternative Budget 2016: Innovation and Sustainable Agriculture a Must for the New Economy

Andrea Dawkins  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  1 Jun 2016


Blue Tier, Tasmanian Forest Agreement Forest

Ministers Failing to Answer Questions on Notice

It is disappointing to see the number of questions that were put on notice some time ago that have not yet been answered by ministers.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  26 Apr 2016


Gordon Dam, Hydro Tasmania

Groom Failed to Prepare for "Super" Drought

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  15 Mar 2016


Water Reservoir

Water Management Plans Needed

The current dry conditions look very similar to projections under the government's own global warming modelling, with dry Springs leading into wetter Autumns.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  18 Jan 2016


Farm, Crops

Drought Relief Welcome, Longer Term Planning Needed

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  17 Jan 2016