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Time for Hodgman and Turnbull to Accept Umpire’s Call on World Heritage Logging

The arrival of the United Nations Reactive Monitoring Mission in Tasmania puts the onus on Federal Environment Minister Greg Hunt to reject the Tasmanian government's plans to log inside the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area.

Greens Senator for Tasmania Nick McKim again called on the Tasmanian and Commonwealth Governments to accept the decision the World Heritage Committee made in Bonn in June.

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Lonely Government Called Out Over Logging The TWWHA

Lonely Planet should treat with extreme scepticism any letter from Tasmanian Premier Will Hodgman which tries to argue that Tasmania’s wilderness is not under threat, Greens Senator for Tasmania Nick McKim says.

“We’ve now got everyone from the United Nations to Lonely Planet telling the Tasmanian Government to stop compromising wilderness in Tasmania,” Senator McKim said.

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Media Release: Tourism, International Education ministries present challenges and opportunities for Richard Colbeck

Newly appointed Tourism and International Education Minister Richard Colbeck will need to embrace Tasmania’s wilderness values to be a success in the role, Australian Greens Senator Nick McKim says.

“He needs to realise that Tasmania’s wilderness underpins our tourism sector by attracting tourists and international students to Tasmania to visit,” Senator McKim said.

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