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Fishfarm Industry Regulation Long Overdue

The new Premier has the chance to fix the state’s legislation and clean up fish farming in Tasmania.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  17 Feb 2020

Labor's Position on Fish Farms

Rosalie Woodruff moves a motion calling on the Labor Party to outline their position on fish farming ahead of the Federal Election.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  1 May 2019

Labor Must Answer to Coastal Communities on Fish Farm Expansion

When given the opportunity to articulate their policy on large-scale fish farm expansion ahead of the Federal Election, Labor failed.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  1 May 2019

Marine Farming Planning Review Panel - Petuna Fish Farm, Storm Bay

Rosalie Woodruff responds to the announcement that the Government will be approving a large fish farm off Betsy Island in Storm Bay.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  11 Apr 2019

Petuna's Storm Bay Expansion Approval Compromised

Minister Barnett’s approval of the Storm Bay North Marine Farming Development Plan is completely compromised.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  11 Apr 2019

Marine Farm Planning Review Panel - Resignation of Members

Rosalie questions the Minister over the resignation of Marine Farm Planning Review Panel members Professor Barbara Novak and Ms Louise Cherry.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  21 Nov 2018

Barnett Refuses to Release Resignation Letter

The Minister for Primary Industries, Guy Barnett, refused to release the resignation letter of two key scientists from the Marine Farming Review Panel.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  20 Nov 2018

Marine Farming Planning Review Panel - Resignation of Members

Communities presented across days of public hearings to the Marine Farming Planning Review Panel about the Storm Bay expansion.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  20 Nov 2018

Marine Farming Planning Review Panel - Resignations of Members

Two of the eight members of your marine farming review panel have resigned in protest at the recent approval of the salmon industry expansion into Storm Bay.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  20 Nov 2018

Clouds Still Hang Over Storm Bay Expansion Approval

Tasmanians don’t know what the relationship between the former-Minister and her then-Secretary has had to do with this approval.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  31 Oct 2018

Storm Bay Salmon Farm Approval Shows Disrespect for Community, and Science

The Liberals’ decision to approve mass expansion into Storm Bay shows the disregard they hold for community consultation and scientific evidence.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  29 Oct 2018

Fish Farm Partnership Ignores Environmental Reality

Petuna and Tassal’s restructured operations in Macquarie Harbour may temporarily quell nervous shareholders.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  17 May 2018

Community Opposed to Storm Bay Fish Farm Expansion

The Storm Bay sea-grab by Huon Aquaculture, Tassal and Petuna will see 19 million square metres of public waters privatised.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  21 Jan 2018

Fish Farming Needs to Be Regulated for the Long Term

Residents, recreational fishers, other commercial fishers, tourism operators, and sailors feel shut out of the flawed Okehampton Bay approval.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  4 May 2017

LibLabs in Lock Step on Fish Farm Expansion

The Liberal and Labor parties have rejected the Greens' move to establish a Parliamentary Inquiry into fish farm expansion in Tasmania.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  3 May 2017

Greens Move for Parliamentary Inquiry into Fish Farm Expansion

The Tasmanian Greens have moved to establish a Joint House inquiry into fish farm expansion.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  2 May 2017