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Duck Hunting Season

The opening of the annual duck shooting season starts this long weekend. Native ducks will be blasted out of the skies in the name of sport.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  5 Mar 2020

Duck Shooting is Animal Cruelty, Not "Way of Life"

Gun shots will echo across Tasmania’s inland waterways this weekend, as native ducks are brutally blasted out of the skies in the name of ‘sport’.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  5 Mar 2020

Redneck Liberals Open National Parks and World Heritage Area for Hunting

It’s clear the Liberals have once again kowtowed to the powerful shooting lobby.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  23 Aug 2018

Recreational Shooting in Protected Areas

We understand this is not about invasive species management, it is about hunting.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  23 Aug 2018

Recreational Shooting in Protected Areas

The Minister has announced that recreational shooters will be allowed into protected areas, including the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  23 Aug 2018

Minister Should End Duck Hunting

The whimsical performance of Duck Lake by wildlife protesters on Moulting Lagoon was a courageous attempt to draw attention to the archaic and dishonourable practice of shooting native birds for sport.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  5 Mar 2016

Duck Shooters Need Knowledge of Gun Safety

The comments, and apparent lack of understanding of gun laws, from the President of Field Hunting and Conservation are extremely concerning.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  3 Mar 2016

Feral Deer Management Plan Needed

Recent research from UTAS estimates there may be up to 1.1 million deer across Tasmania by 2050. Compared to about 30,000 in 2000, this is an alarming increase. The number of deer and the expansion in their range would be a huge threat to...

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  10 Jan 2016

End Duck Shooting Season

The tranquillity of Tasmania’s wetlands will be broken an hour before dawn tomorrow with the formal opening of the annual duck shooting season.

Nick Mckim  |  Media Release  |  7 Mar 2015