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Peter Whish-Wilson
Senator for lutruwita/Tasmania

Albo's PEP-11 position is a cop out

9 February, 2023 - In the lead up to the last federal election Anthony Albanese told voters “a Labor Government that I lead will rule out PEP-11” and said “our ...

Government must rule out toxic offshore gas project PEP-11

3 February, 2023 - The Albanese Government must immediately rule out granting an extension permit to fossil fuel project PEP-11 after the Morrison Government’s ...

Tassie devil vote absurd and disgraceful

20 January, 2023 - A plan to reduce the speed limit on a 25km stretch of road responsible for a quarter of Tasmanian devil deaths on state roads* was quashed la...

Woodside needs to clean up after itself

19 January, 2023 - An oil tower containing toxic chemicals once used by Woodside to produce oil near the Ningaloo Reef ceased operations and should have be...

Senate committee recommends ACCC inquiry into fisheries and seafood market

8 December, 2022 - A Greens-initiated Senate Inquiry into the fisheries quota system has recommended an ACCC inquiry into market concentration and potential abu...

Australia must show leadership on negotiating a legally binding UN Global Plastics Treaty

28 November, 2022 - The Greens call on the Albanese Government to resist siding with multinational plastic packaging companies at the UN Global Plastics Tr...

Pledges without plans or policy won't protect our oceans

17 November, 2022 - The Greens support the Government endorsing the Ocean Conservation Pledge to protect at least 30 percent of the ocean by 2030, but warn that...

Government's 2040 recycling pledge is a distraction

16 November, 2022 - The Greens welcome the Government signing up to an aspirational 2040 recycling pledge, but stress Australians want evidence of urgent action...

Government to blame for recycling fail

9 November, 2022 - The Government’s failure to mandate Australia’s recycling targets is to blame for any recyclable soft plastic items sent to landfill as a res...

Greens call on Labor to shut down seismic blasting off WA coast

13 September, 2022 - The Greens call on the Labor Government to immediately shut down plans for seismic blasting that could impact the Mermaid Reef and Rowley S...

Restoring lutruwita/Tasmania’s oceans on the political agenda in Canberra 

5 September, 2022 - The Greens have today succeeded in gaining support from all sides of politics to initiate a long overdue Senate inquiry into the spread of i...

Greens call on Plibersek to act on global leadership in oceans protection promise

28 August, 2022 - The Greens have called on Environment Minister Tanya Plibersek to take a leading role in convening an emergency meeting with UN member states ...