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Good Riddance to the Ocean Monarch

Rosalie Woodruff MP | Greens Environment spokesperson

The Ocean Monarch oil rig arrived in the Derwent River without a by-your-leave or any biosecurity checks, and anchored at the entrance to Ralph’s Bay. After 11 weeks of sustained public concern and criticism about the risk it presented to our marine environment, the oil rig has finally departed. 

Barnett Refuses to Release Marine Farming Review Panel Resignation Letter

Rosalie Woodruff MP | Greens Environment spokesperson

Under questioning from the Greens in Parliament today, the Minister for Primary Industries, Guy Barnett, refused to release the resignation letter of two key scientists from the Marine Farming Review Panel. Their resignation letter was sent just after the Storm Bay fish farm expansion was recommended for approval.

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