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Halls Island on Lake Malbena, Walls of Jerusalem Nationa Park, Tasmania

Lake Malbena Decision a Mess of the Liberals' Making

The Federal Court’s has decided to set aside the determination that the Lake Malbena proposal was not a ‘controlled action’.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  13 Nov 2019


Pills

Labor Leadership Failure

In a time of climate emergency and growing social inequality, political parties need to work together to advance the public interest.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  1 Sep 2019


Freycinet National Park, Tasmania

Record National Parks Visitors Reinforce Need to Protect Wilderness Values

While being able to share our protected areas with visitors is a positive, the Liberals’ ever increasing growth model puts them at risk. 

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  4 Sep 2018


Halls Island on Lake Malbena, Walls of Jerusalem Nationa Park, Tasmania

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


Fish Farm, Macquarie Harbor

New Salmon Plan Flounders in Macquarie Harbour

Tasmania’s salmon industry has again been let off the leash and back into the waters of Macquarie Harbour.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  18 Jul 2018


Fish Farm, Macquarie Harbor

ASC Condemns Macquarie Harbour Salmon Farming Practices

Tassal has breached 19 Aquaculture Stewardship Council standards in Macquarie Harbour. Dissolved oxygen levels are so low, life is suffocating.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  19 May 2017


Fish Farm, Macquarie Harbor

Salmon Farming - Damage to World Heritage Area in Macquarie Harbour

Huon Aquaculture revealed evidence that the Macquarie Harbour salmon farming dead zone has spread one kilometre into the TWWHA.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  15 Mar 2017


Fish Farm, Macquarie Harbor

Groom's Refusal to Confirm Salmon Destock After World Heritage Damage

Minister Groom refused to confirm Tassal will meet the EPA deadline of April 15 and have all their fish out of Franklin lease in Macquarie Harbour.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  13 Apr 2017


Fish Farm, Macquarie Harbor

Salmon Must be Removed from Franklin Lease Now

Government must ensure salmon farming companies know there are serious consequences to breaking environmental protection regulations.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  3 Mar 2017


Fish Farm, Macquarie Harbor

Potential Tassal TWWHA Damage Demands Federal Action

The Tassal CEO yesterday publicly told Tasmanians that Tassal's operations in Macquarie Harbour had polluted the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  18 Feb 2017


Fish Farm, Macquarie Harbor

Government Caves to Pressure on IMAS Report

After significant pressure, the government has caved in and released the damning IMAS report on the state of Macquarie Harbour.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  8 Feb 2017


Fish Farm, Macquarie Harbor

Macquarie Harbour Farms Destroy World Heritage Values

By directing the destocking of salmon from the Franklin lease, the EPA has admitted the environmental damage that's occurred to the harbour.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  8 Feb 2017


Overland Track, Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park, in the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area, Tasmania

Greens Release Sensible Guide for Tourism in Protected Areas

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  11 Sep 2016


Money, Australian Dollars, Notes

Savage Cuts to Protection of Tasmanian Wilderness

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