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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. 

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  5 May 2020

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This bill will replace the outdated Pollution of Waters by Oil and Noxious Substances Act 1987, and give effect to the MARPOL Convention.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  17 Oct 2019

River Derwent Catchment Pollution

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

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  1 Aug 2019

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.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  22 Sep 2016

Federal Budget 2016: More Funding Needed for Renewables to Prevent Another Energy Crisis

Tasmania’s energy crisis has exposed the need for our State to secure a renewable future through a strategy to drive investment in new renewable generation capacity.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  5 May 2016

Hodgman Liberal Government Axed Australia's Best Water Testing Regime

TasWater is under pressure to modify its data publication to allow for an increase in publicly available information.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  3 May 2016

Senate Reports Plastics Pollution in Our Oceans Alarming

The Senate Environment and Communications Committee has released a landmark report into the causes and impacts of marine plastic pollution in our waterways and oceans.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  26 Apr 2016