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Tasmanian Fire Service


Bushfire, Burned Forest

Fire Minister Refuses to Accept Climate Science

Minister Mark Shelton has repeatedly refused to accept that human-induced climate change is increasing Tasmania’s bushfire risk.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  26 Nov 2020


Bushfire, Burned Forest

Bushfire Preparedness

In 2018-19 205 000 hectares of Tasmanian landscape was burnt. Over 40 per cent of that was in the Wilderness World Heritage Area.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  17 Sep 2020


Bushfire, Active Blaze

Shelton Shows Disturbing Climate Ignorance

The Minister dodged questions about how many remote area firefighters are available to be mobilised if a fire breaks out.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  13 Nov 2019


Bushfire, Active Blaze

AFAC Recommendations

Rosalie Woodruff questions the Minister for Police, Fire and Emergency Management on the progress on implementing recommendations from AFAC.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  30 Oct 2019


Franklin River, Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area

State Fire Commission Report

Rosalie discusses the report on the inquiry into the State Fire Commission, and the Greens' dissenting report.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  27 Apr 2016