Tasmania

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Nitram review – deeply disturbing drama about mass killer Martin Bryant
Director Justin Kurzel shies away from depicting the Port Arthur massacre itself but outstanding performances mean it’s still a highly unsettling story

Peter Bradshaw

01, Jul, 2022 @10:52 AM

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Australian doctor who posted racist and sexist remarks banned from working until 2023
Victorian tribunal cancels Christopher Kwan Chen Lee’s registration after he admitted to making ‘utterly unacceptable’ posts

Melissa Davey

27, Jun, 2022 @7:10 AM

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Harsher anti-protest laws targeting environmentalists are putting greed before green | Bob Brown
Penalties for peaceful action are now the same as for aggravated assault

Bob Brown

27, Jun, 2022 @1:35 AM

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An elsewhere world: the sleepy Tasmanian mining town that became an arts mecca
Queenstown had been dominated by mining for over a century. Then the artists came

Philippa Duncan

24, Jun, 2022 @8:00 PM

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Breeding at age 73: new details of endangered orange roughy’s life cycle prompt calls to limit fishing
Australian fisheries management says there are regional differences and new data only applies to population in New Zealand

Lisa Cox

24, Jun, 2022 @8:00 PM

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Anthony Albanese to meet EU president– as it happened
Follow the day’s news

Cait Kelly (now) and Calla Wahlquist (earlier)

24, Jun, 2022 @8:58 AM

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It’s winter at our Tasmanian insta-farmlet where we have just four minutes of direct sunlight a week | First Dog on the Moon
The NBN only works when the sun is shining. Fortunately we are gripped by the entertaining return of our scandalous sheep romance

First Dog on the Moon

24, Jun, 2022 @6:33 AM

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‘I had to be taken out of the museum’: the artistic challenge that almost broke Dean Stevenson
The composer has been working underground at Mona since July, writing a new piece each day to be performed that afternoon. The experiment has been ‘traumatic’, he says – and it has changed him for good

Sian Cain

22, Jun, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Anti-protest laws are an affront to democracy. They have no place in Australia | Kieran Pender
We are unique among liberal democracies in lacking robust legal protection for human rights

Kieran Pender

22, Jun, 2022 @5:10 AM

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Shortfall warnings cancelled as units come back online – as it happened
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Ben Doherty and Mostafa Rachwani (earlier)

16, Jun, 2022 @9:05 AM

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NSW residents urged to conserve power – as it happened
This blog is now closed

Cait Kelly (now) and Mostafa Rachwani (earlier)

15, Jun, 2022 @9:31 AM

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Antarctic blast brings heavy snowfalls and huge swells to Australia’s south-east
Winds of up to 150km/h have battered Tasmania, with the wild weather leaving thousands without power

Royce Kurmelovs

13, Jun, 2022 @5:18 AM

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