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TasNetworks – Wedge-Tailed Eagle Deaths

Transmission lines are known killers of wedge-tailed eagles and other raptors.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  9 Dec 2020


Westbury Informal Reserve, Site of Proposed Northern Prison, Westbury, Tasmania

Community Forced to Step In to Protect Westbury Reserve

The reprieve for Westbury Reserve, set to be drilled today, is welcome - but only temporary. 

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  19 Oct 2020


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Jaensch Abandons Westbury Wedge-tailed Eagles

Minister Jaensch refused to answer serious questions about what, if any, assessment on the impact on eagles – or any other species – had been undertaken.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  15 Oct 2020


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Wedge-Tailed Eagles - Westbury Reserve Site

Noise disturbance during breeding is well known to result in eagles abandoning eggs or even chicks and can drive them to leave a nest permanently.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  15 Oct 2020


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Jaensch Must Stop Westbury Drilling, Risk to Threatened Eagles

The exploratory drilling set to commence next week at the Westbury Reserve is within range of a Wedge-tailed eagle nest, during breeding season.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  9 Oct 2020


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National Threatened Species Day

I rise to commemorate national Threatened Species Day which was held in Tasmania on 7 September as it was in every state of Australia.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  15 Sep 2020


Swift Parrot

Gutwein Government and STT Now on Notice

The Gutwein Government is on notice following yesterday’s landmark Federal Court decision on logging threatened species habitat in Victoria.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  28 May 2020


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Jobs and the Economy

It would be good to know, formally today, Labor's position on whether they are running away from the historic Tasmanian Forestry Agreement.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  2 May 2019


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Bob Brown Foundation and Patagaonia Environmental Petition

I have the great pleasure tonight to table the largest environmental petition in Australia's history.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  28 Nov 2018


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Threatened Species Day Highlights Urgent Need for New National Environmental Laws

National Threatened Species Day, held every year on September 7, commemorates the death of the last Thylacine in Tasmania 72 years ago.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  7 Sep 2018


Swift Parrot

Forest-Destroying Minister Confirms Land Clearing Bonanza

In Budget Estimates today Resources Minister, Guy Barnett, confirmed he is unleashing a land clearing bonanza on Tasmania’s public and private land.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  7 Jun 2017


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Protect the Tarkine for NW Jobs and Environment

Today's news that Forestry roading in the Trowutta Blackwood forests directly threatens nesting habitat for the Wedge-tailed eagle is alarming.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  10 Feb 2017


Tasmanian Devil

Minister Needs to Get Serious About Devils

If Mr Groom is serious about the future of the Tasmanian Devil he must commit to restoring the bans on 1080 and broadscale land clearing.

Nick Mckim  |  Media Release  |  12 Jan 2015