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On-Island Shellfish Testing Welcome

The Greens welcome the government’s investment in on-island shellfish testing.  We raised our serious concerns about this industry, and potential public health, issue late last year.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  3 May 2017

On-Island Shellfish Testing Needed

Since 2012, the State's shellfish industries have been plagued with paralytic shellfish toxin, resulting in 50 Tasmanian farms being closed this year.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  5 Sep 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

Action on Climate Change Needed to Combat Marine Heat Wave

Call on the Government to adopt meaningful action on climate change to help avoid the worst of marine heat waves and their impacts on marine species and dependent industries.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  27 Apr 2016

Liberal Government's Utter Stupidity on Climate Change

Refers the Minister for Environment, Parks and Heritage, Hon Matthew Groom MP, to the Greens’ response to the Draft Climate Change Action Plan.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  7 Apr 2016

POMS Outbreak Needs Research and Climate Change Mitigation Strategy

That this House notes Pacific Oyster Mortality Syndrome, the devastating virus affecting Tasmania’s oyster industry.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  9 Mar 2016