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Threatened Species Day Highlights Urgent Need for New National Environmental Laws

Media Release - National Threatened Species Day, held every year on September 7, commemorates the death of the last Thylacine in Tasmania 72 years ago. Seven decades on and the State Government have not learned from the tragic mistakes of the past.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 7 Sep 2018

Norfolk Bay Salmon Farm Shock Galvanises Locals

Media Release - Huon Aquaculture’s installation of salmon pens in Norfolk Bay, without public consultation or independent assessment of social and marine impacts, has angered and frustrated Southern Beaches and Tasman Peninsula residents. 

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 17 Aug 2018

Norfolk Bay Zombie Salmon Lease Provokes Community Outrage

Media Release - Huon Aquaculture’s move to open a zombie finfish lease in Norfolk Bay for their POMV-infected salmon, without public consultation or an impact assessment is a retrograde step.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 10 Aug 2018

Finfish Farming - Norfolk Bay

Parliamentary Activity - The Greens bring on this motion today as a matter that requires urgent action and are calling on the minister to act immediately in her role as responsible minister for finfish farming in this state to cancel the licence for Huon...

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 29 Aug 2018

Institute of Marine and Antarctic Studies - Red Handfish Discovery

Parliamentary Activity - Mr Deputy Speaker. I thank the Minister for Planning for reminding us and recording in Hansard that indeed the Greens have concerns with some corrupted planning processes that have been used around the Cambria Green development.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 22 Aug 2018

Public Reaction to Planning Proposals

Parliamentary Activity - Madam Speaker, I rise tonight to celebrate the power of the community of people in Tasmania who have risen up from the east coast but much more broadly than there to declare their love for the place they live in and their determination to...

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 21 Aug 2018

Norfolk Bay - Salmon Pens

Parliamentary Activity - 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 - 21 Aug 2018