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Community Objections to Okehampton Bay Fish Farm

At Triabunna Community Hall, on Sunday, around 250 quietly furious Tasmanians gathered to express their strong objection to fish farming in Okehampton Bay.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  7 Mar 2017

Over 250 Triabunna Residents Express Opposition to Tassal's East Coast Expansion

I rise to draw the attention of the House to the very large public meeting held in Triabunna last Sunday that I attended, as did the member for Denison, the Leader of the Tasmanian Greens.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  7 Mar 2017

Greens Stand By East Coast Community

250 people packed the Triabunna Community Hall on Sunday, 5 March 2017 at a public meeting about the Government’s approval of a Tassal fish farm on the pristine East Coast.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  7 Mar 2017

Premier Must Consider East Coast Cruise Ship Proposal

If the Liberals are serious about ensuring long term economic opportunities for the East Coast, they will consider the Greens' proposal to begin consultation with the local community towards bringing cruise ship visitors into the deepwater...

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  9 Mar 2017

Coordinator-General's Secret Deals on Swansea Development

There has been much criticism from the Greens and of course members of the Opposition about the Office of the Coordinator-General and the role it plays.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  21 Sep 2016

Barnett Must Leave His Prejudices at the Cabinet Door

Tasmanians may be surprised that Premier Hodgman has chosen the same person who led the witch hunt into the sale of the Triabunna woodchip mill as their new Minister for Resources, including forestry.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  12 Jul 2016

Liberals Show No Concern for Environment on Fish Farm Expansion

This summer saw a marine heatwave that ran for more than 140 days with temperatures 4.5 degrees warmer than average.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  3 May 2016

Political and Social Conflict Over Environment a Focus for Stompin

The Panorama journey started in the car on the way to Triabunna with a podcast.  Atmospheric electronica enmeshed with mechanical sounds set the scene to the inspiration behind Panorama.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  26 Apr 2016

East Coast Salmon Farm Expansion Concern

The fin-fish farming expansion by Tassal into the east coast marine environment has caused enormous community concern.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  7 Apr 2016

Triabunna Wharf Sale

The sale of TasPorts' Triabunna wharf to a local, marine based business is final proof that Triabunna’s future is in tourism and marine-based industries.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  2 Oct 2015

Triabunna Mill "Uncertainty"

Its a bit rich for the Liberals to now cite ongoing ‘uncertainty’ over the Triabunna mill site.

Kim Booth  |  Media Release  |  9 Oct 2014

Triabunna Mill Fiasco

The state’s tourism and business sectors are growing increasingly concerned about the damage being done to investor confidence.

Kim Booth  |  Media Release  |  6 Oct 2014

Rule out compulsory acquisition

Greens Leader Kim Booth MP today called for Premier Hodgman to unequivocally rule out compulsory acquisition of the site of the former Triabunna woodchip mill.

Kim Booth  |  Media Release  |  2 Oct 2014