Senate debates

Tuesday, 28 March 2006

Wedge-Tailed Eagle

3:48 pm

Photo of Bob BrownBob Brown (Tasmania, Australian Greens) Share this | | Hansard source

I move:

That the Senate—
notes a study by the University of Melbourne and Forestry Tasmania which estimates that the threat of extinction of the Tasmanian wedge-tailed eagle in north east Tasmania rises from 65 per cent to 99 per cent if current logging plans go ahead; and
calls on the Commonwealth and Tasmanian Governments to address this finding by altering the proposed logging so that the eagle’s prospects of survival are improved rather than worsened.

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