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Legislation, Clause Being Highlighted

Inland Fisheries Amendment (Royalties) Bill 2019

This fix will enable the Inland Fisheries Service to garner legal licence fees but particularly royalties in relation to wild eel catches.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  12 Nov 2019


Shellfish, Various

Liberals Playing Favourites on Salmon a Risk to Shellfish and Wild Fisheries

It’s destructive for the Hodgman Government to continue to play favourites with the salmon industry above - and at the cost of - others.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  22 Oct 2018


Fish Farm, Macquarie Harbor

Norfolk Bay Zombie Salmon Lease Provokes Community Outrage

Huon Aquaculture’s move to open a zombie finfish lease in Norfolk Bay for their POMV-infected salmon is a retrograde step.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  10 Aug 2018


Public Meeting, Town Hall

Public Reaction to Planning Proposals

I also want to pay tribute to a couple of other communities in Tasmania who have celebrated such important wins over the last couple of months.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  21 Aug 2018


Shellfish, Various

On-Island Shellfish Testing Welcome

The industry will be greatly relieved the government listened to their calls for on-island shellfish testing facilities.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  3 May 2017


Shellfish, Various

On-Island Shellfish Testing Needed

Since 2012, the State's shellfish industries have been plagued with paralytic shellfish toxin, resulting in 50 Tasmanian farms being closed this year.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  5 Sep 2016


Super Trawler Geelong Star

Super Trawler Still Unwelcome in Tasmania

The protest outside the Liberal Party Conference is another reminder of the strong opposition within the community to a supertrawler in Tasmanian waters. 

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  5 Sep 2015


Super Trawler Geelong Star

Liberal Government Must Turn Back This Boat

Minister Rockliff needs to reveal to the Tasmanian public the intentions of the State government regarding the ongoing debacle that is the Geelong Star.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  25 Jun 2015


Shellfish, Various

Mussel Farmer is Marine Canary in Mine

Primary Industries Minister Jeremy Rockliff must commit to an open door policy for all aquaculture stakeholders.

Kim Booth  |  Media Release  |  25 Apr 2015