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Macquarie Harbour Salmon Escape

Minister Barnett must come clean on reports of mass salmon escapes in degraded Macquarie Harbour.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  16 Dec 2019

Norfolk Bay - Salmon Pens

Norfolk Bay residents are outraged by two massive salmon pens sitting off Lime Bay that from tomorrow Huon Aquaculture will begin filling with potentially POMV-infected fish and harvesting on a boat between the evenings of Sunday to...

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  21 Aug 2018

Liberals Take Evasion to the Next Level on Salmon

The Minister for Primary Industries today in Parliament refused to respond to allegations that 1,200 salmon a day are dying from Pilchard orthomyxovirus (POMV) at the Dover and Tasman salmon farm leases.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  3 Jul 2018

Courtney Dodges Question on Mass Salmon Escape and Seal Deaths

The Minister for Primary Industries, Sarah Courtney, dodged questions in Parliament on reports of mass salmon escapes and seal deaths resulting from last week's climate-induced extreme weather events across Storm Bay.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  22 May 2018

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

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