Greens warn Tasmania: Don’t kill the goose that laid tourism’s golden egg
The Australian Greens say the Tasmanian government cannot be trusted to properly assess the environmental impacts of development in national parks and World Heritage areas, for which it has today opened expressions of interest.
"Unfortunately in Tasmania we have a government with the mentality that if you can't dig it up or cut it down then you should put a resort on it. That's a very bad idea," said Greens Leader Christine Milne.
"The Greens want Tasmania to benefit from a strong tourism industry, so the Hodgman government has to get real.