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Bushfire and Climate Summit Warning for Tasmania

The 33 Emergency Leaders for Climate Action were crystal clear - our worsening extreme weather is caused by burning fossil fuels.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  10 Jun 2020

Shelton Shows Disturbing Climate Ignorance

The Minister dodged questions about how many remote area firefighters are available to be mobilised if a fire breaks out.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  13 Nov 2019

Shelton Fails to Reassure Tasmanians on Bushfire Preparedness

The catastrophic fires in the northern states are a tragic reminder of the climate emergency unfolding around us.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  12 Nov 2019

Centenary of National Parks Highlights Failures of Minister

On this weekend's centenary of national parks, Parks Minister, Matthew Groom, should admit Tasmania's protected areas are under unprecedented threat as a result of Liberal policies.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  27 Aug 2016

World Heritage Committee Request Must be Heard

The Greens welcome the World Heritage Committee's request to implement the recommendations of their expert mission.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  15 Jul 2016

State Budget 2016: Parks Funding Slashed and Burnt

We have just experienced devastating bushfires that burned an estimated 21 000 hectares of the TWWHA, yet the Budget papers show more than $6 million cut from an already underfunded Parks and Wildlife Service across the forward Estimates.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  1 Jun 2016

Fire Management and Planning Need Adequate Resources for Remote Fireys

Motion calling on the Hodgman Government to properly fund the Tasmanian Parks and Wildlife Service, enabling it to retain its experienced remote firefighters and to undertake effective fire management planning and operations throughout the...

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  25 May 2016

Bushfire Inquiry A Whitewash

The Bushfire Inquiry findings paint over the devastation of the summer bushfires in the World Heritage Area. It's as though they never existed.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  27 Apr 2016

bushfire permit period decision correct

Two days of total fire ban were declared in parts of the state on Saturday 3 and Tuesday 6 October and conditions were forecast a number of days beforehand.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  14 Oct 2015