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Remote Area Firefighters


Bushfire, Burned Forest

Bushfire Preparedness

In 2018-19 205 000 hectares of Tasmanian landscape was burnt. Over 40 per cent of that was in the Wilderness World Heritage Area.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  17 Sep 2020


Bushfire, Active Blaze

Jaensch Leaves Parks' Tanks Half Full, Unprepared for Bushfire

Tasmanians will be left feeling disturbed after Minister Jaensch confirmed Parks and Wildlife's current vehicle fleet is unfit for fighting bushfires. 

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  17 Sep 2020


Bushfire, Burned Forest

Bushfire Preparation

Rosalie Woodruff moves and debates a motion calling on the government to report on progress implementing bushfire review recommendations.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  13 Nov 2019


Bushfire, Active Blaze

Bushfire Preparedness

That was a very revealing answer from the minister about the number of remote area teams that are not available in the south of the state today.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  13 Nov 2019


Bushfire, Active Blaze

Bushfires - Availability of Remote Area Teams

Rosalie Woodruff asks the Minister for Fire and Emergency Management how many TFS remote area team staff are currently be able to be mobilised.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  13 Nov 2019


Bushfire, Burned Forest

Shelton Fails to Reassure Tasmanians on Bushfire Preparedness

The catastrophic fires in the northern states are a tragic reminder of the climate emergency unfolding around us.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  12 Nov 2019


Bushfire, Burned Forest

Fire Season - Resources

Rosalie Woodruff questions the Minister over bushfire resourcing and the progress of AFAC recommendations.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  15 Oct 2019