Tasmania

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University of Tasmania clears scientists accused of research misconduct by logging industry
Investigation followed researchers’ decision to retract paper that found logging made forests more flammable

Graham Readfearn

28, Feb, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Tasmanian tiger devotees feed Australia's guilty obsession with a deliberate extinction
The last known thylacine died in 1936, but many are still fixated on proving it lives on

Gary Nunn

26, Feb, 2021 @7:00 PM

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Victoria eases coronavirus restrictions, Facebook ends news blackout - as it happened
Victoria reports two new local Covid cases; missing businesswoman Melissa Caddick found dead; 85% of Australians likely to get vaccinated. Follow latest updates

Elias Visontay (now) Luke Henriques-Gomes (earlier)

26, Feb, 2021 @8:53 AM

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AFP warns about delays in reporting alleged criminal conduct – as it happened
Local outlets are expected to be able to resume posting news articles to Facebook from tomorrow, treasurer Josh Frydenberg says

Elias Visontay and Amy Remeikis (earlier)

25, Feb, 2021 @7:25 AM

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The thylacine that wasn't even though we wish it was | First Dog on the Moon
Many folk believe the creatures are still out there and look for them regularly

First Dog on the Moon

24, Feb, 2021 @6:10 AM

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Wildlife expert pours cold water on claims Tasmanian tiger family spotted
Zoologist says the animals seen in the Thylacine Awareness Group’s video are most likely pademelons

Naaman Zhou

23, Feb, 2021 @6:42 AM

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Tasmania's vow to reform political donation laws shines spotlight on federal inaction
Federal government will soon have weakest donation laws in Australia as Tasmania expected to require donations of at least $5,000 to be disclosed

Christopher Knaus

16, Feb, 2021 @8:27 AM

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Australia’s state by state Covid restrictions and coronavirus lockdown rules explained
Restrictions have changed around the country in response to hotel quarantine outbreaks in Victoria, so what exactly is and isn’t allowed? Do I have to wear a mask and where can and can’t I go in Australia? Untangle Australia’s Covid-19 laws and guidelines with our guide

Guardian staff

15, Feb, 2021 @12:38 AM

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'Uphill battle': for disability advocates, there's something missing in Hobart's Parliament Square
David Cawthorn wants a lift added to the redevelopment so he doesn’t have to wheel himself up a 35 metre incline

Luke Henriques-Gomes

06, Feb, 2021 @7:00 PM

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'Clean air, an amazing house': pandemic tree-changers grab a slice of the Apple Isle
Property agents can’t list homes fast enough to keep up with demand as Tasmania finds itself in the middle of a boom

Martin Farrer

06, Feb, 2021 @7:00 PM

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Bob Brown loses legal challenge to native forest logging in Tasmania
Federal court loss a major blow to the Bob Brown Foundation, which had described it as ‘the great forest case’

Adam Morton Environment editor

03, Feb, 2021 @4:04 AM

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In which First Dog on the Moon bravely stares death in the slithery face! A true story! | First Dog on the Moon
A tiger snake moved into our garden. Danger noodle. Murder worm. Death piece of string. The devil’s spaghetti

First Dog on the Moon

27, Jan, 2021 @6:36 AM

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