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Barnett Refuses to Release Marine Farming Review Panel Resignation Letter

Rosalie Woodruff MP | Greens Environment spokesperson

Under questioning from the Greens in Parliament today, the Minister for Primary Industries, Guy Barnett, refused to release the resignation letter of two key scientists from the Marine Farming Review Panel. Their resignation letter was sent just after the Storm Bay fish farm expansion was recommended for approval.

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

Rosalie Woodruff MP | Greens Environment spokesperson

The Australia Institute report into aquaculture and fishing in Tasmania released today highlights how severely the government has undervalued the contribution of the shellfish and wild-catch fish industries. It’s destructive for the Hodgman Government to continue to play favourites with the salmon industry above - and at the cost of - others.

Stewardship Certification Removal for Macquarie Harbour Salmon Not Surprising

Rosalie Woodruff MP | Greens Environment spokesperson

News the last two salmon companies left farming in Macquarie Harbour are pre-emptively removing their Aquaculture Stewardship Council eco-branding from products as we head into a hot El Niño summer is not surprising - especially given 1.35 million fish died there last year. 

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