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Peter Whish-Wilson
Senator for lutruwita/Tasmania

Sea Dumping Bill exposes state capture at its finest

6 November, 2023 - The Greens condemn Labor and the Coalition for shamefully declaring their intention to pass the Sea Dumping Amendment Bill. This legislati...

Long-awaited marine invasive species Senate inquiry report released

3 November, 2023 - The Greens call for the Albanese Government to urgently consider and implement recommendations handed down today in a Senate inquiry rep...

Salmon farming expansion decision under review

24 October, 2023 - A 2012 decision to expand salmon farming in Macquarie Harbour is currently under review by the federal environment department.  Under...

Greens implore Labor to heed groundbreaking Southern Ocean report and fund Antarctic science over fossil fuels

18 October, 2023 - The Greens implore Labor to heed a groundbreaking Southern Ocean report and fund Antarctic science over fossil fuels. More than 200 scient...

Peter Whish-Wilson

13 October, 2023 - It took a newly elected Labor Government a matter of mere weeks to dispel hope that its rhetoric on climate action might actually be matched ...

Senate inquiry exposes Australian Antarctic Division in turmoil

5 October, 2023 - Senate inquiry hearings into Australian Antarctic Division (AAD) funding mismanagement have exposed the Division is in turmoil. A staggerin...

AAD Senate inquiry hearings commence in Hobart

3 October, 2023 - Antarctic scientists will tomorrow provide evidence to a Senate inquiry hearing into the current mismanagement of funding of the Australian An...

Government has five months to act on climate or risk Great Barrier Reef in danger listing

14 September, 2023 - The Albanese Government has until February 2024 to demonstrate drastically stronger climate ambition, or else risk the Great Barrier Reef b...

Plibersek ignores conservation advice on Maugean skate

7 September, 2023 - Minister Plibersek has ignored her own department’s conservation advice and is failing to show the strong political leadership necessar...

Senate inquiry into AAD mismanagement established

9 August, 2023 - A Senate inquiry into the current funding mismanagement of the Australian Antarctic Division (AAD) has been established. It comes following the...

Greens bill shifts burden to companies to ensure Traditional Owners are consulted on underwater cultural heritage

8 August, 2023 - Greens Senator Dorinda Cox is introducing a Private Senator’s Bill that requires standards of consultation with Traditional Owners to be develo...

Greens bill shifts burden to companies to ensure Traditional Owners are consulted on underwater Cultural Heritage

8 August, 2023 - Greens Senator Dorinda Cox is introducing a Private Senator’s Bill that requires standards of consultation with Traditional Owners to be develo...