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Fishfarm Industry Regulation Long Overdue

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

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 17 Feb 2020

Greens Motion - Labor's Position on Fish Farms

Parliamentary Activity - 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 - 1 May 2019

Labor Must Answer to Coastal Communities on Fish Farm Expansion

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

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 1 May 2019

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

Parliamentary Activity - 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 - 11 Apr 2019

Petuna's Storm Bay Expansion Approval Compromised

Media Release - Minister Barnett’s approval of the Storm Bay North Marine Farming Development Plan, enabling large scale industrial fish farming south of Betsy Island in Storm Bay, is completely compromised.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 11 Apr 2019

Marine Farm Planning Review Panel - Resignation of Members

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

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 21 Nov 2018

Barnett Refuses to Release Resignation Letter

Media Release - 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...

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 20 Nov 2018

Marine Farming Planning Review Panel - Resignation of Members

Parliamentary Activity - Dr WOODRUFF question to MINISTER for PRIMARY INDUSTRIES and WATER, Mr BARNETT

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 20 Nov 2018

Marine Farming Planning Review Panel - Resignations of Members

Parliamentary Activity - Dr WOODRUFF question to MINISTER for PRIMARY INDUSTRIES and WATER, Mr BARNETT

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 20 Nov 2018

Clouds Still Hang Over Storm Bay Expansion Approval

Media Release - Today, right across Storm Bay and South-East Tasmania, people are asking themselves about the former-Minister for Primary Industries and her relationship with the Secretary of DPIPWE and what impact that may have had on the decision to...

Cassy O'Connor MP - 31 Oct 2018

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

Media Release - The Liberals’ decision to approve Tassal and Huon Aquaculture’s mass expansion into Storm Bay is a shocking indication of the disregard it holds for community consultation and scientific evidence.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 29 Oct 2018

Fish Farm Partnership Ignores Environmental Reality

Media Release - Petuna and Tassal’s restructured operations in Macquarie Harbour may temporarily quell nervous shareholders, but will do nothing to fix the fundamentals of a severely degraded ecosystem resulting from intensive fish farming.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 17 May 2018

Community Opposed to Storm Bay Fish Farm Expansion

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

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 21 Jan 2018

LibLabs in Lock Step on Fish Farm Expansion

Media Release - The Liberal and Labor parties have rejected the Greens' move to establish a Parliamentary Inquiry into fish farm expansion in Tasmania, wasting an opportunity to improve management of the industry and abandoning communities concerned about...

Cassy O'Connor MP - 3 May 2017

Greens Move for Parliamentary Inquiry into Fish Farm Expansion

Media Release - The Tasmanian Greens have moved to establish a Joint House inquiry into fish farm expansion plans to ensure all stakeholders are heard and independent expert advice guides the industry towards genuine world's best practice.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 2 May 2017