Writer's Articles - Opinion

At long last! We're shutting down for a month to upgrade ...

A PM who represents Bondi to a PM who represents Cronulla ...

'Spirit of Tasmania owners sued over the deaths of 16 polo ponies amid claim they died on board'

Capitalist globalisation and nationalism: when race and the ethnicity of money debases debate

Is Low Police Numbers in Rural Tassie Areas The Norm?

NATION: You've got to hand it to Morrison before he takes all credit for himself

Continuous land clearing ...

The bitter harvest for Federal Tasmanian Liberals continues, 2 years on: The Turnbull legacy

Launch: Among the Willows and Wild Things, TFWF Sept 15, 1.15pm

REVIEW: ‘Refining the definition of wilderness’ by Hawes, Dixon & Bell

REVIEW: The Power of Hope

'Tasmanian Liberal renegade Sue Hickey's blast for Abetz, Duniam, Bushby over Turnbull 'sabotage''

'Hello Rupert, bye-bye Malcolm'

'The Saturday Briefing ... ‘We know where the bodies are buried’'


'Government shuts down parliament amid leadership crisis – politics live'

'Malcolm Turnbull survives Peter Dutton leadership challenge – for now'

'Writers Festival shines light on the Tamar'

'Quentin Beresford in conversation with Bob Brown ...'

Dr Eric Woehler: Is this the East Coast we want?

Hobart's Smart City Strategy: captured by vested interests ...

'Redneck Liberals Open National Parks and World Heritage Area for Hunting'

Tourism Tasmania goes to war?

The Can of Worms ...

'Premier misled public over Martine Haley scandal'

More than just engineering, science and money ...

NATION: Dutton circles Turnbull sensing blood in the water

The sad story of St James, Montagu Bay ...

‘I am not a Woman’ - Transsexuals and Transgender Women Speak Out

'Future of the East Coast in focus – Hobart public meeting'

'Mount Wellington cable car backers vow to push on after Council land setback'

'Prof Robert Jensen: 'There Clearly Is No Decent Human Future Possible in Capitalism''

We were warned about climate change in 1912 ...

Smoke and mirror madness ... Forestry burns legal, yet backyard BBQs could be censured

'The National Picture: overwhelming reminder of wilful gaps in Australia's history'

Reverse Alchemy ... STT turns forest gold into more chips and debt

Reviewed! Eroding the Edges of Nature

Did you know ... ?

'Norfolk Bay Salmon Farm Shock Galvanises Locals'

Government a joke after gag attempt ...

Pope Francisyphus

Jobs for the boyzzzzzzzzzz ... ?

Anna Reynolds, Independent for Mayor ... not Green ... ?

Letter to Eric Abetz on UTAS properties ...

Is NZ No Longer a Trout Fisher's Paradise?

Reflections on a Queensland senator’s recent remarks …

The sounds of the Silent Majority ...

Sign a Petition: John Hawkins starts a petition ...

The cable car ...

The Cable Car (2)

Reefgate or reefport?

'Get glyphosate off our globe'

'Woodchip fan-girl gets real'

Gingivitis – Boiling the Gum in Tasmania

Women call for review to sex discrimination laws

Geelong Star & Basslink ...

NATION: Turnbull’s leadership a sham. Seeks to evade GBRF scandal, climate change with NEG

EXCLUSIVE: The case of the missing Beach judgment: NAB vs Lawrence

'Future of the East Coast'

'Swift parrot the loser with Tassal’s east coast gill disease dam ...'

'Michael Ferguson referred for Code of Conduct investigation'

The cable car ...

Kunanyi ... Little Signposts ...

'Mount Wellington cable car project hits council hurdle as backers revealed'

'Adding insult to injury, Howlett personally assured me that she wouldn’t run in Prosser ... '

‘Ecotourism’ ... the new greenwash term

'Michael Ferguson referred to police'

Van Badham ... Desperate to be relevant ... ?

'Shining a light on State Election mischief ...'

A business-as-usual approach to climate change

'Ferguson named as revealing health information to employer ... '

'The British Heat Wave and Aerial Archeology'

Books to giveaway ... ALL GONE!X

Australia’s renewable energy ... We have a long way to go!

'Neighbours of Fish Farming against explansion plans in Storm Bay and Norfolk Bay'

NZ Conservation Department Killing and Starving Kiwi Icon Bird

A culture is no better than its woods - WH Auden

NATION: Turnbull snatches defeat from the jaws of victory

'Victorian Premier advised to ignore Crown licence renewal'

Silencing and Censorship in the Trans Rights debate

'The world is being undone before us. If we do not reimagine Australia, we will be undone too'

'Cable car protest outside tip to protest cable car at 4.15pm today (Sat)'

Silencing and Censorship in the Trans Rights debate

Tasmanian devil cancer: human intervention the likely cause ... ?

Ten Questions for Brendan Nelson

The light-lipped Brendan Nelson ...

China’s military take climate-change offensive

'It’s Time for Light Rail ...'

Dear Sally McManus and loyal comrades ...

Coincidence ... or nepotism ... ?

First Day ... August

'New science confirms logging regulations and environment laws failing to protect swift parrot'

On a break from Sydney ...

NATION: Not so super Saturday for Mal ... but silencing of dissent a winner

I didn't want to write this, but the courage to listen to different ideas is vanishing

Official Report on MH370 Disappearance Inconclusive ...

NATION: Cleansweep ...

'PM and Opposition Leader make last ditch bids to win over Braddon voters'

Why the Braddon pork barrel is a giant rort ...

Satanic Hysteria ... and Tasmanian Politics ...

'The Great Train Robbery ...'

'Was Geelong Star the cause of the Basslink failure ... ?'

'Paul Keating unleashes vitriolic attack on Nine’s takeover of Fairfax'

Freedom FROM Religion

'Packed meeting gives thumbs down to Dover woodchip facility'

The biosecurity threat of Southwood ...

Iceland – lessons for Tasmanians ...

TasWater: Looking Through A Lens Of Lead ...

'Craig Garland is just an honest, fair-dinkum bloke ... '

Dear Senator Abetz ...

'New Laws Will Allow the Use of Military to Break Protests'

NATION: Look out! Bill's behind you

Geelong Star ... and Basslink ...

Progressives are their own worst enemies ...

Mr Docking ...

The Senate Register of Interests, 83 Davey Street, Hobart and Senator Abetz ...

2017: Blast from the past

'Behrouz Boochani #5YearsTooMany on Manus Island'

Tarkine Rivers Run Wild and Free

Rosny Hill: Symptom of a broken system ...

8th Hobart Oration - Justice for the Next Generation, Julian Burnside and Behrouz Boochani

'Walls of Jerusalem face threat of Biblical Proportions'

EXCLUSIVE: Why would Catholic Church put “a man like that” in role, his accuser wants to

UTAS properties in the city ...

'Deals behind deals?'

Tasmania, the GST and Peter Pan economics

'Loggers ask Federal Government for more millions – Conservationists outraged'

Tourism and debates we are not supposed to have ...

Poker machines – a time for change?

'Badger cull operation cost taxpayers £76,000 per animal'

NATION: Who is the real baby, Trump or Turnbull?

Murder and Mayhem ...

Tasmania’s new electricity smart metering rollout ...

'Lack of public information on polo pony deaths after Tasmanian event worries vet, horse breeder'

'BirdLife Tasmania welcomes DPP’s appeal of penguin killer’s sentence'

The Inconvenient Truth: Geelong Star and Basslink

'McKinsey's catastrophic part in the CBA – Bankwest takedown'

Why Co-operatives ... ?

Environmental damage at Chauncy Vale

Mr Trump visits Europe ...

Max Atkinson ... And the Importance of Values ...

Lest we Forget ... Battle of Hamel, 4 July 1918

'Patients spent up to six days waiting in Royal Hobart Hospital ED for psych bed, stats show'

'Australia broke the law in East Timor scandal'

Addressing demand in prostitution, which political party has the courage to do it right in Australia

The missing argument ...

French Bulldogs, Faberge and the Romanov Family

NATION: Abbott's insurrection fails but Turnbull undermines a just and fair society

Tasmanians Unite!

At What Date Do You Wish to See A Dystopian World, Or Your Children or Grandchildren Dead?

'Woodchip proposal in southern Tasmanian raises questions over truck routes, forestry deals ...'

Edgeborough Revisited: End of innocence

TOM KENT’S when-I-feel-like-it COLUMN

Exporting renewable energy … An ethical commodity

Sexist abuse in Parliament - it's never OK

Forestry deals, trucks every 5 minutes ... the questions keep coming ...

Fact check: Will removing poker machines from Tasmanian pubs and clubs cost thousands of jobs?

Rail Link v Linage ... International report on the North East Rail Line ...

An Open Letter to Cassy O'Connor, Rosalie Woodruff and Greens Party members ...

'Archbishop accused of free speech hypocrisy after priest silenced on marriage ... '

Where does a police state start ... ?

Response to David Gee's Statement to the Parliamentary Inquiry into 'Religious Free Speech'

GST top-up to cost $80 billion ...

A critique of Noel Pearson's agenda and everything

'Mt Wellington Cable Car company should abandon its doomed project'

The short-term thinking ...

The Bridgewater Jerry in Sydney

French Bulldogs, Faberge and the Romanov Family

Complaint Withdrawn, But The Emperor is Still Naked ...

NATION: Turnbull's Kill Bill drama can't hide his failure to sell his NEG to his own backbench

How safe is our GST?

FORUM: Why is Australia silent on Erdoğan’s crimes against the Kurdish people?

'KeepCup and Sea Shepherd partner to protect and preserve'

'A statement regarding request to AFP to investigate Witness K/Collaery leak'

The Great Escape

'Live animal export corruption'

Justice Pierre Slicer and contempt of court?

First Day July ...

The Obsessive Search for the Tasmanian Tiger

Respect The Earth ... Tarkine Heritage under Siege!

Sign a petition to prevent $40m of rail track being torn up ...

Being positively negative

Smartphone addiction ... are you hooked?

Low wages – and how the government keeps them there

A letter to the Attorney-General, Elise Archer

French Bulldogs, Faberge and the Romanov Family

'Senate report provides national blueprint to solve recycling crisis ...'

'State government is keeping solar owners in the dark'

Dark Mofo and tourists ...

'Iconic brand moves to protect iconic mountain ... Brown'

'Rank bank Fin soup! Fake news at the Australian Financial Review'

NATION: Aspirational? Don't try to take us all for a ride, Mr Turnbull

All about Tassie's endemic birds

Climate catastrophe ...

'Brown condemns political violence'

Mercury Talking Point: 'Questions on election transparency a matter of democracy'

Long Live our gracious Aunty ...

A Tourism Apocalypse

The (austere) golden age of Peter Gutwein

Damn, dash, bother ... !

Trump pisses on the Statue of Liberty ...

'I'm nearly 100, I saw 1945 refugee crisis firsthand. I need people to listen to my warning. Vid'

'Cable car proponents threaten legal action over protest website'

French Bulldogs, Faberge and the Romanov Family

'Looming Disaster for Norfolk Island'

'Poker machine fine for Canberra Raiders wiped ...'

NATION: Can Trump's farcical Singapore Summit alert us to dangers we face in our own democracy ... ?

Trump's ultimate triumph?

'Fragrance Towers in Elizabeth Street, Hobart ... Donate ...'

'Ending the Nation's shame ...'

Want to get filthy rich: Exploiting the Earth’s resources is the surest way ...

Read a list of the Libs' re-election bribes ...

'Democracy dies in darkness'

Mykonos ...

'Ombudsman agrees to new Centrelink investigation'

Loaves and Fishes ...

The human footprint ... It’s bad on all accounts ...

Green Policy ...

'Commonwealth Department Intervention "calamitous" for Island: Claim'

French Bulldogs, Faberge and the Romanov Family

'Challenge to Premier Hodgman over Crown land reserves'

Tasmanian Budget 2018: Winners and losers

'Liberals’ silly complaint ...'

'Shared statement from peak bodies relating to short stay accommodation'

Barnaby ...

Abbott’s desire for a 90d tilt to the right stumbles along

NATION: Nothing but blue ties? Or academic and democratic freedoms ... ?

The 1950s, Tripe and the Iceman Cometh ...

An energy policy for Tasmania and all the things that should matter ...

Letter on Climate Change ...

An Independent Inquiry into UTAS?

Noel Pearson stories from the heart of Australia

'Hodgman Liberals Biggest Threat to Tasmania on World Environment Day'

Neville-Smith treating residents like mushrooms

A beautiful tribute: EDITORIAL: Barry Everingham's final deadline. Video is priceless ...

'RTI documents reveal Threatened Species advice not passed to Wellington Park Management Trust'

Supreme Court of Tasmania: Comments on passing sentence ...

French Bulldogs, Faberge and the Romanov Family

Vedanta Resources: What next in Tasmania?

Kevin Andrews' War on Love

Why we don’t need the Adani lemon ... !

Right to Information ...

Is Space the new Green?

'Victims of bank corruption suffer emotional trauma on top of financial ruin'

Bombshell revelations about Cable Car Company and Tourism Tasmania ...

Cable Car: Back to the Future ...

Tourism Tas boss joins secret Cable Car lobby group

Tarkine on the wing ... First Day ....

'nipaluna debate exposes takayna tracks double standards on reconciliation'

A century after ... we remember his excellence

Is the Methane time bomb about to be released?

'Archer Must Explain Decision not to Exit Macquarie Harbour'

'350 year-old celery-top pine logged in Tarkine ...

Has Tasmania’s Parks & Wildlife Service lost the plot big time?

Mammon’s rules lead our churches astray ...

I am a liberal. But I know Democrats in office are no better than Republicans

Telstra ... the company Australians love to hate ...

NATION: Hastie goes over the top while Hanson spills the beans ...

How Suzi lost her business, marriage and home at the stroke of a pen ...

Fifty years of Astral Weeks ...

A quick fix to your 15 Minutes of Fame?

'Frenchmans Cap Rec Zone Plan highlights Hodgman’s EOI sham'

Cable car: Richard Flanagan's speech in full ...

Stop Hodgman Liberal Government subsidies to Vedanta's Mt Lyell mine ...

'Hobart nosedives to Australia’s least affordable capital to rent ...'

NATION: Does the Coalition have a woman problem or just a problem with humanity?

'Bob Brown backs Malaysian inquiry into Abetz-backed Sarawak logging'

The Twelfth Commandment …

That wedding ...

'Logging burns conceal industrial pollution in the name of ‘community safety’

The Greens' Kathleen Maltzahn – Conviction, But No Courage ... ?

The Economist appraises latest progressivista stupidity from the Left’s useless idiots ...

The Neo Doctrine ...

'Majority Oppose Cable Car in Denison ...'

Electric vehicles will soon rule the neo-chariot world

Launched! Tom McHugo's Gallery ...

Abetz now has the impudence to chastise Justine Keay ...

'State loses $188 million GST ...

Oh god! Too Many Trucks ...

Rich white trash ...

'A bad outcome for Dover ...'

'McCarthy review a dud ... live export ban the only option'

'Fish Farm Partnership Ignores Environmental Reality'

NATION: No ScoMo. It's not Bill. Your own pants are on fire

(TONIGHT) Friday, May 18: Tom McHugo’s launches Ordinary Heroes ...

Tarkine ... The big one that got away!

'Top secret surveillance shows fisherman Joe Pirrello was the common link in drug syndicate'

Mr Trump and Gaza ...

Letter to Will Hodgman: Is democracy dead in Tasmania ... ?

Budget 2018: A frontal assault on a fair go for all Australians ...

Criminally minded ... and how you can change it all

'Bruny Island community groups front Storm Bay Fish Farm expansion hearings ...'

Saul Eslake’s 'vision’ for Tasmania in 2050

NATION: Neither budget mania nor Macron mania divert the Coalition's war on the poor

A simple question ...

Trump withdraws from the Iran deal ...

Budget 2018: 'Nice for some ... but a good Budget ...

After Afrîn: the Ottoman dreaming of Sultan Erdoğan

The Mercury ... and energy

The Talented Mr Michael Ferguson: Onward Christian Soldiers

'Cuts to Federal Environmental staff will see the extinction of Tasmanian species'

Climate Change - Teller told us so!

Will the Honourable Snivelling Grub ...

First Day ... May ...

Budget 2018: Coalition touts $24.5bn infrastructure spend as pre-election sweetener

Sue Hickey: 'You are in the Liberal Party, not the Labor Party'

The Homeless: Thoughts from Parliament Lawns ...

Teen Challenge Tasmania’s #NotEvenOnce® … Not ever!

Mr Trump and the Nobel Prize ...

Cable Car: Silence of the Lambs ... The Libs ...

'Mountain MayDay Sunday 6th May @11am, Cascade Gardens'

Why I am standing for Hobart ...

Anglican Church Liabilities - Redress Scheme

Letter to the Editor on Mayoral Legal Expenses Fund

'Hobart former lord mayor Sue Hickey swoops on Speaker role, blindsiding Liberal colleagues'

'Cardinal George Pell to stand trial on historical sexual offence charge'

'Agreement reached on TasWater'

NATION: A boot stamping on a human face ...

'Mystery deepens over Kevin Lyons MP shock resignation ...'

'Rental market lock-out'

Whose terms ... ?

Liberal Blitzkrieg of Fear in Prosser

Winners of the 2018 Tasmanian Media Awards announced

Those corporate ties ...

Was Vanessa Goodwin's cancer caused by Wentworth Park, Howrah ... ?

Letter to the Editor: Liberals abandon tourism jobs target

Guess Who ...?

Kiwi Anti-Poison Public Spied On ...

'Greens launch plan to reboot recycling'

NATION: Hockey golfs with Trump but is it game over for the banks?

Wilderness Access – A Conservationist's Paradox

'Treasurer used government resources to help the pro-pokies lobby, say Greens'

Lost Copy: The Endless Wars: Iraq and Afghanistan, John Martinkus

'More Crown Casino poker machine allegations'

Kim Beazley: the best 21st century Labor PM we never got to vote in ... ?

Letter to the Editor ... My Neighbours are being evicted ...

Anticoagulant pesticides in Australia ...

Election posters ...

Malcolm’s Prayer ...

The massive immorality of mass immigration

'Richard Flanagan: 'Our politics is a dreadful black comedy' – press club speech in full'

'Doctors alarmed by renewed Tarkine destruction ... '

The Good Samaritan: Give Directly to Refugees

Alien Abduction ...

'Big-name chefs back seafood entrepreneur'

Has TasWater breached the Law by opening the Emergency Gate Valve?

Tarkine old-timers ... Gone are the days of abundance!

Reviewed! A Tasmanian Requiem ...

'New Minister = Peacemaker?'

NATION: Trump reaches for the Tomahawk while Turnbull’s rivals sharpen knives ...

'The truth hurts: why whistleblowers get such a hard time'

A Heritage lost ... ?

Oh, to be so Rich …

A Letter to the Editor in response to Elise Archer

'Tasmanians rally for a ban on live animal export'

Dear Premier Hodgman ...

Abbott’s unconscionable coal coterie

Is Tasmania really heading for a mini Ice Age?

'Tasmanian regional forest agreement delivers $1.3bn losses in ‘giant fraud’ on taxpayer

How my book - A Wink from the Universe - got its title ...

'Deficiencies in Integrity Commission’s Report of Serious Concern'

Martyn Turner ... Syria ...

More Companies Teach Workers What Colleges Don’t

'The Great Election Stick-up!'

'Maintain The Rage ... Flash Ban Live Export Rally'

NATION: Tony Abbott's great big backward slow bicycle race to nowhere

'Ex-Commando calls on PM to establish an independent investigation into Police Raid'

Estimating the extinction date of the thylacine ...

Today's Prize-Fight for Real-Time Reporting at TasWater ... VICTORY ...

Welcome to Tasmania Professor Rufus Black ...

'Live animal export outrage: Minister called to shut down trade immediately'

Mind what you eat. Bon appetit ... !

'Housing Crisis, or Political Vacuum?'

Edmund Burke and the ‘World Turned Upside Down’ ...

Leading human rights barrister Julian Burnside examines asylum seeker policies worldwide

Architectural Visualisation - Adrian Bold* style

Australian Defence Minister Marise Payne ... and 'swatting' ...

Is this the Quantam Leap in Renewable Power Storage ... ?

Reviewed! Ducks for Dark Times ...

'Busted: Government in damage control over latest animal outrage'

A Simple Target: Zero Homeless

'Rainforest logging and Aboriginal heritage damage revealed'

NATION: It's just not cricket ...

All for a few boards of Musk ...

Can’t we return to a simpler, more sustainable way of life ... ?

Arctic Heat Wave – An Ominous Sign!

This report is emblematic of everything that is wrong with the white liberal regime

First Day ... April

Corporate tax cuts: the new ball tampering ...

The Unity of Art, Literature, Music and Life

Leunig on ball-tampering ... Lehmann resigns. Warner the architect

Big Ideas for Tasmania’s future

The Sound of Silence: Afrin and the Darkness of Australia’s Foreign Policy

Tarkine wildness ... and the discovery of Tiger Hollow

Tasmania’s Energy Future

'Commitment to tabling human rights law'

Is this the last Platypus ever to be seen in Waratah Water Reservoir?

NATION: Turnbull lost down dangerous data-mine shaft

The Cable Car ...

Martyn Turner: Trump's latest bedmate ...

Watch Emma Gonzalez' amazing speech ...

'Industry veteran warned of 'disaster' in fish farm expansion on Tasmania's Macquarie Harbour'

PETITION: Ending Homelessness in Australia ASAP

Enriching language by government!

Harnessing the Ocean’s Energy

The devastation in Afrin ...

We're going on a Bear hunt ...

Lisa Singh's Matters of Public Importance Speech on Gun Control

Port Arthur ... A retrospective ...

Tasmanian State election: The Pearlfish factor

Kim Beazley: the best 21st century Labor PM we never got to vote in ... ?

NATION: From the conundrum of the SA election to the riddle of the ASEAN Way

Tarkine ... fuel reduction burning marginalises endangered species

Myer today announces a half-billion dollar loss ...

Cambridge Analytica Ain’t Nuthin: Look Out For i360 and DataTrust

We need changes to the political system ...

A Christmas Carol

'Tasmanian cabinet reshuffle'

Letter to the Editor: Your continuing silence on Afrin

Raise a beer to any fictitious god ...

Personal statement by Tim Costello about Nick Xenophon

The Clean Coal Calamity ...

'Griggs demands Macquarie Point be part of solution to housing crisis'

‘Twas a very strange Tasmanian State election (2018) ...

A Tarkine Park ... The Campaign Continues ...

Let’s talk about problem gambling ...

For the love of cement ...

NI Self-Determination: Update on meetings and presentations in UK 25th Feb – 2nd March 2

'Senate Inquiry hears Australia now in nationwide recycling crisis'

Communique - Tasmanian Housing Summit

TTP and the investor-state dispute settlement procedures ...

Tony Benneworth: 'Genial giant Koala'

Fixing the Housing Crisis ...

'Housing crisis is our biggest challenge ...'

The problem record immigration is supposed to solve doesn't exist

Just what are funerals for ... ?

Vlad ... and diplomacy ...

First salvo in a trade war that could lead to a global recession ...

Traffic ... post-election

'Geoffrey Robertson QC appears for Norfolk Islanders ... '

Machiavelli was alive and well in the Hobart Tally Room last Saturday ...

NATION: Despite light at the end of the tunnel, journey ahead will not be smooth ...

Turnbull’s parliamentary circus ...

'‘Catastrophic’ decreases of Tassie ducks ahead of annual shoot'

A new piece of Social Infrastructure ...

Rocket Men ...

'Free Choice Gaming Program'

Sue-Neill Fraser's final appeal case heard in Hobart Supreme Court

Tasmanian democracy is bought ... democracy is sold ...

No Right(s) to Information

Money well spent on women's health in the sex trade ... or not ... ?

Farmers falling behind

Shutting down the 'charity' sector ...

The Climate to Come ...

Borders ...

NATION: One armed bandit steals Tassie election ...

March 3 – The day Tasmanians willingly crossed the line ...

Rundle: blitzed in the side bar at Will Hodgman’s monster’s ball

Open letter to Mike Brewster, from Helmut Ernst, resident, Waratah ...

The 'Zone'

Will's likely win ...

This election ...

The health message that has escaped both major parties ...

'Freycinet chopper flights sign of things to come ... with no consultation'

Tasmania ... state of contradiction

TasWater ... corporate bully ...?

Libs' gift $250,000,000 to the pokies ... financial incompetence or apparent corruption ... ?

Rundle: the rotten heart of the Apple Isle

A quadra dose of Lazlo Steigenberger v Greg Farrell

Embracing a gloomy future for our democracy ... !

A major ethical dilemma for Tasmanians: how to vote – or not

Planning, Heritage and the Tasmanian Election

Wrong development ...

Justified ...

Dear Rebecca ...

The Terrible Burden of the Responsible Adult ...

'Tassie’s ‘whitefella’ community says ‘not in my name Will Hodgman’'

In the Pits ...

Is there really anyone to vote for?

Shame on those responsible ...

Community required to pay for public land management

NATION: 100 years of mateship or a government in crisis, desperately posturing?

Loopholes and lies. The real scandal of Barnaby Joyce ...

Brooksy, I suspect has consumed most of it ...

The multiple misrepresentations of Liberal pollies and industry lobbyists ...

Overheard on the Prosser River Mouth

Abolishing the carbon tax to reduce power bills ...

Syria ... where ideology and identity politics makes life 'poor, nasty, brutish and short'

The Rocky History Of The Adani Carmichael Mine

Does Tasmania need a Climate Change Plan?

1080 Whistleblower Wins Case

'The Liberals' grubby little secret'

'Planning Matters Alliance Tasmania Planning Policy Election Scorecard'

NATION: 'One way or another, Barnaby's cactus' and Turnbull's gov't may be ...

The Blue Sea ...

Liberals new anti-protest laws doomed to failure!

Outrage over Oxfam investigations into paedophiles, sexual misconduct ...

Save the Waratah Reservoir Dam ...

The rise and fall of Hobart property values ...

Plastic ...

'TCT’s Fish Farm Election Policy Scorecard'

'Review of Party Planning Policies'

'Community Energy to power the future'

Tasmania’s Ailing Health System and Forestry Debt – It’s inextricably linked ...

Removing Tasmania's pokies would help gamblers without hurting the economy

Fifteen years after Iraq war protests, peace is further away than ever

Cultural and Physical Genocide: The Kurdish Case in Turkey

Taylor-made failing of local democracy

Huon mayoral wannabe picks at an old scab

'84% of Tasmanians want donations disclosed before the election'

'Liberals bent on destroying college system ... '

Liberal health pledge cooks the books

NATION: Turnbull's Joyce will cost him dearly ...

Fragmented Review of Climate Change

Caring for humans ... as wildlife

Sea of Blue

How much are they paying ... ?

And this is a leading light in the battle to save pokies ...

'Cable Car scandal a case in point – Tasmania needs robust planning laws'

Bugger off Barnaby ...

Mental health services are in crisis ...

It's all John Howard's fault ...

'Nonsense ... The figure is $75 million ...'

Is TasWater the new Forestry Tasmania ... ?

We make our own Luck ... Chicanery

Election Execution in Lyons

The New York Times Opinion: A moral necessity

'Liberals must reveal all Federal Group donations ...'

'Wilkie takes on poker machine lies in Parliament'

Hospital emergency crisis revealed in leaked document

No risk: The family who own Tasmania's gambling industry ...

Hedges in the Tasmanian landscape ...

Corruption that kills

A Tasmanian Christmas Story ... A history leading to pokies

The Marlboro 'Digital Nicotine Robot'

The death of reading is threatening the soul

Colleges. What is going on ... ?

'Southwood, Mr Neville Smith misleading public on their proposed woodchip export facility in Dover'

'Road safety awareness campaign to save wildlife lives'

Pokies: New allegation about collapse of 1972 Tasmanian government

Malcolm Turnbull can't relate ...

'Tasmanian Peak Bodies share Joint Vision'

Hitler of the Middle East ...

The open abandonment of this school community by our government is damning ...

Reviewed! First Person ...

We citizens need nationalism, flag-toting, political ranting about our goodness and virtue ...

Painful periods? Acne? Weight Issues?

Alexander Downer spies for Five Eyes (Part 1)

Heritage and Flood Plans Needed at Ross

The Killing Nation ...

'Tarkine Logging Blitz uncovered by conservationists'

Public Education. How important is it?

Crackdown on donations would destroy activist groups, GetUp says

First Day (Belated) ... February 2018

TasWater takeover: It's all spin ...

The Fake President ...

Where have the Birds of Prey Gone!?

Falls Festival needs to take responsibility for sexual assault cases

I believe you; Stories of Missed and Delayed Diagnosis

HOMO ... Hotel Mona ...

An open letter to Rebecca White

A letter to the Prime Minister ...

Launched! Tasmanian Whisky, The Devil's Share ...

Songlines: the foundational Australian story ...

A Global Distrust of Leadership

Renewable way to reduce energy bills

'‘Conservation tourism’ key to Tasmania’s success, if only Hodgman will allow it'

Will Hodgman wants you ...

We're back tomorrow ... err, looking the same ...

Tassietimes is back on February 5 (hopefully ...)

Thankyou guyz ... The Chrissy shutdown ...

Pokies: Two rippers from John Lawrence ...

Greetings from the Tarkine’s elusive waterfalls ...

A Poker Machine led boost for Tasmania’s economy and social health

NATION: Turnbull's Yellow Peril 2.0 is the panda in the room

Fox program investigation findings

Letter to the Editor on POKIES

A Submission to the Senate Enquiry into Forestry Managed Investment Schemes

Saving seed in Tasmania ... and a multinational company ...

Chinese Political Donations to the Libs in Tasmania? Naaaaaaah ...

Barnett defends the indefensible GBE with more spin, deception and blame

Poker machine apocalypse? LABOR'S POLICY ...

The tear of reminiscence ...

The Prosser dinosaurs ...

Big year for centenaries, this 2017 ...

Housing is a human right ...

A former mayor says nay to an old warhorse

Letter to the Editor ... on Flinders Island ...

There’s certainly some good news in this year’s Tasmania Report ...

' ‘Fake News,’ Trump’s Obsession, Is Now a Cudgel for Strongmen' ... ask Will ...

NATION: A double agent in the house ... ?

'The Palace, the Governor-General and the Dismissal of the Whitlam government ...'

Why 'Love Makes a Way' is not loving

I don't want smart meters

Southern-fried half-baked woodchips

The Robot Journo ...

The Decline and Fall of RMPAT: Tribunal loses its teeth

Whose victory was it that the MPs were celebrating ... ?

Just how removed is the Integrity Commission from government influence ... ?

For Eleanor ...

Misrepresentation, lies, deception and fraud ...

TWO Martyn Turners on Trump ... and Jerusalem ...

'Jacqui Lambie looming large over 2018 Tasmanian election, as Liberals, Labor neck and neck'

Policies for a Sheltered Workshop

NATION: A shameful betrayal of trust and responsibility

The commercialisation of the Tasmanian wilderness ...

Who wins the Dodo award this week?

Pimp/Porn inquiry needed in Tasmania

On Being a ‘homophobe’

First Day: December

NATION: Turnbull's week begins badly; ends in disaster

Martyn Turner: The Toy Show

Vintage Nudes in the Snow Gallery ...

Mmmmm ... Uni vice-chancellor salaries ....

Martyn Turner ... Mr Trump ...

Tarkine wonder ... what a blooming delight ... !

Peter Gutwein is wrong on debt. Here are the numbers that prove it

While we were sleeping ...

Push for expanded protection of Tarkine to become a poll issue ...

The latest on coal ...

'Senate says 'Yes' to marriage equality' ...

We are in deep trouble ...

Cry, my beautiful country: Barnaby’s shameful legacy to the lifeblood of Australia

Sweltering summers – the face of things to come ...

'Mountain gathering calls on Cascade Brewery to protect kunanyi/Mt Wellington'

'Community Health underfunded by $84 million'

Talking Turkey ...

'Reminiscent of a tin-pot dictatorship ... '

The mess we're now in: The leaked TASSAL document ...

Forestry Tasmania's demise in detail: Billion Dollar Loss

The Quest for Security: Is it rational? has it actually made us safer? At what cost?

Celebrating diversity ...

Geoffrey Dyer's genius ...

'Norfolk Island heading for disaster ...'

The 1821 Macquarie Bicentenary ...

'5000 Tasmanian households go without meals each year ...'

EXTRACT: The ignoble end ...

Funding cuts to Scarlet Alliance: Michael Keenan gets it right ...

Jail Time and Debt Recovery using the powers vested in Senator Ryan, then Special Minister of State

The latest on coal ...

Australia's same-sex marriage postal survey: 61.6% YES, 38.4% no – live

'Major Projects Legislation will fast-track the cable car, skyscrapers and resorts in reserves'

EXTRACT: Christine Milne, An Activist Life ...

So there’s an election. What happens now?

NATION: Have I missed something ... ?

Fiction, or Gaming ... ?

Welcoming tourists to our Southern Forests ...

Forestry Tasmania's final report: The Billion Dollar Loss

The Embalmer from Burnie who Buried the Liberal Party ...

'Community-owned Tourism Plan Required for Bruny Islanders'

Elon Musk powers ahead whilst Australia goes limp

Letters to my grandchildren (26)

The latest on coal ...

'More NW Fish Farms Without Community Consultation'

NATION: Turnbull's worst week ...

Tasmanian consumers to feel the pinch in 2018 ...

Bird and bat species’ global vulnerability to collision mortality at wind farms revealed ...

'Australia must take on United Kingdom on their rogue tax havens'

Letter to the Editor on ... pokies

Perhaps they think I'm money laundering: My experience of Centrelink ...

Quincentenary of The Reformation ...

'Sam' and 'Brad' tell it like it isn't ...

Becoming a pokies addict is not a failing or a sign of a flawed character, it is to be beguiled ...

Lost Copy review: John Martinkus on the hazards of the media speaking out

Pembroke by-election is a referendum ...

Oils ... and John Howard ...

DPIPWE quietly abandons Fox probe. What's going on here?

First Day: November ...

NATION: Turnbull government lurches from crisis, to catastrophe

POKIES: We have all felt the talons of this addiction ...

Open letter to Chris Griffin and Luke Martin ...

'Schools shortchanged by $51 million, analysis shows'

An Inconvenient Woman: a review ...

6 reasons to vote for Willink

Australian journalism’s freak show: how a serious newspaper deals with its enemies

'Greens push for establishment of Marine Plastics CRC in Hobart'

Come in ‘Jonesy’

Ross Bridge Festival

The exotic plantation curse: an environmental and fiscal catastrophe ...

The End of the Beginning ...

An apocalyptic future ... ?

Big tobacco targets children with toxic filters. AGAIN ...

NATION: Turnbull government fails Australians on energy and jobs

World’s wilderness at further risk

'Crown Casino allegations'

Killing whales ...

Corruption that kills

The latest on coal ...

'Environment Groups condemn Tasmania’s plan to log oldgrowth rainforest reserves'

EXTRACT: Wilkie opposes new national security laws ...

Do I have a snowflake's chance in hell ... ?

And the Man Booker goes to ...

Who is more clever, a teeny-tiny glider or a fancy bird scientist?

'Police must investigate Glenorchy City Council wrongdoing'

'Over-the-top and unnecessary ... '

NATION: A government which cares not for health nor human rights, nor its people

'Federal Government protecting Tasmania’s remote shorebirds from the Tasmanian Government'

European ARTlessness

MLC Ruth Forrest's review of The Balfour Correspondent

THIS ARVO: Fullers Bookshop, The First Casualty ...

Asylum seekers: Festival of the Dead ... Halloween ...

Double Trouble ...

'Public servants getting away with misconduct, corruption, watchdog chief Murray Kellam says'

'WBO World Welterweight Champion Holder Jeff Horn joins the fight against Bullies!'

What Happened to the Public Reserve along the Droughty Hills?

Amnesty International's capitulation to women's increasing poverty and subordination to men

Meeting my political match in Tokyo

Two walkouts in the name of transparency

TARKINE: Why the Tasmanian Forest Intergovernmental Agreement got it wrong ...

'New slaughterhouse expose projected onto wall of butcher'

Expect Future Storms To Intensify

Bob Brown's Green policy blindside - Adani and Vedanta are mining ... not just the earth ...

'Return of Kings Run Shows Community Leadership'

NATION: Turnbull's new security suite puts all of us at risk

Mistake to consolidate Premier and Attorney-General portfolios

Please help me. I am in serious trouble ...

Cable car: Stand by your convictions ...

The missed chance goes to China ...

Bring on the election ...

The latest on coal ...

The (lack) of mountain road maintenance

Does Australia have a free press?

Fullers Bookshop: The First Casualty by Peter Greste

Retrofitting South Arm Highway

The Downfall of Amnesty International (Part 1)

Mingling amidst our forest elders

Reviewed! Wharfie ...

NATION: Turnbull’s fake gas crisis upstaged by Dutton’s real cruelty

A letter to Myer

Ross Bridge Festival

'Premier Must Explain Why Liberals are Taking Chinese Money'

Smaller parliament rips us all off

First Day ... October

A treat, an absolute treat ...

'Fragrance highrise a backdrop to community concerns over development laws'

A sad day for pyjama manufacturers ...

Help! Dad's leaving my inheritance to his floozy ...

Southern Outlet: sleep disturbance from trucks at night

Preparing to live sustainably alongside increasing natural risks

'TasWater takeover bad policy based on scare tactics'

Same sex marriage ... as if you haven't read or heard enough already

A philosopher’s view of the same sex marriage debate

Richard Flanagan In Conversation with Phillip Adams

'Answers to gaming questions can be found in community’s voices'

Wilderness, especially mountains, are so foreign ...

4WD tracks in the Tarkine: The Wilderness Society's submission to the Commonwealth ...

Aboriginal Education and the 800 large

Vision Drum

NATION: Abbott attacks Turnbull on two fronts

The endless wars in Iraq and Afghanistan ...

The absurdity of a 25-seat Parliament ...

Father of Hare-Clark: Andrew Inglis Clark (1848-1907)

CoalWire: The latest ...

Wind on kunanyi/Mt Wellington and MWCC's proposed cable car ...

How (Not) to Run a Modern Society on Renewable Energy ...

NATION: Turnbull government marks two years of inertia, paralysis and failure

'Renowned Wilderness man, Les Southwell, dies aged 88'

'Gutwein's Major Projects Legislation will deliver Fragrance Skyscrapers for Hobart and Launceston'

Federal Group’s 20 year haul

The Sacred Trust of Ross Heritage

Clean Coal is Just Dirty Coal – Here’s the Facts!

FT's coming of age?

'Businesses call on political leaders to act to protect Tasmanian communities and economy ...'

The Viability Report has yet to be formally released ...

The Liberal National [Coalition] Power Crisis

'Plantation fire sale a short-sighted subsidy for Hodgman’s native forest logging'

'Disappointment at Government’s delaying tactics'

Revisiting the good, the bad ... and the ugly ...

A Pumped-hydro Bonanza for Tasmania ... ?

How to fix our hospitals

Bringing Tasmania Together

NATION: Our little Aussie Bwana

If only Turnbull had some authority ...

Norfolk Island business confidence slumps following Australian Government takeover

Cucumber Straighteners: Well done Charles Vivian ...

Letters to my grandchildren (25)

ABC Bias or the ABCs of Cognitive Bias?

'Dodgy Brothers, Lennon and Gay, Back in Business'

'Leaked takayna 4WD track decision a betrayal of reconciliation'

Financial Times' David Tang on Burnie ...

Gadfly on Eric ...

'Threatened Species Unit should be added to threatened list on International Threatened Species Day'

Tasmania and my stolen soul

The latest on coal ...

The Dangers of Poorly Managed Chronic Pain

Love, Truth and Noodles for North Korea

'Government move to cost councils up to $45.7 million a year'

'Spirit Walker walks out on meeting with Prime Minister'

'Permits for the Tamar Valley pulp mill remain valid'

I will give these most interesting objects to the QV ...

The gentle launch ...

Strategy of the Commons ...

Australia's contribution to nuclear proliferation risks

The wind moaning through the scree and eucalypt canopy screams NO ...

NATION: Super Mal of Monaro

A ‘Contradictor’ - The Club - and the Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce

Kicking Sacred Cows : Is giving flu vaccinations to elderly nursing home patients really advisable?

A New Notion

We Can Make This Nation Work

Ban the Businessman’s Burqa

A guide to parliamentary democracy ...

I have never seen so much butt-covering ...

'SNF: Top barrister handed over explosive file on murder - he didn’t foresee reaction'

First Day ... September ...

PULP MILL: It's official. WE WON!!!! We really, really did ...

'News Corp urged to cut ties with Korindo – rainforest destroyer'

'State Growth Consultation Summary does not accurately represent the views ...'

'Tasmania dawdling in renewable energy challenge'

The Pokies Horror ...

NATION: Whatever The High Court decides, Turnbull lost the nation

'Sold to the highest bidder'

Special Timbers Submission by George Smiley

'Call-In Power Planning Laws Recipe for Corruption'

Room 39 and Forestry in Tasmania – Is There a Connection?

Despoliation by developers ...

'RTI Confirms Liberals at Behest of Salmon Farming Industry'

The Archbishops' hurtful and damaging NO Pastoral Letter

Takata's killer canisters?

Chinese Dragon Gobbling Up Australia and NZ

A China Tale from Tibet ...

'Rainforest logging submission highlights flaws in special species plan'

Why is this?

The Powerhouse scandal: A case study in cultural vandalism

The genesis of Liftstraightup ...

Why you should buy a house. Right now!

Tarkine - A Sumac National Park here we come!

'RFA “Death Sentence” for Swift Parrot'

Vigil for Sue Neill-Fraser: eight years in jail, still no final answers

Blinded by the light ...

Eric Abetz: What the High Court said ...

The Hope of Saving the Far N/W Tas Seabed from Salmon farms ...

The Rise of the Sleeping Midget

NATION: Turnbull government loses the plot in its worst week ever ...

Will the ALP Dance to Lennon and Old’s Pokies Play List?

Wake up Malcolm – Coal is Moribund!

Cultural deviation and the Conservative Coalition

New Zealand’s “Progress Trap” is Killing Country’s Rivers

The Micro-Plastics Nightmare

Why and how English law is a taxpayer-funded racket, luckily for Cardinal George Pell

Eric Abetz MUST resign

Mincing my words ...

'You’re the problem, not the art'

'Federal and State Governments admit that world's largest freshwater lobster is in trouble'

They will be wrong ...

Is the pot calling the kettle black ... ?

Under threat: The cradle of vulnerable, rare and endangered species ...

NATION: Macho Mal ...

A pleading letter to the Derwent Valley Council

Contrarian Views On Temperature Have Melted Away ...

Forestry economics is a form of brain damage!

Adding insult to injury ....

Parliament House Refuse Disposal ...

Terminal Decline ...

'Bill of Rights introduced into Parliament'

Toughness and unwillingness to back down ...

Tim Minchin's video goes viral ...

Her reverie is broken by a rough hand on her arm ...

How long did Senator Eric Abetz hold dual citizenship: 16 years ...?

'Removing poker machines good for economy'

The likelihood of a Hung Parliament ...

The Therapeutic Conversation

Reconciling takayna

Liberal senator urged to prove eligibility

Is the Tarkine’s Keppel Creek the next forestry battleground?

Reviewed! Game of Mates

'TCT calls for Peter Gutwein to rule out special deal for Fragrance Tower'

'Commbank’s $10 billion profit is a siren song on what is wrong with the Australian economy'

'Four Corners exposes crisis in nation’s recycling industry while government sits silent'

Where did the North-East passenger trains go?

Tasmanians 4 Tasmania ...

How to survive the coming crash

NATION: Turnbull’s terror bust raises big questions over his government and his leadership

Eric Abetz: Expect a question ...

Twittered out in Tasmania

The neglect of Tullah Cemetery

Only governments can stem the tide of tourism sweeping the globe

'Gutwein wants TasWater as a cash-cow, says ex-Huon mayor'

'Manus Island death at Dutton’s feet'

'Minister Barnett’s assurance contradicted by the EPA on the Shree bond'

First Step ...

South Australia’s GM crop ban under fire: Tasmania’s GM ban will be next ...

Lib attack on 'insidious, undeserving poor'

Mt Wellington and the cable car: The quick and easy road ...

'Accusations Senator Abetz may have sat wrongly in Senate for up to 16 years should be cleared up'

Special Timbers Welfare State ...

The story of whisky in Tasmania ...

Worried about Australia’s Marine Reserves? ... You should be!

Game of Tones ...

Remembering Irish exile 150 years on ...

'VDL sale opponents were right'

'Commercial fisherman launches Okehampton Bay occupation' Federal approval ...

'Australia’s PM Turnbull must explain why and how whistleblowers’ letter was leaked'

A soaring city reaps a terrible toll

NATION: Mr Abetz ... and the anomaly of citizenship ...

First Day of the Month ... August

'Alarming report into sexual assault and harassment at university'

Mr Rockliff and education ...

Death by Airbag ...

Intellectual Slobbery ...

Passchendaele ...

NZ’s Conservation Minister Shows 'Sad' Wild Animal Hatred?

The net tightens ... Abetz and his German Citizenship and Renunciation

Do the Liberals Really Want to Destroy the Logging Industry ... ?

Baseload solar power is a reality without batteries ...

The Long Goodbye ...

A Southern Paradise ...

The Neoliberal Wolf as the Good Shepherd of Mass Immigration

NATION: Turnbull's super-ministry ...

Ludlam and Abetz: The Goose and the Gander ...

'Sustainable' Timber Tasmania and the logging near Styx road ...

Linking the Microbiome, Diet, the Brain and Mental Health

Investing for kids (Part 2) - The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

When is an airbag not an airbag ... ?

I am no longer a proud Australian ...

Deterioration in public psychiatry

'Former Huon mayor Calls for TasWater mediation'

Sustainable Timber Tasmania – The Farce and Insanity Continues!

NATION: Turnbull tries to hide in Menzies' mantle ...

'Ex-mayor calls for Huon-Kingborough LG reform talks'

Live near the beach? Coral reef expert Charlie Veron has some advice for you ...

The Uninhabitable Earth ...

A Boer War memory ...

North Korea - Does the US approach make sense?

'Cable Car Enabling Bill Strong Echoes of Paul Lennon and John Gay'

A Mobile Friendly update ...

Australia Day: The Black War could have been avoided if there had been a treaty ...

Investing for Kids (The Good, the Bad and the Ugly)

Is Australian Sustainable Hardwoods just another Ta Ann ... for the plantation resources?

Energy Proofing Tasmania

The View from the Top

Kiwi PC 'anti-exotic-phobia' hooks Into trout

'Former Australian Water Association boss warns of need to keep water utilities in public hands'

The Redemption of Malcolm Turnbull ...

NATION: G20 no ode to joy

The Great Australian Minerals and Energy Resources Rip-Off ...

'Huon’s ex-mayor calls for Okehampton salmon project to be land-based'

The dissolution of Forestry Tas ... and its feeble attempt to obtain FSC

Planning Matters Alliance Tasmanian Launch ...

'Macquarie Harbour Waste Collection Needs Independent Monitoring'

More footage of brutal animal treatment released from Tasmanian slaughterhouse

Local Government in Tasmania is Very Broken

A Discussion on the ‘High Fat’ Diet Fad and Health Benefits of Good Fats and Cholesterol

NATION: Not easy being Green ...

The terrorists are over here because our troops are over there

The Frankland Forests – The Clock is Ticking Down Fast

First Day July ... a Solstice celebration

Latest policy proposals have done nothing to resolve issues in Tasmania’s forestry industry

The destruction of Defender

Keens Curry Cuts the Mustard

James Thornton: Saving the planet, one court case at a time

Silvertail subversives: the men aiming to change a system in which they prosper

Grenfell reflects the accountability vacuum left by crumbling local press

A letter from Martin Flanagan ...

FOXES: Tasmania’s fantastic joke

Saving for Kids (no more tears)

Personal Statement from Kristie Johnston

Do not miss the Giblin Lecture ...

Eagles about ... Eagles about ...

Syria: Melting Pot of War

Forestry Tasmania's destruction of El Grande ...

NATION: Corks pop for Gonski 2.0 but Turnbull government has nothing to celebrate ...

Prescription Medications and Other Things That Could Be Making You Fat!

'The fact is the war in Afghanistan was lost long ago ...'

'Tasmanian Brand at Risk if Salmon Farming Continues Unchecked'

A Crying in the Wind ... Tom's story

'Two Year Reprieve for Threatened Forests'

Naked in the Derwent ...

The Tarkine Pebble Route – Myth or Mystery?

NATION: Turnbull government in crisis as ministers face contempt charges

Warren Buffett’s Biggest Mistake ...

A Crying in the Wind ... a Tasmanian story

An Inquiring letter to Guy Barnett ...

TA$$SAL! Stop trashing Brand Tasmania ...

'Not in Australia's interest': Ban the Bomb vigil ...

Who runs politics? The Dead Camel Party? The Shitters’ Party?

A dim (re)view of Tasmanian Yrs9-12 education

Open letter to David Walsh ...

Just Incredible ... the $70 million payout ...

Just who is a 'proper stakeholder' Minister Frydenberg ... ?

The Strategic Growth Plan ...

Lilydale Water Supply: correcting a $7m error ...

Theresa May's rout sends message to Turnbull's government of slogans, secrets and lies ...

Looking to land your dream job?

Mining the last Old-Growth ...

Securing Tasmania’s Energy Future

The Fox in the Henhouse ... ?

The Rise of Eric Abetz ... hmmmm maybe ...

Letters to my grandchildren (24)

Welcome to Kohbart ...

One Flew Over the Kookaburra's Nest ...

'BirdLife Australia calls for immediate end to the Tasmanian RFA and logging on Bruny Island'

Glenorchy City Council: Letter to Peter Gutwein ...

LIES ...

The Forestry Insanity ...

Artists Talks – why give them, why go along?

Fake hate speech on agenda in Tasmania

'Premier bans Tassal from east coast – without banning their east coast salmon farm'

Unofficial Dark Mofo fringe event to protest forestry firestorms

'Legal slip strengthens case to remove Minister Gutwein from local government portfolio'

NATION: Trump's Paris exit spells real trouble for Turnbull

The Annual Reports of the Forest Practices Authority ...

Strategies, strategies everywhere ...

After Mabo ...

'Groom obligation to act on ongoing illegal takayna 4WDing ... '

New Tarkine Frog Discovered? – Not Quite!

White Rabbit in a Snowstorm ...

First Day June ...

An Indigenous seventh state: a radical idea from a constitutional conservative

Bricklaying in Launceston ...

Scathing audit report confirms Tassal breaking state laws

Democracy is sick – long live democracy

Art of the Bull ...

A Zombie in the White House ... ?

'Government blind to Hobart Airport risks'

A Father's remonstrance to a dead son ...

The Logs Pile High as History Repeats Itself ...

How it was ... When Tasmanian Trees were Trees ...

Is it true: The Rosemary Armitage saga ... ?

TODAY, Moonah Arts Centre, 7pm: James Dryburgh in conversation with Caroline Brothers

The DarkMofo/Nitsch Debate ...

Do we really wish to be known as Phallus City ... ?

'Building Tasmania's Future'

Top 10 Tips for flying with a baby

'Spectacular fail for patients and staff is outrageous ...'

Tasmanian government bike trail fears ...

Ice addicts ... and the mainland ...

NATION: Mar a Lago Hillbillies ...

The wooden skyscrapers that could help to cool the planet ...

A Human Rights Act for Tasmania ...

AMA Tasmania declares no confidence in Tasmanian Health Service senior management

Tasmanian Planning Policies Legislation – Minister Gutwein’s next power grab

The wondrous history of the Saracen Foundry ...

NATION: Dodgy bastards' budget of lies ...

Feedback on the exposure draft Land Use Planning and Approvals Amendment ...

Tasmanian farmers join chorus for climate action on and off farm

Rebates freeze hits GP bulk-billing rates again

Neo Disposables – A Consumable Alternative

Why has Democracy been Suspended in Ross?

The Gates to Heaven ...

MEAA awards ... TT drew a blank ... but ...

Lara Giddings to leave Tasmanian politics ...

The deafening silence of an incompetent State Liberal government ...

Benefits of biochar, dung beetles and earthworms in soils ...

TasWater's Owner-Councils Vote To Reject State Takeover

Gutwein's TasWater asset grab would hurt ratepayers, says Huon's former mayor

ScoMo's Budget 2017: The Verdict ...

Federal license: Police Commissioner’s stunning decision

'They do not allow construction of high rise buildings in their cities’ historic heart ...'

The dilemma with tourism ...

Gutwein’s wrecking ball over land use planning continues

John Hawkins' questions for Senator Abetz ...

NATION: A narcissistic, immature Turnbull government ...

Parliament must be empowered to decide on Australia going to war

Fuck It ... Authorised by the Department of Intergenerational Theft, Canberra ...

Fish farming in Macquarie Harbour ...

Barnett, the Tasmanian Forestry Agreement and a possible swindle ...

What Bob Brown's High Court challenge is all about ...

New Animal Cruelty Exposé Adds to Mounting Pressure on DPIPWE

Around Australia by Schooner: Best in Show

First Day May ...

What a lot of bull ...

NATION: 'A man who doesn't understand his job as Prime Minister'

Gas Generation - Not the Answer to our Future Energy Needs ...

Five Podcasts you must not miss ...

The Decline and Fall of the Modern Era ...

Are We There Yet?

Sub-Tropical Wife Swap

Letters to my grandchildren (23)

'The people of Glenorchy have already suffered enough ...'

CSIRO cuddles up to climate change deniers

Rockliff must release death probe ...

It's bad news from New Zealand's Survivors ...

'An erosion of trust. An erosion of human rights. An erosion of dignity ...'

No place to call home – rental affordability crisis

National media ... please ... !

Gutwein denies Huon a role in LG reform process ...

Can Tasmania be turned into Australia’s peak load generator?

Australian Values & Why we should #BringThemHere

Baroque is back ...

NATION: Daddy knows best, dear ...

Take Note Malcolm, the UK Will Soon be Coal Power Free!

A Death In Interview Room 1

The wondrous (bloody) Art of Hermann Nitsch ...

Gutwein should foot the Huon council inquiry bill, says former mayor

The MH 370 Search & Track Records at Pine Gap ...

Tas Government Upstages Mona with 3 Capes Art

The Gates to Hell ...

Why ... ?

Age-Friendly Communities ...

Another Supreme Leader tries a dodgy Missile Test ...

Wood smoke: Suck it up ...

Health groups blame Government for hospital crisis

NATION: Australia follows USA blindly into disaster ...

Launched! Vast ...

World War ... ?

You can be a successful writer, but only if you live in Melbourne or Sydney ...

A lot more richness is revealed ... (1)

Top 5 Firewood Tips

Fighting for a Fair Go

NATION: Trunbull blindly follows Trump ...

Can human greed and denial ever end? The climate crisis as a transformational opportunity (1)

Burge v Commonwealth Bank of Australia

POWER ... and a road to glory ...

Why Kurds Deserve Self-Rule

The Hypocrisy of Eric Abetz

Who Profits from Privatisation ... ?

Canadian trade ministry bows to Malaysian tycoon over OECD standards

The Best from Civil Liberties Australia ...

The meaning of BREXIT ...

Long distance transport of Tasmanian animals ...

NATION: Morrison clowns while Turnbull tax cut fools no-one

First Day April ...

Probability of being fooled ...

Huon council short-shrifts former mayor's plea to pay his legal costs ...

Hearts Detached from Heads ...

Thomas Kent and the Sex Party propaganda machine ...

Around Australia by Schooner: Light speed in the Australian outback

Sustainability is a Two-Edged Sword

NATION: Barnaby's edible donkey skin trade easier to swallow than Turnbull's 18C lies ...

Teen Challenge Tasmania's acceptance of donation from ALH Group ...

The coming property Armageddon ...

The massive public subsidy of a private family-owned firm ...

Frances Bender 'Environmental Warrior': I beg to differ ...

Old farts ...

Who Am I?

Dissent in White Ribbon Starts to Bite

NATION: Jay Weatherill speaks truth to power ...

‘Slouching towards Kingston to be Born’... or ‘Flustercluck Highway’

Education, productivity and economic performance: Tasmania, then, now and tomorrow

Deconstructing the Disability Trump Card

That 1000-pound Gorilla on Mount Wellington: An Occupational Health and Safety issue

Grid Battery Storage - Like it or Not Liberals? - Here it Comes!

This is the man ...

NATION: WA Labor Landslide buries Turnbull and Hanson ...

An open letter to politicians ....

Taking a Monumental Stand on Renewable Energy

Crescent Bay 'substantially commenced'. No it isn't ... !

Launch of 'Losing Streak' today (March 14) ...

A chance for Gutwein to do the right thing

Missing was Sir William Don ...

Pothole Spotting Competition in Ross

NATION: The loss of all credibility ...

Right of reply, free speech and editorial discretion ...

'Discover the North East ...'

Punctuality is the Politeness of Princes ...

Launched! Far Away is Close at Hand ...

The Linen Book ...

FT’s Blatant Disregard for Nature’s Wonders ...

One for the Men: On Prostitution and Thankfulness

The emergency in Emergency

Vale Max Angus, a total inspiration ...

The barenaked truth about strategy documents

Will Ross be Moved? (Part 2)

Save the Fruit Bats = Save the Planet

First Day March ...

NATION: Turnbull embraces Netanyahu; lets everything else go to hell

Who judges the judges? The latest on civil liberties ...

White Paper or Whitewash?

It's not fairer, it's not faster, it's not cheaper, it's not simpler ...

Will Ross be Moved? ~ Part I

The Gift That Keeps On Giving ...

Drinking water is a human right

Letters to my grandchildren (22)

'Collaborative on-Country action to research, restore and protect takayna/Tarkine'

Reviewed! Flames of Fear

An Incursion Of Frantic Fun Into Paradise

Teen Challenge: a revelation

NATION: Turnbull follows Trump’s lead in politics of personal abuse and campaign of lies

The Great Coal Skulduggery ...

'Extraordinary and unprecedented ...' ET's damning report ...

Blindsided ...

Neighbours of Fish Farming ... and the Le Tour de Cygnet ...

Trumpetism ... an age-old belief system

Jacqui Lambie: Invective and white noise ...

I might yet vote for the Liberals ...

Federal Hotels' 1993 submission to extend pokies to the 'Burbs. Federal's own Social Study report

NATION: Malcolm in a flat spin amid a volley of cheap shots ...

'Forestry Tasmania: Illegal roading in the Tarkine'

Valentines Day ...

The Human Microwave – Will We Get One?

Glamorgan Spring Bay Council’s very secret business ...

Seafish Tasmania, Cocaine, Trawlers and a fine Stink ...

The grotesque failure of MIS plantations ...

NATION: Malcolm slapped down by The Fake President ...

What Happened to the Republic Malcolm?

Dumb deals from a dumb government ...

Fencing rivers, or what you do when you don’t want to do anything ... !

Premier Will's plan is 'virtually impossible ...'

Releasing vulnerable people from the oppression of our own government ...

The Frankland River Forest: an Impending Liberal Siege ...

NATION: Turnbull government a dead parrot as power-crazed Trump cuts loose

Religious freedom cannot be allowed to dwindle ...

ACOSS letter to Malcolm Turnbull on the Centrelink disaster ...

TICT’s Ambit Claim = More Wilderness Development ...

What do people want ... ?

Why we should Change The Date ...

Falls ... Reviewed!x

A letter to Jeremy Rockliff: I am appalled ...

Mr Trump greets Theresa May ...

You can buy John Gay's house for $2.5m ...

Abrupt Climate Change: A Further Update ...

Concerts Coming to Tasmania in 2017 ...

Division is death: Tasmanian Greens running out of time to do housekeeping ...

Change The Date

MOFO 2017 (1): Beyond the Headliners ...

MOFO 2017 (2) ...

Dawn of the Centrelink Robot ...

NATION: Trump's new world disorder catches Turnbull government napping

Summertime ...

Unemployment: an exercise in spin ...

Hydro knows what caused Basslink to fail. Why can't the Plebs know ... ?

The Mercury ...

Voller and friends ...

Let them vape ...

2016: A very good year in the life of the HVC — now for the final clean-up

When hospitals make patients sick ...

Perish the pension ...

Conservation fiddles while the Kea goes extinct ...

Plastic Pollution and our Noxious Consumerism

The terrible, fatal lie ...

The whole damned thing ...

Sexual assaults at the Falls Festival ...

E-cigarettes should be banned, not promoted by government

Avoiding the Sadistic World of Trolls ...

Comment: Is Bigger Media really a good option for Tasmania’s democracy?

A gentle wake ...

Bob Brown writes to Guy Barnett ... (update with new Bob letter)

And they're at it again ...

The Peter Principle ...

Which history narrative should prevail?

The EPIRB - It’s Use and Abuse

Australians want a Prime Minister who is Fair Dinkum

Will 2017 Be the Year Democracy Dies?

NATION: Turnbull's Christmas message neither comfort nor joy ...

The Red River - A mining legacy

Saul Eslake's Tasmania Report ...

The Truth about Forestry Tasmania ... in its own words ...

Politicians and Wilderness – They just don’t get it!

Ocean heat melting Totten Glacier from below ...

Foxes: A letter to Dr Vanessa Goodwin

The parallel worlds of public hospitals and Peter Gutwein ...

The nub of the central issue of modern times ...

Making the most of what you have - my end of year message

Government Rains “1080 Hailstones” On Visiting Anglers

NATION: Say it ain't so, Bro ...

Chairman Downie Says, 'We Can Make TasWater More Accountable'

A Christmas Pudding ...

Long term motorcycle travel ... my experience

BASSLINK: Dracula in charge of the blood bank?

If it does succumb, it will take any hopes of reviving the Tasmanian forestry industry with it ...

Christmas Story ...

People of Tasmania would like to know ...

The War on Welfare ...

I am calling it early ...

Boycotts ramp up on The Body Shop and L'Oreal

Growing Within the Community ... The Christmas Party ...

The rise of the lumpen fuhrers ...

NATION: All tip and no iceberg ...

Light rail ... It beggars belief ...

Letter to the Editor on Eric Abetz ...

The Liberals Plan to Flog off Taroona’s School Bushland

Poverty of 20th & 21st century architectural imagination ...

Feminists celebrate MPs' defeat of Victorian Birth Certificate Bill

Tarkine Gems Threatened by Future Liberal Logging

Abrupt Climate Change ...

Peace: the final frontier

First Day ... December ... a tribute to Leonard ...

End discrimination against Tasmania ...

Foxes ...

Why? BAFTA-Award winning doco on Mr Flanagan has received no ABC promo ...

NATION: Into the gutter with Dutton ...

Arnold Bloch Leibler, acting for the Receivers v Abetz Curtis, acting for Forestry Tasmania

The USA elections and our broken system ...

Tasmania at the crossroads: The Planning Scheme Future

Should public opinion determine policy?

Thursday to Thursday ...

C H Smith Development Proposal on Council Agenda today (Nov 28)

Talking of failures ...

Purple Ribbon takes message to White Ribbon Australia

Farewell Super Trawler ... and the questions remain ...

Latest 'fox carcass found in the north'

Letter to the Editor on Mercury paywall ...

Honouring Anti-Discrimination Commissioner, Robin Banks

Peter Gutwein, do your duty for the Huon ...

TT: The Future ...

NATION: Kiss your ring of steel ...

Why The Trump & Abbotts of this World Can’t Stop the Neo-Revolution

The family of the case study is without primary income, a husband and a father ...

In Tasmania, some people never change ...

Huon council's benign dictatorship can't solve its serious problems ... The Payout ...

The EPA verdict on Macquarie Harbour ... Probe reveals 'salmon farming laws written by industry'

Ruby, Camilla, and all that lovely prickly, tasty, delicious gorse ...

Trumped into Climate Change

Stupidity is on the rise in our age of enlightenment

Trump's victory comes with a silver lining for the world's progressives

NATION: A great and momentous choice

What might have been ... Democrats' embrace of neoliberalism won it for Trump ...

Transforming commitment into action on disaster risk reduction

Nine Steps to a Stellar Future

'New era for the Mercury ... '

And a big round of applause for Van Diemen's Band

The Peter Gutwein no-show. Video. National Trust warning ...

Young Labor Didn't Do its Homework

Tristan and Isolde: High-end cultural tourism should be taken seriously ... Cohen's death ...

Forestry Tasmania's insolvency report ...

True? Tasman Island historic buildings secretly opened for commercial development

NATION: "We were robbed ... "

Global call on ALP to reject sex policy

Defined by pride of place ...

MPs abandon rule of law

What is your view on what caused the Basslink failure?

Around Australia by schooner: Queensland, I still love you. Sort of.

Survivors Slam Young Labor's sex industry policy

How Far Off Is Abrupt Climate Change?

Fear and loathing on the Camino trail, Day 20: The Mount of Joy. Monte de Gozo. Gonzo’s Mount

'First protect human life ... then irreplaceable natural and cultural heritage values ... '

Where do survivors fit in Australian sex industry research?

NATION: A Prime Minister missing in action ...

A taste of totalitarianism ... ?

Happiness is not necessarily cheap: Day 19 of Fear and Loathing on the Camino trail ...

Major Victory for Protection of the Southern Ocean

SSM: Santamaria, Tony Abbott, Cardinal Pell, John Howard, self-appointed guardians of morality ...

Around Australia by schooner: Undercover in Hervey Bay ...

Asgardia: the (Russian) space nation

Guy Barnett on Forestry: 'We are looking forward ... '

Renewed confidence in the private forest sector ...

Forestry Tasmania ... We have a right to know about your economic incompetence

Procrastination ... Day 15 of fear and loathing on the Camino trail ...

Fight corruption to end conflict

Trans Activists Trumped By Their Own Flawed Policies

NATION: Turnbull declares war on Abbott ...

Well may we protest ...

Fear and loathing on the Camino trail, day 14: Beer Goggles

The long march ... Fear and loathing on the Camino trail, Days 11-13 ...

A concerned politician’s guide to donations reform

Giant Underwater Forests Almost Gone!

Heart of darkness ... Fear and loathing on the Camino trail, Day 10

Around Australia by schooner (of beer): Killer cockroaches and the worst counter meal ever ...

PLANNING: The paradigm shift towards market-driven ad-hoc development ...

Less historic buildings & more carparks for Launceston!

Where is the Public Planning Vision for Tasmania?

Coup d'etat: Day nine on the Camino trail ...

Basslink: The very secretive State Government ...

A response to Eric Abetz's comments about 'coming out' ...

New Forests and its $5m feasibility study ...

Homosexual Marriage: a plebiscite for late modern times

Tenderness and treachery: Day eight on the Camino ...

Around Australia by Schooner (of beer): Skyrockets in flight

NATION: Creepy Clown hysteria ...

Battle of Hastings, 14 October 1066 - 950th anniversary, 2016 ...

How do you REALLY see people with disability?

Such a beautiful day. Portugalete to Castro Urdiales. 19km. Day 7 on the Camino trail ...

Football, football, football and gooooaals ... Day Six on the Camino trail ...

Around Australia by Schooner: Roadhouse blues, foraging for insects and $8 schooners ...

The “light” cigarette scam continues to kill

'Illegal actions may have been taken by those persons behind the campaign ...'

Australia’s Primal Dinosaur on the Skids

TasWater Should Report in Real-Time, Says Legislative Council

The Power of the Sun

Art, art and more art. Day five on the Camino trail ...

Tasmanian butchers go vegan. Teachers do not want more public education ...

Rain, rain and talk the walk. Day four on the Camino trail ...

Fear and loathing on the Camino Trail. Day three PICTURES ...

Fear and loathing on the Camino Trail. Day two ...

Parliament should reject 'jail without justice' plan

Perhaps the erudite readership of Tasmanian Times could cast an investigative light ...

It seems nothing has changed ...

NATION: Government by circus and sideshow diversion

The reluctance of Tasmanian authorities ...

Right-Wing Games

Tasmania Police review of fox documentation

A response to the news that ...

Thanks once again to everyone at The Royal

Basslink Lemon - Take 2. A Fiscal Encumbrance

Harnessing the World’s Extreme Energy Sources

Is a door flying open on Geelong Star ... ?

Lincoln’s irreverent sense of humour and joie de vivre ...

Passion in the raw down Huon way. SACKED! Taylor is Commissioner ...

NATION: Lights are going out for Turnbull government

Another lesson for Tassie ... NZ Insects Downed by Government’s 1080 Blitz

Turnbull’s Lunatic Attack on Renewable Energy

We are the Life of the Stars

The Second Lesson ...

Women, men who identify as women, feminists and Tasmania’s Anti-Discrimination Commissioner

Eastern quolls edge closer to extinction – but it’s not too late to save them

George Town Council and the Curious Case of the Arbitrary Highway Buffer Zone

Punishing offensive behaviour

Whistleblowers Tasmania backs call for Parliamentary Inquiry ...

The Only Thing We Need To Cut Is Our Misguided Faith In Trickle-Down Economics

Off the Back of a Truck ...

Tasmania ... and culling deer

Likely cause of Basslink failure is the Geelong Star

WAITING LISTS: A Cry from the Heart

Norske Skog set to close ...

NATION: Turnbull's UN speech cannot disguise his government's refugee crisis

Bushranger Brady teaches that defeat is never the last word ...

Will Tourism assist Vandalism?

Teen Challenge 'denial' pays off

Australia panders to a despot and a loyal citizen pays the price ...

Will Malcolm Bendall launch a new religion?

Open Letter from Mayor Peter Coad to Huon Valley Ratepayers and Residents ...

Was NZ’s OSPRI the successful business model for the Tasmanian false-fox program ... ?

HVC’s 'dysfunctionality' in full media flood ...

A Timeline of Earth's Average Temperature ...

Closing of the Guard ... ?

Just bad manners or something more sinister?

World’s Wilderness Gone By 2100 ...

NATION: Turnbull's backflip marks a year of stunning under-achievement ...

Teen Challenge Tasmania and Assemblies of God: why the denial?

The Secret Life of Trees ...

How political donations distort democracy

The sparrows ...

How low can Huon’s council go?

Shooting the messenger … a subjective analysis of a new millennium Tasmanian inquest

Handouts to transnationals while hospitals in crisis ...

Dastyari-bashing a risky gambit for Turnbull

Restoring the numbers to Parliament ...

The Goose and the Gander ... Dastyari and Harriss

UTAS: Conceit and deceit

The Sixth Global Extinction – We are Now Entering it ...

Long, dark and handsome

Not only Winners are Grinners ...

Tell Murdoch's Wormtongues to Tell the Truth about Turnbull

Coral or Coal? – Can’t Have Cake and Eat it Too ...

NATION: Turnbull loses control

Australia has lost its way

Petition: Stop Hillwood Clearfell

Second Earth?

Kiwi Government ‘in Denial’ Over Rivers Crisis

Jacqui ... and Cory ...

HVC’s $54,000 BoI defence is still under wraps

Burning down the Aboriginal bark hut at the Tarremah Steiner school ...

Erich ... and 18C ...

Before I saw the light ...

NATION: Scott Morrison's War on the Poor ...

Tasmanian Whistleblower tells all in explosive new book ...

ASIC ... and 'overdue' payment

Can secret political donations be justified?

Celebrate the foundation of an invaluable wild identity ...

Feasibility of a second Tasmanian interconnector – Preliminary Report June 2016-08-23

1080 and the contamination of water

'I am just so happy to be alive', he said ...

Sex industry lobby group disrupts Survivor book launch

Susan Neill-Fraser faces her 8th year in Risdon prison

Launched! Physick ... and a true Elder

The threat posed to women's rights ...

NATION: a government drowning by numbers

Why Huon Valley Council should still be sacked

Animal protection does not win votes ...

Head in the sand ...

The Worthiness of Trees – Reflections from an Activist

UNLESS ... the giant freshwater lobster will disappear from the planet forever ...

How the world media reports Nauru abuse ...

NATION: A government in diabolical trouble ...

Mines must pay levy and mining whistleblowers need protection ...

Ted's Tarkine ...

NZ: The incredible costs of Predator-Free

Grownups in dressups

LINGIARI: Until the chains are broken

How Rupert Murdoch went bad ...

Before it happens, here is the news from the Huon ...

Rodney Croome: this is personal – why I can't resign myself to a plebiscite

Vedanta's guilt ... not only at Copper Mines of Tasmania ...

NZ: The warning to Tasmania ...

Pokies: Tassie players are sheep being shorn ... or sheep being skinned ...

1080 Smoke and Mirrors ...

JOHN LAWRENCE, Mercury: Power game played in the dark

Torture and the whole damned thing ...

NATION: Nothing to fear but fear itself ...

Tasmania's Power Crisis ...

NATION: Serious questions of judgment ...

NATION: We could have had a Royal Commission into Australian banks ...

Melbourne Writers' Festival Panel Dispute Exposes Anti-Survivor Agenda

Can an Aussie Paper Cat survive a hungry Chinese Panda?

CAUTION ... 1080 Poison ...

Takayna Forests ... Masterpiece ...

The Rancid Hypocrisy ...

Move to shut down community voice slammed ...

Tasmania's rebellious history: Bushrangers and absconders fight an unfree society

The descent of Man and the ascent of Women

If it looks too good to be true ...

7HOFM: the ACMA decides

The King Hit ...

Rolled on smokes: Blow to Ferguson authority

Tasmanian Federal Liberal’s Bitter Harvest: Parts 1 & 2

How Chechens became key Daesh fighters

Nigel Scullion not interested in child abuse: Does that ring a Pell?

Statement – Completion of Tasmanian Senate Count

George Pell subject of Victoria Police investigation into multiple allegations of sexual abuse

Will ‘conservative white males’ ever be prepared to act on evidence on tobacco control?

Confessions of an amateur political campaigner

Hiding behind terrorism

Baby Boomers hijack the debate ...

NZ: Zero Invasive Predators ... and Scientists

Huon Valley Guessing Games: The Plot Thickens

New Zealand’s 'Impossible Dream': a Predator Free Country

How Pauline Hanson changes politics through fear

NATION: Out of Touch. Out of Time

Stanley Burbury Theatre, 6pm to 8pm, 12 August: Rally to protect takayna/Tarkine

Royal Commission into banking, financial services: Why ASIC cannot do the job

Letters to my grandchildren (18)

UTAS: If we build it twice, we 'estimate' they will come ...

Religious Holidays: Time for a Change

Lisa's Cop This! to Labor Central

Our Rural Roads (Part 8): Tourism and all that jazz

Dirty money? The 'corrupt' Malaysian pollie who bought into Adelaide Uni

The People Problem in Global Warming is Shunned

A brief history of fossil-fuelled climate denial

Huon Valley Mayor changes tune on council finances

Fox Hunting for that elusive “a” on the Moon

Erich, you have passed your used-by date, you are off, you are on the nose mate ...

NATION: Malcolm buys his Mandate ...

Women Challenging the Culture in Science: Inciting Inclusion

Lloyd's 'brewing storm' is in his own teacup ...

A Cry from the Heart: Suffering under government / centrelink / service providers ...

It’s not dirty dairy – it’s dirty people!

Tarkine Embellished in Winter’s Charm ...

Mayor Coad rejects Huon Council’s Mediation Tactics

Boris ...

How technology disrupted the truth ...

Global map reveals 'unsafe levels' of biodiversity across 58pc of Earth's surface

Martial arts a win for Hobart woman in the battle for mental health ...

Why does our outrage just fade away ... ?

NATION: Someone else to blame ...

CHILCOT REPORT: Crushing Iraq War verdict ...

Huon Valley Guessing Games: A council with no shame

NZ: The horror of wild animal poisoning

SMH pulls Neill-Fraser article, apologises to Tim Ellis ...

MEDIA: Perfect storm facing digital news. Latest circn figs? Guardian's great article ...

Tobacco industry duplicity, legal arguments, the Legislative Council ...

MAN-Made Climate Change ...

Melbourne = somewhere. Hobart = nowhere. The way it always has been ...

The out-of-touch elite ...

NATIONAL, STATE: Lesson learned ...

Rodney Pople's Creative Mind ...

The NSW ban on greyhound racing ...

Can the Liberals change on health?

Is the King Island Scrubtit Tasmania’s canary in the coal mine?

The Mayfair Gulag ...

STATE: How Hodgman, Gutwein and Ferguson lost the election ...

Tasmania leads the NATION ...

The outrage at the Australian government takeover of Norfolk Island

FEDERAL Election 2016: Good Heavens ...

First Day, July: A celebration of the Tarkine ...

Renewable energy is big news in regional electorates across Australia

The Vatican does ... and we should stop it

It’s up to all of us

How well do you know the new Senate Candidates ... ?

The Tasmanian Government Needs to Fund More Housing for Ex-Prisoners

Running the Gauntlet at the AEC ...

Why Norfolk Island is not an Australian country town

Jo Cox ... and the Language of Hate ...

Everyone rejoice, Manus Island is 'open and free'!

Images Leaked of Super Trawler Kills as Government Cover-up Deepens

A Big Week for Boy-Men

Brexit ...

POKIES: What the Candidates reckon ...

The destructive madness of hospital funding

Huon Valley Guessing Games: Dysfunction’s the name of the game

The Triumph of Iceland ...

Neighbours of Fish Farming: What the candidates say ...

Derwent Valley Council's plea ...

Lapoinya: What a waste ...

NATION: The 'opportunistic Trots ...'

Tasmania’s Alternative Government: Who really runs Tasmania?

The AMA's attack on Liberal policy ...

End of an empire

When Does Democracy No Longer Matter?

A new approach to democracy

BASSLINK: Energy Council damns Libs' Energy Strategy

Huon Valley Council: I will fight on as mayor, says Peter Coad

What Happens When the Sky Starts to Fall?

The horror of Australia's Live Export trade. Rally TODAY (Sat)

The questions around Biosecurity Tasmania's review ...

A bright new extension lead for Basslink, which is down (again)

The 'attack on the Tasmanian Anti-Discrimination Act 1999' ...

Making the Arts An Election Issue

Challenge to LCC's gift to UTas: LCC DEFEATED

A poisoned chalice ...

Let’s hear it for the voiceless, and those left behind ...

Political Harlotry ...

This week on the campaign trail ...

The Right Connections ...

Nikolic complaint to be referred to Anti-Discrimination Tribunal

Letters to my grandchildren (16)

Future for Norfolk’s Tourist Accommodation Houses looks Bleak

Why Such a Bloody Long Election?

'Labor will build the NBN Australians need for the jobs of the future'

Sledgehammered to death ...

Joburg: The Lost City

Huon Valley Guessing Games: It’s time to act, Mr Gutwein

'We Will Be Heard': Bass electorate public meeting. Andrew's boycott?

No Stimulus for Small Business in the Arts

Australian Sex Party puts family first ...

Rupert Murdoch: Our Part in His Evil Upfall* ...

NATION: Malcolm and Andrew tread water ... Andrew's boycott?

BASSLINK: Sunny Groom's holiday as Basslink fried. Mr Brooks ... resigns ...

An Open Letter to all Candidates ...

Will Will awaken from a Premier slumber?

Only the Greens ...

The Deluge ...

How (and why) Australia is trying to usurp the PNG govt

What Goes On at TasWater?

Waste Management: A response

What is going on at Arm End, South Arm?

The good, the bad and the ugly, even crazy (1) ...

Dirty Dairy ...

Bob's Tarkine vision ...

NATION: Like a pantomime horse ...

Unsustainable Tasmanian waste management

Jobs, Sackings, and the Norfolk Island Public Service

In the three years of the Abbott/Turnbull government my premium has increased by 31% ...

Call the 2016 elections off - chaos for postal voters

The Lesser of Two Weevils ...

The ABC fails Australia again, this time in a big way

Doubts about jobs and growth

Climate Change, the Great Barrier Reef ... and Labor

Be under no illusion: Malcolm Turnbull wants to destroy Australian literature

Tasmanian devil cancer research down a blind alley?

How taxpayers are obliged to fund a racket

NATION: There are Lies, Damned Lies and Statistics

eBay / Myer's new virtual reality shopping store ignores possible eye damage to the user

Stop the nonsense Mr Turnbull

Paul Mason warns political journalists: 'You have no real idea what is going on'

BASSLINK: Tasmania's power crisis

It's nothing personal, Eric ...

A serve for Third World Internet ...

Ain’t no sunshine ...

With the fall of the Green Zone, 'our' Iraq comes undone

NATION: No roadmap on Manus for Turnbull

Letters to my grandchildren (15)

Precious Freshwater diverted to Aquaculture

Tim Slade responds to Mr Brewster, CEO of TasWater

Leicester ... !

THE BUDGET: Crying for a tax break

Let's dare to talk about it … a message of hope

Firefighting review confirms TWWHA values protection bungle

The Horror of 1080 Poison ...

Sad Postscript to the Clearfelling of Lapoinya Forest. Meanwhile in Mutual Valley ...

The people’s case for transport equity

BASSLINK highlights State's budget woes

Moreton Bay to Port Arthur

Donald Trump and the critique of liberalism ...

Letters to my grandchildren (14)

The mother of all coincidences

What nobody dares say to you about climate change ...

PNG gives middle finger to selfish Australian overlords ... and good on them

Government chooses polluters over people with Adani

The grim, deadly reminders that the war in Afghanistan has failed

Norfolk Islanders Occupy Former Parliament Grounds ...

The Pain You Feel is Capitalism Dying

Jose Ramos Horta: Australia needs to negotiate not litigate with neighbours

'Big' CSIRO announcement just smoke and mirrors ...

A poem as lovely as a tree ...

Housing affordability and the irrelevant generational war ...

The recolonisation of Norfolk Island is a heavy-handed act of regression

The changing nature of public health roles and responsibilities

A Sham ...

Hobart Rail project gets the best bang for infrastructure buck

Disappointing start to Federal election campaigning

The Huon Valley war. Charge the fish farmers ...

UTAS students join national civil disobedience campaign #FloodtheCampus

NZ Government Seizes Use of 1080 Poison

What's the Meaning of American Failure?

Letters to my grandchildren (13)

The festival that got away ...

Report highlights crisis facing Tasmania’s low income renters

My campaign for medicinal cannabis

Stephen Colbert mocks Johnny Depp and Amber Heard apology video

STATE: Tasmanian Greens Call for an Inquiry into TasWater

NATION: Probe needed into $4b meltdown of failed forestry schemes

STATE, Mutual Valley: Logging is scheduled to commence today ...

Senate Inquiry report calls on state and federal government(s) to act on scourge of marine plastics

NATION: It's on, July 2 Poll

Planning law changes will change Tassie forever

Minister Gutwein is right on the money

NorMAC Nastiness in Hobart: A response

The role of white privilege in the 60 Minutes kidnapping saga

'Embracing the Climate Challenge' ...

East Timor is mad as hell, and it’s our fault

Corruption of Process Hallmark of World Heritage Management under Liberals

Federal Hotels' $25M Bluff

Entura staff furious as sale deception revealed

BASSLINK: A Wrap. $400m cost? The Senate Inquiry ...

Why shouldn’t we raise the legal smoking age to 21 ... ?

William McHenry’s whisky vision realised

Tasmanians say: ‘Show Us Our Drinking Water Data’

Super Trawler Senate Inquiry Hears of Diminishing Transparency

Inbred, fat: Liberal MP attacks political advisers

Letters to my grandchildren (12)

April 17: Bill McKibben's Hobart Oration. The Rogue Nation ...

Launched! Stranger With My Face Horror Film Festival

In Lebanon, 60 Minutes was creating a racist fiction for senior xenophobes

Human rights atrocity in Victorian psychiatric hospitals

'There is reason to celebrate the protection of our Blue Derby forests ...'

A reality check on sex work

STATE: Lies trump truth in the GST carve-up

Why the NDIS in its present form is doomed ...

The Slaughter of Rhinos is a Crime ...

Submissions on the January fires - due this Friday

Forestry Tasmania is thoroughly unprofessional ...

STATE: Blue Derby, nature tourism revival that could be lost to logging. ERIC and Libs' ticket ...

STATE: TasWater emails show company planned to hit back at scientists

Why France Is Adopting A New Law That Criminalizes The Clients, Not Prostitutes

NATION: Live within our means?

NATION: The Loonies are running the Asylum ...

Why the killing in Iraq will never end ...

Pro-nuclear environmentalists and the Chernobyl death toll

Naïve at best. Appalling at worst ...

Dr Richard Condie, fundamentalist Bishop of Tasmania ...

'NorMAC nastiness in Hobart'

Wentworth Park ...

Letters to my grandchildren (11)

The case for integrity ...

NATION: We have the fifth lowest tax to GDP ratio out of 34 countries ...

Van Badham's freedom of speech for some?

Five out of five reasons for a Royal Commission

Please Minister Gutwein ... Listen to Mike Newell's (7HO) interview with Mayor Coad ...

STATE: Is the UTG to be Tasmania's moral compass?

This summer’s sea temperatures were the hottest on record for Australia: Here’s why ...

STATE: Four common budget myths busted

Tristan und Isolde ... in Hobart ...

Humans and the environment: New Zealand's lessons for Tasmania ...

BASSLINK: Is Hydro insolvent?

BASSLINK wrap: 'Interconnector fault pinpointed'

Pro sex trade group Vixen Collective ramps up campaign ...

STATE: Greens' Response to Announcement of New Political Group

NATION: PM's COAG gambit fails while Uranium sales to Ukraine proceed. Newspoll ...

Why Robert De Niro Just Pulled An ‘Anti-Vax’ Film From The Tribeca Film Festival

Women and girls the big losers in Options Paper ...

John Hawkins' submission to the Senate inquiry into MIS

Submission on the role of the criminal justice system ...

Vortex: The Future Generation of Wind-Powered Energy

The start of the Haves and the Have-Nots

Release the Board of Inquiry report ...

After the Huon mayor walked out . . .

Names ...

The Saturday Paper: Speaking Up ...

New method finds 57 pesticides in poisoned honey bees

Letters to my grandchildren (10)

South Eastern Midlands 'Gasfield Free'

Peter Coad walks out ...

Who profits from the sex trade?

Climate change could put eucalypts at risk of death from air bubbles

Election ... and Teeth ...

Mutual Residents seek to have Forest Practices Plan Revoked

INTERNATIONAL: Sarah Silverman’s Hilarious Video for Bernie Sanders goes Viral

They serve the same Corporate Masters ...

NATION: Turnbull declares war on Abbott faction. Newspoll, Abbott, Nauru, The Reef ...

Trumpism ...

The passenger on Team Australia: Is it time to cut Tassie loose?

State Government’s Draft Climate Change Action Plan has major blindspots

Inadequate policing and inadequate penalties

Nature under threat from the Far Right

How the media does terror's work

Mayors of Clarence ...

The unsubtle art of bashing a greenie ...

Fire in the Tarkine – A Dynamic Ecology

Jesus Free Zone

Hope for HIV in Africa: Observations by an Eldoret Journeyman

Growth Isn’t Everything — Just Ask Japan

The good transformation of us: outsiders now insiders

“Clean, Green” New Zealand's Rivers in Crisis

Maori Trusts Allow 1080 Poison to be Dropped Directly into Water

Letters to my grandchildren (9)

Easter 1916 - a terrible beauty?

Advance Australia Where ... ?

TARKINE ... After The Fire ...

Red alert: Experts warn of dire health impacts from climate change

We serfs, indeed, have a new feudal landlord ...

A Lake Geeves Walking Track: More invasions into our Sacrosanct Wilderness ...

Burning our identity: a failure of collective consciousness?

Stopping attacks on gay people is not an attack on freedom

The right to protest destruction of local environment

Dear Stakeholder: The burns have started ...

Author Richard Flanagan on Syria's great exodus

Reform or die

NATION: Turnbull capitulates to a right wing rump. July 2 POLL?

Gutwein and the Huon: Tough talk, or will he squib it?

Patriotism is bullshit

The Palm Sunday Walk ... for Refugees

BASSLINK wrap: Libs secretly migrated own Internet services off Basslink. Will, Entura, Board ...

The lack of political will and vision ...

The Billions lost on MIS ...

Tourism ...

'Urgent Bruny Waste Problem Dismissed By Premier'

The Critics ...

Letters to my grandchildren (8)

News with a negative frame: a vaccination case study

The Direct Help

Senate to Hold Inquiry on Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area Fires

Basslink's website woes

Ancient Tassie had nothing to do with 'The Mainland' ...

Basslink's wrong cut ... ?

Tasmanian parliament to host screening of explosive pokies documentary ...

What can you expect from a Hydro Board with five business/finance backgrounds ...

Nero fiddled. Basslink fried ...

The Basslink of the Tasmanian planning world has just been released

NATION: Turnbull creates storm in double d cup in a week of dithering and indecision

My rage dissipates ...

Anti-Protest Laws to be Challenged in High Court

The great big crash in tobacco consumption

Forestry Managed Investment Schemes: $4 billion more reasons for a Royal Commission


UTAS Inveresk campus plans unveiled

The Saturday Paper's Exclusives ...

Letters to my grandchildren (7)

STATE: Basslink under water?

Seafish Tasmania fined $40,000. EPA investigation cost $100,000

Barnaby ... and Tony ...

An outsider's look at the contentious practice of clearfell logging ..

NATION: Abbott's kamikaze attack on Turnbull threatens to destroy both

The TAC judgement ...

Turn it Off

Parliament Needs to Focus on the Big Issues

Forest follies

A letter to the PM ...

In Defence of Thoughtful Young People ...

Cr Mike Wilson's Facebook page ...

Calling for help from a lawyer ...

Tasmania's Energy Crisis

The Apple Cart

Poisoning Forests as a Remedy for Drought ...

A much more serious plague ...

Letters to my grandchildren (7)

Lapoinya: The Blog ...

Launched! Wanted ...

NATION: Turnbull goes the full Tony ... NBN ...

Fail on key environmental criteria for Forestry Tasmania’s FSC bid

Closing 4WD tracks important first step in permanent protection of takayna/Tarkine

No (poker) machines = healthier communities

Forestry Tasmania's death throes

The truth about the so-called exoneration of George Pell ...

STATE: What happened when I applied to re-join the Tasmanian Liberal Party ...

Mayor Peter Coad responds to Cr Mike Wilson’s allegations

STATE: Politicising the Tasmanian bushfires

Why Australia should not become a republic

The Evil Empire Has The World In A Death Grip

Letters to my grandchildren (6)

Geelong Star Whale Shark scandal deepens

Get set for huge taxpayer dollars spent on PA massacre commemoration ...

'Come Home (Cardinal Pell)': A message from Tim Minchin ...

Fighting Tasmanian Fire Service website incompetence is harder than fighting the fires ...

The ANU graduates of 1975, Forestry Tasmania, Ta Ann Tasmania and Captain Rolley

Taking Action on Hobart Congestion

This 21-Year-Old is Cleaning Up Our Oceans

Waking in Fright In the Tasmanian Justice System

STATE: Bad News Trainwreck for Good News Matthew

5000 extra troops and 12 new subs ...

The Re-making of a Town ...

Is Huon council GM playing for time?

Save Mutual Valley demand immediate halt to all operations

Been there done that – CSIRO’s attitude to climate science

'Climate dinosaurs still rule the Liberal Party ...'

HCC's strong anti-pokies stand ...

Wilderness fortunes and Rural Public Health

Burning a scratch across a vinyl recording

What Premier Will Hodgman should have said about the fires ...

STATE: CEDA Speech - Economic and Political Overview

NATION: How can I help you win today? The politics of fear and division

Businesswoman Jan Cameron plays the long game

Off-road enthusiasts re-ignite fight over tracks on Tasmania's west coast

Dr Singh’s model of fertility control

Road safety, government and the individual ... A different view

Theoretical Malcolm

STATE: Paul Harriss disease spreads to WA ... HARRISS QUITS! Why? Gutwein opposed clearfelling ...

Andrew Nikolic Chucks a Wobbly

Local councils still using weed killer glyphosate despite WHO warning it 'probably causes cancer'

Pell: Abuse survivors to travel to Rome for Cardinal's testimony after crowdfunding campaign

Mantach affair would never have happened if Tasmanian Liberals had acted

The heart of Gunns' collapse (1)

I have been closely following the Tasmanian fire emergency situation ...

TASSAL's Plans To Introduce Fish Farming To East Coast. Geelong Star 'caught whale shark ...'

Biomass for future renewable energy UPDATES

Tasmania is still burning

Why doesn’t TFS management want to put these fires out?

This Heritage Horse Trough must be returned ...

Scenery mining versus national park management

Branded a rapist for daring to be an NHS whistleblower ...

Locking away our civil rights

STATE: Bad News Trainwreck For Good News Will

Road Safety: Inaction by our local and state politicians and relevant authorities ... (6)

Turnbull's new cabinet crew all at sea in perilous waters

Protecting the nation from going down the US path ...

A positive note on population

Vale Erika

The Gutwein inquiry and the concerned citizens ...

Letters to my grandchildren (5)

Year of the ... monkey

NATION: 'The only grave threat I found was to the credibility of the Liberal government'

‘There’s no heroes here’: the price paid by foreign correspondents

Some suggestions for bushfire control authorities in Tasmania (and elsewhere)

Basslink: A short summary of risks ... UPDATES ...

Solar report an epic fail – Minister should tell regulator to start again

Tassie's devastated World Heritage ...

Read for yourself: Liberal energy promises ... and solar reality ...

NATION, Philip Ruddock: Appointing a cigarette company CEO to champion health ...

Five arrests, thousands of dollars in fines and almost 50 notifications to “Move On”

Lapoinya: A slow walk ...

Flogging off the (dairy) farm to China ...

Road Safety: Inaction by our local and state politicians and relevant authorities ... (5)

Following in the footsteps of our First People

Why does international condemnation on human rights mean so little to Australia?

From Wet Sclerophyll to Dry Sclerophyll Forests ...

NATION: Turnbull has no time for democracy over GST

Zero tolerance of fires in Australia: a new paradigm for want of new technology and tactics?

We want to secede ...

As much resemblance to a Festival of Voices line-up as I do to Leonardo di Caprio ...

A positive note on population

Safe Haven for some, legal limbo for many ...

Launceston's Big Public Meeting

Stop Needless Live Export Abuse

NATION: Soft-and-cuddly Sco-Mo resets to Rottweiler ...

SUNDAY: Albatrosses latest victims of Geelong Star. WEDNESDAY: More wildlife victims ...

John Lawrence: FT directors quit ... and ...

Huon Council to review credit card payments

Road Safety: Inaction by our local and state politicians and relevant authorities ... (4)

NATION: Morrison's fantasy nightmare path to recession

The Inaugural Le Tour de Cygnet on Sunday February 14th, 2016

Mark Latham: Former Labor leader says domestic violence a 'coping mechanism' for men

Letters to my grandchildren (4)

All five bright planets come together in the morning sky

Revealed! NZ’s Vegetation Browsing Evolution

Government deception over Freycinet National Park Management Plan changes

Fires in the Wilderness - the Long Hot Summer Ahead

Gutwein Huon probe report due Friday

Hydro, Basslink ... Is it true ... ?

Government blindness spells doom for an ailing company

Professor West and the Lone Soldiers of Lapoinya

Infrastructure Tasmania gives Hobart Rail the Green Light

Recommendation to Raise Quota for Super Trawler Fishery

NATION: Morrison's pitch to raise the GST rests on a pack of lies ... and worse

Stan Grant: the Australian dream is ‘rooted in racism’

It's ridiculous ...

FSC International's puerile, spurious excuse ...

NATION: The People's Messiah ...

Road Safety: Inaction by our local and state politicians and relevant authorities ... (3)

The greatest refugee crisis since the Second World War ...

More plastic in the ocean ... by weight ... than fish ...

Racial Reflection Rewritten

Marriage ... as an institution of unique value

Letters to my grandchildren (3)

Taking back control ...

Is eco-certification the solution to forest destruction?

New Zealand's Anti-introduced Wildlife Dogma needs burying

To Slow Climate Change Now ? … People Power !

That illegal Franklin jetty: a question begged?

PETA letter to schools 'outrageous'

Stage 1 water restrictions for Launceston as the big dry digs in

VDL in Australian hands: What’s in it for Tasmania?

Litvinenko, Polonium-210 and the big tobacco cover-up

Mofo 2016 Weekend at Walshy's

Dual names to preserve Aboriginal heritage

Lapoinya: The Bulldozers move in ...

My son got leukaemia ... after catch-up vaccinations ...

Tassie faces self-inflicted energy crisis, union warns

Road Safety: Inaction by our local and state politicians and relevant authorities ... (2)

What an absolute ripper of a book!x Tennis ...

NATION: The Silly Season reveals Turnbull's real agenda

I accuse Treasurer Scott Morrison ...

John Lawrence's wonderful analyses ...

To Slow Climate Change Now? … People Power!

The zillion year town

Letters to my grandchildren (2) ...

Teflon’s toxic legacy

The lessons for Tassie from New Zealand ...

Road Safety: Inaction by our local and state politicians and relevant authorities ... (1)

AFMA Continues to Shield Super Trawler From Community Consultation

A Tasmanian Murder Mystery: Who is Killing Ross?

Gunns, Solvency and the 30th June 2011

Moratorium mocked as exploration expands

Kathmandu founder Jan Cameron plans rival bid to buy Tasmanian dairy giant VDL

Three Capes Track - it is free if you camp ...

Turnbull's curse

The memories ...

Sex offender's sentence must be appealed

Letters to my grandchildren (1) ...

I don't give a **** if we agree about Climate Change

Optimism Is The New Denialism In A Warming Malcolm Turnbull World

Cronulla ...

12 Historical Women Who Gave No F*cks

Losing my religion for equality

Is a plebiscite more democratic?

Representative Government?

Borneo natives claim stolen assets from Australian University

Tony Abbott's New Year's Dishonour List

2015: the year it became exciting to be alive ... apparently

SUNK: The publicly-funded Tallship rusting and rotting in Qld

STATE: Tasmania the roadkill capital of the world ... as captive-bred devils die ...

The pathology scare campaign

Three Capes Walking – The Denial of Freedom

There goes Lapoinya ...

Federal Hotels nonsense

This place changed my life ...

RIP ... the video store ...

A Cosmical Comicular Event

NATION: Paris agreement ... A breakthrough and a catastrophe. Macfarlane. MYEFO ...

How to benefit from Tassie's tourism boom but not bugger up what tourists came for. Pokies blackmail

The Rise and Rise of Brisbane Baroque

Metro asked to Reverse in Uphill Struggle

Reforestation of the Earth: Australia’s Inaction ...

Sweden’s feminist foreign minister has dared to tell the truth about Saudi Arabia ...

Federal Government to abandon plans to log World Heritage Area if UNESCO will not ratify it

The exciting times we live in ... really?

Launceston City Council: What is the rush?

An Open Letter to Shane Warne

Getting to know the shy albatross ...

Global Underwater Digital Cable: Why?

Global Worming

Coming Home: An Interview with Myer

Crypto Party: Cygnet Town Hall Supper Room, 20th December 2-5pm (after the market)

The Plan to poison Lord Howe Island ...

New Zealand New-born Deer Fawns Left to Starve and Die

Paris climate deal: nearly 200 nations sign in end of fossil fuel era

A Grave Matter in Ross

The Emperor Has No Clothes

SHOCKER: Will Minister Harriss outlast FT?

The Tasmanian Politician ... and the powerful will of Mr Farrell ...

Three Capes Track takes the wild out of wilderness

Turnbull’s Political Philosophy

A miscarriage of justice ...

Tasmania Report: A Tale of Two Tasmanias

The Innovation Conjuring Trick ...

HVC: Time for an administrator?

Australia must take subs off the table for Japan because of whaling

‘Remembering the Children of the Royal Derwent’

Russell River ... and Huon Aquaculture ...

NATION: Malcolm's Flash as a Rat with a Gold Tooth ...

No Planet B, no Planet A

Corporate profits and 'jobs, jobs, jobs' appear to dominate in our Aquaculture industry

A Response: The Fight about Western Might being Right

The Knot in my Stomach

Left behind ...

The Making of a Post-Modern Testament ...

Catholic Church in Australia is 'an obstacle to the wellbeing of society', senior Archbishop claims

$7.5 million ... for a done (FSC) deal ... ?

Bob Brown challenges Brett Whiteley to front up

Winners of the Premier’s Literary Prizes ...

Turnbull goes to Paris climate talks with 'a policy that does not exist'. Bishop ... of Entitlement

Don't sell off the farm ...

The Fight about Western Might Being Right ...

Former Gunns boss John Gay should not have to pay back money made from insider trading, lawyers say

Is what has now become a failed equalisation scheme, to be the Coalition’s legacy?

This is appalling ...

Ted's Bio-Blitz ...

Review of Integrity Commission Act 2009

Thousands Rally in Hobart for Climate Action

'Building plan threatens heritage-listed trees'

Documentary maker David Bradbury is in the Dole-drums

Malcolm ...

COP21: For a just, transformative & gender-responsive climate agreement

What the leaders say about Marriage Equality ...

Beer Travel: Bushwalking with Beer

Mekong: Troubled Waters ...

One dead in log-truck smash ...

Japan’s decision to recommence whaling is caused by Australian government weakness

TODAY: Registered Clubs Association of NSW folds ...

Mt Lyell re-opening likely within two to three years

Senate fails to reinstate night-fishing ban on super trawler Geelong Star by a vote

Researchers suspect fox evidence fabrication, Tasmania Government opts not to investigate

'World’s Best Practice' ... ? Rebuff Libs, say Weber, Putt, McKim ...

STATE: Erich's triumph ...

NATION: Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No. It's Super Mal!

MARIA ISLAND: 'We want to unleash its full potential'

Report Dispels Myth of Cheap Tassie Rent

Tassie left off the (mushroom) Map ...

A response to Lissa Johnson ...

How and why ISIS emerged ...

The Patent That Could Destroy Monsanto and Change the World

Population is the World’s Number One Problem, says Kiwi Conservationist

Kiwi 'Hunter-Conservationists' Slam DOC Poison Plan

A Cry from the Heart – Morwell residents done and dusted

PRIVACY: This Chrome extension publishes details of every website you visit

PARIS: Spot The Extremists ...

Anglicare is opposed to the transfer of titles of Tasmanian public housing properties

STATE: Wages in private boom but public slump

Mercury sees the light ...

Shame on the State Governments of the past 20 years ...

Legal Aid has been reduced to a shadow of itself and people are denied access to justice

Brighton Council votes unanimously to join anti-pokies’ groups

Starlight ... sense of safety and sense of Place

The Red Fox incursion into Tasmania

PARIS: You can't Bomb the World to Peace ...

What are green solvents and how do they add value to plantation forests?

Planning Tasmania’s electric future

A parrot from the past ...

We cannot learn from the past ...

An Argument for Assisted Dying in Australia: Andrew Denton’s Di Gribble Argument in full

Brisbane Baroque's stunning Mark II ... what might have been at the Theatre Royal ...

NATION: A Malcolm for All Seasons on tour ...

The lost dog

All is well with Australian Conservatism

STATE: The Truth about Jobs ...

FSC ... and public health. The Log Truck Danger ...

Eric wants to know ...

Climate change puts UTAS plans at risk

Plans to log Swift Parrot critical nesting refuge

Shame on the Pokies industry ...

Praying for Rain. Surging Seas: UTAS Launi plan under water ... ?

Nikolic complaint: UTAS refuses to renew employment of outspoken lecturer

The Pokies Cup. Five Runners. What are the odds?

'A Mockery of the Role of Parliament'

Hobart's iconic pub Knopwood's to close its doors

What has happened to University culture? Whither the Launceston campus?

Taste the mojo lost

Now Turnbull ... what next?

STATE ... of denial

NATION: Another week ... Another backflip

Tasmania's water dilemma ...

Amnesty's disturbing report ...

Nikolic Referred to Anti-Discrimination Commission

TPP Trade Pact Would Give Wall Street a Trump Card to Block Regulations

'My body was not mine, but the US Military's'

COMMENT: Does the Tasmanian Government really know what its policy is on pathology privatisation?

Urgent patients waiting months or years for care

Health underfunded by $1.4 billion over a decade

STATE: Lonely Planet stands by advice ... Tassie's Australian of the Year ...

Trust's 'disgraceful amendment'. Keep the mountain as is, says Don Knowler ...

Junk Food Journalism: Why Annabel Crabb’s Kitchen Cabinet Is Toxic

Unions Question Hydro Sell-Off Plans

Michelle ...

Government House: Kate Warner honours the EDO ...

Vice-Chancellor Dumps on Launceston

Is Neo-Liberalism on the way out?

NATION: Get your snout out of the trough ... GST

The Demise of the Dinosaur Fossil Fuel Industry at Last!

The malady: why untrained judges need help from ordinary people

Peter Cundall: organic charcoal good for your greens

The refugee crisis, captured in one staggering animated graphic

Well hello Mr Tassie!

Did Murdoch win?

The Framing of Gender Apartheid: Amnesty International and Prostitution

The Oxymoron of Self-Publishing

Japan’s whaling gambit shows it’s time to strengthen the rule of science in law

Has FT turned the corner?

Federal Hotels' predicament

Premier's State of the State address to CEDA

Time for a permanent Ban on Fracking

Jaensch Misleads over Dorothy Dixers

PLANNING: Open Letter to the Legislative Councillors ... bill passes ...

Campaign Launches Super Trawler Summer of Action

PLANNING: An Open Letter to MLCs

Dear Mayor Coad ...

Fossil Free Protestors Expect Meaningful Negotiations are Imminent

Pioneer folk wonder if TasWater’s WorkSafe Tasmania Award is a joke ...

Palm oil, pollution and pyro-politics

Tarkine Vandalism: More Forestry Untruths Exposed ...

NATION: Love is in the Air ... Amnesty, Abyan ...

NATION, Turnbull: ‘Small L’ Liberal Or Planet-Eating Death Star ... ? Amnesty, Abyan

Tony Blair's 'apology' gives the game away

Launceston ...

Germaine Greer and the scourge of 'no-platforming'

Millennial Masculism Man (2)

Lambie meets with Fox and talks about a Fast Cat Ferry service for Bass Strait

26 bankers already sentenced to a combined 74 years in prison

Diesel exhaust alters half of flower scents honey bees use to find food

Will Space Miners Save the Earth?

'You have tortured me in every way ...'

Hundreds without life savings. Burning-off's limits. 'Another handout for Forestry ...'

All bets are off if deal’s lost: Greg Farrell puts heat on Libs ... will they buckle ... ?

NATION: The Hole in Malcolm's argument ...

UTAS Vice Chancellor’s Office Occupied: Day 8

Get a Glimpse into the not-so-humble honey bee

Tony Abbott's great mate Stevo history in Canada ...

Case against Australia builds at The Hague

AFMA Locks Community Out Of Super Trawler Decision-Making Processes

Effective harm-free treatments suppressed

Ka-Ching: pokies documentary reveals what makes the machines so addictive

How We're Surrounded by Disaster Capitalism

UTAS Women's Collective: A new meaning for inclusive?

A Human Rights Scandal – by Kat Banyard

She wore frumpy clothes ...

Michael Ware's war record

UTAS Launceston move to Inveresk a 'great deception'

'Retribution and familial links in the Valley ...'

I am dumbstruck ...

Closing down FOI: a case study in sneaky government

Is the Fox guarding the Forestry 'Chook House'?

STATE: Greens Move to Defer Planning Bill ... Defeated. The Groom entitlement? Backroom deals?

TPP and Tasmania’s GMO moratorium. Corporates can sue. What we don't know. Positive to Libs

TODAY, Parliament Lawns, Hobart: National Ban Live Export Rally

NATION: Stop the boasts ...

Arrest in Kiwi 1080 Baby Food Scare Clears Public

'Tasmanian Gas Price Crisis'

NATION: There's never been a more exciting time to be Malcolm Turnbull ... MH17 ...

Copping Toxic Lawsuit Discontinued: 'More than a SLAPP suit'

Mercury Exclusive first look: Hobart’s newest high-end hotel revealed

The light rail genie is out of the bottle ...

A beautiful corner cabinet ... and blackwood logs on the Burnie wharf ...

FSC: Mission Impossible ...

Unions raise concerns around corruption allegations in Chinese partners

On Bullshit ...

Australian children exposed to toxic mining metals do worse at school

What was disturbing was the police presence and its ridiculously heavy-handed attitude

Whatever the truth of Garrett’s story, it’s about gambling industry politics & influence

Burning off: This risky situation is completely unacceptable ...

Who murdered Lulu ... ? Contamination scare ...

Tasmania's Farrell family moves up in Australia's rich list

Rethinking Mental Health

Wilkie: A statement regarding the possible bribery of politicians

Loughnane’s departure allows for Mantach truth to come out

Removing the democratic right of the people of Tasmania to influence planning approvals

DwDTas praises Californian Governor for signing assisted dying law

Rewilding the Earth ... An Ethical Conviction

NATION: Everything is on the table

The way to stop devil deaths ... ?

The never-ending madness on Nauru

Minister Hunt on the Fish River Mini Hydro Power Scheme Proposal

Underfunded CPS traumatises families

Booklet makes me feel my family is inferior

Living with Grandma

Health Roundup ...

Triabunna Wharf: 'Working with Mr Wood ...'

First Day of The Month ...

NATION: New wine in old bottles. The Summit ...

STATE: Mass resignations, says Eric Abetz. Not so, says PM. Cadbury. DPIWE dramas ...

Former Gunns boss John Gay faces new court action to strip his assets

The world's first minister for peace

Australian Marine Science has become truly parasitic, 'killing its host' ...

You get what you pay for: Aussies unwilling to cough up for good journalism online

FSC: Express your concerns ...

Which heating is the most efficient for Tasmania?

Complaint against Catholic anti-equality booklet, "Don't Mess with Marriage", to be lodged today

'Child Protection Crisis'

Rape victims and whistleblower speak out about Nauru violence

Don't Miss ... Three upcoming Economic Society of Tasmania events ...

‘We view this place as home now'

The Queen and I go a long way back ...

The Tarkine Tiger

Where to from here?

Decriminalise the use of small amounts of illicit drugs ...

As a young African woman, I have a privileged position ...

Advocates of the Far Side

What's Australia coming to ... ?

Je suis Karen

Norfolk Island: Majority distress ...

July 29: Fish River Mini Hydro Power Scheme Proposal

Tasmania Part of Social Media History on World Tourism Day

'Absolute insult ...' 'Wedging the Mayor ...' 'Threat to residents ...'

And so, it's come to this ...

Triabunna wins Tasmanian Tidy Town

TIPS: Southern Design Centre closes. Cruise ship season race against time

Workshop offers tips on medical cannabis

NATION: Another week, another Prime Minister. The five-point bounce. Abbott's fury ...

Tasmania takes the lead in affordable housing

Tasmanian eSchool Changes will hurt the most Vulnerable

Integrity in Public Office Reforms Defeated

Plug and Play ... the Neo-Wilderness Experience

Integrity Commission Right on Gift Policy Problems

Kneecapped ... !

Whipping away nasty compassion

Wilfully misleading the Tasmanian public ...

Green Death from Above

Fate of a House on a Fort on a Hill

Here comes the Great Disruption ...

Uruguay shows the way by leaving secret trade deal

Return of Rebekah

David Walsh takes on the Farrells ...

Geelong Star: The Grim Reaper ...

World's best ... anywhere but Tasmania ...

Peter Coad: Some issues may not be properly dealt with ...

A light at the end of a decade-long tunnel ...

Franklin Square: International Day Against Live Exports

How can you not despair?

The End of Abbottland ...

Liberals Back Old, Destructive Loser. The Blackmail Threat ...

The only gap in our nation ...

Prime Minister Turnbull ...

NATION: Not waving, drowning. TURNBULL quits, challenges Abbott ...

Peter Dutton And Tony Abbott May As Well Have Been Laughing At Aylan Kurdi

What is missing ... is any determination of fault

Millennial Masculism Man

Classy Tasmanian MPs' acts ...

Asylum seekers are being abused on our watch. It's time to put detention under surveillance

In prison for six years ...

Why is Abbott a Dead Man Walking ...

What Counts: Tools to Help Define and Understand Progress Towards the $100 Billion ...

Author of Money Logging in Hobart highlights Tasmanian connection to Asian timber mafia

Reply to Herald Sun article about my son: Lambie

Dear PPB Advisory: Possible misuse of public funds to prop up seemingly bankrupt companies

Ta Ann's Abdul Taib Mahmud amd money laundering ... ?

Mr Abetz and the Exclusive Brethren ...

Tasmania ... the highest rate of female suicide in Australia ...

Heartland – The bush loves its ABC

Board of Inquiry for Huon Valley Council

Abbott's war on governance

Smells like Team Australia ... Guess How Many Virtual People They Killed ...

NATION: It's all about the people of Canning

Footy ... a solution?

How English politicians, judges and lawyers went for the money

Aboriginal-owned energy company one-upping Tesla

The Tasmania Opportunity celebrates Premier’s 500 Safe Haven Enterprise Visa Announcement

It is outrageous ... Abbott rejects Greens call to open doors ...

Tasmania needs new Threatened Species Plan

Expert internal advice to Government identified logging will ‘significantly affect WH values'

NATION, STATE: Mantach ... Who is the Power behind the Throne?

NATION: A conga line of clowns and illusionists. FLANAGAN on Border Force. DYSON stays put ...

Heroic Clare Rewcastle Brown as Malaysia teeters ...

Not Gunns again ...

Tasmania ... explore the delusions ...

This is our humble abode ...

1080: Chemotherapy or Holocaust for the NZ Ecosystem

Another Forestry Tasmania lie ...

Loss of Hobart’s Architectural Heritage

What a load of rubbish!

Making the National Sea Highway more effective ...

How the Murdoch press has waged a relentless campaign against the BBC (and why it’s worked)

Truth Hurts: The Science Behind Why People Don't Care About The Death Of Our Planet And Democracy

STATE: ‘True’ unemployment rate hits 18% – the nation’s worst

Mantach questions swirl around Premier and Senator Eric Abetz. Police called in ...

NATION: Theatre of the Absurd. 'Sleepwalking'. The Christian Right. Greste. Bart ...

The AFL's Governor Arthur Colony ... Tasmania

STATE: If You Go Out in the Woods Today You’re in for a Big Surprise ...

Stalin would be proud ...

EDO Tasmania ... Not a cracker ...

Native forest policy full of loopholes and inadequate to protect species and climate

Child protection report fails to answer key questions

Gutwein Preparing to Roll Over to Federal

Will the Abbott Government Approve the Geelong Star Slaughter of Dolphins?

Lapoinya: Missing In Action

Christian leaders arrested in Hobart

Lambie spanks Shorten (Again)

Show Tassie some respect ...

Goodwin Puts Environment at Risk

Colin Russell's Arctic arrest by Russia found to be illegal by The Hague

Thinking outside the Icebox

Jacqui's Burnie Devil Cat: It's a great idea ...

A disturbing understanding ...

Banishing Glyphosate

Does God or Anybody Else Really Want a Plebiscite?

Will the Aussies claim expenses ...

Kellam's warning as Will says: 'There's nothing to see here ...'

Nauru rapes: ‘There is a war on women’

Salmon Senate Inquiry part of ongoing of scrutiny, not the end

Rupert’s back in town

Mercury: The Fall ... and why it matters

LGH 'descends into chaos'

The Forgotten Coast ...

Devil Cat Feasibility Study supported by Geelong’s Mayor Darryn Lyons ...

The Future Of Fishing Is On The Line ...

NATION: Abbott's pigeons come home to roost

National Aboriginal meeting to consider constitutional recognition and alternatives

Dyson Heydon ... and the Sir Garfield Barwick Address

Amnesty votes to support pimps, johns and brothel owners

TLC celebrates The Big Punchbowl fundraising success

EMRS: Support for Libs falls to five-year low

Lonely Planet names three Tasmanian destinations in 'Ultimate Travelist'

Let’s rule out brown paper bag donations

MPs’ expenses: sniff test reveals overnight faecal imbalance

Party politics in danger of becoming a tyranny of a minority

Goodbye Tuvalu

Fair’s fair Jacqui Petrusma

Spain's communist model village

Creating a Future that Works

Strings attached: Julian Burnside commissions Tony Abbott-inspired composition

Attorney-General Vanessa Goodwin ...

Weed Whackers

Stranger Danger ... Talk to your child ...

This Politician’s Speech About His Gay Uncles Will Give You Chills

Carbon accounting & FT profitability

Ta Ann, Forestry Tasmania and the loss-making Take-or-Pay Contracts

Far more beautiful left standing

NATION: Round 1 to Skink and Snake ...

The 'appalling consultation' over planning scheme changes ...

UTAS VC office occupied ...

Order emerges out of Chaos: the fundamental insight of science

Medical students concerned new emissions reduction target jeopardises health of Australians

Rob Walls' Picture Essay of today's (Sat) Hobart City Hall rally in support of ...

Amnesty International votes for policy calling for decriminalisation of prostitution

Young Tasmanian musicians take the sweet sound of success to Victoria

Lambie’s heartfelt plea for mandatory detox

Can a hydro-power industry and a high quality tourist trout fishery ever co-exist?

Is this our social contract?

What else the rorting of the public purse via travel expenses has exposed ...

Australia was ready to act on climate 25 years ago, so what happened next?

The renaissance of small-scale manufacturing

My child, me and the Doctor Make 3

Call for submissions re the Tasmanian Government’s Review into the Industrial Hemp Industry

Researchers find pear juice can ward off hangovers

Nine must-ride trips for cyclists

How to save the Planet ... and Humankind

Why won’t Christopher Pyne take “No” for an answer…

How Mohammad Nasim Najafi died in a detention centre

A history of Hydro

Obama's flexible fix to climate change as dirty power dominates in Oz

Why has Scandinavia got it right and we haven't?

Increasingly, we can't trust journalists to decipher finance

Australia’s relentless corporate welfare to Malaysian logging company as new forest mill opens

NATION: All this bullshit has gone too far ...

Misconduct alleged at Senate inquiry into forestry investment schemes

NATION: Bronny ... the 'bad' system's poor 'victim'. PM Tony: Worst ever? Abetz ...

Hodgman Liberals Back Football Over Public Services

But, Why?

Nordic Model Sex Work

Future of Carmichael mine hinges not on skinks or snakes, but its business case

How Groningen invented a cycling template for cities all over the world

Lapoinya Letter of Learning

Booing Adam Goodes – racism is in the stitching of the AFL

Xenophobia is killing our Planet

This week's Feminist Roundup

The Protest at Vedanta ...

Racist booing of Adam Goodes: this is Abbott’s Australia

Exclusive: Amnesty International UK's stitch-up job?

Silence Of The Churches

Bridgewater Bridge ...

STATE: The case for a tunnel under Davey Street, Hobart

Hands in the Dirt for Space Food

A renegade trawler, hunted for 10,000 miles by vigilantes

Bronny: Worse than getting your wisdom teeth out ...

Tony Abbott, 2012: The Speaker is the guardian of parliamentary standards ...

No better time than now for Robb to walk away from secret TPP deal

Neighbours of Fish Farming group forms to take community concerns to industry

Factory Trawler Cries Poor at Dolphin Protection Measures

Tasmanian Government killing off last 2000 Swift Parrots

Palmer and Wilkie to move no confidence motion in Speaker

Groom must end uncertainty on Tariff 41. Petition ...

After a big win for Brisbane, Baroque looks at China

Are Australians the worst drivers in the world?

Doing justice to Tasmania’s role in the national marriage equality debate

Eric Abetz is Rodney Croome’s best friend

Lambie disappointed by loss of Burnie International Tennis Classic ...

Dirty Money and Dirty Deals

Down in the Huon, who would like their money back?

Tasmania’s healthcare leaders unite to drive change

Shark-attack Insight ...

NATION: All you need is talk ...

The Troglodytic Liberals and the Epoch of Coal

Liberals Must Rule Out Changes to Permits

Local Councils Vote for Transparency at TasWater

The end of capitalism has begun

Global Advocates to Amnesty International: Vote No on Policy to Legalize ...

Diesel toxins

A Key Lesson for Space Advocates from the Netherlands

Here's The Actual Impact All Those Buckets Of Ice Had On ALS Research

I fear this coming weekend may be my last as a member of the once-proud ALP ...

Door to door community-led campaign of Taroona finds 71 per cent support for marriage equality

Letter to the Editor: Is Andrew Nikolic serious?

Barnaby Joyce hates sheep as well as dogs and cows!

Why Iceland Should Be in the News, But Is Not

The Son With No Name ... Island and Julian Burnside

STATE: Here we go again ... Big Tree ... ?

Rolley laments Gunns mill blunder

Child and adolescent health workers reach crisis point ...

NATION: A hole in the heart ...

Felicity Wishart, Australian conservationist who campaigned for reef and rainforests, dies aged 49

What prostitution really means for women

The burning question ...

Wise old Mother Nature is absolutely indifferent to the human condition ...

HOTHOUSE: Nice ideas in need of a reality check

Amnesty PR machine in overdrive

Rupert Murdoch's News UK shamed by failure to pay legal costs

Activists target Myer for sponsoring animal cruelty

Landmark $25,000 penalty for torrent of anti-gay abuse

NATION: Poor, poor Bronny ...

A fragment of Balmain history

International Acclaim for Bicheno Boathouse

Senate Inquiry Hears Fish Farm Story is Different to Reality

Malaysian corruption scandal

Tasmanian Times & Anonymity of comments

Andrea Dawkins: Letter to the Editor ...

INTERNATIONAL: Iran nuclear deal moves to battleground of US Congress

Treasurer Gutwein's fantasies ...

STATE: Tasmanian Government backs commercial loan for Nyrstar smelter revamp

NATION: the Bill Shorten Show Trial. Hewson on the rise of Isis

STATE: Feasting off the kill ... ? The independent assessor ...

NATION: Through his words we know him ... Hewson on the rise of Isis

Community Engagement Policy Options: Battery Point Foreshore Access ...

Amnesty International ... the sex trade's new best friend

Amnesty International condemned over fast-tracking of sex laws policy

Hadi loses his family ...

Chinatown ...

The majority of people are totally fed up with the democratic system

Diabetes is a serious disease that all Tasmanians need to understand better

The hemp industry frustration ...

Clive: Check out some of our achievements over the last 18 months

Ta Ann Tasmania: Just like Google ...

Trans-Pacific Partnership would be disastrous for Australia ...

Geelong Star now completely off the leash ...

INTERNATIONAL: Austerity Has Failed ...

Tariff changes a further blow to the solar industry in Tasmania

STATE: Seamen ignore Abetz plea to return to work ...

NATION: As Abbott over-hypes ... Turnbull's call to under-hype ...

Advocates call for Tas Gov to enforce gay-hate decision

The hypocrisy ... the monumental hypocrisy ... ?

STATE, WHA: No mining ... but logging still allowed ... ?

The Age of Post-Democracy

Magna Carta, Waterloo ... not so important after all ... ?

NATION: The dreadful, dreadful Abyss

STATE: Promoting tourism in the Tarkine ... a way ahead

A boomer's take on the housing crisis: a personal response

Sexuality, Feminism and the Coming Crunch

Hockey’s defamation win is dark news for democracy and free speech

This week's Feminist Roundup

Could wood be bad for the environment? That depends on policy

Deep thinking, Brian!

The rabid attachment to the past

Abbott urged to play fair, not foul on marriage equality bill

The bid to crush the green movement

The Yezidi: Hadi's Cry from the Heart ...

Tony Windsor: Stop the Brutes

The War Against Nature Resumes

First Day: A celebration of the West Coast ...

Cable Car setback ...

Open letter, $4m lost, an illegal jetty . . .

A typical kneejerk reponse ...

Nothing much has changed in almost half a century ...

STATE: Poisoning our Western Rivers – When will it stop?

Peter Coad: To all Huon Valley residents

NATION: Captain Abbott flags full steam astern ...

Version 02 ... keeping the best in a modern stylistic way …

A Divided Society - Tasmania during World War One

INTERNATIONAL: As it happened – Yanis Varoufakis’ intervention ...

Tasmania’s World Heritage Heroes recognised at Bonn World Heritage meeting

China's Communist-Capitalist Ecological Apocalypse

Scientology ...

NATION: The Joe Hockey Real Estate Primer Part 3

Tasmania ... and Schizophrenia?*

Further expansion of elective surgery centre at Mersey (features) in White Paper

US Supreme Court delivers marriage equality ... bittersweet for Australia

Tasmanian Wilderness profiled at World Heritage Conference

Is the Abbott Government fascist?

ABC 'on the side of Australia', managing director Mark Scott says, amid firestorm over Q&A

Integrity Committee report a missed opportunity

Government Silent on Factory Trawler Geelong Star Killing Another Dolphin

TPC KO for Waterloo Bay barge plan

Eight nominations for Brisbane Baroque (all that Tassie lost ...)

Groom must address Heritage Tasmania criticism

RET vote means Tasmania loses three times over

NATION: Abbott trashes the Rule of Law. Housing bubble. Q&A ...

US Senate paves the way for TPP Fast Track as ...

Huon Valley Guessing Games: Light is in the air

STATE: An Italian job?

Hospitals hit workload crisis

Tasmanian Conservation Trust facing extinction

Human rights and all that’s wrong with the Magna Carta

Sue Neill-Fraser and Dr Bob Moles ...

Tasmania ... 350 snouts in one small electoral trough ...

Tas Uni academic less than "abundantly clear" about Generation IV nuclear reactors

‘Spin’ – It’s no substitute for a positive response!

A British Genocide in Tasmania

Come on Sue ... spill the beans ...

How it feels to be caught in the headlights ...

The burgeoning raft of ideological compromise ...

Sara ... Behind The Wire ,,,

The Importance of Pope Francis’ Encyclical on the Environment

Paul Ehrlich’s Population Bomb Argument Was Right

Securing Economic Rights ... The Time has Come ...

The Joe Hockey Real Estate Primer Part 2

Thinking ... Positively ...

Washington’s “First Objective” ...

Dismantle Forestry Tasmania and sell its assets: A response ...

How Wild is the Tarkine Wilderness?

Sue Neill-Fraser and the Australian Women's Weekly ...

Wilkie urges forestry probe

NATION: A record-breaking tally of red cards. Abbott at odds with the Pope ...

Forestry: The courage to speak out ...

Forestry Tasmania comes of age ...

Glenorchy: I am disturbed at what is happening with the council

Recreational Fishers & Conservationists Call For Support From Federal Politicians ...

Iraq: It's time for an inquiry ...

The housing crash we had to have: A Gen Y perspective on the bubble

Tasmanian Integrity Commission should act on Forestry Tasmania

A pathetic attempt at justifying an atrocious decision

The new Hobart City Council logo: Hokey, says Leo ...

Reviewed! The Glasshouse ...

The Tower ...

The Big Bang Theory

These photographs are generous, sensual, painterly ...

Andrew Nikolic: The man who would tell the ABC how to tell us how to think

The Self-Poisoning of New Zealand by Name and by Nature

The Old Man Of The Sea And The Humble Tassie Scallop

A year ago in Hobart ...

Judges pervert ...

MEDIA: The delicate art of the interview ...

Tassie Pine - Episode 15 - Ergo Fingerdob Explains Free Trade for Dummies

The lure of the dead-end

Geelong Star Trawler Management In More Hot Water

Forestry Tasmania, Andrew Wilkie MP and the tabled document ...

Andrew Wilkie: Time for a Royal Commission into Forestry Tasmania. TV Pulp Mill spruiked ...

Tasmanian Greens Deep In Limbo - Where To Now?

Job numbers ‒ good, bad, ugly

Peter Gutwein, I am appalled at the inadequate response you have sent me, Another $10m for FT

STATE: Torching the Tarkine - More Liberal Lunacy. The terrified bushwalker ...

Rodney writes a book ...

World Heritage delegation seeks protection for Tasmanian Wilderness

Land of the Northwestern Redneck ...

NATION: Facing mutiny ... Abbott goes on the attack

Young female scientist to join international team in Antarctica

I approached the Labor government ... but they would not help

Disasters ...

To Bluey ...

The narrow road to the deep north ...

TCT shares Tasmanian Environment Association doubts on Single Statewide Planning Scheme

State Budget a Wasted Opportunity for Waste Management Reform

Is There a Need for a Better Criminal Investigation Regime in Tasmania?

Famous historian inaccurate on Napoleon ...

The Undercurrent: why are we being fed by a poison expert? Monsanto and Roundup – video

Isla's Feminist Roundup ...

Brush up on the Roos of the World

Keep it in the ground ...

Tony Abbott is almost certainly a British dual citizen — and so he can't be our PM

Gillian Triggs has the right to criticise politicians' use of power, says Labor

Nauru guards were spying on Sarah Hanson-Young, Senate inquiry told

The questions around the NBN rollout

Australia has forfeited world leadership on climate policy, says Kofi Annan panel

The Lord Howe Island Rat Eradication Programme

The liquidation of Nature

FIFA and Blatter: how money and sport are joined at the hip

Advocates to pursue legal challenge against anti-bias exemption

No ticker in Heart of the Huon for LG reality

NATION: Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Why We Torture Asylum Seekers ...

STATE: The mean little god of small government

STATE Budget: Is it good management or good luck?

We need you ... THANKYOU!x

First Day, June 2015

NATION: Hairy-chested, Tough Guy stuff ...

The Super-Ministry of Fish 'n Chips ...

UNESCO drafts a damning rejection of World Heritage management

Drug Running, Executions and The Whole Damned Thing

Whatever happened to Murray Kellam and Tassie's toothless tiger?

Tasmanian Authors: The Real Gems of Australia

Our Mania for Hope Is a Curse

Australia must change the way it generates wealth

Two of Us: A beautiful love story ...

The philosophy of giving

The opportunity for remote Tassie to shine a few productive bright lights

I am somewhat obsessed with pigeons ...

Budget drives Sydney pensioner to spend $25,000 on Alaskan holiday

Health threats of Climate Change ...

HVC: $80,000 to review a hall; $10,000 to review a council ...

The Budget ... REACTION

NATION: Gina Rinehart, Barnaby Joyce slammed for 'extraordinary' actions during trust case

RFA: We are concerned by the lack of openness ...

What’s next for tobacco control? A smoke-free generation

Following Ireland down the path to equality

They are too busy writing badly to read well ...

Fish deaths leave questions about Macqaurie Harbour oxygen levels unanswered

In the Huon Valley, a Clayton's strategy

NATION: Abbott's boatload of accountability

Bob Brown Foundation showcases Tales from the Tarkine at Hobart event

Push polling on native forest biomass as RET decision moves to the Senate

Dear Brett Whiteley ...

A simple yes or no will suffice

How I Didn’t Become A Victim To Bullying: Caroline Dean, TEDxQueenstown

Keep Our Rail lines Tasmania (KORT): The North-East multi-use trail

There was so much smoke it was hard to pinpoint where the burns were ...

Australian Possums in Kiwi Blunderland

The Likely Cause of Addiction Has Been Discovered, and It Is Not What You Think

EU dropped pesticide laws due to US pressure over TTIP, documents reveal

The world is waking up to the $5.3 trillion cost of fossil fuels

Australia: The only Anglosphere nation without marriage equality ...

Nick Davies, a journalist who investigated his own

Religious freedom does not extend to excluding children ...

Dear Mrs Petrusma: This decision is short-sighted

Bitter Cadbury chocolate

NATION: Is Andrew Nikolic a double-dipping rorter ...?

International Museum Day ... and TMAG was CLOSED!

Kim Booth to Step Down from Parliament

Greens say Australia should take Rohingyan refugees

STATE: UTAS students risk arrest for fossil free divestment

Tasmania’s environmental laws leave plenty of room for improvement

STATE: Dark Mofo artist Leon Ewing suggests high school students use drugs to expand creativity

Off-road motorists' continued use of Tarkine tracks makes farce of ban

NATION: RET a shocking betrayal by the old parties ...

STATE: John West would turn in his grave ...

Tassie couple's NZ ceremony fulfills their dream to marry ...

Federal Treasurer needs to explain ice comments

NATION: Personal choice and economic reality; Paid Parental Leave

NATION: Hockey's incredible Budget Back-Flip

Martyn Turner visits Oz ...

Mayor Coad's Letter to the Editor on local government reform ...

NATION/STATE: Gonski; A once-in-a-generation opportunity ...

Peter Brohier's letter to Tony Abbott. All Peter Brohier articles on TT

We need to change thinking and direction. Our future demands it ...

Amnesty Members put No Confidence motion in Amnesty Australia Board at Hobart AGM

The end of compassion ...

Scientists: Earth Endangered by New Strain of Fact-Resistant Humans

Rupert Murdoch's News Corp is ATO's top tax risk

Jeb Bush Confronted By College Student: 'Your Brother Created ISIS'

Beekeepers see 42% of US honeybee colonies die off in a single year

Monty and the surrender

Sarawak Report: Action on corruption at last ...

Government must come clean on Forestry exit funds fraud and non-compliance

Replace Christine with Aboriginal, says Michael Mansell

The More Things Change ... 1994: No Cable Car!

Venture’s worst kept secret confirmed: It’s time to turn off the subsidy tap ...

Budget 2015 ... Reaction. Bill's Budget reply ...

STATE: MIS post mortem. Forestry job losses

HACSU reveals LGH waiting list crisis

Geelong Star dolphin deaths condemned by Senate

Lucille: Four people of interest in 46yo case, Tasmanian coroner says

Sea level rising faster in past 20 years than in entire 20th century. Here comes El Nino ...

The Tarkine Coast – A Wildlife Refuge

NZ: A programme to poison a nation

NATION: Where there's smoke there's Joe (and Tony)

Deceptions and such pranks are fun though ...

For Nepalese women this is not about choice

Knowledge is power ...

MEDIA: Ready for the reputation rumble ...

After Shorten's shabby Milne send-off, can Labor's Greens resentment end?

Macquarie chief Nicholas Moore's pay soars to $16.5m

Paraguay postscripts

JOBS: The outlook is gloomier than it has been for a long time. Charities under pressure

STATE: Milne got results from minority pacts with both sides of politics

Culling pest animals can do more harm than good

Geelong Star: Where are the Tasmanian Liberals? $320,00 gift to Libs

NATION: RET deal means fewer jobs, less clean energy and more pollution

Christine Milne resigns ...

This vandalism occurs without any apparent sign of action by Tasmania Police ...

Your money ... and how it is spent

Waterloo Bay: The Great Deceit

NATION: A serious own-goal by the brain dead. Chan, Sukumaran ...

Caught in a net of deceit

The Waterloo Bay proposal and the Southwood site ...

Removal of Schulim Krimper commission from St Mary's Cathedral, Harrington St, Hobart

The deplorable and sickening rape of Heritage ...

University of Tasmania loses $100,000 on Fossil Fuel Gamble

Rednecks hoon through the Tarkine ...

Double hit of Tassie Pine ... The danger for journos ...

Labour exploitation, slave-like conditions found on farms supplying biggest supermarkets

Stop driving the Tasmanian devil to extinction. Sign the Petition ...

Why Does 1080 Poison Make Kiwis Like Lewis Angry?

'So we'll be poor ... but refreshed ...'

Beautiful Tasmania has suffered so long ... for nothing

If I were God ...

Bye-bye local power ripoffs?

What they should have said ...

NATION: Balls of steel and feet of clay

Legislative Council 2015: Windermere, Mersey and Derwent Live And Post-Count

Public apology proves there’s more to China story

Factory trawler Geelong Star returns to port after again catching dolphins

Omega transport plan: Linking Victoria and Tasmania

Eight Best Places In Hobart For The Literary-Minded

New report finds need for fundamental change in Tasmania’s forest laws

Paul Harriss Pretence: FT closer to closure

Bigots' Charter passes despite growing community concern

Celebrating ... the First Day of The Month ...

New call for Government to come clean on Macquarie Harbour fish farms

Securing the future of Forestry Tasmania

WORLD: Hold your fire President Widodo; What are you trying to hide?

Lapoinya ... The Battle for Middle Earth

The Great Plunder ... Wilkie revelation. Booth ...

What makes Tasmania different ...

Chinatown: It would wok around the clock ...

NATION: ANZAC makes week a long climb in politics

NATION: The failure of The System ...

Not the corporate miner we want ...

Discovering the Spirit of Tasmania ...

Once-proud Rowitta is now an abandoned ship ...

Will the Homeless again be struggling ... ?

MEDIA: The system turns journalists into thieves and liars ...

Cherrytopia & Hipsteria ...

Mutiny of the Soul ...

Australia no longer has a 2-party system ...

Footfalls echo in the memory ...

Peter Jones: It's also brave to stand for peace

TasWater concedes NE Tas water may have been contaminated for years. A Will ... but no way?

Tasmania introduces “religious freedom” legislation, just days after Indiana scraps it

Venture Minerals' 2 cents worth

STATE: Seal and dolphin death toll begins ... Pulp Mill ... Forestry ...

An ANZAC reflection ...

Bread-and-circuses live on ...

Failing to deliver ...

Public-interest journalism is under threat ...

NATION: Surplus to requirements ...

Rosebery - 7 years on and still waiting for safe water?

99 problems, and solutions ain’t one!

The lessons of history are critically important ...

Inspiration or isolation?

Super Trawler ban must ban Super Trawlers. Don Knowler: The forgotten stakeholders ...


Media Awards: Tassie Times gets a gong!x

'Wooley, you are selfish ... you just want to keep the place to yourself ...'

What comes after sorry?

Lost wolves in sheep's clothing ...

Black War: The incompetent in pursuit of the intangible ...

The State Government’s under-funding of health ...

A Blast from the Past in the Tarkine Karst

Spot the Similarities

Why does it cost more to ship to Melbourne ... than from Melbourne to UK?

From Paraguay to Gallipoli

Losing my religion for equality

Where does the law stand on immunisation?

Tasmanians rally against Super Trawlers. Rec Fishers political party. Weekend rally details. The Ban

Andrew Nikolic ... and Anzac Day ...

The Far-Right threat to Federation ...

Why the future depends on restoring democracy ...

Forestry Tasmania logging threatens extinction for species ... and for FSC certification

Is this the end of a very bad dream?

All that Tassie has lost ...

Mission Creep ...

Told you so, TasWater and Dr Roscoe Taylor

The axing of Pesticide Monitoring in Waterways

Time to take anti-whaling stance straight to Japanese. Closing the door on Japan's argument

I would be delighted to take a trip to Hobart ...

Hobart City Council unanimously backs marriage equality motion

Battery Point Walkway ... and the vanities of a small community

An Everest of Hilary's: Hunting. Regeneration. Handwriting. Glamping ...

Handel’s Sensational Opera at Brisbane Baroque. The dedication to Peter Underwood ...

What does Andrew Nikolic MP for Bass, stand for?

NATION: Taxing times for Senate sub-commitee

Abbott is of course not the only liar in public life ...

Pesticides Linked to Honeybee Deaths Pose More Risks, European Group Says

The dystopian lake filled by the world's tech lust

Leo: Mea Culpa ...

Tasmanian tourism the best in the country

Minister Harriss to hand 61,500 hectares of Tarkine reserves to mining speculators

Let's stop Tasmania's swift parrots going the way of the dodo

It’s not the Tasmanians I know. The Tasmanians I know are proud, resourceful, curious

Will Whiteley condemn quad-bike riding vandals?

70 artists spend 3 days in Tarkine wilderness to capture threatened landscapes

Health reform ... and the perils of hope

The Way We Were ...

A dog's death from 1080 poisoning ...

The genius of the common law ...

An Aldi Easter ...

No wonder he's grinning ...

Who is Andrew Nikolic, Member of Parliament for Bass?

Help! Saving Australia

Baroque and bogans battle over the menu at lunch with Leo Schofield

NATION: Morrison's bogus call for a coalition of ideas

Last word. Introspection

Lapoinya ...

This is a very fishy business ...

The Price of Milk

Tumult at the Daily Telegraph

Rodney Croome OAM out of order on surrogacy

Prostitution: A Word That UN Women Do Not Want to Hear

Indigenous City

it seems that it's a "pay up, or piss off and die", type of scenario!

April Fool's Day ...

Clubs Australia: Shameless and defamatory

Short-Tailed Shearwaters: Stop the Slaughter

Counter rally to an anti-Islam rally

Super Trawler: This is not an April Fool's Day Joke

NATION: How they talk down to us ...

New Zealand is stockpiling pure Compound 1080 ...

STATE: The Dubious Liberal Handback ...

NATION: Lambie seeks to form Independent Network. Eric Abetz's 'lurid fantasies'

Discover the Spirit of Tasmania ... and Western Civilisation

Fixing the Broken Health System

The terrible consequences of fundamentalism ...

In defence of Andreas Lubitz

Australia ... be outraged by the real terror

Stop flip-flopping Abbott and help all women

The Pioneer Cup – Horse-trading for safe drinking water in Tasmania

HERETIC: Why Islam needs a Reformation NOW

FEA’s Receivers Deloitte has at last found a buyer for FEA’s land and trees

Legal persons at risk for cartel conduct

If only he was leading our country ...

Vanuatu latest ...

And the implications federally are ... ?

University Stands up to Political Bullying

Worse than the TPP? Defence pilloried

Specialty Timbers Scandal Lingers On

Welcome 'home', Richard ...

No ‘Super Dump’ for Tasmania

Miserable reading ...

BirdLife Tasmania calls for immediate cessation of logging of Swift Parrot habitat

BirdLife Tasmania disgusted by 3-year olds being “licensed to kill”

NZ's 1080 blackmail letters' threat to poison dairy products: The Fallout for Tasmania

The Surplus Fetish ...

Mussel Growers Raise New Alarm About Salmon Farm Impacts

The Wisdom of The Elder

Team Clean's record haul of rubbish

Recreational Fishers And Conservationists Demonstrate Together To Stop Latest Super Trawler Proposal

A Curious Episode in Sarawak

NATION: The Energiser-Bunny ...

The disintegration of transport equity

Rodney Croome's Lent Lecture to St Matthews ...

Tasmanian fuel reduction program an Australian first

Wilderness Draft Plan should be withdrawn

A multi-billion dollar disaster in the making

Wotif founder Graeme Wood takes stake in battery storage developer Redflow

A history of two legal systems in 700 words ...

Greedy Californians are almost out of water

NATION: Save the Children staff say Moss review exposes negligence on Nauru

Seven per cent can’t afford the doctor

Jacqui Lambie goes into bat for Diggers

An extraordinary invasion of privacy of an ordinary private citizen. Examiner tale vanishes

Andrew Nikolic: An attack on the long-standing principle of academic freedom ...

Gunns: The Wall of Silence. Sawmiller cash referred to Integrity Commission

Entropy ...

Tasmania missing $2.8bn opportunity for big clean energy exports

Another Super Trawler heading to Australia

NATION: Most senior Catholic charged. Pyne's bill axed. Metadata ...

Call for permanent fracking ban

Solar meter problems – let’s get it right this time ...

A very dark territory where our conduct as a nation betrays our vision of ourselves

Stage 4: The Final Step in the Colonisation and Possession of Australia

All about women ...

Socially absurd ... and economically backward

Leading Tasmanians defend Safe Schools program

Liberating Australia from an Addiction to Unemployment

Play ...

Great Speech (1)

Great Speech (2)

Freedom of conscience and the Liberal Party

Epitaph to Forestry Tasmania

Four Cases ...

Lambie calls for Pyne’s sacking over his latest Higher Education threat

Hobart health risked by cruise ships? Background Briefing's shocking report

Vanuatu: The Cyclone Pam disaster ... with link to where you can give ...

NATION, STATE: National conversation called by those who are deaf to all form of entreaty

Assange says Swedish about-face a victory

MH370 flew to Kazakhstan: Jeff Wise outlines new theory

Huon Valley Guessing Games: The Waterloo Bay fiasco

Stage 1 EOI assessments complete

NATION: Resist the Fear and Loathing. First Dog ...

Brisbane Baroque ... all that we're missing ...

Triggs was attacked for defending the powerless – and one day another PM will apologise for it

Medicare: the co-payment lives!

The song of the Bali Two executioners: Jokowi vs Gibran

Dying Like An Animal: The Price Of Empathy And How Governments Use Yours Against You

NATION: You should care about Brandis’s Creeper Laws. Jamal Rifi. 4-Corners ...

The Intergenerational Report focuses on the old, when the future belongs to the young

IGR: An alarming piece of sloppy propaganda

Julian Burnside: Independent media for reality's sake

Carmen's call

Real leaders ... and real equality

Lots of questions ...

A Jew Stands up for Palestine ...

War, what's it good for?

The Prescience of Evan Whitton

ALP's abrogation on the insidious metadata legislation

Things that can't last ... FT fails the test, says Examiner

Hockey's IGR: Meaningless forecasts based on magical thinking

Forestry’s FSC Application Decision Delayed

STATE: Lapoinya; Institutionalised duck-shoving. EMRS ...

Nationwide rallies protest cuts to workers' rights and wages. School funding row ...

Indonesian President Joko Widodo's son begs him to spare Chan and Sukumaran

The Intergenerational Report and Triggs' TFC: What it says about us. Thursday: Living to 100

NATION: Abbott’s Dark and Chilling Vision for Australia

Why I have resigned from the Telegraph . ABC Print figures. Death, Drugs and HSBC ...

State of the State ...

Answers Needed Over Macquarie Harbour Health Concerns

Anthropogenic Climate Change Denier’s Nightmare

Fair go ...

Lambie refuses to be intimidated by a beheading threat

Seeds of life ...

Beyond belief Down Under

She moved us to Melbourne to avoid the possibility ... that I would kill my father ...

Terrified of terrorists?

Breaking the Silence ...

'He seems to belong on Route 66 instead of the Devil’s Highway ...'

The Final Mother Mountain ...Symphony of Birdsong (52)

Is media objectivity an outdated model?

Tarkine Rainforest and the Mining Industry Spin

Why Fifty Shades of Grey sends a troubling message to young women

Sammy Cox: First white man in Tasmania ... Fact or Myth?

Germany is a cautionary tale of how energy policies can harm the economy

Parents call on the Tasmanian Government to fund public education

Brandis must resign

Abbott ignored Joyce, Hunt and departmental advice over failed Tasmanian forest policy: FOI document

The deer poachers

NATION: A dark new chapter ...

TFGA applauds fracking decision

Environmental Groups rally local, national & global support for Wilderness

Teaching degrees are an easy option ...

EOI Process Update

Apocalypse Now ... Lapoinya

NATION: National security ...

NATION: Unfunded empathy. The Gillian Triggs offer ...

Brawl over ‘wannabe’ and ‘tick-a-box’ Aborigines

Missing MH370 data 'strongly suggests' the Malaysia Airlines jet was deliberately flown off course

Westminster morphs into Presidential ... by default

Pulp mill stink spelled the end of Gunns

We need to think this big ...

Costa Rica Introduces Law to Mandate Valuation of Natural Capital

Major decline in waterbird numbers across eastern Australia

Mother Mountain: The Symphony of Birdsong (51)

Fracking Our Way into Hell on Earth

Minister Colbeck should think again ...

Help promote ... Turning Points to Compassion

Pharmaceutical industry gets high on fat profits

A reasonable doubt for a reasonable price

Noon Today, Black Buffalo: A Tribute to the 2/40th

The Dodgy USD$700,000,000 Loan Deal At The Heart Of 1MDB’s Mega Debt Crisis

More Projects Moving on to Second Stage of EOI Process

Joe Hockey calls for a conversation ...

The Ghost Woodchip Carriers Of Tasmania

Liberal Trolls attack Dr Powell again

Trade deals tie Government's hands on berry contamination scare

Let's Do The Time Warp Again: Senator Colbeck Is Repeating Labor Mistake

Liberals undermining future of Triabunna community. Download Dissenting Report ...

Dr Powell, The Examiner letter and Mr Nikolic MP

There just isn't the trust that local needs will be properly met ...

Lapoinya: Has FT found the way?

First Projects Through to Stage 2 of EOI process

Lapoinya: You just could not make this stuff up ...

The disastrous economics of the past 50 years ...

Change the Entitlements: Chain mail accidently attributed

The attacks on Gillian Triggs

Bright OLD things ...

Representing the future of waste management in your community

Ban Fracking in Tasmania

The Idiotic State of Abbott: How Did We Get to This?

An 'Unscientific' Reading of the Case

Mother Mountain: The Symphony of Birdsong (50)

Fog on the Lake

Skin in The Game ...

Tasmania’s whole-of-government LGBTI leadership

How the law protects serial rapists and organised criminals

Porn, manga and the 21st century Japanese man

Abbott: the slathering junkyard dog ...

Brisbane Baroque is the reinvention of a highly successful music festival ...

NATION: UK pledge to phase out coal a wake up call for blinded Liberals, Nationals & Labor

Tanya Plibersek: my husband's life after drug conviction shows what Bali Nine pair have to offer

Children in detention exposed to danger, Human Rights Commission finds

Energy Strategy ignores the big issues

Tony Abbott snatched a victory of sorts ...

UTAS increases direct fossil fuel investments ten-fold

Harriss Protest Bill: It works

Lies, damned lies and Peter Gutwein

Salamanca excavation deserves EPA attention

Island magazine rethinks digital publishing ...

The Hobart Cup demo ...

Fairness as a political principle

LNP spills Abbott's guts

World Heritage Area bureaucratic obfuscation ...

Wales follows Scotland and votes in favour of fracking moratorium

The Plight of the Orange-bellied Parrot

Mother Mountain: The Symphony of Birdsong (49)

The Street People

Is this accountability ... ?

V. J. Carroll and the essence of journalism

Minister Rockliff's gross over-estimate ...

Flanagan's island

Liberal MPs slam Tony Abbott's decision to bring spill motion forward

Rise and Fall of Gunns: The Grand Folly ...

Abbott dealt out of the game

Tasmania ditches defamation law changes after public backlash

Freed Greste won't be silent on jailed colleagues

Tony Abbott is 'a very good captain ...'

At All Costs: The Dark Psychology Of Abbott Government Climate Policy

Social and Economic Impact Study Report, The Federal Group

Abbott at the Press Club: A tin-pot General of open-market ideology ...

Fullers, Tailrace: The Rise and Fall of Gunns. Gunns sues state for half-a-mill

Queensland vote rocks Abbott

Companies suing critics. That's the real enemy of free speech

Tasmania. Little island, little interest

Indonesian and World Hypocrisy on the Drugs Issue

Australia under the spotlight in Human Rights Watch World Report 2015

The Red Fox incursion into Tasmania ...

Mother Mountain: The Symphony of Birdsong (48)

A prize that pales all others

Ten things to watch on and after election night in Queensland

Inside Operation Boring, the LNP's strategy to reclaim Queensland

A nervous 24 hours ...

Former corruption commissioner fears for the future of good governance

The serious jeopardy of the Rockliff plan ...

Unlocking the potential of Industrial Hemp (Not!)

TasNetworks $1.65 billion debt Shock

Hicks, Brandis, Guantanomo ... and fear

Hobart Baroque? No. Brisbane Baroque

Something in the Water ... An urgent need to re-evaluate

More pie-in-the-sky in The Huon?

Sea Shepherd to spend $12m award on 'dream ship' to patrol Southern Ocean

Climate warning: PM Abbott leads Australia down a withering garden path

The revealing facts on bikie laws and crime in Queensland

NATION: Manus; We must act ...

NATION: Australian of the Year; Rosie Batty. Abbott mocked over Prince Philip ... Tom Uren ...

A request for the removal of an Eric Abetz ad

Dear Eric Hutchinson ...

Building resilience in an era of limits to growth. Greece ...

Mother Mountain: The Symphony of Birdsong (47)

Saturday Soapbox: Council must ensure Huon plan meets its Waterloo

Call for State and Uni to dump Taib Mahmud ... and Ta Ann

Call for Alternative Australia Day Date

Nyrstar and State Government in talks over ‘hand-up financing’

Tasmanian achievement a matter of national pride

NATION: Caught like a bunny in a spotlight

Fact-Checking Julia Jabour and Indi Hodgson-Johnston

STATE: Fixing hospitals? Here’s how. Nyrstar's hand out ...

Ongoing Salmon Expansion Threatens Endangered Whales and Puts Locals Offside

Why is there no one interested in coming to this place ... ?

STATE: The Irony; France, Tasmania ... and Freedom of Speech

Reviewed! MOFO a few years down the track

Razer: Je ne suis pas Charlie ... Urban Wronski ...

Spinners who would sell their own grandmothers ...

Smart meters proposed for Tasmania in a current government draft for public comment

The Smith Street Band attacks Tony Abbott's refugee policy with new song

Ocean Life Faces Mass Extinction. 2014 the hottest year on record ...

90% of submissions to Tasmanian fracking review say No!

Love is stronger than hate ...

Fox Scientists: Both Sides Stumped?

Mother Mountain: The Symphony of Birdsong (46)

Dickens on our corrupt legal system

Saudi Arabia's history of hypocrisy we choose to ignore

The ad Doritos doesn't want you to see!

Bob Brown: Wilderness degradation should lead to unique label being dropped

Wilderness – going, going, gone!

Transportation Islands and Cities: A Launch

It's time to stop lighting fires

AMA welcomes decision to back down on changes to Medicare rebate

Doctors versus Liberals (1)

Doctors versus Liberals (2)

The Truth About Ta Ann. 'The biggest environmental crime of our times'

New Zealand initiates action against illegal fishing vessels in the Southern Ocean

Maxine's story from the Trenches v Julia's story from the Benches

Free Ranging the Tarkine – An ATV Invasion

World Heritage Desecration

Rupert's at it again ...

NATION: Satirists' rallying cry is being made by Tony Abbott, a caricaturist's dream

... but they might say "Je suis Le Pen" tomorrow ...

Abbott's secret trip to Iraq

Keogh free: Royal Commission needed

Mother Mountain: The Symphony of Birdsong (45)

How to be an ace reporter

Campaign for ‘The Springs Visitor Information Centre’

Stand up ... before our capacity to do so is stolen from us ...

Government to Enable SLAPP Suits ... the only state in Australia

Forico Risks Community Support by Channeling Ghost of Gunns

Meaning lies deep and goes in all directions, like a dream

STATE: Deal ... or No Deal? Revelations from the Triabunna Chip Mill Inquiry ...

Poetry and Anti-poetry

NATION: The Political Capital Of Fear: How It Helps Governments And Why

NATION: Tony Abbott's Reshuffle ...

The grotesque must-read of the year

Mother Mountain: The Symphony of Birdsong (44)

Materialist success has come at a cost

Open Season on the Tarkine Coast

STATE: TFGA supports fracking moratorium

But wait ... there's more: TT's Tasmanians of the Year

Mother Mountain: The Symphony of Birdsong (43)

School ‘reform’ undermines intelligence

What kind of ABC do we want?

Bank anger

Why Australia is a paradise for white collar criminals

How to squash an economy

FT and the Economic Regulator

TONIGHT: TT H@A ... Come on Barbie, let's go party ...

MYEFO takes $86 million from Tasmania's Health Budget

The more things change ...

The Tragedy of the Commons

Effectiveness and efficiency – is that what local government is really about?

A “lesson for the ages” from two Dead White Mediterranean Blokes

Prince Cnut Defies the Waves of Reality

Mother Mountain: The Symphony of Birdsong (42)

Cassy and her Tweets

New resource on health threats posed by endocrine-disrupting chemicals

Tarkine: International call to protect nation's heritage

Undermining The Tarkine

A breach of competition policy? FLAG ...

STATE: Royal Hobart Hospital Decision

STATE: Education; Will’s Music Report. The RHH

The Flan Man and Bob Graham give it all away ...

NATION: What are we afraid of in this country? The Climate Terrorist. Prahran. GP co-payment ...

Hopefully we can start to deal with this matter ...


World’s largest cave in Vietnam threatened by cable car

Power Less

The Withdrawal of Grand Theft Auto V

Mother Mountain: The Symphony of Birdsong (41)

Launching the Giving Tree

United Nations Calls for an End to Industrialized Farming

Civil Liberties in Peril Down Under

When the Forces of Media Disruption Hit Home

Another B.S Woodchip Myth Busted!

FT and FSC: Accreditation is simply Not Possible. Your $30 million to subsidise FT ...

STATE HEALTH: 'Devastating’ cuts to RHH staffing ...

STATE EDUCATION, Will Hodgman: You are failing Tassie's children. Letter from a 12-y-o ...

STATE: Pushing a destructive dig it up – chop it down economic vision for Tasmania

NATION: Trauma of seeing asylum seekers die at sea. TPVs back ...

The last of Leo ...

Don't miss Defendant 5, Mon Dec 8, ABC2 9.30pm. FREE tickets to preview ...

Franklin’s unapproved jetty: Questions, questions!

Slowly, slowly back to normal service ... To Rache and Trav ...

Mother Mountain: The Symphony of Birdsong (40)

Very little made sense … apart from crowd control and money-making

Devil disease: I wish I was a scientist

Wine! You know enough ... to know what you like!

Feminists please don't shut up ...

They are failing us miserably ...

The Moral Irrelevance of Christian Doctrine ...

Afghanistan: ‘A Shocking Indictment’

Mother Mountain: The Symphony of Birdsong (39)

Flight MH370: Emirates chief Sir Tim Clark believes information is being concealed

Support Séralini Team for New GMO & Pesticide Risk Research

Iceland shows that a UK constitutional convention should involve politicians as little as possible

Neuroscientist warns young brains being re-wired by digital technology

The Devil Disease: The Counter Argument ...

Forestry Poisons implicated in devil disease ... as President Xi strokes baby devil ...

Ferguson Cops Out on Medicinal Cannabis Reform

The questions around a Vice Principal ...

ABC, SBS: Another Broken Promise

NATION, STATE: Self-harm, suicide rates soar. Jacquie junked. Ackland's spray at Morrison

'Look on my works, ye mighty, and despair!'

The Customer is Always Right ...

Rust Belt 2.0 - What will the China-Australia deal mean for Australian jobs?

The Monster Ants

Barack Obama's Brisbane address: 10 memorable quotes

Wilderness and Development ... Having your cake and eating it too!

The Consequences of fox baits

Don't forget your fracking submission

Keep Kingborough Family Day Care in the community

Mother Mountain: The Symphony of Birdsong (38)

My Pagan Youth Within The Walls Of Christianity

Mayne: Murdoch salaries hit $600 million — but you wouldn’t read about it

Kerry Packer at the Queen's Club

Can it get more ridiculous?

NATION: Abbott's 'nothing but bush' lashed. MH17: Ukrainian fighter implicated ...

China and US strike deal on carbon cuts in push for global climate pact

Jacqui Lambie is ‘a drama queen’ focused on power, says Clive Palmer

Tasmanian Water Monitoring – another casualty of State Budget cuts

Philae probe makes historic landing on comet

Who’s knocking on Tasmania’s aldermanic doors?

Planning and governance reform: Will someone have the courage?

Historic Governor Appointment

Tasmania touted as humane, cost-effective, productive asylum seeker solution

World governments failing Earth's ecosystems, says top conservationist

Minister Hunt must act after Tasmanian Government commits to destruction of Aboriginal heritage

Obituary: Barbara Zochling - 17.1.1938 - 15.10.2014

Tasmania Police Manual – release of RTI documents

Mother Mountain: The Symphony of Birdsong (37)

Women’s America

This handmade thing ...

Revitalizing Local Democracy

Her Majesty's garden party

Letter to 2015 AP Stylebook Editor, David Mintho

Libs and live animal export: Evil death cult

Criminalising Nature Lovers

STATE: How are things going, Will?

NATION: Gough Whitlam's memorial left lingering sadness, despite the cheers and soaring oratory

This genuine Aussie talent ... and Tassie busking laws

FT: Nothing has changed ...

What's The Catch?

Dear Premier Will Hodgman ...

IPCC: rapid carbon emission cuts vital to stop severe impact of climate change

Why the anti-protest bill is necessary to achieve FSC ...

Park Management Trust happy to extend development zone on top of Mt Wellington

A Forest Industry that only Survives thanks to Taxpayer Largesse

Parliamentary standards dropping ...

Writers and artists ... saving wildlife and habitats ...

The colour of envy

Committee grabs for power

Fixing Australia’s democratic deficit

Not everyone likes devils ...

Mother Mountain: The Symphony of Birdsong (36)

Garbage Guts!

It is solved by walking

Norfolk Island dies while Australian Government thieves and thrives (2)

Global Efforts to Protect Southern Ocean Blocked by China and Russia

'Frightening the community into silence ... ' Bill passes. FT's $43m loss ...

Damon Thomas: This surreal feeling ...

What Makes Them Tick: Inside The Mind Of The Abbott Government

STATE, LOCAL: Lord Mayor Hickey, Kent takes control, Slade slain

Peter Gutwein's axe ...

The plan to undermine the Land Rights Act

The most horrific abuse yet seen

The Abetzian Nightmare

TPP: Treated like mushrooms

Tonight, 10pm ABC: Skullbone Plains documentary screening

Elite sport remains a cesspit of casual misogyny

Ebola crisis: AMA criticises Australia's response to virus outbreak; West Africa cases exceed 10,000

Ice: The destruction of my tenant's life ...

Medical Cannabis: Dear Mr Hodgman ...

The thing that fills your heart ...

Mary and Mohammad meet Parliament

Wind farms ... and Tony's 'ruthless attack on the RET'

Mother Mountain: The Symphony of Birdsong (35)

Tolerating disrespect will lead to bullying

Lazlo and the Toxic Dump near Carlton River (3)

Big Ben

The story of the Phoenix Timber

EU leaders agree to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 40% by 2030

Five months and still no answer on Nelson Bay River Mine breach.

ICC asked to prosecute Abbott government. Refugee Convention Death Knell ...

The Bid for Marine Protection in Antarctica ...

STATE: Former DPP criticises delays at Tasmania's misconduct watchdog

Tassie's forestry wars echo UK's motorway wars ...

LOCAL: The UTAS city ... and Conflicts of Interest. Despard Gallery's complaint ...

Keeping alive the British colonial tradition of tugging our forelocks ...

Multiple helpings of the 'Wild and dramatic, cultured and quirky, isolated yet accessible'

Where's the acknowledgement that a crisis exists?

The Flan-Man's Triumph

I met a lady nearly twice my age today ...

Voting: How low can we go?

NATION: Tony and coal, 'A contradiction to all available evidence ...'

STATE: Fracking poses risks to agriculture, tourism, Tasmania's reputation ...

Fishery Consultation Another Tick-Box In The Super Trawler Story

A Statement from the Maslin Family ...

Andrew Nikolic's Middle Eastern vision provides something for everyone

Mother Mountain: The Symphony of Birdsong (34)

Antarctica: Opportunity for global leadership and lasting legacy

Is the taxpayer entitled to any level of basic health protection ... ?

The Probe is closed

Newcombe on winning

Robert Armstrong’s adieu

How Great Cities Deal With Woodchips

Pesticide monitoring in Tasmanian waterways cancelled

STATE: Planning ... what the Libs plan for you ...

Lake Pedder project wins big at national awards

HAWTHORN: It’s a con. A fraud

Anna Reynolds: My ideas for Hobart’s future

Suzy Cooper: What I stand for ...

An open invitation to corruption ...

NATION: Shirtfronting Vladimir

STATE: The Inquiry is plunging Triabunna back into a state of grief. UPDATE ...

Even more macho than Vladimir Putin

Unfettered Salmon Expansion Risks Boom to Bust

STATE: The Gift Register: When is a donation not a gift?

STATE: Time for peace with foreshore residents

What winning the Man Booker prize would mean to Tassie's Richard Flanagan

The waterfront residents of Battery Point prepare for legal battle. UPDATE: Approved ...

Missing Plane: Emirates Head Critical of MH 370 Investigation

'It's Time for Change ... '

NATION: Travel to a Muslim country. Travel there now.

Lazlo and the Toxic Dump near Carlton River (2)

Burnet calls for Myer vote disclosure

How feral cats kill wildlife without lifting a paw

The Reluctant Candidates

Tas Libs slammed over 'shameful' vote against marriage equality


And this is only Stage One ...

Triabunna Intrigue

Reviewed! Magic in the Moonlight

STATE: Insanity ... !

NATION: Trust in federal government down ...

Schools: There are several questions which need answering ...

NATION: Australian Premier Moves Swiftly Against ISIS, but Analysts Question Benefits

Bill C-36, the Canadian government's prostitution bill, passes

BP Walkway: 12 years in the making. D-Day UPDATE

Life in a ‘degrowth’ economy, and why you might actually enjoy it

An artist's sermon on that word ...

Lazlo and the Toxic Dump near Carlton River

'Old Chook' Retirement solution

My Tasmanian political hero: Andrew Inglis Clark

Does Fairness Matter ... ?

Franklin: A right pickle on the Petty Sessions’ foreshore

Australia’s Empty Houses …

World War III. Or, A Night at the Opera House

Bitter Harvest ... ignorance in Tasmania

This is an important moment in the life of Spring Bay Mill

Abalone industry fears over Salmon Farms

HCC: Call for open tender for business support

Nation: Tony's Promise

'Major players receive grants, smaller players nowhere near ...'

What Damon Thomas says about Myer ...

Break O Day Refugee Welcome Zone declaration

Government is seeking to go way beyond what is necessary

Boost for solar industry in East Timor

Sue Hickey pursues Myer directors to confirm or deny development plans ...

What does loyalty mean to Myer?

This should be a no-brainer ...

Abolishing Integrity: 'Straight out of the Campbell Newman Playbook'

Shock of the New: Replacing history with a Concrete Block. Green Wall call

NATION: Australia Network goes off air. Torture death of a Dad. Rupert avoids Tax ...

Myer disclosure

Corporatised Sport: As scandalous as drug-taking ...

Some Things Never Change

Foxes, Stephen Sarre: Letter to the Editor. Stock and Land editorial, cartoon, letter

The Saudi Arabia of the South Pacific ...

Greens are needed now more than ever

Demonizing the Enemy

An ambitious mission

NATION: National security law an outrageous attack on press freedom in Australia

Tasmanians know how to do new technology ...

National rally for renewables comes to Tasmania

Lord Mayor, release the annual report now

Playing favourites on tourism

Tasmanian Government told: Throw out flawed protest bill as tinkering won’t fix it

Howard embarrassed? He should be ashamed!

Pay freeze will increase hospital costs

Wood: 'How much money am I going to invest in it to have it all torn up?'

Hodgman Should Condemn Lambie and Whiteley's Xenophobic Comments

Springs open for sensitive development

Old age and treachery ...

Simply, the way we evolved ...

UN Climate Summit 2014 ... Catalyzing Action ... in Hobart

Addressing community attitudes is key to violence prevention

Mother Mountain: The Symphony of Birdsong (30)

Gaza Massacre ... Iraq Butchery

The Forgotten Army of the First World War

A Bitter Pill to swallow ...

The Jeremy Ball tragedy

Hydro Tasmania's rivers dry up?

Harriss Must Apologise or Resign

Selective Harvesting or Selective Memory

Over to you Mr Nikolic ...

MOU-MOUing the future eaters *

Norfolk Island takes lead on Marriage Equality

Another climate expert retreats to Tasmania

Operation Icefish: Sea Shepherd launches new Southern Ocean campaign

Abetz still in the woods, fighting a lost war

Another broken promise: NBN backflip confirmed

Venture Minerals takes aim at Rainforest Wonderland

I was sexually assaulted ...

Hans Willink: Why I favour council amalgamations

Mother Mountain: The Symphony of Birdsong (29)

A lack of leadership ...

The Smell From The Swell Becomes a Communal Solution

A United States biochar advocate argues for soil health ....

David v Goliath

Merit in Lambie's Aboriginal seats, says Mansell

Live animal export is unethical ...

'Real-Time' acid on local, state, federal pollies

The Fox Stared Down ...

In Search of Wisdom

Hobart events will help Tasmanians develop their own energy projects

The Influence of China on Global and Australian Housing Markets

Real Time political funding disclosure & Internet Democracy

Will Hodgman fails to justify big salaries of high flying advisors

Witch-Hunter Barnett uncovers a Phoenix ...

Developer Free For All: Result of Attack on Historic Heritage

The Early Years ...

A warning on the occasion of said cousin's daughter's 13th birthday

Tasmanians are the biggest losers ...

Greg L'Estrange and the Triabunna sale process ...

The Budget Reality ...

Shree Minerals under federal investigation for environmental permit breaches

Logging rampage given the OK as Tasmanian government gags debate again

A bad budget for patients

Tasmanians puffing twice need to seek advice: National Asthma Week 2014 (1-7 Sept) ... Morwell ...

The propaganda war on Russia continues unabated ...

Liberals' missed opportunity

'We are part of the war': Andrew Wilkie and Greens angry at Iraq announcement

Bob Brown Foundation presents 3rd annual Environment Awards

The Fearnley dispute: An update by a mate

A tale of two towns

I could go to jail for this next month

Swedish journalist visiting Australia calls for a stop to surrogacy

Chattanooga's Gig: how one city's super-fast internet is driving a tech boom

Alderman Calls for due Diligence and Business Case for the Cable Car ...

The callous, appalling and simplistic response of Brett Whiteley

Is this how you feel?

Sue Neill-Fraser: Two views of her guilt

Hobart Baroque: Be realistic, demand the impossible!

Supermarket Monsters

More Follies on the Capes

The Governor’s Legacy

Mother Mountain: The Symphony of Birdsong (26)

An Open Letter to Joe Hockey

Ms Bacall is not amused

Kim Williams calls News Corp leaks a festival of vengeance

Sue Neill-Fraser – fundamental failure of the rule of law

SOCIAL: Baby Gammy, Scarlett Alliance

Tasmanian government challenged on seriously misleading denials ...

State Governments can’t control the economy. There, I’ve said it ...

John Gay's $3.1m illegal trading windfall pursued by Commonwealth

Harriss Amendments Threaten FSC

Lost opportunity the real NAPLAN Story

News Corp cuts up rough ...

Why a drover’s dog* will win the next federal election

Triabunna and Government: Victim of cognitive capture by self interested promoters and groups

I sat ... where my ancestor sat, transported for machine-breaking ...

Global rock climbers alarmed at cable car proposal

Tarkine: Another mine struggles ... and greenies blamed

Hobart Baroque and the Tasmanian economy

Forestry Tas: Devoid of commercial purpose

The Mitchell Judgment

Well sinners ... welcome to the launch ...

Crude Awakening

Mother Mountain: The Symphony of Birdsong (25)

Abortion-on-Demand Revisited

Mediocrity: The New Normal

Campbell Newman's solar fee ...

Council Spray Policy

Techniques of neutralisation – a framework of prejudice

Hundreds rally to oppose Tasmania’s repressive anti-protest laws

Guy Barnett and The Witch Hunters: Answer these questions, Mr Barnett ...

Tasmania faces a budget emergency

Chip Mill Inquiry: 'A political witch-hunt and waste of public money'. Graeme Wood responds ...

Tasmania has Important Role to Play to Progress Medicinal Cannabis Trials

Answering some questions on Solis

'Mike Kent For Mayor'

NATION: Abbott’s flight of fancy

At Franklin, desecration before deconsecration

Burnoff policies could be damaging habitats for 100 years

Explainer: back burning and fuel reduction

Forestry industry out on a limb

Down Memory Lane

Poor Jan really cops it ...

Sick of this market-driven world? You should be

Tin Dragon Trail Cottages is Powered by a Dream

Mother Mountain: The Symphony of Birdsong (24)

Boosting Humanitarian Efforts in Cambodia

The Vietnam experience

Woodbridge deflated ...

A major task ...

What is a woman?

Investment is the Key to creating jobs

FLIGHT CONTROL: Boeing ‘Uninterruptible’ Autopilot System, Drones & Remote Hijack

The brief life and swift death of Hobart Baroque

NATION: Unemployment hits highest since 2002. Hewson warning. Abetz, Visa fraud ...

Hobart Baroque Festival

Abbott fiddles as the nation burns

Taswater's $1.1 million spend on consultants ... 'Speak up and you're sacked' ...

Social media post 'damaging and unprofessional'

Ripping off hospitals

Logging can 'greatly increase' fire severity for 50 years, researchers say

In politics, keeping one’s word is sacrosanct

Reducing Youth Homelessness

ROCC calls on Cascade Brewery to give 'cable car land' back to the city

How does the Renewable Energy Target affect your power bills?

Aiding and Abetzing

Australian government now engaged in psychological torture of its citizens

This is insane

Mother Mountain: The Symphony of Birdsong (23)

Tasmania's newest attraction - a barren pit in the Tarkine

Organ Pipes 'under threat'

O&A (Objections & Answers) Why should Dr Bob Moles be heard by MPs?

WikiLeaks gag order: open justice is threatened by super-injuctions

“Say it Again Tony” (And Again, And Again)

NATION: No job snobs, says Eric. Sending job applications to Senator Abetz ...

Hodgman has questions to answer on FIFO spin doctor

The pervasive power of Rupert Murdoch. The Bullying and Hypocrisy of Andy Coulson

My anger at the instant blaming of the Ukrainian resistance and Russia

The Torquay Ferry Cross the Mersey

Forestry Tasmania's Blueprint for Entitlement ...

Michael Ferguson: Rebuilding Tasmania's Health System

Tassie: Public Servants make up carbon tax shortfall

2012-13 Child Protection Australia Report Highlights Need for Change

When the mayor’s away, a relaxed council plays

Damon painting his last canvas

Righteous pollies come down hard on Jacquie ...

Catastrophic failure of justice system in Sue Neill-Fraser case

Public opinion and democracy

Nothing more than a one-sided comparison of various chunky gifts to the porcelain gods

No ʻBravoʼ ... Australia!

Growing up Queer: Caleb Nichols-Mansell

Asset recycling no dream for Hockey, but efficiency boost likely

Beyond the Craic Down Under

Mother Mountain: The Symphony of Birdsong (21)

Five years on since the US recession ‘officially’ ended in June 2009….

'Science the biggest loser from Tasmanian World Heritage decision'

Charlie's cows: To whom it may concern ...

All Will Be Well: The Radical Optimism of Julian of Norwich

How cannabis compound could slow tumor growth

Rupert’s red top: the rise and fall of Rebekah Brooks

Don't conduct any due diligence ... Just throw money ...

Cribb's dire warning on global food will be ignored at our peril

Just out: Third Audit of Mine Safety Unit, Read for yourself. ABC: A damning report

New poll shows record 72% support for marriage equality

TasWater pays out more than $330,000 for HR Consultants since Oct 2013

Mother Mountain: The Symphony of Birdsong (20)

Honouring remembrance

'Praise for Thorpe coming out'

Hemp's hamstrung potential

Massive loss to Tasmania when the Carbon Tax is repealed

Liberal Cadart stands firm on his grand vision

TAP derides proposed anti-protest laws

Restoring Lake Pedder - a project for Tasmania's future

Women forced into sex industry - Abbott must fund Exit Programs

A Poem in Anger

Cable car: 'Shock at tower heights'. No leak, says Damon Thomas

Hello Jan Davis ... Do you a deal!

The price of power

'One law for one, another law for others'

The Hunter of Franklin

The Truth and Ukraine

A threat to our water, soils, forests, people's health, and food production

Charlie wins

Solar: The unfair Economic Regulator

Tony Abbott criticised for "unsettled" Australia remark

Save the Tarkine seeks a Statement of Reasons for decision to approve Mt Lindsay Mine Lease

Organ Pipes 'under threat'

NATION: Innes broadside. Lambie's Abbott 'political psycho' lash. Burnside blast

Bryan Green’s Asbestos Mine

The Broken System

More than 25 years after 'the clever country' little has changed

MSM consistently leaves out the word 'uninterruptible'

Poverty of the progressives

Rolf Harris: Mail and Sun blame Leveson inquiry for his 'secret' arrest

Cable car: Serious questions. Adrian Bold responds ...

The truth of the plundering of our State Forests by vested interests ...

Federal Liberals’ repressive anti-environment vendetta

Free from senseless and uneconomical exploitation that has ravaged them over the past four decades

Phone-hacking trial was officially about crime; but in reality, it was about power

Dark day for democracy but Tasmanians will not be silenced

A phyrric victory for Abbott. The good news for Tasmania

Giddings/White: Time for a new approach to the medicinal use of cannabis

Paul Harriss: We will accept the umpire's decision

Forestry Tasmania Preliminary FSC Assessment: I am outraged!

Foxes: Please check your facts Nick ...

Foxes: I was surprised by the extent of mistakes ...

Peter Greste and Al Jazeera: Death on the Nile

Dear Mark and Eric ...

Rebuked, Rebuffed, Reviled!

Kim Booth: Pressure Builds on Hodgman to Release Myer/Kalis Loan Details

Low returns for Tasmania’s big mining subsidies - Greens

When words are bullets

Call for Federal corruption watchdog

It would signal the end of the ABC and must be strongly opposed ...

Indigenous people appeal to World Heritage Committee

Dark MOFO proves Tasmania can be a Winter Events Mecca

Will Hodgman, Matthew Groom: Tasmania Opens for Ideas

Tell the governments you're mad as Hell, and you're not going to take it any more

Racism, imperialism and sorryspeak (1)

Racism, Imperialism and Sorryspeak (2)

Another perspective on the NDIS

It would be a tragedy if this historic icon of the Franklin village ...

“This isn’t good, we shouldn’t be breathing this.”

Complaint to Salil Shetty on Amnesty's sex work policy

The Last Train ...

Wikileaks reveals Australian government on global deregulation bender

Tasmania’s World Heritage debate needs to look beyond the trees

Lost in translation: Iraq III, Rorts for Oil and the Coalition of the Killing

Support for asylum centre processing centre in Pontville

Mr Nikolic was unable to show the same understanding ...

Country towns: death or deliverance. A visit to Scottsdale ...

New campaign to recruit job-seekers

Who is picking up the tab for the Myer redevelopment?

Abbott left in Obama's wake as US acts on ocean conservation. PLUS: Chaplains

Network announces powerful new Global Paper Vision

A miracle of job creation? It's genius!

A Royal Commission on the Iraq War, not more troops

Another reason to block the Appropriation Bills ...

Tony Abbott's budget quicksand

Australia must not repeat John Howard's sins in Iraq

ISIS, Boko Haram and The Tea Party are just the beginning ...

Evidence for foxes is discredited

Being respectful at work is NOT optional

Bringing up the bodies in Ireland

The Values Ratchet

Mother Mountain: The Symphony of Birdsong (16)

No fracking way, says Swiss professor

Why is there a feral cat on the Tasmanian flag?

The Fall of Jane Holden and why it matters

Thousands protest governments' efforts to log Tasmania’s World Heritage forests

Will Hodgman: Dark Mofo Igniting Hobart's Winter Again

Final preps for Doha departure – release of new World Heritage images and lobby document

Blocking Supply Or Busting the Budget ?

Howard, Bush, Blair should hang their heads in shame ...

Grassroots revolt against Federal Budget

Save the Tarkine launch Tarkine Hero

Kim Booth: Shree Minerals Cannot be Trusted

Misleading Maps?

Public Hospitals: Cost up, Services down, Safety poor

A letter to The “Honourable” Christopher Pyne MP Member for Sturt

And more to the point, Jan Davis, where was the protest from the TFGA when this happened?

Where was Carol Brown or any other Federal Labor MP when this funding was ripped from women ...

Have we placed too much faith in our forensic sciences?

The Fearnley dispute: What they told Charlie

GetUp: The fake environment group ...

Tasmania, the island with a shameful past and a hopeful future

Australians unfazed by government spying on other countries

Time capsules with a difference

WATCH: Elizabeth Warren And Thomas Piketty Discuss Nature, Causes Of Economic Inequality

Shree: Tom Ellison right on the (lack of) money ...

Divide & Conquer In Tasmania

Abbott Government wastes World Heritage Committee’s time ...

Broken promises and shameless lies ...

The Fix is in: Families to pay for Forestry through their Electricity Bills

The Greens have called my intention to vote against the Budget a ‘stunt’

Business, government and community sector meet to discuss tackling state’s big problems

Casting the first stone of breaking convention might come to haunt Abbott

An ideological crusade against the poorest and most disadvantaged ...

Open Letter To Eric Hutchinson MP On The Economic Action Strategy Pamphlet

No soft landing with Captain Abbott

Learning from the mistakes of the US prison regime

The Fearnley dispute

Us v Them, Australia vs Asylum Seekers, Slaves vs Everyone Else: Is there a difference?

The Impossibility of Growth Demands a New Economic System

Fear ... and Mercury

The Hollow Man

Peace ... v Anzac Day

Mother Mountain: The Symphony of Birdsong (13)

Remote Wilderness Eco-Lodges for the Stranded

Poisoned Planet

AMP Fund drops fossil fuel investments

Tasmanian household income will suffer most from Federal Budget measures

Flawed forestry repeal bill huge risk to forests, industry

Greg Hall and the unspoken Sins of Omission

So, where is it?

Jan Davis: Wisdom prevails in GM case

Respect for Women Please!

Health: Integrity Commission's damning indictment

The future of organic and non GM food in Australia is uncertain ...

End this Nation's Shame

Federal parliamentary leadership code and anti-corruption is off the agenda

Nepotism, even perceived, will haunt Abbott

Equality and community inclusion starts with us

A New Political Sport: The Demonizing of Age

Questions raised over deletion of '300% of secured investment' ...

Germany Sets New Record, Generating 74 Percent Of Power Needs From Renewable Energy

Men have a right to prostitutes? Really?

Mother Mountain: The Symphony of Birdsong (12)

The four-letter word which could save the world

Evan Rolley's vineyard

Modern fashion by design-short back and sides in a world of the “undercut”

Vigils in Parliament House Gardens

Tas Queers: Once the most marginalised, now the most considered

Deforestation graphically told ...

Andrew Wilkie: Who is running the RHH? Ferguson. O'Connor

The Great Western Tiers Tasmania - Listed or Logged?

A myopic, selfish and ideologically driven vendetta

Abbott trapped by radical ultra-dry pseudo-Christian social engineering creed ...

Oh ... for a Tassie ICAC ... ?

Residents opposed to cable car question consortium

Joe’s pretty pleased with himself ...

The Quid pro Quo of Political Patronage

Celebrities Join World Heritage Campaign

Mother Mountain: The Symphony of Birdsong (11)

First book on MH370 mystery blames US war games

Adoption green light raises questions about marriage

Premier Hodgman and the GST, a true baptism of fire

A colder, meaner, narrower place ...

Double-Dissolution ... now. The bond of trust is broken

Health: These newest cuts simply worsen an already dire situation

An attack on pensioners, families, students, workers, the disabled and small business

Senate calls for Tasmanian World Heritage cuts withdrawal. World Heritage Committee beseeched ...

Leading the Australian economy to the Abbott-oir

All-powerful Paul Harriss. Mendicant ($45 million) Ta Ann ...

We love freedom, yet our fabulous wealth is created by slavery, genocide, and militarism

Sacred Promises

Why the Official Explanation of MH370’s Demise Doesn’t Hold Up

Mother Mountain: The Symphony of Birdsong (10)

Elizabeth Kolbert: The Sixth Extinction

On the level ...

Will Gaming Save the Earth?

Paul Harriss: Ministerial Statement - Forestry (Rebuilding the Forest Industry) Bill 2014

Jan Davis: TFGA supports continuing use of 1080

Shree: Tasmania will certainly never see a cent in royalties ...

Foxes: Read for Yourself; The Background Briefing Transcript

Japanese whalers issue plan for harpoon boats to return to Southern Ocean this summer

Cannabis a health issue not a legal one, a Hobart forum hears

'BandAids’ for HVC’s Cygnet medical centre

Mother Mountain: The Symphony of Birdsong (9)

Doctors raise the alarm on climate change and pull the pin on fossil fuel investments

Christine Milne: Tarkine mining jobs lies must be exposed

The great Tasmanian fox hunt ... the Background Briefing report

The Verdict: MLC for Huon and Rosevears

Three Capes Project - A Monumental Lemon

Who in fact are the adults? Hockey, Polls ...

Tasmania's Transport Future: Part 2

Can the Fox (Leopard) change its spots?

MH370: Simulation stymied as it all gets curiouser and curiouser

Shree Minerals: Few prospects, even less cash, and virtually no credibility ...

Audit: Staggering ignorance of health care funding. Diesel rebate: Policy insanity

My Twitter dialogue with Sam McQuestin. Robocalls ... and Will

Where is it? MH370 Flight To Be Simulated

Last Rites for MIS

Abbott's credibility crumbling

Andrew Wilkie, Diary of a Manus Island guard: 'They went into tribal mode'

The Gunns have fallen silent. Anchorage Capital profits at Tasmanians' expense

Chicanery and political deception of the highest order

RHH: A tragedy on all fronts

Evil Was Only a Visitor

Shocking violations of live export rules

This is how empires collapse

Lest We Forget indeed!

Selling state assets is ideology rather than logic

The Lives of Brian

The Mass Mobilization of Populations

Much learning does not teach understanding

Whither the Liberal Conscience?

Liz Smith - Why I’m standing for the Legislative Council as an independent

The Politically Corrupting Bottle

Leg Co candidates' pitch

An interim report on the state of play regarding MH 370

Mother Mountain: The Symphony of Birdsong (7)

To be a decent citizen

FT submission: It is not acceptable ...

In Tasmania, even crooks like Gay can run a business

Government department libraries being closed to public access

Apartheid-style boycott to save the planet, says Tutu as Bolivia enshrines natural world rights

Why a cable car won't work

Health: Copping C cell: The permit extension ...

How about this TasWater!

Tasmania can capitalise on its renewable energy advantages

The Schilthorn cable car ...

Live export industry leaves Wilkie on the dock

Tough times for the Tasmanian Greens

Vested interests are undermining our democracy

Road to Utopia ...

What would be the effect on farmers if there was contamination of the water table ... ?

Mother Mountain: The Symphony of Birdsong (6)

What is Organics?

World’s Number 1 Herbicide Discovered in US Mothers’ Breast Milk

A decent sawhorse ...

Forests: Reality bites for Paul and Will ...

Andrew Wilkie: The rebuild is a mess and the previous State Government misled the community

ABC: PM Abbott risks being branded a liar

Bob Carr diaries: foreign policy was subcontracted to Jewish donors

400,000 hectares of Tasmanian forests to be logged, not reserved

Shree Minerals admits acid-producing waste to be twenty times higher than approvals for Tarkine mine

More Tasmanian jobs threatened by PM Abbott’s environmental assault

We must have the Precious Forests

Found wanting in the fight for the future of RBF ... ?

Environment Protection Authorities – ultimate off-side spin-doctors?

Mother Mountain: The Symphony of Birdsong (5)

And the problem is ...

Look here, Senator Abetz ...

Andrew Bolt Is Powered By Your Tears

Drunk in charge of a state ...

Fat Cat cull is not enough

What Jim Bacon told me ...

Jim Bacon: The Emperor has no clothes

Launceston, Tasmania: Bogan Capital of Australia ... ?

World heritage fabrication exposed at Senate Inquiry

This government is governing for big business, not for the interest of most Australians

Moral values and religious doctrines

Our daily grind

Mother Mountain: The Symphony of Birdsong (4)

Tony Fitzgerald QC slams Qld LNP, Newman and Bleijie's 'old, bad habits'

Listen to the message of Orlando, Will ...

Brandis amendments to RDA an effective attack on free speech for Aborigines

Over to you, Mr Bond ... The Search for Truth ...

Will Hodgman's declaration of war

Bled dry by Macquarie Bank ...

Premier Hodgman Starts A War He Will Not Win

Andrew Wilkie: Parliament turns its back on problem gamblers

Sick of the useless fighting ...

Greed, pure and simple ...

Mother Mountain: The Symphony of Birdsong (3)

Too Big, Too Fast, Tooooo Close!

GUNNS – The life and death of a rogue corporation

Imagine if the winning team told the losers to suck it because they lost? SA ...

Winning was easy ...

Another Sad Birthday Lucille

Tony Abbott: Renaissance Man ...

The March March against Abbott ...

Mother Mountain: The Symphony of Birdsong (2)

Take a bow, Aurora ... and they did, sensitively!

PCBs: “Monsanto and BAYER must be held liable”

The Bradbury Effect (or Why the Liberals Can't Win in 2014) Part 2

Abbott’s Forest Plan Opposed by Most Australians

Mt Wellington: Key Points raised from Public Forum on Feb 26th

Happy Voting ...

Glamorgan Spring Bay's special meeting ... ?

The Great Big Pulp Mill in the Sky

GST must rise, says ex-head of Treasury Ken Henry. Direct Action Doom ...

How to kick-start the economy: swap the paid parental leave scheme for small business tax concession

Bob Brown: Liberals’ Lie to Voters on World Heritage Forests

Pollie-Speak ... from the Spiegeltent. The Guggenheim Vision ...

The Red-and-Green-Tape Mantra: A simple gutting of all our rights

Unrepresentative Swill ... Yes or No?

The Angry Summer

CONSULT … before the first stone is turned, or the first load of fish-gut is delivered

Tasmanian elections: historical concerns match contemporary anxieties

Fishing authorities say super trawler 'Abel Tasman' banned from Australia can fish in Irish waters

Mother Mountain: The Symphony of Birdsong (1)

Hobart ... and architectural masterpieces

Barbara Etter: PUP is a real threat. Concept Paper on an anti-corruption authority

Tasmania's NBN tangle is a shocking mess

How Covert Agents Infiltrate the Internet to Manipulate, Deceive, and Destroy Reputations

This mantra is seriously delusional ...

Spring Bay Mill chips in for innovative technology investment

Keeping power at home

Greens Senator To Tony Abbott: “We Want Our Country Back”

Special timbers need to get real. The Honey Trap. Abbott rebuffed

Tasman National Park Goes Under The Knife

What Will Russia Do ~ NEXT?

Senate vote confirms Greens only party standing up for farmers against big mining

Light rail among Greens' major policy initiatives

Greens introduce Bill to protect the Public Interest against Trojan horse provisions ...

The Zombie Pulp Mill. Doctors' warning

CSIRO report supports climate change

Labor, Greens to hold Senate inquiry into Manus Island violence

Liberal and Labor Both Out-debated

Liberals score zero on honest government plan

Crikey list: the 20 most powerful people in Tasmanian politics

Delisting WHA: What It Means. Homes lost, $16m unspent, says Booth

The key to who forms the next government ...

Hobart Bypass Unaffordable

The Gutwein Budget: Enid Blyton would be proud

Where the rot begins

A Government Funded Forestry Legacy

World Heritage mockery ... An act of real bastardry

Honest Government not on the election agenda for the Major Parties

Things aren't that bad ...

Five Ideas That May Change How You Think About Privacy

For women’s organisations, a historic step forward towards gender equality ...

More whales slaughtered in whale sanctuary

Big majority sick of forest war

Pulping State Politics ... or Ducks on a String

Asylum seeker attempts suicide after deportation notice

Cape Barren urgently needs law and order before someone gets killed

Nick McKim's Tasmania Speech

Liberals make key commitments but Greens and Labor streets ahead

Liberals to give 4WDs open slather in Tarkine coast

Sea Shepherd Australia takes Western Australian Government to court over shark cull

Delivering a taste of Tasmania to the rest of the world

It doesn’t pass the fact-checker test

Cable ... Mountain: Public Forum Q&A

The NBN and Me – A Cautionary Tale

Major Tasmanian Political Parties Confirm Support For Permanent Super Trawler Ban

Wilkie's bid to end live animal exports

AFL and James Hird: A sad history of ignorance ... The Love-In

I'm a conservative, but this asylum seekers comic is disgusting

Rupert Murdoch's attack on 'our ABC' like a mediaeval siege

Arm End: Reserved for the Public or a Private Development?

29 MPs let corporate interest dictate their votes ...

Just ask someone trying to get an operation ...

Michael Mansell calls for 7.5 per cent of state land tax ...

It's time for a footpath from Hobart to Launceston ...

The Traitors' Club

The best way to stop the boats and drive down tourism? Demolish what they have come to see ...

Save the Tarkine applies to Supreme Court for release of secret EPA documents

Find me ...

The Rule Of Law – Tasmanian Style

A Wave of Unreason

Big Coal’s annus horribilis

Barnett Government's Shark Cull Program delivers first cruel and barbaric fatality ...

Why I am standing for the Palmer United Party

Pray As You Go

The Dictatorship of Majority Government

McKim on royalties - too little too late

A new Devil: Cost benefit analysis

Organic farmer vs. GM farmer facing trial on February 10

The art of the reptile

Doubts removal legislation is really democracy removal legislation

The still unanswered questions about Bob Chappell’s disappearance

Asylum-seeker policy could amount to crime

Bass Strait: What we need is action

NATION: Plus Ça Change in the Liberal Party ...


STATE: Mr Gordon, please answer these questions

We are no longer The Lucky Country

Taken for a Ride

You disgrace the word politics. Politicians aren’t much better.

Overcoming the Tyranny of Distance

Tell me a story… about free trade

Tour Tasmania's mining legacies from the past and in the making

How Lara Giddings comprehensively failed ... and why her demise is certain

Indonesia's Marty Natalegawa says asylum seeker lifeboat plan a 'slippery slope'

STATE: Call it Now! The Qantas Downgrade

Sue Neill-Fraser: the sentencing, blow by blow

7 Days, 8 Friends, 140km. 1 Rainforest

Call to suspend oversight of police complaints

GMO: We supported a continuation of the existing moratorium; Merc, TC columns ...

Conflict of interest in the ACCC and its possible affect on Tasmania

Willink's plan for Police Specials

The real reason behind the whaling backflip

Ungagged, will Cassy O'Connor fess up on Rosebery fiasco?

Integrity comes from within - but it also needs to be seen from outside

A selective high school in Tasmania would be greeted favourably by Christopher Pyne

Tasmania's ban on genetically modified crops made indefinite in bid to protect clean, green brand

Missing millions and the law of triviality

Running Ghost Tours in Tasmania?

The Low Down on Falls 2013: From Inside the Tent

Code Fail

Evan's last extract: How to get justice ...

Focusing on systemic corruption and injustice

Justification and excuse

Abbott's eco folly will cost us

Climate change models underestimate likely temperature rise, report shows

Fresh Thinking -- For Our Grandchildren

Grammar - A Selective Public High School

Martin Gilmour: Here is a quick lesson ...

Why the Tasmanian Fox Eradication Program has been worse than a complete and utter failure

Abbott breaks election promise on whales

Bushfires: Little pressure on the state government to show leadership


Plantations: Economic reality and common sense

Words, meaning and Hobart architecture

2013 Review of the Moratorium on GMOs in Tasmania

Taken on trust

Legal aid funding crisis

Tasmania is run by unrepentant idiots. TAI damns forestry industry ...

100 days, 40 failures: a preview of a secretive, cruel and chaotic government. MYEFO

The Case for a National Criminal Cases Review Commission

Continued ...

Nepotism claims at the government's north-west health organisation

Bass Strait: This ridiculous catfight

Kay Seltitzas responds to censorship at The Mercury, The Advocate and The Examiner

MMG Rosebery Mine to close in 4-5 years?

The Remedy: The investigative system is better in every respect ...

Copping: A Community Shunning

This trade agreement is big — and much too secret

Nitens plantations worth more than just pulp

The last time the word Fascist was used. COAG's 'black day for the environment'

Professor Mark Taylor responds to Mercury on Rosebery

Gaza Animal Cruelty 'the most shocking'

EPA Director Alex Schaap misleads Tasmanians over nationally binding emissions standards

The Wedgie and The Fox (2)

Andrew Wilkie: Inquiry needed into Sue Neill-Fraser conviction

Cygnet’s sheltered agony

A Festival of Waste

Debate on Government’s economic plan for Tasmania

The New Forest Way?

No Country for New Profits?

We’re in the [adversary system] tart shop now, boys

Marine reserves help fish resist climate change invaders

War's terrible legacy ...

Japanese killing fleet sets sail for the Australian Antarctic Whale Sanctuary

Memo to Tasmania: ’twas an industry done-deal

STATE: Boganland and Jacqui. Education lag. Greens' poll surge. Marti row. Power.

Australia Needs a National Response to Miscarriages of Justice

Continued ...

Copping not the right location for toxic waste

He was the guy who got the dingo off

The Dream Boat

Abbott: Think Of Me When You Smell Incompetence

A Very Deliberate Destruction

Some Things I Need to Know Before the Election (in no special order)

Dealing with Korda Mentha ...

Should freedom ignore fairness?

The irony that proves the point

“How do those judges sleep at night?”

Pokies drop is good news

Turning politicians into corporate servants ...

Exceptional circumstances in the Sue Neill-Fraser case

Federal Hotels: End of a chapter

Things have to change ...

24 truth-defeating devices (5): Why rape victims vomit on the witness box

Arrest Me Too? Amazing Bravery Of One Small Child!

I won't pay West Coast Council Abatement Notice

Tanya MLC: I've never been up Mt Wellington ... but I'd like to shop there ...

Last week, without warning, Barnaby Joyce ...

It's time for Aussie Aisles!

The Lost is not lost ... it is alive and kicking

I don't want my money supporting these things

In the face of all this unspeakable cruelty to Australian animals ...

It's OK to love yourself

24 truth-defeating devices (5)

If, one day, the proverbial hits the fan ...

NATION: Turn Back The Boats confrontation. Spying. Climate. Animal Cruelty

NBN rollout proposal less than ideal

You Hypocrites!

In calling for revolution, this half-Messiah has hit a nerve

The Nation: The idea of a mandate

The State: Community opposition to the pulp mill will never stop; Chinese buyer? 'Hands off Hydro'

The Nation: PM Abbott must break silence and act for Colin Russell

Don’t let our mentally ill be misunderstood

Delegates frustrated as talks to create huge Antarctic marine reserves fail

Mining starts in existing Tarkine reserve

Rupert pushes for immigrants ... but no mention of Andy 'n' Rebekah's six-year affair

Jonathan Moylan pleads not guilty in Supreme Court

It’s a Father Knows Best, big brother, nanny state ...

The Red Queens

Live export horror caught on camera

C Cell update: Works starts June 2014

Tassie NBN fears confirmed

Whereas the others have actually made a transition, Tasmania has been a relative failure ...

Cracking the Egg Code

Falling Into the Sound of Water

Foxes: Ivan Dean and the Kitchell report

Born to rule ... Abbott. And Rio Tinto ...

As the Upper House votes against ... advocates vow to continue campaign ...

Grassroots footy continues to suffer ...

As Mercury examines three decades of Tassie inadequacy ... is Russell Brand right ... ?

Law, morality and the legacy of HLA Hart

Dead-tree media stirs for resurrection ...

Now the Tassie gay marriage bill has been found to be constitutionally safe ...

Antarctic marine reserve threatened by sunset clause. Vigil/Rally, Hobart, Monday

Put Your Feet in the Street for a Safe Climate

A widow's son outlawed: Ned Kelly versus the emptiness of Chopper Read

NSW bushfires Q & A: How firefighters contain a massive blaze

24 truth-defeating devices (3)

Michael Mansell cannot accept Australia Day nomination

Climate change raising fire risk

The conservative – and quite bizarre - view that growing industrial hemp ...

Teacher stress, Simplot, Carbon ... In Their Own Words

Hydro Tasmania: The fall guy?

Australia: Climate laggard lashed. Al Gore responds to Tony ...

Advocates call for Upper House to act on marriage law ...

The Universal Threat: Believists!

The crucial Tasmanian vote: Supporters in new push for scaled back Antarctic reserve

Adam Bandt ... and 'the great moral challenge of our generation'

Beautiful Tasmania and a Sublime mountain

From Green Warriors to Greenwashers

eBay Founder Commits $250m to New Media Venture with Glenn Greenwald

The Fall Guy and the Bobbies

This issue will not go away ...

Release of 'game-changing' same-sex marriage legal opinion

Can Do Campbell establishes a New Order

Snollygostering in Port Macquarie: The Numpty Abbott Entitlement. Randall's '$5,259 trip'

GE-free status is the key to markets, Jan Davis

Tears on the handling of the Western Tiers ...

Tasmanian doctors support voluntary euthanasia laws. MPs lobbied

Greens back Wellington Park Trust

Report sheds light on Aurora Energy sale collapse

Law Reform Report "Tasmania can pass same-sex marriage laws"

Cynics Corner (a jaundiced view of the world)

Open letter to Bryan Green

Leaking or whistleblowing!

WorkCover Tasmania launches workplace bullying research

Battery-Stored Solar Power Sparks Backlash From Utilities

Why Afi came to Australia

Losers! Ditch the old ways of thinking ...

Climate change ‘unprecedented’ by 2050: study

Oak Lodge ... and the incredible stories it can tell ...

Why I no longer support the Blues

The Eradication of Scepticism (and foxes)

Education: Change is easy – it’s improvement that’s difficult

State sponsored drug growing and media promotion of drugs

Compassionate Italy. Callous Australia

When scientists attack

The Dread Pirates Greenpeace, Hobart rally speech ...

The Billion Dollar Opportunity

Tasmanian markets in danger from noisy pro-GE lobby

24 truth-defeating devices

Human rights crisis in Sarawak, Hydro Tasmania culpable as Murum Dam floods

Is it illegal to turn back boats in international waters to Indonesia?

Mansell welcomes Bill Shorten’s call for Aboriginal quotas - and suggests alternative idea

We support Bill Shorten as Labor Leader

The Pearl of Para(lysis) has sailed

TASMANIA: Fox, FIFOs, Tarkine, NBN, Aurora, euthanasia, tourism ...

Look Who’s Laughing. Flannery, Booth

The Thistle and the Drone: The Real Story Behind the War on Terror

Woolworths and its worth to winos

Drop the divisive national anthems from the Grand Final introductions

Politics, State and Federal: Stick with Minority, says Nick. The Rudd salvation

Shooters push for weaker gun laws

Solar: A missed opportunity

Don't believe the miners' hype

Advocating for the jobless ...

Abbott-Abetz: Environment? What environment?

New danger for Australian World Heritage wilderness. Ferguson joins plantations panel

We are on an insane and irreversible path to environmental destruction

Afghanistan's cabinet has more women

Divestment from fossil fuels, an important health measure?

Developing new gas fields could hurt the Tasmanian economy. The Yes Minister moment

Another live export disaster

More than 20,000 dolphins are slaughtered: How you can help

Geniuses predict how the world will end, and how to avoid it

Truth-defeating devices

Asylum Seekers: Julian Burnside's Tasmanian solution

Julia Gillard: losing power 'hits you like a fist'

Nick McKim’s response to the Greens Vote

Call for fracking moratorium

Bass Strait: The Tasmanian Government can act right now

Something Phoney Happened on the Way to the Senate. Albo v Shorten

Tasmania’s election results and the forest deal

“And the ice will refreeze”

Faster, simpler, fairer justice

Judgment Day: Abbott triumphant. Rudd concedes, won't recontest Labor leadership

Tony Abbott’s Great Big Carbon Tax Lies – Part 2

Timber!!! Strange bedfellows in Huonville. Advice from a truckie ...

Pulp Mill: Back on the Agenda ... ?

Wilkie and the Miners

Jan Davis, TFGA CEO on party policies: It's like herding cats ...

What Christine told the National Press Club

The Debt Fallacy

Pull the other one ...

Daggy Abbott v Rude Rudd. The Labor Launch

If You Care About Gay Rights, Vote Below The Line In The Tas Senate ...

To allow or to disallow, that is the question, Thursday: Progress 'insufficient'

Call for an apology for Bass Strait schemes that isolate Tasmania

A Tasmanian Houdini ...

Frank Nicklason on John Gay: I have a bad case of indigestion

TT Tasmanian of the Year Award 2013

Wynyard pokies forum calls for better deal for the North-West

What the government’s feed-in tariff announcement means for you

A very special grace

Capricious and partisan – Is that how the Legislative Council wants to be seen?

Lake Pedder: Inundation and Restoration

Lucy’s Story: Media Manipulation

Abbott the boatie

Internet muddies ethics on child pornography

All about Hemp!

Riots and suicide attempts are very likely

Misled! How Hydro-Tasmania Played Down Its “Essential” Role In Sarawak

They intend to cut prices more ...

The Great Political Myth

Rec Fishers and Environmentalists Unite To Call For Super Trawler Permanent Ban

Loosing the Dogs of Xenophobia

Tasmanian conservationists target Ta Ann on World Orangutan day. Ted Mead Picture Essay

Woolworths and Coles - There are Alternatives

Attributions to climate change

Corrupt libel law

She's prepared to put up with death threats and cheap jibes for a greater cause ...

Free speech is not free activism

Organic non-GM food production is the way to go

Greens to help tourism industry break dirty Coca-Cola habit

Andrew Wilkie: The Crikey chronicles. Labor polls woe

Leading barrister asks A-G Wightman to hold Inquiry into ‘unsafe’ conviction

Doctors warn of CSG health risks

Luxuriating in a lock-it-up mentality

Mansell warns against any threats to Aboriginal delegates campaigning against mining on West Coast

Shrieking like a pack of seagulls ...

Love and fairness are not radical fashions

Libs' plan to make hay while the sun shines

Misleading and defamatory Labor Party election material. PM refuses to intervene

Launceston ... Sewerage systems can’t cope with more extreme weather

Muffled Voices

Tasmanian Forests Disagreement Act 2013

Heritage in Hock

Party-political ads disguised as official notification?

It's on: Rudd gets the Col shoulder as Murdoch telegraphs his punches

Open letter in support of free speech and reform in Tasmania

Mansell accuses Federal Minister of pork barrelling on $1m west coast Aboriginal funding

Daily Telegraph Election Coverage Undermines Australian Democracy

Our Food Future: Greens’ plan to secure future of regional Australia

Tasmanian farmers are watching ...

Help End Marijuana Prohibition branch launches in Tasmania

Farewell Dear Friends

Getting moving with High-Speed Rail

Legacy Thinking's Tarkine mine triumph ...

Refugee Imperialism: Kevin Rudd and Dumping on the Pacific

How to Build an Electric Luxury Scooter Out of Hemp

Say ‘no to Taib’s blood money’

An error of fact

At Last: Breaking through the Tasmanian Paradigm

No moral limits to what Rudd will do to win

“I’m Sorry”

This obnoxious residue

Don't underestimate rightwing desperation in media attacks on greens

'Mine impact minimal on devils'

Landowners might just Lock The Gate

Bicycles helping save the State millions

Murder conviction does not comply with law, legal expert says. The Herald-Sun report

Australian Greens invest in refugee safety

Meanwhile ... just how long will it take to crack the Tassie Paradigm ... ?

He is the quintessential whistleblower

Environmentalists urge Rudd to scrap 'failed' forestry deal with states

It will be the fault of MLCs, not us, say activists. Fear of 'Terrorism'

Death sentence for 'virtually indigenous' wallabies

'Greens lost in wilderness on toxics'

'Powerful doco shows justice gone feral'

How to fix our hospitals

It's not too late to hand back the $2.2 million ET

ReachTEL – Tas Federal BaByLon Still Falling

Humanity is on a crash-course with carbon

The cartel: law as business

It's a boy! D.O.A. Christmas Island July 2013

Sarawak multi-million dollar company benefits again from Australian taxpayers

The false illusion of a commercial public native forestry nirvana must be abandoned

Shadow of Doubt cast over grandmother’s 23 years' sentence for murder

$1 bet limits: I'm already on board. The Greens Policy

Lurch Beyond Brutopia. The Manus Whistleblower ...

Councillors behaving badly

FSC Changes Chemicals Criteria Again ... Incorrect, says FSC Australia

Feeding frenzy on the far right of Australian politics

Marti Zucco: Tasman Bridge must be made safer

One purchase, one vote. One life saved?

Ripe for the plucking

Abbott’s Great Big Carbon Tax Lies – Part 1

Taxpayer-funded forests become a burning wreck. Logging halted

Rudd's pulling power puts poll on knife edge

The Final Acceleration – Just Waiting for the Great Disruption?

The rise and fall of Julia Gillard - what it means to women

Council Stealth in Action

Cash for no comment tramples free speech

Judicial corruption in our system

Pragmatic answers to the asylum seeker question. Rudd and Indonesia

GE-Free gives Tasmania competitive edge

Andrew Nikolic, The SMH ... and the Press Council

On the Abolition of All Political Parties

No more live exports

Greens release “Tasmania 2030” vision for a green, dynamic, and prosperous economy

The biomassacre report - or the truth in campaigning

What does it say about the Legislative Council ... ?

MIS class action makes slow progress

Leaving Australia, a confounding and complex country

The moral failure of law schools

A Hundred Year Plan for Human Survival

Farmers are copping it more than anyone else

Rise of the Ruddster ... 7PM ... ? 6.38PM: Shorten backs Rudd ...

Jesus would not have turned 'them' away ... from Dark MOFO ...?

Why light rail is the perfect fit: Public Information Session

Mining boss John Lamb's comments on 'economic terrorists' are inciting hatred

Australian taxpayers pay millions to controversial Sarawak timber cartel

The Question of the Royal Derwent Hospital ... as then-Minister bids for comeback

Reason and unreason on same-sex marriage

When will the mythologies stop? The Final Speech of Judy Moylan

Salmon farming taking toll on marine wildlife

Beaming ...

Doing the Climate Maths with Bill McKibben

'WHA forests logging ended'

Looking to the Stars

Why I’m Not Drinking The Water

Watch: The Denison Debate

A health issue, not a criminal one. MLCs delay bill

Convenience stores left to go stale in bread barney

Special Timbers: The Broken Business Model

Understanding Budgets: A Better Way

DHHS surveillance on poisoned Rosebery patients must stop

Time to Stand Up and be Counted

Plantations and Forest Stewardship Council Audits

Who are the beneficiaries of this 'extremely restrictive' zoning?

Union anger over prison boss exit costs

Nine dead, 60 missing in another asylum tragedy

Seven Myths About Bradley Manning

Treasury Issues and Supplementary Papers are Fundamentally Flawed

To Save Our Planet ? … People Power !

NBN: This is progress? No. This is shame ...

Stop the slaughter of native ducks

Clear and sustained opposition to pokies ...

Liberals are putting politics before people. The church billboard controversy

Will the Toxic Dump get its Funding?

Briefing Paper on Feed-in Tariff

Royal Assent of Tasmanian Forest Agreement Bill is a right royal mess

The Order of the Universe – its Source and Implications ...

The Banality of ‘Don’t Be Evil’

Sunny uplands

Andrew Mellon and the lessons for Australia

It was all so much better in my day ...

A story founded entirely upon a myth

Ta Ann v Swift Parrot ...?

Withhold Royal Assent

Silence on peace deal is telling

Undermining due process

The Magic Wand of the Confidence Fairy

Climate Change Alarmism as a Moral Responsibility

Australia’s greenhouse gas reduction targets are being reviewed

Greens introduce bill for independent Office of Animal Welfare

The first duty of every government: namely, to preserve the nation’s finances

Unscrupulous Business in a Broken Landscape

Our national parks must be more than playgrounds or paddocks

The Next War Won’t Have Guns

Our cry from the heart ... the pictures

You can't eat cars!

Brown v Adair, Crean in Sarawak ...

Forest deal 'greenmails' the green groups

Pokies: Woeful arguments of Bacon and Rockliff

FSC meets TAP: A Citizen's Report

Beach Bums Triumph

Rudd's gay change of heart

Make your vote count

The Hydro steamroller

Austerity pitfalls and alternatives

Life–support turned off

Foolhardy to risk a fragile peace in forest wars

The ‘blackmail provisions’ in the TFA Act


We sentence you to Ten Days on the Island

Hey, PAL

The Four Reports of the Climate Apocalypse?

Minister needs to show leadership on feed-in tariffs

WikiLeaks Party demand federal shield laws for journalists

When Your Playlist Dates You

Why the 5:1 ratio should stay in family day care

It’s what’s left unsaid

Richard Denniss: The Poison Pill. Tom De Kadt: Nothing to lose

Dear Richard (2),

I don't agree

No more chances - Live exports must be banned

Why Tasmania's Upper House election was a step forward for marriage equality

A challenge for Tasmania to adopt a much needed reform

Is this what our planning schemes are designed to do?

Nestlé CEO Says Water Is Food That Should Be Privatized – Not A Human Right

Why we voted for the Bill. Silence, says Gillard. Never, says Milne

The Feed-In Tariff/Aurora debate ...

Tonight I watched Four Corners ...

Bob Brown: a refutation

EU to ban pesticides linked to bee deaths

The big gay marriage election fraud ...

What is happening to Antarctica’s ice?

Can’t you just see Bob walking towards you, in your mind’s eye?

Vampires and Sex Toys ... La Dolce Vita

Balance is appeasement. Fairness is truth ...

The Council's Torpedo

The Dismal Science

Gellibrand: The Amazing Son of Tasmania

Legacy of another war ... ?

French leaders show true leadership in face of violent opposition

Sarawak Report: “Forced To Become Coolies In Their Own Lands”

Special Timbers sector 'would be gutted'. Mulder passes. Wreckers, says Milne. Bill passes

1000 Letters and Counting

Pulp mill dreaming

Would you protect our individual freedoms or take them away?

A monumental failure of regulatory authority ... ?

To Sing Among Stars

Tasmania, Tourism and the Elephant in the Room

Public Office is Public Trust?

Abortion: My Real Story

The Condemned

Sister City

Leatherwood: A business struggling to survive, because of ...

Salamanca Declaration welcomed: further backdown on abortion bill needed

The Bradbury Effect (or why the Liberals can’t win in 2014)

It's time to kick the can ...

A Firey Spectacular

Tigers in The Weld: The Sequel

Mining Bauxite

Tas abortion forum hears impacts on decriminalising abortion

What is justice?

International Coalition Supports Iceland’s Legislation on Porn

Evan Whitton: Investigative v Adversarial Law

Dear Bob, this is the 21st century ...

Bolt the Alienated. Heiss the Luminous

FSC International and Tasmania: Irreconcilable Issues and Values

New anti-corruption commission No. 1 on the election agenda

The metaphorical fox in Tasmania

Ordinary Australians may be giving up on politics

Labor’s hand forced on size of Parliament

Tonight: 60 Minutes to Cover Sue Neill-Fraser Case

Unresolved Concerns with the Integrity of the Upper House

Fishy Business at John Curtin House Ltd ...

Police probe Observer Tree fire

The cost of hubris

Giddings knew Gunns was insolvent

The all-powerful Paul Harriss

We should phase out of the sale of tobacco in Australia by 2020

Property Council welcomes population target

How to make Government media releases disappear

The Underbelly of Forestry Tasmania. Julia pledge on pulp mill

The mining boom has not been a win-win

Tribalism is the greatest obstacle Tasmania faces

The Vigilante Mentality

Watering down of mine permit conditions unacceptable


Copping landfill: The Potential for Catastrophe

Tasmania is being cast as Australia's Greece

Disrespect, concentrated power and a lost narrative. Abbott's surge

Corra Lynn Toxic E-Waste Pit

Lost ... without the pulp mill ...

Climate Change is Real

Tipping Point ... ?

Australian Democracy at the Crossroads

A lack of confidence in the integrity of the Upper House

Destroy the better mousetrap

Toll road through wilderness

Tony’s Tropfest

The aspirational Tasmanian: ready for the right kind of change ...

Will we Bite the Bullet and Buy the Rusich?

Pulp Friction - Fact not Fiction

South Vicmania? North Tastoria? Why merging three Australian states is a bad idea

No basket-case: Tasmania on the bumpy road to economic sustainability

Vandemonian Dreaming

Same sex please, we're British

Rising risk prices out new coal-fired plants: report

Solution to the Tasmanian Fox Saga

The Great Dry

The hope Jon West rejects

Democratic hemlock: saving earth from our animal selves

So did I

Former RSPCA CEO withdraws claim

UK marriage equality vote puts pressure on Australian leaders

The Committee Chair has a self-disclosed pecuniary interest in Ta Ann Tasmania P/L

A Greenwash

Tony and the Whitewash

Intelligence-Led Policing? Not in Tasmania. The Sue Neill-Fraser Case

What’s wrong with Tasmania, Australia’s freeloading state?

What gives, Mr Mayor?

Australia Day

So bloody serious ...

Out with the old and in with the Nova riche

Harsh lessons of a bushfire horror

The Burning Question

Extremism: So Hot Right Now

Equality of the sexes

Climate Change: It’s time to speak up …

TFA: A small window of opportunity

Real Estate and Boosterism ...

Climate change: not a civilized problem

Human creature, vulnerable and heroic

A doco which could make you sick!

Sustainable Forestry ... I Think Not!

The inspiring heroism of Aaron Swartz

The Grime Behind the Crime

Urban Forests - Natures Remedy for Mental Illness, Health and Wellbeing

Three Ways Sensible Gun Control Could Have Prevented Aurora Shootings

Green arrogance burns fiercely

We’re so proud of all of them

The New Normal

Erich Abetz at Number 10 ...

Tarkine trashed in cynical pre-Christmas dump

What Miranda missed most ...

Reason and passion on Israel

Why the world didn't end yesterday

Christmas not a time to forget welfare of voiceless animals

The real hardships of homelessness

And Ta Ann will hang around. Paul Harriss knew that ...

Some leaders! Some vision!

What I really said ...

Time to design out the rot!

Bedtime reading for MLCs ... before the $50 million vote

There Must be a Better Way

Boat builders and woodworkers support the Tasmanian Forest Agreement

It would be brave to say no

The end of another climate conference ...

Tree-top vigil - First Anniversary

A story of two Tasmanians

The rise of Hamas

How not to make policy: Tasmanian forest deal

We let in the rich. We persecute the poor

We urge the Legislative Council to reject it

That's typical dumb-arse Labor for you!

Tasmanian Fine Furniture – A Distinctive Language of Style

You give me inspiration

Bridging The Great Divide

Steal what you will from the blueness of the sea and the sand of memory

Smoking causes crime

Red-Green politics retrograde on prostitution

Open letter to Julia Gillard, Lara Giddings

Cygnet, you’ve been told!

Rodeo cruelty comes to Margate

Lara’s Gambit

A solution to the forestry wars: Am I wrong about this?

Keating urges Australia to focus on Indonesia

The dark side of the Australian sex industry?

The Glen Esk Road Fox

RSPCA: Dismiss the board

Simply locking up forests is a recipe for disaster

Embattled Abbott Thirty-Six Below The Wave

Lefties! throw off your tired affection to Microsoft or Apple!

The hero at the heart of the Royal Commission

Cash for Containers: A Solution to Pollution Choking Tasmania’s Clean Image

To the children and families ...

Minister backflips on sow stall ban

Turmoil in the RSPCA

Premier Giddings' opening of Brighton bypass insensitive

The Wacky World of Tasmanian Liberal Forest Policy

A sure bet? Perhaps not

Forestry Tasmania: Wilful deception and crass incompetence

Edmund Burke on politicians

We are all vulnerable

Rosevears Pub, Thursday, Nov 1: Tasmanian Times' Tasmanian of the Year ...

Brighton´s open Hand

Pippa's Dilemma: The Moral Demands of Affluence

Old feral cat’s fighting days are over. Bob Annells. Tony Burke. Gunns' last days

Thanks Aurora ...

The difference between Long Reach and MONA

The Ivory Tower is breached

To tweet or not to tweet?

How About Sexogyny

Rueful confessions of an outed plagiarist

The Examiner's letters policy ...

Rodney Croome: We will not be silenced. Friday's Glenorchy rally

The duty of politicians to principles, not mob rule

Inquiry not needed. MLC 'hate' campaign uncalled for

The Sirolli silence

Sex work is just work. Or is it, really?

Blue lights flashing

Queries on pokies levy ...

Greens call for a MYEFO that puts people and nature first

It's time to look forward

How to enjoy a mountain

And we thought that the worst atrocities had already happened

How to enjoy a mountain

Shock waves of a food crisis

Gunns, forestry, and the flawed notion of 'social licence'. Creditors' meeting. Monopoly Game

Misleading breach of process in cycleway. That sexist comment ...

Changing of the Guard among Tasmania’s forestry moguls

No, you're not entitled to your opinion

Bad boys and tattoos

The legal ambush that sank marriage equality

This pathetically weak government ...

Bushfire disaster fears. FIAT's bat-and-ball back in peace talks

Brooker Highway funding is last century thinking

Closed minds in newspapers lead to closed newspapers

Trolling and bullying.

Tomorrow and the day after

Earth rising

The Silence of the Lambs

Let us hope the days of the cargo cult are over

'Labor has lost its purpose - and soul'

Mr Elliott, stop this 1080 baiting!

Fish and Chips on Fridays

Women's place in 1963: why baby boomer women have no money

Disability, sex rights and the prostitute

Locked Up or Locked Out?

It's not mob rule ... it's protecting Tasmania's interests

Final push for a forests agreement

Caught out

Greens vow on super trawler campaign. Responses to Dr Wadsley/Opinions. Dr Wadsley's response

Trashed already ...

Marriage equality: state laws the way forward

Wilkie: More cruelty in the live export trade

McCall: Set aside the IGA and the Roundtable. Green puts his foot down

If a child of an addict could ask the Federal Group why ... ?

Was Australia intended as a hemp colony?

Sleep, Interrupted

Is this no country for old women or men?

Prostitution - exit strategies first

Where is the Devil Recovery Plan?

The whole story ...

Aussie sport's ugly culture

The Contribution of 'Corruption' to Miscarriage of Justice Cases

Super Trawler plans sunk!

The FV Margiris Quota: a case of Lies, Damned Lies and Statistics

Forestry Association still playing cat & mouse

A sawmill suitable for Nitens and other hardwood logs

Keeping it in the family


Schizophrenia is not so black or white

Super Trawler: Failing The Canberra Times test

Scale back: the corporate lessons of Tasmania’s forestry debacle. Forest carbon ...

Old Boys No Longer Run Tasmania

Dump the Dump

Paul Gilding: Prophet For Our Times

Over beyondblue

They call it couch surfing

Erich Abetz and Attacks Ads

Loving Our Democracy

Ta Ann is at the centre of any Signatory Deal

Bryan the Bashful versus the Nome King

The China Choice

Who’s watching our children?

Buddha and the Tamils

Harm minimisation: Is that the best we can do

Neil Armstrong's death should be a wake-up call for the world

Why tobacco prohibition won’t work

Fine; we can all relax. Can we?

When personal best isn’t enough

Back to the future for the forestry industry

We have to do better than this

Shame on us all

Frolicking with the pixies at the bottom of Lara’s garden

Give us untold confusion over unacceptable discrimination and fearmongering anyday

Turnbull's eloquence shows up the pitbull

Irregular maritime arrivals, anyone?

Ken Henry says quality of public policy debate is at its worst in 25 years

Pulp mill no part of Tasmania’s future

Gap narrows but Liberals still cruising

The Murdochratic State

Stupidity is on the rise in our age of enlightenment

Supporting the Human Rights of Sex Workers: Sex Party Policy - And Damn Proud of It!

No-show after school

Australian Public Servants Subjected to Soviet-Style Abuse

Guy Barnett's surprise about-face on same-sex marriage. 500 brave the rain ...

Science is integral to Hobart’s economic DNA

The Second Coming is more likely ...

Plantations: Putting the value above ... nothing!

Forest Peace Deal - a game of multiple hoaxes?

Denial piled upon delusion ... enough material for a whole round of psychiatric conferences

Here comes the sun: chilling verdict on a climate going to extremes

Super Trawler: Shame on all you scientists ...

D-Day Today: Decision or Deferral or Dead. The Cost. And another pause ...

Political party or lobby group? The dark side of the Australian Sex Party

Thanks Coach!

Defining ‘Waste’ In Old Growth Forests

Plantation Isle Forever!

IGA: We should all be very, very nervous

Australian farmers are being driven out of business

The End for the Pulp mill and a New Victory for Social Licence?

Super Trawler: Questions for Mr Geen. Green's doubts. National campaign launched

ABC: The Shape We're in

The ultimate contradiction. Let the market decide (in our favour of course)

Arrogance, hypocrisy and wilful ignorance

People of the Void, or Why I am Better Than a Christian

Is prevention really better than cure? And how much does it cost?

Why are oil prices going wild?

Huge Win for Tassie: Hot Shot Advisers!

Tassie Gems

Cut down The Triffid. Pokie barons plunder carbon compo money

Will the Lara-Nick double-act have to come to an end?

Smoke and Mirrors

Torture ... by Greg

Time for Turnbull to walk the talk on gay marriage

News Values

The Scam Wall Street Learned From the Mafia

Two ex-premiers blast minority governments

The gross failure of animal cruelty sentencing


Theatre of the World ...

Push v Pull: The Morality of Offshore Processing

This is the way the world ends ...

Truly stupefying ...

What Mt Wellington really needs

Lonny in trouble ... again. Libs pledge to dredge

“A significant gap remains”

Losing strength? An alternative vision of Spain’s indignados

Public Commission for A New Major Party in Australia

Red tape rage

ALP attempts to Thorpedo the past

Laying waste ...


SOS: Save a Mainlander Campaign

The Good, Bad and Ugly of Electroconvulsive or Shock Therapy

Standing up for sex workers is standing up for pimps

A canary in a coal mine

We all have shackles

Does the 2010 election herald a return to Van Diemen’s Land?

Dr Warwick Raverty: Many acts of bullying and intimidation in CSIRO

Outside the tent

This is just plain wrong. Why is it allowed to continue?

Perceptions and how they shape our lives

Hope for the Huon ... and Tasmania?

Are we not capable of solving our own problems?

The Shape of Things to Come

But wait! There’s worse!

Is Labor the least worst?

Ashamed of our animal instincts

Two great hoaxes ...

Suffering the karma of killing

Hoodwinked by pulp fiction

Lost ... in the scandal

Reform Spokesperson Ignores the Simple Facts

I’ll Always Be Labor (but I don’t have to vote for them!)

Beware of conservatives

Foreign aid: moral imperative and national interest

How I stopped worrying and learned to love the stupid

Witnessing Margaret Court

An open letter to Forestry Tasmania. Booth: Rogue agency locking in contracts

It's Official: Watching Fox Makes You Stupider‏

The emperor has no clothes ...

Clear air exclusion

Book sales have fallen off a cliff: What next for the Australian publishing industry?

Clean water demands changed forestry practices

Occupied Economy

Dear Minister Wightman

The Lady with the Keys

Does the Lord Mayor trust his ratepayers

Gunns and Seaview

Nine problems stopping The Global Mail from getting an audience

The Naked Emperors

Without fear or favour

Bring It On – the Australian Greens Build Credibility?

White Australian Policy Affecting our Jobs!

The Corner Bakery

Is Tasmania a failed state ... ?

Interstate resentment

The flip side to Bill Gates’ charity billions

Geoff: It's far worse ... Forestry Tasmania’s shrinking estate

Wanted: Tasmanian Lorax

Once upon a night time ...


How to Vote Informal in Hobart

It's Time to work Blue

Tasmania’s Transport Future: Part 1

Murdochs: 'Not a fit person'. 'Wilfully ignorant'

An unedifying lack of perspective: Julia judged. Bernie's broadside. Rates slashed ...

UPDATE: Tasmania – Where 6 people have 33 government board positions

The Desolate Life of a Chained Dog ...

The Fox of Urban Britain

Ban quail killing

My dream of Secession ...

Forestry Tasmania – A Compelling Case for Reform

Is the thylacine still out there?

Greens cry wolf on Integrity Commission

Last Roll of the Gunns' Dice ... as Pulp World burns

Lest we forget about what?

Greed or Survival ... ?

The King is Dead. Long Live the Queen

The case of Julian Assange: do constitutional principles matter?

To be or not to be

Greg James: Nominate Kim Booth for the Senate

The seismic shift

Is it time for a little Truth & Reconciliation?

In Dog We Trust… or do we?

Get out of Afghanistan ...next year

House of Reps survey on same sex marriage

Tasmania Police Investigation Procedures - Are they Adequate? Eve Askew ...

Why is this important to members of the TFGA?

It's not war. Chameleon Gunns in Melb move? No tree spiking

Labor Death Wish – cutting umbilical cords

Adventures in Wonderland

Burning Tasmania: The Mercury Perspective

Who is Professor Jonathan West?

How About Some Easter Eggs for Gunns? No money, says Burke

Up, up and away: how money power works Down Under

White Like Me

Tasmania has a choice to make

Sterilisation Burns for Tourists a Must for Tasmania’s Future Prosperity

Tasmanian autumn killing time continues ...

Food security

Dream on ...

From Go to Woe… it didn’t make sense!

Tasmanian Sex Laws Paper is a Sham Poll

You need to seek to find

The Empty Ocean

Matter of Public Interest: MONA’s David Walsh and ObserverTree’s Miranda Gibson

Advance, Tasmania fare!

Biomass rejection is flawed policy

Thank god for that ...

Crafty Critters v Launceston City Council

WikiLeaks and other reformers: has Machiavelli met his match?

Faith no more ...

Time right to hear us

Paul Harriss’s Altruistic Trips to Sarawak. Ta very much. Rolley takes Ta Ann reins. MRs

Dark facts uncovered by White Knight. Will prefers Lton Cup to White Knight. Repeal PMAA Petition

It could happen to a heartbeat to Australian animals

Paul Harriss MLC should resign. Questions which must be answered

The $5 billion waste

My reflections from Fukushima, Japan

Time for new questions

‘MY TREE’ – Forest protection scheme

Confronting the Australian politics of resignation on prostitution

Send in the sock puppets: social media manipulation and Kony

From the paddock, not the shelves

In Tassie politics, it's hard to see the sense from the trees.

Time for new Aboriginal heritage legislation (Part 3 of 3)

The anti- depressant/placebo smackdown

Occupy Draws Strength From the Powerless

Simply red: Why are people so unkind to redheads?

What about the rest, Mr Hanna?

End our state of dysfunction

Australia's problem? We never talked about Kevin Rudd

Time for new Aboriginal heritage legislation (Part 2 of 3)

Live export assurances are meaningless

If Kevin Rudd wins today ...

Prostitution laws - Towards a coherent philosophical underpinning

An Imbalance of Power?

Insight is lost

Time for new Aboriginal heritage legislation (Part 1 of 3)

Cliched, populist drivel

I won't be silenced on forestry by dinosaurs stuck fast in a swamp

Labor's rock and hard place. Andrew Wilkie and Kevin Rudd

Adding insult to the injury of prostitution

The psychopaths on cycle paths are coming down in pairs

Dying with Dignity

A very British summer on your ABC

Rinehart grabs for media control

Rich London, poor London – a tale of two cities

Beautiful Madness


The Hypocrisy of Will Hodgman's Liberals

Working against the global sex industry

Towards an economic theory of capitalism - MACRO supply and demand

Report the failures of Tasmania's health system here

Dear Mr Chandler

Poor Bryan ...

Amid pride and prejudice, it's time for a new flag

Why the role of our Head of State is important

Who exactly has the frontal lobe damage?

Are 35 Fools More Talented Than 25?

The Tragedy of Tasmania's Forests: One act on from Flanagan

Historic Agreement, My Arse

Learning the Lessons from legalising prostitution: Response from a Sex Worker

Education: Change is easy – it’s improvement that’s difficult. Report released

The perception of the planning process in the media

How adventurers adjust to life back in the ‘burbs

The Final Countdown

Wind Power Australia – The Musselroe Wind Farm Travesty In Tasmania

Killer Drones, Dieback and Democracy

‘Democracy does not apply to Aboriginal people’

On Australia Day ...

Why we can't trust Gillard any more. Greens 'still in touch'

Travels around Tasmania with some latte sippers - the sequel

The Justice Secretary “Resigns”

Travels around Tasmania with some latte sippers

The leopard has not changed its spots

Global Risks 2012

Is Poo Really Art?

Outrageous Examples of Hidden Charges Companies Pass Off on Consumers

An elegy to Hitch

Justice for the few: NAB v. Society ...

The joyful abandon of someone witnessing a spectacle

Towards a true democracy with the Australian Independents

Who is scarier Romney or Ahmadinejad?

Silence like a cancer grows

Gambaro goes the raw prawn

It is the coal barons, not activists, who threaten society

Guantánamo: Ten Years and Counting

When money talks louder than words

When I hear the word 'culture' ... I reach for my diary

IGA: Tear it up, says Colbeck ... as FT 'runs amok'

The Victorian Injustice System

The Tale of Two Forests

My heart is breaking

An over-abundance of hyperbole ...

Space development the key to our survival

Death ... and instant sainthood

Why don't they have a handicap race for line honours

Stick a Fork in Her: China's Done

Is the World Really Safer Without the Soviet Union?

Support Alison Bleaney to clean up our water

The thumb is proving mightier than a pen

The stupidity that has no end ... but is it Gunns end?

Falling forests. Ta Ann threats. Softwood fears

What is really needed to address climate change?

The Protester: Time Person of the Year 2011

Why Tasmania needs an independent inquiry into child sex abuse

How Lennon, Rolley and Gordon flogged the softwood resource

Why the mining boom should be slowed

Good reason to worry about our democracy

Julian Assange: he's not the messiah, he's just my boy

Sex and the Reasonable Man

West Papua: Slow-motion Genocide

Local Government reform: More people participation in smaller units!

Australian Party a potential third force as Katter shows he is not quite Right

Crises can be openings

Self disgust is the real justice

There's something missing ...

Peter Roebuck and the League of Gentlemen

Conflict of interest: The cancer within our public life

An eye on the future

Scientific Heresy

Arts vs politics: We haven't got the balance right

Forget NIMBY—the new battle cry is ‘Not On Our Planet’

Looking forward to a smoking ban on the route of the Tour De France?

Those South Pacific Cane Cutters

Is Gillard attempting to revive China free trade

Lara’s Metaphor

Beauty ... in the eye of Dr Amos

Lest We Forget: the need to morally justify Afghanistan

Observing Remembrance Day: a personal reflection

The best way to push bad policy is to wrap it in a ‘security’ blanket

A woman's opinion is the mini-skirt of the internet

Roundtable Creation Myth Has No Vision Splendid

Mayne on the Mill: Inaccurate puffery

In a move to compulsory voting, let's not forget community

Cassy O’Connor – Just a Regular Politician

Bringing civility back to the parliamentary cockfight

Do you really want to see Eric Abetz get a firmer grip on our precious island ...

Money lenders not the only people who get rich at the expense of those who labour

Cassy O'Connor: A view from inside and outside the tent, so to speak ...

Ignoring gen Y while the world sleepwalks to catastrophe

Believing everything… knowing very little

Where is the balance?

Why euphemism is integral to modern warfare

Greens take a right step in Labor waltz

Seven years and counting...

SIEV X: It's time for a Royal Commission

What Arab Revolutions?

Is the world’s population really a time-bomb?

Kim Booth - Progressive Throwback?

Black Ice Economics

Hydro-Ta Ann link?

Janet Albrechtsen’s Jurisprudence

Tasmanian Parliament – proposal for change

The Importance of Green Spaces in Cities

Community capers

James Boyce launches Island 126

Health: My Cry from the Heart

Health: My experience of Lara

HCC must knock this obscene plan on the head

McKim’s stable government

Our corrupt legal system

Occupy Wall Street: Why So Many Demands for Demands?

Should there be a maximum wage? Wall St demos. How traders really think ...

Let's Ban Political Editorials by Out of Touch Editors

Terrorists, sex and violence: cowards ruled, heroes overruled

Did defaulting rescue Argentina and could it work for Greece?

Bolt decision: ‘Irresponsible journalism illegal’? Think again

Bob McMahon: Protests to escalate if project continues

Letter from Cairo: the struggle for a free press

PM fiddles while apparatchiks plunder ALP empire

In defence of our defenders

To Kill a Mocking Bird

Live Export Shame Tasmania

Loss of more than just a theatre company

Is It Weird Enough Yet?

Tsunami to hit Australian real estate

China: the greater the bubble, the greater the collapse

Missing in South Hobart

Ancient History

Queer eye for a straight victory

The Media and 9/11: How We Did

Is national heritage a sham?

Selling West Papua to buy Peace with Indonesia ~ Realpolitik or Terrorism?

Epitaph for Another September 11

Why Political Coverage is Broken

Into the Abyss. IGA secret agenda, says TFGA

This has got to stop

Window to Togatus (7): Go Forth Wharfie, Punch Someone

Tasmania ... Ripe for the Plucking

Why David Hicks must win

With a rare touch of restraint the term tree-hugging was not used ...

Reflections from the vigil-site, Long Reach

Systematically Biased Reporting

Forget democracy. It's corporations that rule the west

Australia: The Consequential Country

A pressing case for standing up to Rupert Murdoch's bullying

Lies, promises and mandates

Public opinion and representative democracy

Geoff's Best Reads

Wealth creation: Surface appearance and reality

Pontville: Politics and people

Rotten, stinking and crawling with maggots

Will Thomson probe cause the HSU to implode?

Better get a lawyer, son. Permits. Code Green strike. Forestry incorrect

Technology blues

Window to Togatus (7): Hannah's Devine response

Winston’s way

In Australia the people are sovereign

My Cry from the Heart: Deliver Us From The Message

Shocking Beyond Belief

We're old and gray ...

Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement: The Dangers

Our survival insurance policy

Window to Togatus (6): Nancy v. Warnie

From This ... to ... This

Marriage equality not the main issue

Tasmania verdant with Green tourism

Going Bush ... err Bust (now with added notes)

The Silver Bullet Men

Planning - Environmentally Sustainable Development

Framing The Narrative: Murdoch v. Assange

Global holiday for moon landing anniversary

Window to Togatus (5): My Q&A night with Lara and Tony ...

The Politics of Tasmania: How to Lose Friends and Ostracise People

The Question ...

Naughty Tobacco Industry - needs a good spanking

Reach to the Sun to Save the Koala

Building the Grail Castles

Simply reckless

Biomass burning ... the better plan

Consciousness Lost. Looking back at 1972

Carbon tax: A very great move in the teeth of the Big End of Town

Big Bang

The Magical Expansion of Life Beyond Earth

Opinions, values, journalism and David Hicks

Taking Planning Seriously

Bedside ritual

The Sadim Touch

Ruminations of a barrow boy

Kingmaker Graham Richardson says Wilkie could bring down Gillard

Deal or no deal? Reflections on Tasmania’s forest agreement

Window to Togatus (3)

Bryan Green: Two hats and neither fits properly

Tasmania and School Retention Rates. Unfair treatment in a mainland education broadsheet

What really happened in the 1980s and where are we now?

Live Cattle Export - the industry view

A vision

Woodchips or Live Exports ...

Gay marriage and a Dissenting Christian

A handful of thoughts before the dust

Space for Peace

ABC: The Royal Park rally should have been covered

TT Line and the footy bill ...

How to bid farewell to the Governor

The Complacent Country

A Cry from The Heart: Aerial Spraying Regulation Farce

Letter to all Tasmanian Councillors

Pulp Fiction

Gunns pulp mill permit to expire again?

Public native forest transition inquiry

Prince of Wales on the Future for Food

Death of terror's big fish leaves a sour taste

Everything in duplicate

A healthy nudge? No, shock us to our souls

God ’elp us all!

Aussie, Christian or universal values?

Thinking About Anzac 2011

ANZAC Day as a Day for Peace

Environmentalism: The Way Forward

Founding fathers turn on urban Greens

Watch out for Captain Greenwash!

Can journalists ever be heroes? Is journalism worth dying for?

Gunns Pulp Mill - Transport & Road Safety Concerns – updated for 2011

How can this be possible and who is the winner?

The extraordinary assault on Andrew Bolt and freedom of speech

Input Side Insanity

The Mauritius economic miracle

Are private forest growers “missing in action”?

Christmas Island asylum seekers desperate to escape hell

Farmers complain about rain, there's too much

Soap opera with tawdry end

island Earth launches into Second Life

Gunns proposed plantation policy: an open letter

Two-faced policy on refugees exposes Liberals' ugly side

M.L.C. elections heating up

Not the final word

The Great Betrayal

Putting the 'Un" in Australian

Forestry Roundtable – Working for the Man

Laws that give corporations power over people

ABC of The Fox