Environmental Groups rally local, national & global support

Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area. Photo: Dan Broun

The Bob Brown Foundation made a press release today warning of Groom's wilderness construction boom - read the press release here.

"With Tasmanian public meetings, outreach to International allies, partner groups hosting a meeting in Melbourne and online action, the community is being rallied to urge the State Government to maintain rigorous protections."

Two public meetings on the issue of threats to the Tasmania’s Wilderness World Heritage Area will be held in Tasmania in the next fortnight. Tomorrow night (24th Feb 2015) in Launceston will be the first meeting, and next Tuesday 3 March in Hobart at lunch time, a second meeting will be hosted. In Melbourne on the 12 March, Friends of the Earth will host a public meeting.

In Launceston, speakers are Environmentalist Bob Brown, The Wilderness Society’s Vica Bayley, Tasmanian Greens Leader and Bass MHA Kim Booth, and Tasmanian Aboriginal Centre’s Adam Thompson. From 6 pm, the meeting will be held at the Pilgrim Uniting Church.

In Hobart, on Tuesday 3 March, speakers are World Heritage Expert Jamie Kirkpatrick, Environmentalist Bob Brown, Champion Orienteer & Runner Hanny Allston, and Tasmanian Aboriginal Centre’s Ruth Langford.

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  • commented 2015-06-27 11:02:19 +1000
    Only humans can be condemned to Hell! Trees regenerate. We only have one chance in this life. Grasp it whilst you can.
    Many are destined for this place!
  • commented 2015-06-25 23:38:12 +1000
    This is insane. The government are like the nazzis. Who voted these idiots in? This has to be stopped. Criminally insane who do this should be in jail. Not in government.