Increased funding for Parks and Wildlife Service welcomed.
Protection of forests on private land critical to forestry deal - native forest logging ban questioned
TCT & AACT oppose export of brushtail possums
TCT 1080 Free Campaign: Issue 3 April 2010
TCT Scores political parties on environment polices
SHOOTERS SHAMEFUL BEHAVIOUR
seven shots and 3 minutes to kill a duck is not instant or humane
Against Animal Cruelty Tasmania (AACT) were at the frontline this weekend for the start of the annual recreational duck killing season and have reported two horrific incidents of animal cruelty.
AACT with the support of the Tasmanian Conservation Trust (TCT) and Wildlife Tasmania witnessed first hand the bloody assault on defenceless ducks.
The Tasmanian Conservation Trust said today the Labor Party’s $12.8 million Three Capes Track proposal will involve construction of new walking tracks through pristine areas of the Tasman National Park which are just not needed and will threatened existing tourist businesses.
The Tasmanian Conservation Trust welcomes the Tasmanian Greens’ promise, made yesterday, for an additional $10 million per year for the Parks and Wildlife Service and calls on the Labor and Liberal parties to match this promise.
The Tasmanian Conservation Trust welcomed the Tasmanian Liberal Party’s announcement yesterday that, if it wins government, it will re-start the public consultation process on the Bay of Fires national park.
The Tasmanian Conservation Trust today released its state election policy proposals to the media and used the opportunity to express its great disappointment that the environment has largely missed out in the election campaign to date.
The document released to the media ‘Summary of the Tasmanian Conservation Trust’s Policy Proposals for the 2010 State Election and Beyond’ is a compilation of 33 detailed policy proposals which the TCT has submitted to the three major parties over the last six months.
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Further details, including some costings, are contained in the following documents which have been forwarded to the three major parties:
Photo at top of this column by John Grist