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Fishfarm Industry Regulation Long Overdue

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

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 17 Feb 2020

Marine Farming Planning Review Panel - Petuna Fish Farm, Storm Bay

Parliamentary Activity - Rosalie Woodruff responds to the announcement that the Government will be approving a large fish farm off Betsy Island in Storm Bay.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 11 Apr 2019

Petuna's Storm Bay Expansion Approval Compromised

Media Release - Minister Barnett’s approval of the Storm Bay North Marine Farming Development Plan, enabling large scale industrial fish farming south of Betsy Island in Storm Bay, is completely compromised.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 11 Apr 2019

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

Media Release - The Liberals’ decision to approve Tassal and Huon Aquaculture’s mass expansion into Storm Bay is a shocking indication of the disregard it holds for community consultation and scientific evidence.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 29 Oct 2018

Derwent Estuary Program

Parliamentary Activity - The Derwent Estuary Program, as most members would know, is a partnership between a number of government business scientists and community groups, particularly the Brighton, Clarence, Derwent Valley, Glenorchy, Hobart and Kingborough...

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 22 May 2018

Petuna Not on Pathway to Sustainability

Media Release - Petuna is using the same secretive approval processes and toothless regulations to guide its massive sea-grab of 4.3 million square metres of public waters in Storm Bay that have led to the damage of Macquarie Harbour.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 14 Dec 2017

Liberals' Plan to Expand Salmon Industry at Expense of Community and Environment

Media Release - The Liberals’ final Salmon Growth Plan released today is a sham, written by industry for industry.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 6 Dec 2017

More NW Fish Farms Without Community Consultation

Media Release - The Minister for Primary Industries, Jeremy Rockliff’s announcement of Tassal’s exploration of finfish farming operations off eastern King Island is a desperate attempt to create fictional jobs in his home electorate of Braddon.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 8 Nov 2017

Petuna Plan an Admission of Regulation Failure

Media Release - Petuna Aquaculture’s public call for the EPA to create individual lease-level stocking limits is an admission that the government’s regulatory system is not fair, and is failing to protect Macquarie Harbour.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 17 Mar 2017

Super-Trawler on Horizon

Media Release - Lessons need to be learned from the previous successful community campaign against the doomed attempt to have the FV Margiris super trawler by any fishing corporations attempting to utilise similar vessels to access Tasmanian fisheries.

Kim Booth - 6 Jun 2014