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Fish Farm, Macquarie Harbor

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

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  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  11 Apr 2019


Shellfish, Various

Liberals Playing Favourites on Salmon a Risk to Shellfish and Wild Fisheries

It’s destructive for the Hodgman Government to continue to play favourites with the salmon industry above - and at the cost of - others.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  22 Oct 2018


Fish Farm, Macquarie Harbor

Norfolk Bay Zombie Salmon Lease Provokes Community Outrage

Huon Aquaculture’s move to open a zombie finfish lease in Norfolk Bay for their POMV-infected salmon is a retrograde step.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  10 Aug 2018


Public Meeting, Town Hall

Public Reaction to Planning Proposals

I also want to pay tribute to a couple of other communities in Tasmania who have celebrated such important wins over the last couple of months.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  21 Aug 2018


Fish Farm, Macquarie Harbor

Salmon Industry Growth Plan

Yesterday a broad coalition of people gathered outside this House to condemn the Government's salmon industry growth plan.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  16 Aug 2017


Port Arthur, Historic Convict Site, Tasmania

Chilean Algal Blooms Further Evidence of Harms of Fish Farming

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  26 May 2016


Fish Farm in Okehampton Bay, Tasmania

Massive Opposition to Fish Farm Expansion on East Coast

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  26 Apr 2016


Ocean Waves

East Coast Salmon Farm Expansion Concern

The fin-fish farming expansion by Tassal into the east coast marine environment has caused enormous community concern.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  7 Apr 2016


Super Trawler Geelong Star

Super Trawler Still Unwelcome in Tasmania

The protest outside the Liberal Party Conference is another reminder of the strong opposition within the community to a supertrawler in Tasmanian waters. 

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  5 Sep 2015


Super Trawler Geelong Star

Liberal Government Must Turn Back This Boat

Minister Rockliff needs to reveal to the Tasmanian public the intentions of the State government regarding the ongoing debacle that is the Geelong Star.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  25 Jun 2015


Shellfish, Various

Fish Farm Concerns

Tassal’s planned expansion into the southern channel is deeply disturbing.

Kim Booth  |  Media Release  |  23 Mar 2015


Fish Farm, Macquarie Harbor

Waterloo Bay

The Huon Valley Council should reject a Development Application and Planning Scheme amendment for a marine bulk loading facility at Waterloo Bay.

Nick Mckim  |  Media Release  |  4 Nov 2014