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Wildlife (Protection of Native Duck Species) Bill 2021

A bill for an Act to amend the Wildlife (General) Regulations 2010 to reclassify partly protected duck species as protected wildlife.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Greens Bill  |  24 Jun 2021


Cat, Feral with Bird

Greens Table Legislation to Protect Native Wildlife

The Greens tabled two Bills in Parliament today, designed to protect our state’s unique and special native wildlife.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  24 Jun 2021


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Greens Bear Witness to Duck Slaughter

Gun shots echoed across Tasmania’s inland waterways this morning, as native ducks were blasted out of the skies in the name of ‘sport’.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  6 Mar 2021


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Duck Shooting Season

In 2019, waterbird population surveys across eastern mainland states found numbers of birds in areas of wetlands were the lowest since counts began in 1983.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  4 Mar 2021


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Barnett Ignores Expert Advice and Duck Shooting Cruelty

Primary Industries Minister, Guy Barnett continues his obstinate refusal to listen to the evidence when it comes to native duck shooting. 

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  4 Mar 2021


Parliament House, Tasmania

International Day for Democracy

Today is International Day for Democracy and in a time of pandemic it is even more critical that we nurture and protect the foundations of our democracy.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  15 Sep 2020


Pile of Woodchips

Minister Barnett Struggles with Truth, it's There in Black and White

Minister Guy Barnett’s constant refusal to be honest is disrespectful to both the Tasmanian people and their democratic processes. 

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  15 Sep 2020


Bureaucracy, Professional with Paperwork

Duck Hunting - Right to Information Request

In response to media reporting on a briefing minute released, the DPIPWE Secretary issued a statement claiming the Minister had never received the minute.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  19 Aug 2020


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Duck Hunting Season

Last month a document released under RTI revealed that DPIPWE strongly recommended against the duck hunting season on a range of reserve lands.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  19 Aug 2020


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Barnett’s Duck and Cover

Minister Barnett’s feeble attempt to duck scrutiny won’t work, he’s not fooling anyone.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  19 Aug 2020


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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.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  5 Mar 2020


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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’.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  5 Mar 2020


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Minister Should End Duck Hunting

Minister Groom should celebrate this centenary year of the nearby Freycinet National Park by declaring an end to duck hunting.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  5 Mar 2016


Handgun with Bullets

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.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  3 Mar 2016


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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