Abbott's Forest Plan Opposed by Most Australians

A Galaxy Poll of 1,050 taken this week shows that seven out of eight Australians oppose the Abbott government's plan to open 74,000 hectares of Tasmania's World Heritage forests to logging.

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TMAG gifted painting of Recherche Bay

Former state and federal Greens leader Bob Brown has given the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery a large oil painting. The work, by noted Sydney marine artist Ian Hansen, depicts the well-documented scene at Recherche Bay when d’Entrecasteaux’s two ships Esperance and Recherche were farewelled by the Tasmanian Aboriginal landowners on 14 February 1793.

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Hodman to gut National Parks

Former state and national Greens leader Bob Brown says Will Hodgman’s proposal to open Tasmania’s world-renowned national parks and World Heritage areas to the white-shoe brigade will shock many voters away from the Liberals.

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