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Liberals' Super Trawler Farce

After changing their position before and after the 2014 election, the Liberals brought a bill to Parliament that merely cements existing super trawler regulations into law.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  11 Apr 2017

Duplicitous Liberals Wave Off Super Trawler

The Tasmanian Greens welcome the news the Geelong Star has left Australian waters.  During its stay, the Geelong Star was responsible for the deaths of dolphins, seals and albatross.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  23 Nov 2016

National Council of Women of Tasmania

he National Council of Women of Tasmania celebrated its 117th annual report for its 118th year this year.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  24 May 2016

Marine deaths unacceptable

The Seafish Tasmanian vessel the Geelong Star is responsible for the deaths of 26 protected animals.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  14 Oct 2015

Super Trawler Still Unwelcome in Tasmania

The protest outside the Liberal Party Conference is another reminder of the strong opposition within the community to a supertrawler in Tasmanian waters. 

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  5 Sep 2015

AFMA Stacking the Trawler Deck

The Australian Fisheries Management Authority (AFMA) are trying to protect themselves from scrutiny by disbanding the Small Pelagic Fishery Assessment Group (SPFAG), which was set up to ensure rigorous oversight of the impact of commercial...

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  9 Jul 2015

Liberal Government Must Turn Back This Boat

Minister Rockliff needs to reveal to the Tasmanian public the intentions of the State government, and, importantly, what communication he has had with his Federal counterparts, regarding the ongoing debacle that is the Geelong Star.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  25 Jun 2015

Geelong Star Kills More Dolphins, Seals

Premier Hodgman should hang his head in shame over the continuing killings of marine mammals by the factory freezer super trawler Geelong Star.

Kim Booth  |  Media Release  |  3 May 2015

Factory Freezer Trawler Double-Speak Continues by Liberals

The Liberals stand exposed for lying their way into government, by promising anti-super trawler campaigners to oppose ‘freezer factory trawlers’.

Kim Booth  |  Media Release  |  29 Apr 2015

Liberals' Factory Freezer Trawler Election Promise

The State Liberals have been exposed promising one thing to anti super trawler campaigners before the state election, and then voting the opposite way once they achieved power.

Kim Booth  |  Media Release  |  28 Apr 2015

Geelong Star-gate

the caller who sought the Premier’s position on the Geelong Star supertrawler on commercial radio last month feels he was deliberately mislead into believing the Liberals opposed the Geelong Star.

Kim Booth  |  Media Release  |  24 Apr 2015

Weasel Words Over Super Trawlers

Premier Will Hodgman owes the community a public apology for his misleading statements on the government’s position on the Geelong Star super trawler.

Kim Booth  |  Media Release  |  23 Apr 2015

Liberals Supertrawler backflip = Support for Geelong Star

The Hodgman government has broken faith with the Tasmanian people yet again by failing to support a Greens’ motion opposing supertrawlers.

Kim Booth  |  Media Release  |  22 Apr 2015

No Supertrawlers in State Ports

The Tasmanian Greens have called for the Hodgman government to close all state ports to the factory freezer supertrawler, the Geelong Star.

Kim Booth  |  Media Release  |  22 Apr 2015

Geelong Star Vote in Parliament

The House of Assembly will this week have the opportunity to formally vote on the latest proposed supertrawler, the Geelong Star.

Kim Booth  |  Media Release  |  21 Apr 2015

Tasmanian Giant Crab Fishery

The Tasmanian Greens are calling for a formal process to investigate concerns that trawlers are impacting on the Tasmania’s Giant Crab Fishery.

Kim Booth  |  Media Release  |  26 Jun 2014

Super-Trawler on Horizon

Lessons need to be learned from the previous successful community campaign against the the FV Margiris super trawler.

Kim Booth  |  Media Release  |  6 Jun 2014