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Another Opaque EOI Proposal, More Public Funds

The Greens questioned Parks Minister Gutwein about another secretive EOI project in a protected area and the apparent expenditure of public monies to enable it.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  3 Dec 2019

TWWHA Tourism Master Plan Under Conflict of Interest Cloud

The Liberals’ corrupted EOI process for tourism development within Parks and Reserves is under yet another cloud.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  2 May 2019

World Heritage Area - Tourism Master Plan - Alleged Conflict of Interest

The Minister failed to answer the question about your private consultant's conflict of interest with drafting the Tourism Master Plan.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  2 May 2019

World Heritage Area - Tourism Master Plan

The successful tenderer responsible for drafting the master plan is a private consultant who is being engaged at a cost of more $300,000 to the taxpayer.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  2 May 2019

Bushfire Management - Review and Recommendations

We have lost 6 per cent of our globally significant world heritage areas. We nearly lost several whole towns and communities.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  9 Apr 2019

Lake Malbena Rejection Exposes EOI Process as a Sham

The Central Highlands Council have listened to the overwhelming community opposition to the proposal for Lake Malbena.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  26 Feb 2019

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

Wilderness Lost and Heritage at Risk if Lake Malbena Proposal Proceeds

The case against the proposal for helicopter-accessed luxury huts at Lake Malbena in the World Heritage Area grows stronger by the day.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  26 Nov 2018

Liberals' Wilderness Wrecking a National Disgrace

An in depth report details the extreme threat the Liberals’ commercialisation and privatisation agenda poses to the Tasmanian wilderness.

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

Community Voice Ignored in Lake Malbena Decision

The proposal to privatise Lake Malbena inside the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area attracted overwhelming opposition.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  6 Nov 2018

Private Developer Given Tick for Development in the Walls of Jerusalem

The Liberals’ planned death by a thousand cuts for Tasmania’s wilderness took a step forward today.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  3 Sep 2018

West Coast Community Demand Tassal Remove Macquarie Harbour Waste

The West Coast Council’s unanimous vote against Tassal dumping its salmon waste in Macquarie Harbour is a strong signal.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  3 Nov 2017

Liberals Required to Act on TWWHA Damage to Macquarie Harbour

Environment Minister, Matthew Groom must protect the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area from further damage from salmon farming.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  15 Mar 2017

Liberals Prioritise Presentation over Preservation in the TWWHA

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  10 Dec 2016

World Heritage Committee Request Must be Heard

The Greens welcome the World Heritage Committee's request to implement the recommendations of their expert mission.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  15 Jul 2016

Groom Can't Ignore Planning Commission on TWWHA

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  13 Jul 2016

Federal Budget 2016: Libs Cut TWWHA Management Funding by $3.4m

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  5 May 2016

Massive Opposition to Fish Farm Expansion on East Coast

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  26 Apr 2016

Corruption of Process Hallmark of World Heritage Management under Liberals

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  17 Apr 2016

Greens' Response to Announcement of New Political Group

The beauty of a democracy is that any group of concerned citizens can speak up and establish organisations to represent their concerns.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  4 Apr 2016

TWWHA Still in Limbo

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  21 Mar 2016

A 'Review' into TWWHA Fires is a Cop Out

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  4 Feb 2016

Feral Deer Management Plan Needed

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  10 Jan 2016

Groom's EOI Process a Shambles

Parks Minister, Matthew Groom, again has egg on his face, this time over his headlong rush to develop in Tasmania's National Parks and World Heritage Area.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  29 Nov 2015

Lonely Planet Hits Out at Hodgman Government

Travel Bible Lonely Planet has advised travellers to get in quick or miss out on Tasmania's pristine wilderness, "before compromises are made".

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

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

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

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

World Heritage Committee lacks trust in Hodgman and Abbott Governments

The Tasmanian Government's proposal to allow logging and mining in the World Heritage Area has prompted an extraordinary response from the United Nations.

Nick Mckim  |  Media Release  |  30 May 2015