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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

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

Tasmania's Oceans at Significant Risk from Acidification

Calls on the Government to investigate the impact of ocean acidification on Tasmania’s marine environment and seafood industries, and how those impacts are compounded by warming waters, marine pollution, and fish farming.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  3 May 2016

Mussel Farmer is Marine Canary in Mine

Primary Industries Minister Jeremy Rockliff must commit to an open door policy for all aquaculture stakeholders.

Kim Booth  |  Media Release  |  25 Apr 2015