Our Federal politicians can help to ensure that the Tarkine gains national and international recognition and protection through National Heritage Listing and World Heritage listing. Our Federal politicians have protected many of Australia’s great natural icons – the Blue Mountains, the Great Barrier Reef, Kakadu… now it’s time for the Tarkine!!
Prime Minister Tony Abbott
or mail to:
The Hon Tony Abbott MP, Prime Minister, Parliament House CANBERRA ACT 2600
Minister for the Environment, Greg Hunt
PO BOX 6022 Parliament House, Canberra ACT 2600
Ph: (02) 6277 2276, Fax: (02) 6277 8446
Leader of the Opposition, Bill Shorten
PO Box 6022
House of Representatives
Canberra ACT 2600
Opposition spokesperson for the Environment, Heritage and the Arts, Mark Butler
PO Box 2038 PORT ADELAIDE SA 5015
Phone: 08 8242 0733 Fax: 08 8242 0744
Greens Leader, Christine Milne
Senator Milne has been a passionate advocate for the Tarkine for many years. In the mid-1990s she was arrested in the Tarkine in the efforts to stop the infamous “Road to Nowhere”. Christine continues to champion the Tarkine cause.
GPO Box 896 Hobart, Tas 7001.
Telephone: (03) 6224 8899 , Fax:(03) 6224 7599
Tassie Members & Senators:
All of Tasmania’s MPs and Senators have an interest in the Tarkine and its future. Don’t hesitate to get in touch with MPs Brett Whiteley (BRADDON – the local member), Julie Collins (FRANKLIN), Eric Hutchinson (LYONS), Andrew Wilkie (DENISON), or Andrew Nikolic (BASS).
Similarly, Tasmanian Senators Steve Parry, Lin Thorp & Richard Colbeck (local Senators), Christine Milne, Peter Whish-Wilson, David Bushby, Helen Polley, Catryna Bilyk, Eric Abetz, Lisa Singh, Anne Urqhart and Carol Brown will want to know what you have to say about the Tarkine’s future. Their contact details, and the contact details of all of Australia’s Federal MPs and Senators, can be found by clicking on www.aph.gov.au and following the links.