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Log Pile at the Port of Burnie, Tasmania

Trade Visit to China - Pulp and Paper Companies

Last December, the Minister embarked on a trade delegation to China where he met with representatives of at least two pulp and paper companies.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  25 Jun 2020


Fish Farm, Macquarie Harbor

Salmon Farming and the Woodchip Industry

Yesterday Tassal made an unequivocal statement of concern about the controversial new woodchip port proposed for Dover.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  24 May 2018


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Dover Proposed Woodchip Facility

Anyone who knows the history of Dover knows it has been through tumultuous times.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  2 May 2018


Logged Forest, Tarkine

Misleading over Southern Woodchip Port

Mr Barnett's office previously told us that provisional landowner's consent has been provided to the developer.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  3 May 2018


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Southern Woodchip Port Landowners Consent

A development application for a southern woodchip port is expected to be publicly advertised by the Huon Valley Council any day.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  3 May 2018


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Not So New Labor Backs in Woodchip Exports from Dover

Labor Leader, Rebecca White, today confirmed she supports the proposed woodchip export facility in Port Esperance and acquisition of public land to deliver it.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  17 Feb 2018


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Pulp Mill Assessment Repeal Bill 2017

Andrea Dawkins delivers a second reading speech for the Greens' Pulp Mill Assessment Repeal Bill 2017, discussing the history of the mill and the Act.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  1 Nov 2017


Hobart, Tasmania

Log Trucks Full of Native Forest Products Ruining Hobart's Amenity

The Liberals have made a decision to allow 180 000 cubic metres of native forest timber products to be shipped each year.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  19 Sep 2016


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Over $18m Taxpayer Subsidy of Woodchip Export

Do you acknowledge accepting a massive commonwealth taxpayer subsidy is the only way the export of woodchips from Macquarie Wharf can be feasible?

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  15 Sep 2016


Log Pile at the Port of Burnie, Tasmania

Macquarie Point Woodchip Export Deal Suspicious

Majestic Timbers Australia did not register as a company until 10 days after Mr Gutwein had stated that terms had been agreed to.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  15 Sep 2016


Log Pile at the Port of Burnie, Tasmania

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


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Macquarie Wharf Woodchip Madness

Southern Tasmanians are entitled to know whether or not the Hodgman Government is serious about exporting woodchips from Macquarie Point.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  30 Jan 2015


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Macquarie Point Woodchip Pile Costs

Tasmanians should be bracing themselves for massive further public subsidies to the woodchip industry.

Nick Mckim  |  Media Release  |  5 Dec 2014


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Keep Hobart Wharf Woodchip-Free

Secrecy continues to shroud the ludicrous suggestion of a Macquarie Wharf woodchip export facility.

Kim Booth  |  Media Release  |  16 Oct 2014


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Woodchip Madness

The decision commission a further report into establishing a woodchip export facility at Hobart’s Macquarie Wharf is a ludicrous and backwards step.

Kim Booth  |  Media Release  |  15 Oct 2014


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No Public Money for Woodchip Facility

The Premier must guarantee that his government will not interfere in the marketplace and rule out any public subsidisation of any new woodchip export facility.

Kim Booth  |  Media Release  |  14 Oct 2014


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Tourism vs Dead Horse

Greens Leader Kim Booth MP today criticised resources Minister, Paul Harriss, for flogging a dead horse with his woodchip enquiry.

Kim Booth  |  Media Release  |  3 Oct 2014