Political Parties and Lobby Groups Tasmania

Tasmanian Government

The Tasmanian Parliament consists of the House of Assembly (lower house) and the Legislative Council (upper house).

Political Parties

Lobby Groups, Support Groups etc

  • The Wilderness Society targets marginal seats with candidates in each election.
  • Treedomfighters – Forests and Free Speech (the treedomfighters) is a community organisation formed in response to the civil lawsuit issued by Gunns Ltd in Dec 2004 against 16 individuals and 3 organisations. It works with The Wilderness Society (the 6th Defendant) and other defendants, supporting those being sued and advocating for law reform to protect the communitys right to public participation.
  • The Wilderness Society – A community-based environmental advocacy organisation whose mission is to protect, promote and restore wilderness and natural processes across Australia for the survival and ongoing evolution of life on Earth.
  • Vote Environment – Tasmania's forests are one of the top three environmental issues nominated by Greenpeace, The Wilderness Society and the Australian Conservation Foundation.
  • Amnesty International Volunteers Site
  • Australian Privacy Foundation
  • Ausflag – An apolitical, non-profit organisation seeking to promote high quality debate about Australia's national symbols.
  • Australian Vegetarian Society
  • FairWear
  • Green Left Weekly
  • Human Rights Council of Australia
  • Independent Dam Safety Monitors – IDSM was formed to raise concerns about the safety issues that relate to dam failure.
  • Insurance Reform Campaign
  • Women's Electoral Lobby (WEL)

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