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Protecting Tasmania's Wombats

The Tasmanian Greens want to ensure that adequate protections and recovery plans are in place for wombat mange outbreaks.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Policies  |  30 Oct 2017


Wallaby

Courtney Reveals Extended Licences to Hunt Wombats

Minister Courtney has revealed the Liberals’ plans to extend licences to shoot native wildlife, including wombats suffering from sarcoptic mange.  

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  22 Aug 2018


Wallaby

Wombats - Crop Protection Permits, follow-up

Community groups, wildlife carers and conservation organisations point to localised extinctions of wombats at places such as narawntapu National Park.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  22 Aug 2018


Wallaby

Wombats - Crop Protection Permits

The Government has caved into gun owners once again by allowing farmers to apply for crop protection permits every five years instead of annually.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  22 Aug 2018


Wombat

Wombat Fire Deaths Must be Investigated

The wombat deaths in Kelso in Northern Tasmania, as a result of an intentionally-lit gorse fire, are a tragic loss for the local wildlife population.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  20 Nov 2017


Wallaby

Greens Release Plan to Save Tasmania's Wombats

The severe outbreak of wombat mange in 2010 has led to a likely extinction of the wombat population in Narawntapu National Park.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  7 Oct 2017


Wallaby

Wombat Culls Must Be Banned

A ban on crop protection permits being issued for wombats is the only way to prevent localised extinction and ensure survival of the species.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  15 Jun 2017


Wombat

Estimates questions on Wombats to Minister Rockliff

has the Minister reassessed his cull permit system, considering the outbreak of mange in the wombat population and the localised extinctions?

Andrea Dawkins  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  8 Jun 2017


Wombat

Estimates questions on Wombats to Minister Groom

Andrea Dawkins questions the Minister over the issuing of culling permits for wombats while community members are treating them to combat sarcoptic mange.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  6 Jun 2017


Wombat

Wombat Mange Needs Real Government Action

The government's announcement of $100,000 is a positive step, but much more needs to be done to save the wombat population from the spread of sarcoptic mange.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  13 Mar 2017


Wombat

Save Tasmania's Wombats

Tasmania’s wombat population is being decimated by a deadly mite ‘Sarcoptic scabiei’ that causes mange.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  27 Oct 2016