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Halls Island on Lake Malbena, Walls of Jerusalem Nationa Park, Tasmania

Gutwein Government Must Comply with World Heritage Committee Decision

The State Liberals’ push to privatise wilderness has been exposed on the international stage - and repudiated by the UN’s governing body.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  25 Jul 2021


Halls Island on Lake Malbena, Walls of Jerusalem Nationa Park, Tasmania

Liberals’ UNESCO Gaslight

UNESCO have growing concerns about the Liberals’ ‘management’ of wilderness and cultural values in the TWWHA.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  23 Jul 2021


Halls Island on Lake Malbena, Walls of Jerusalem Nationa Park, Tasmania

UNESCO World Heritage Committee

UNESCO finds the Government's five-year belated tourism master plan for the TWWHA to be wholly insufficient.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  23 Jun 2021


Lower Chasm Falls, Smoko Creek, in the Great Western Tiers, Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area

Gutwein Deaf to UNESCO Calls for Wilderness Protection

It’s clear the World Heritage Committee’s concerns about the EOI process have not been assuaged by the government’s Tourism Master Plan. In fact, far from it.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  23 Jun 2021


Franklin River, Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area

Liberals Prioritise Presentation over Preservation in the TWWHA

The World Heritage Committee expressly requested State and Federal governments protect the unique wilderness value of the TWWHA.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  10 Dec 2016


Fish Farm in Okehampton Bay, Tasmania

Massive Opposition to Fish Farm Expansion on East Coast

People in Orford are rightly outraged at the lack of communication and respect for the community to not have an open and transparent conversation about it.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  26 Apr 2016


Overland Track, Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park, in the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area, Tasmania

Groom Content to Pillage TWWHA

Minister Groom's obfuscating and empty statements about 'traditional industries' in question time reveal a stunning disregard for Tasmania's protected places.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  17 Sep 2015


Blue Tier, Tasmanian Forest Agreement Forest

Harriss in Denial on TWWHA Logging

Resources Minister, Paul Harriss, has made it clear the government plans to blunder on and log in protected areas.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  16 Sep 2015


Franklin River, Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area

Liberals Caught in World Heritage Bind of Their Own Making

The Hodgman Government is delusional if it believes it can negotiate with the UNESCO World Heritage committee to allow logging and mining in the TWWHA.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  5 Sep 2015