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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.

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.

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.

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.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  30 Oct 2019

Bushfire, Burned Forest

Ignorance to Global Warming Impacting Bushfire Season

Summer 2015/2016 was the fourteenth consecutive southern Australia fire season with warmer than average (October to April) temperatures.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  14 Sep 2016

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.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  27 Apr 2016

Bushfire, Burned Forest

bushfire permit period decision correct

Two days of total fire ban were declared in parts of the state on Saturday 3 and Tuesday 6 October and conditions were forecast a number of days beforehand.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  14 Oct 2015