Alec Marr

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Name: Alec Marr
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Triabunna woodchip mill: Government probe to call 20-plus witnesses (ABC)

, 9:34 pmABC Timber company Gunns put the Triabunna woodchip mill on the market in 2011.The State Parliamentary probe into the sale of the Triabunna woodchip mill is planning to call more than 20 witnesses, including former Gunns chief Greg L'Estran ... [Published Yahoo! News Australia - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 3 reports

Triabunna woodchip mill: Site work at 'defunct' mill was lawful, say owners (ABC)

Tas Country Hour Triabunna Investments obtained a permit to decommission the site last October.The owners of Tasmania's Triabunna woodchip mill have defended their handling of the site's decommissioning, saying it was lawful.The Tasmanian Government ... [Published Yahoo! News Australia - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Claims all rubbish, says ex-mill boss

THE former general manager of the Triabunna Mill has disputed media claims about the destruction of $2 million of equipment at the site last year.Alec Marr told the Mercury yesterday that an article written by journalist John van Tiggelen and published ... [Published Tasmania Mercury - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 13 2014 - 4 reports

Reopening mill not aim of inquiry

AN inquiry into the defunct Triabunna woodchip mill will not see it reopen nor guarantee jobs for the East Coast, says the politician in charge of the probe. AN inquiry into the defunct Triabunna woodchip mill will not see it reopen nor guarantee jobs ... [Published Tasmanian Examiner - Jul 13 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Success! Tasmanian Forests Won’t Be Open to Logging

Tasmania’s old growth and high conversation value forests are a UNESCO World Heritage site, and no wonder: They constitute over 1 million hectares and are one of the last expanses of temperate rainforests in the world. The forests are also home to many ... [Published Care2 - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

Whish-Wilson seeking unity on forestry issues

CLAIMS that environment campaigner Alec Marr and others trashed the Triabunna woodchip mill were very unhelpful for the Green movement. CLAIMS that environment campaigner Alec Marr and others trashed the Triabunna woodchip mill were very unhelpful for ... [Published Northwest Tasmania Advocate - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

Mayor Cadart: I was taken out of context

GLAMORGAN Spring Bay Mayor Bertrand Cadart says he was taken out of context when he was quoted making disparaging comments about his constituents. GLAMORGAN Spring Bay Mayor Bertrand Cadart says he was taken out of context when he was quoted making disparaging ... [Published Tasmanian Examiner - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

World Heritage Committee saves Tassie’s forests from Abbott government

The Australian government’s attempt to delist 74,000 hectares of forests from the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage area has been rejected.Environment Tasmania and the Bob Brown Foundation released this statement on June 24.***World heritage experts ... [Published Green Left Weekly - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

Doha hailed a success

World Heritage experts and conservationists have welcomed international decisions for the ongoing protection the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage area, and Australia''s Great Barrier Reef.Last night, at around midnight Australian eastern standard time, ... [Published G-Online - Jun 24 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

Battle for forests not over

We speak with Miranda Gibson of Still Wild Still Threatened about the World Heritage Committee's decision on Tassie's World Heritage forests.Wilderness Society campaigner Vica Bayley the says the state roll-back will affect areas such as the Blue Tier, ... [Published Tasmania Mercury - Jun 24 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 2 reports

Unesco rejects 'feeble' Abbott government bid to wind back protection of Tasmanian forests

Unesco’s World Heritage Committee has summarily dismissed the Abbott government’s bid to wind back protection of Tasmanian forests.The committee meeting in Doha took just seven minutes to consider the bid, which member nation Portugal called “feeble”, ... [Published Eco-Business - Jun 24 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

UN rejects Australia's 'feeble' bid to strip Tasmanian forest's heritage status

_ World heritage forest in Mt Field National Park, Tasmania. The Australian government is trying to revoke the Unesco listing of 74,000 hectares of forest to allow logging Unesco has unanimously rejected a "feeble" Australian government bid to reopen ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jun 23 2014]

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Triabunna woodchip mill: Government probe to ca... [Published Yahoo! News Australia - Jul 24 2014]
Triabunna woodchip mill: Site work at 'defunct'... [Published Yahoo! News Australia - Jul 16 2014]
Triabunna woodchip mill: Site works at 'defunct... [Published Prime 7 - Jul 16 2014]
Mill company sets the record straight on site [Published Tasmanian Examiner - Jul 15 2014]
Claims all rubbish, says ex-mill boss [Published Tasmania Mercury - Jul 15 2014]
Reopening mill not aim of inquiry [Published Tasmanian Examiner - Jul 13 2014]
State Government pushes for inquiry into mill d... [Published ABC Online - Jul 13 2014]
Triabunna woodchip mill destruction: State Gove... [Published Prime 7 - Jul 13 2014]
Triabunna mill inquiry after article [Published Tasmanian Examiner - Jul 12 2014]
Success! Tasmanian Forests Won’t Be Open to Log... [Published Care2 - Jul 10 2014]
Whish-Wilson seeking unity on forestry issues [Published Northwest Tasmania Advocate - Jul 02 2014]
Mayor Cadart: I was taken out of context [Published Tasmanian Examiner - Jul 01 2014]
World Heritage Committee saves Tassie’s forests... [Published Green Left Weekly - Jul 01 2014]
Doha hailed a success [Published G-Online - Jun 24 2014]
Battle for forests not over [Published Tasmania Mercury - Jun 24 2014]
UNESCO rejects bid to delist Tasmanian forest [Published ABC Online - Jun 24 2014]
Unesco rejects 'feeble' Abbott government bid t... [Published Eco-Business - Jun 24 2014]
UN rejects Australia's 'feeble' bid to strip Ta... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jun 23 2014]
UNESCO rejects 'feeble' Abbott government bid t... [Published Melbourne Age - Jun 23 2014]
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