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Ocean Waves

Extreme Weather Event - Effect on Seals and Sharks

Accompanying the report of salmon pens with holes the size of trucks in the sides, we have also heard of dead seals being washed up on shorelines.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  22 May 2018


Fish Farm, Macquarie Harbor

Extreme Weather Event - Damage to Salmon Pens

Last Thursday there was extreme rainfall, floods and wild winds across southern Tasmania focused around Storm Bay and the D'Entrecasteaux Channel.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  22 May 2018


Doctor with Patient

Labor Ignore Climate Change in Reshuffle

By ignoring climate change, both Labor and the Liberals dismiss humanity's biggest threat, and abrogate their responsibility to prepare Tasmania for the future.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  7 Aug 2017


Bushfire, Active Blaze

Remembering the Devastation of 1967, Learning Lessons for the Future

Tasmanians are coming together as a community today to mark the devastation and tragedy of the 1967 bushfires.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  7 Feb 2017


Bushfire, Burned Forest

Flood Inquiry Welcome, but Ignores Climate Change

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  13 Sep 2016


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


Legislation, Clause Being Highlighted

Call for Amendment to Save Giant Lobster from Forestry Practices

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  18 Aug 2016


Logged Forest, Tarkine

Urgent Action Needed to Save Giant Freshwater Lobster

Astacopsis gouldi, the giant freshwater lobster, is now categorised as endangered on the International Union for Conservation of Nature's red list.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  17 Aug 2016


Gordon Dam, Hydro Tasmania

Hydro Cloud-seeding Cover Up

The record winter floods took the lives of three Tasmanians. It destroyed homes, paddocks, fences and roads and had a devastating impact on rural communities. 

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  16 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


Industrial Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Greens' Response to Tasmanian Floods

On behalf of the Tasmanian Greens I want to say to the people of northern Tasmania and the Highlands, our hearts are with you.

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


Launceston, Tasmania

Gutwein's Water and Sewerage Mess

The Treasurer and Member for Bass, Peter Gutwein, again refused to take responsibility for Launceston's ailing water and sewerage infrastructure.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  2 Jun 2016


Water Reservoir

State Budget 2016: Surplus at the Cost of Launceston's Water and Sewerage

As indicated in the 2016/17 State Budget, significant investment is required to upgrade Tasmania’s crumbling water and sewerage infrastructure.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  31 May 2016