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Environmental Defenders Office

Save the Tarkine Decision Welcome

The Tasmanian Greens commend the Full Court of the Supreme Court on its unanimous decision to dismiss the Liberal Government's appeal, and order to the Minister to provide a statement of reasons for the decision to grant mining leases for...

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  26 Aug 2016

Greens Donate Excess Pay Rise to NGOs

In response to today's deadline for advising Parliament on the excessive 10.5% pay rise, we have written to the Clerk of the House advising that monies above a 2% pay rise will go to six non-government organisations.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  7 Jul 2016

Environmental Defenders Office Ignored Again

Attorney General, Vanessa Goodwin, was happy to talk up picking up the slack of their Federal colleagues when it comes to funding to community legal centres, but refused to consider the Environmental Defenders Office.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  7 Jun 2016

Excessive Pay Rise Should Go to Unfunded Organisations

The Legislative Council delivered the Hodgman Government everything they hoped in defeating the government's sham disallowance Motion today.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  25 May 2016

Goodwin Puts Environment at Risk

Attorney-General Vanessa Goodwin has endangered Tasmania’s clean, green land, water and air by denying funding to the Environmental Defenders Office of Tasmania.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  25 Aug 2015

Community Legal Centres Funding

Yesterday the Treasurer said, 'We will step in and make certain community legal centres are funded at the same level so they can provide the services that they need'.

Nick Mckim  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  4 Jun 2015