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

Media Release - 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...

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 22 Oct 2018

On-Island Shellfish Testing Welcome

Media Release - 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 - 3 May 2017

On-Island Shellfish Testing Needed

Media Release - 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 - 5 Sep 2016

Tasmania's Oceans at Significant Risk from Acidification

Parliamentary Activity - 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 - 3 May 2016