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Logged Forest, Tarkine

Leatherwood Logging

The leatherwood tree is found only in Tasmania. It grows in cool temperate rainforests that occur in mossy forests along the north west, west and south west.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  7 May 2020


Legislation, Clause Being Highlighted

Genetically Modified Organisms Control Amendment Bill 2019

We commend the minister for his advocacy at a national level in relation to the deregulation of SDN-1 and RNA-derived genetic organisms.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  24 Sep 2019


Bushfire, Burned Forest

Bushfires and Climate Emergency

The bushfire season has started early and ferociously in eastern Australia, with large out of control bushfires in New South Wales and Queensland.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  11 Sep 2019


Logged Forest, Tarkine

Leatherwood Forests Must be Protected

Last summer’s bushfires burned large tracts of native forest, including the leatherwood trees so critical to the honey industry.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  3 Sep 2019


Logged Forest, Tarkine

Climate Emergency

Rosalie Woodruff questions the government of their position on the climate emergency and bushfires.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  22 May 2019


Log Pile at the Port of Burnie, Tasmania

Forest Practices Amendment Bill 2018

We will go into Committee because we have a few things we would like to talk about, the specifics of a number of clauses.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  2 May 2019


Bushfire, Burned Forest

Effect of Bushfires on the Honey industry

There are still questions to be answered about the response to the Gell River fire.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  20 Mar 2019


Biosecurity Dog

GE-Free Status Continues

The move to roll over the current moratorium on genetically-engineered (GE) crops and animals for a further five years is welcome.

Kim Booth  |  Media Release  |  19 Aug 2014