The Independent Member for Denison, Andrew Wilkie, will ask the Prime Minister the following in Question Time in Federal Parliament this afternoon.

“Prime Minister the GBE Forestry Tasmania has collapsed financially and bizarrely the State Government inquiry did not seek to find out why.

“Almost $2 billion in assets, and $359 million in government cash injections, have been squandered.

Prime Minister, seeing as a lot of the money was from federal grants and programs, will your government investigate this matter to find out what went wrong and hold the culprits to account.”

WHEN: Approx. 2.15pm TODAY Thursday 18 June

WHERE: House of Representatives, Parliament House Canberra

Watch live at:

http://www.aph.gov.au/News_and_Events/Watch_Parliament

EARLIER on Tasmanian Times …

Andrew Wilkie: Tasmanian Integrity Commission should act on Forestry Tasmania

Forestry Tasmania, Andrew Wilkie and the tabled document

Andrew Wilkie: Time for a Royal Commission into Forestry Tasmania

Isla MacGregor, Forestry: The courage to speak out …

John Lawrence: Forestry Tasmania comes of age …

Dr Gordon Bradbury: Dismantle Forestry Tasmania and sell its assets; A response …

TT Media HERE for the very latest on FORESTRY media releases including Nick McKim’s contention that Minister Harriss’ grasp on matters forestry is in tatters …

SATURDAY, June 20 … is the GAG in … ?

ABC: Minister tells advisers to keep opinions on Forestry Tasmania out of the media