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Mercury Passage

When is a 'Ban' Not a Ban?

In Question Time today, the Premier did not deny the so-called ban on fish farming in 99% of Mercury Passage was cooked up in haste late last week to take heat off Minister Rockliff in Estimates last Thursday.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  13 Jun 2017

Salmon Farm Expansion Planned for the Mercury Passage and Beyond

Fin-fish farming expansion by Tassal into the east coast marine environment, commencing at Okehampton Bay, has been widely rejected by local residents and shack owners, tourism operators, existing mussel and oyster farmers, abalone divers...

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  16 Nov 2016

Marine Farming Planning Review Needs Amended Terms of Reference

The Liberal Government fully supports the salmon industries’ plan to aggressively double the size of their industry by 2030.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  16 Aug 2016

Massive Opposition to Fish Farm Expansion on East Coast

People in Orford are rightly outraged at the lack of communication and complete lack of respect for the community to not have an open and transparent conversation about it.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  26 Apr 2016