Media releases

Scheme Scheduling a Cause for Alarm

The Greens (WA) regional development and water spokesperson Diane Evers is concerned the timing of the Southern Forests Irrigation Scheme’s (SFIS) referral to the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) could be a strategic attempt to avoid proper scrutiny from Manjimup and Pemberton residents. A seven-day public comment period closes on Thursday, February 7 and Ms Evers […]

Government Pinched by Lobster’s Flaws

The Greens (WA) has announced today, after consultation with government and industry stakeholders, it will not support the State Government’s proposed changes to the western rock lobster industry in its current form. Marine and coastal issues spokesperson Diane Evers says the plan did not hit the mark in key areas of concern and could not […]

Delay a signal of trial in error

The Greens (WA) marine and coastal issues spokesperson Diane Evers has reiterated calls for the State Government to cancel the proposed smart drum-line trial to be held near Gracetown in early 2019. The state opposition has accused Fisheries Minister Dave Kelly of trying to sabotage the measure and Ms Evers considers his department’s referral of […]

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