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Tasmanian Farm, Cows

Liberals Silent on Van Dairy Cruelty and Pollution

Tasmanians still don’t know whether anything has changed for the better for animals or the local environment at and near Van Dairy’s farms.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  30 Jun 2021


Man testing water in a river.

Greens Release Plan For Strong, Independent EPA

Lutruwita/Tasmania deserves an independent Environment Protection Agency, with the resources and teeth to put this island’s precious environment first.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  28 Apr 2021


Fish Farm, Macquarie Harbor

Environmental Fine a Warning to the Salmon Industry

While the $40,000 fine imposed on Huon Aquaculture is barely a slap on the wrist to a company making tens of millions in profit every year. 

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  5 May 2020


Ocean Waves

Marine-Related Incidents (Marpol Implementation) Bill 2019

This bill will replace the outdated Pollution of Waters by Oil and Noxious Substances Act 1987, and give effect to the MARPOL Convention.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  17 Oct 2019


Ocean Waves

River Derwent Catchment Pollution

Environment Tasmania has released film footage which shows the difference between the upstream and downstream of these industrial farms.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  1 Aug 2019


Water Reservoir

Protection Needed for Peter Murrell Reserve

The Peter Murrell Conservation Area in Kingston is facing the prospect of a new sewerage pipeline to be installed through it by TasWater.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  22 Sep 2016