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Fish Farm in Okehampton Bay, Tasmania

Salmon Farmers’ Antibiotic Contamination Chilling

News more than a tonne of antibiotic-spiked feed have been silently dumped into salmon pens, also contaminating native fish and marine sediments, is chilling

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  14 Nov 2022


Fish Farm, Macquarie Harbor

Liberal Party Fundraiser Courts Big Salmon

Premier Rockliff has refused to talk about the donations salmon giants give to Liberal Party coffers

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  10 Nov 2022


Fish Farm, Macquarie Harbor

Fin Fish Farming Report Confirms Worst Fears About Toxic Industry

After an inquiry lasting more than two years, the Legislative Council has finally handed down its report on Fin Fish Farming, and it's damning.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  24 May 2022


Corruption, Handing over Envelope

Dark Money Doesn't Faze Minister

The Attorney General Elise Archer MP has refused to refer JBS’ purchase of Huon Aquaculture to the Australian Federal Police.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  4 May 2022


Fish Farm in Okehampton Bay, Tasmania

JBS and Huon Aquaculture

The Benders are selling their shares in Huon Aquaculture after a chequered history of environmental damage, social disregard and animal welfare issues.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  24 Aug 2021


Parliament House, Tasmania

Huon CEO Attacks Parliament Inquiry

Huon Aquaculture CEO Frances Bender has attacked the integrity and purpose of the Legislative Council's Inquiry into Fin Fish Farming.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  21 Feb 2020


Fish Farm in Okehampton Bay, Tasmania

Fishfarm Industry Regulation Long Overdue

The new Premier has the chance to fix the state’s legislation and clean up fish farming in Tasmania.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  17 Feb 2020


Fish Farm, Macquarie Harbor

Storm Bay Salmon Farm Approval Shows Disrespect for Community, and Science

The Liberals’ decision to approve mass expansion into Storm Bay shows the disregard they hold for community consultation and scientific evidence.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  29 Oct 2018


Fish Farm, Macquarie Harbor

Escaped Salmon Silence Further Evidence of Self-Regulated Industry

Huon Aquaculture have finally confirmed 120,000 salmon escaped from their pens in the May storms this year.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  12 Sep 2018


Fish Farm, Macquarie Harbor

Finfish Farming - Norfolk Bay

The Greens bring on this motion today as a matter that requires urgent action and are calling on the minister to act immediately.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  29 Aug 2018


Spotted Handfish, Tasmania

Institute of Marine and Antarctic Studies - Red Handfish Discovery

This newly discovered colony of rare red handfish could double the total population number to 80 individuals, which is fantastic.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  22 Aug 2018


Fish Farm, Macquarie Harbor

Derwent Estuary Program

The Derwent Estuary Program is a partnership between a number of government business scientists and community groups.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  22 May 2018


Fish Farm, Macquarie Harbor

Huon Aquaculture Legal Action

Huon Aquaculture has launched action in the Supreme Court of Tasmania and Federal Court of Australia over Macquarie Harbour.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  6 Feb 2017


Fish Farm, Macquarie Harbor

Tandem Freefall: Parachute Fails For Macquarie Harbour and Fish Farm Industry

Junk science from the Primary Industry Minister’s department has been used to promote fish farm expansions at any cost.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  1 Dec 2016