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NATION: Trump's new world disorder catches Turnbull government napping
Dawn of the Centrelink Robot ...
Unemployment: an exercise in spin ...
Hydro knows what caused Basslink to fail. Why can't the Plebs know ... ?
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 ...
The terrible, fatal lie ...
The Mercury goes shopping at the Boxing Day sales
Comment: Is Bigger Media really a good option for Tasmania’s democracy?
A gentle wake ...
The Peter Principle ...
The growing financial crisis in Tasmania’s newspaper industry
Will Jacqui Lambie back Big Media’s merger plans?
NATION: Turnbull's Christmas message neither comfort nor joy ...
Saul Eslake's Tasmania Report ...
The Truth about Forestry Tasmania ... in its own words ...
Foxes: A letter to Dr Vanessa Goodwin
The parallel worlds of public hospitals and Peter Gutwein ...
NATION: Say it ain't so, Bro ...
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 ...
Change The Date
I am calling it early ...
Growing Within the Community ... The Christmas Party ...
NATION: All tip and no iceberg ...
Poverty of 20th & 21st century architectural imagination ...
Tarkine Gems Threatened by Future Liberal Logging
Abrupt Climate Change ...
End discrimination against Tasmania ...
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 ...
Should public opinion determine policy?
Thursday to Thursday ...
Peter Gutwein, do your duty for the Huon ...
NATION: Kiss your ring of steel ...
Bulk-billing rates crash
Can Spiderman save the Mercury from oblivion?
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 ...
NATION: "We were robbed ... "
What is your view on what caused the Basslink failure?
How Far Off Is Abrupt Climate Change?
NATION: A Prime Minister missing in action ...
SSM: Santamaria, Tony Abbott, Cardinal Pell, John Howard, self-appointed guardians of morality ...
Forestry Tasmania ... We have a right to know about your economic incompetence
NATION: Turnbull declares war on Abbott ...
Well may we protest ...
Dylan: The Simple Twist of Fate ...
The long march ... Fear and loathing on the Camino trail, Days 11-13 ...
A concerned politician’s guide to donations reform
Basslink: The very secretive State Government ...
A response to Eric Abetz's comments about 'coming out' ...
NATION: Creepy Clown hysteria ...
TasWater Should Report in Real-Time, Says Legislative Council
Parliament should reject 'jail without justice' plan
NATION: Government by circus and sideshow diversion
Thanks once again to everyone at The Royal
Basslink Lemon - Take 2. A Fiscal Encumbrance
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
Turnbull’s Lunatic Attack on Renewable Energy
Eastern quolls edge closer to extinction – but it’s not too late to save them
Likely cause of Basslink failure is the Geelong Star
NATION: Turnbull's UN speech cannot disguise his government's refugee crisis
Will Tourism assist Vandalism?
Australia panders to a despot and a loyal citizen pays the price ...
A Timeline of Earth's Average Temperature ...
NATION: Turnbull's backflip marks a year of stunning under-achievement ...
The Secret Life of Trees ...
How political donations distort democracy
How low can Huon’s council go?
Shooting the messenger … a subjective analysis of a new millennium Tasmanian inquest
The Goose and the Gander ... Dastyari and Harriss
The Sixth Global Extinction – We are Now Entering it ...
Coral or Coal? – Can’t Have Cake and Eat it Too ...
NATION: Turnbull loses control
Australia has lost its way
HVC’s $54,000 BoI defence is still under wraps
Before I saw the light ...
NATION: Scott Morrison's War on the Poor ...
Can secret political donations be justified?
Careers Australia and its long-running tangle with controversy
Careers Australia digs deep to donate to the Tasmanian Liberals
Over 600 Tasmanians caught up in Careers Australia marketing scandal
1080 and the contamination of water
'I am just so happy to be alive', he said ...
Launched! Physick ... and a true Elder
NATION: a government drowning by numbers
Why Huon Valley Council should still be sacked
Head in the sand ...
The Worthiness of Trees – Reflections from an Activist
How the world media reports Nauru abuse ...
NATION: A government in diabolical trouble ...
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
Pokies: Tassie players are sheep being shorn ... or sheep being skinned ...
NATION: Nothing to fear but fear itself ...
NATION: Serious questions of judgment ...
Takayna Forests ... Masterpiece ...
FIRST DAY ... August
If it looks too good to be true ...
The King Hit ...
Tasmanian Federal Liberal’s Bitter Harvest: Parts 1 & 2
George Pell subject of Victoria Police investigation into multiple allegations of sexual abuse
Confessions of an amateur political campaigner
Hiding behind terrorism
Baby Boomers hijack the debate ...
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
Religious Holidays: Time for a Change
The People Problem in Global Warming is Shunned
Donor reveals Tasmanian Liberals host secret ‘policy forum’ for corporate contributors
NATION: Malcolm buys his Mandate ...
'It wasn't a forced we need to go, rather a heartfelt other-worldly plea ... '
Tarkine Embellished in Winter’s Charm ...
How technology disrupted the truth ...
Why does our outrage just fade away ... ?
NATION: Someone else to blame ...
Huon Valley Guessing Games: A council with no shame
NZ: The horror of wild animal poisoning
MEDIA: Perfect storm facing digital news. Latest circn figs? Guardian's great article ...
The out-of-touch elite ...
NATIONAL, STATE: Lesson learned ...
Rodney Pople's Creative Mind ...
Can the Liberals change on health?
Is the King Island Scrubtit Tasmania’s canary in the coal mine?
UK: lost, divided and alone
The Mayfair Gulag ...
STATE: How Hodgman, Gutwein and Ferguson lost the election ...
Tasmania leads the NATION ...
FEDERAL Election 2016: Good Heavens ...
THE VERDICT: Federal Election 2016
First Day, July: A celebration of the Tarkine ...
Renewable energy is big news in regional electorates across Australia
It’s up to all of us
Jo Cox ... and the Language of Hate ...
Everyone rejoice, Manus Island is 'open and free'!
A Big Week for Boy-Men
POKIES: What the Candidates reckon ...
Huon Valley Guessing Games: Dysfunction’s the name of the game
NATION: The 'opportunistic Trots ...'
A bright new extension lead for Basslink, which is down (again)
The Right Connections ...
Huon Valley Guessing Games: It’s time to act, Mr Gutwein
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 ...
How (and why) Australia is trying to usurp the PNG govt
Dirty Dairy ...
NATION: Like a pantomime horse ...
Doubts about jobs and growth
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
Turnbull campaign proves a fizza
Huon Valley Guessing Games: Huon waits on the real umpire’s call
Damning findings on training company spark calls for Tasmanian Liberals to return donations
Australia's soaring housing costs signal need for a new economic consensus
Another Eagle Electrocuted
TT: It’s time for an upgrade … with a little help from our friends ...
BASSLINK: Tasmania's power crisis
The Budget ...
NATION: No roadmap on Manus for Turnbull
Precious Freshwater diverted to Aquaculture
Tim Slade responds to Mr Brewster, CEO of TasWater
Leicester ... !
Let's dare to talk about it … a message of hope
The people’s case for transport equity
BASSLINK highlights State's budget woes
What nobody dares say to you about climate change ...
PNG gives middle finger to selfish Australian overlords ... and good on them
The grim, deadly reminders that the war in Afghanistan has failed
STATE: Who are the Tasmanian Liberal Party’s secret gift-givers?
A poem as lovely as a tree ...
The recolonisation of Norfolk Island is a heavy-handed act of regression
A Sham ...
My campaign for medicinal cannabis
STATE: Tasmanian Greens Call for an Inquiry into TasWater
NATION: Probe needed into $4b meltdown of failed forestry schemes
Planning law changes will change Tassie forever
Rebuilding lives after the Nepal earthquake
'Embracing the Climate Challenge' ...
East Timor is mad as hell, and it’s our fault
BASSLINK: A Wrap. $400m cost? The Senate Inquiry ...
Why shouldn’t we raise the legal smoking age to 21 ... ?
Tasmanians say: ‘Show Us Our Drinking Water Data’
April 17: Bill McKibben's Hobart Oration. The Rogue Nation ...
'There is reason to celebrate the protection of our Blue Derby forests ...'
STATE: Lies trump truth in the GST carve-up
The Slaughter of Rhinos is a Crime ...
STATE: Blue Derby, nature tourism revival that could be lost to logging. ERIC and Libs' ticket ...
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
Dr Richard Condie, fundamentalist Bishop of Tasmania ...
The case for integrity ...
NATION: We have the fifth lowest tax to GDP ratio out of 34 countries ...
This summer’s sea temperatures were the hottest on record for Australia: Here’s why ...
Tristan und Isolde ... in Hobart ...
Humans and the environment: New Zealand's lessons for Tasmania ...
BASSLINK: Is Hydro insolvent?
BASSLINK wrap: 'Interconnector fault pinpointed'
NATION: PM's COAG gambit fails while Uranium sales to Ukraine proceed. Newspoll ...
Australia’s private pathology lobby shifts political donations strategy
NATION: Turnbull declares war on Abbott faction. Newspoll, Abbott, Nauru, The Reef ...
Senator Eric Abetz: why dumping me was a big mistake
The passenger on Team Australia: Is it time to cut Tassie loose?
Inadequate policing and inadequate penalties
Nature under threat from the Far Right
Fire in the Tarkine – A Dynamic Ecology
Hope for HIV in Africa: Observations by an Eldoret Journeyman
Growth Isn’t Everything — Just Ask Japan
“Clean, Green” New Zealand's Rivers in Crisis
Maori Trusts Allow 1080 Poison to be Dropped Directly into Water
Easter 1916 - a terrible beauty?
TARKINE ... After The Fire ...
Burning our identity: a failure of collective consciousness?
Stopping attacks on gay people is not an attack on freedom
Author Richard Flanagan on Syria's great exodus
NATION: Turnbull capitulates to a right wing rump. July 2 POLL?
Gutwein and the Huon: Tough talk, or will he squib it?
The Palm Sunday Walk ... for Refugees
BASSLINK wrap: Libs secretly migrated own Internet services off Basslink. Will, Entura, Board ...
STATE: Government may end Federal Group's monopoly on poker machines
The Billions lost on MIS ...
The Attorney-General, the Public Trustee and donations to the Tasmanian Liberals
The Critics ...
COMMENT: The right to know & donations to the Tas Liberal Party by the Public Trustee's lobby group
Basslink's wrong cut ... ?
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
The great big crash in tobacco consumption
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
Notes on the Syrian exodus: ‘Epic in scale, inconceivable until you witness it’
Turn it Off
Calling for help from a lawyer ...
Tasmania's Energy Crisis
A much more serious plague ...
NATION: Turnbull goes the full Tony ... NBN ...
STATE: What happened when I applied to re-join the Tasmanian Liberal Party ...
STATE: Politicising the Tasmanian bushfires
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
The Re-making of a Town ...
Is Huon council GM playing for time?
HCC's strong anti-pokies stand ...
Wilderness fortunes and Rural Public Health
What Premier Will Hodgman should have said about the fires ...
NATION: How can I help you win today? The politics of fear and division
Road safety, government and the individual ... A different view
Scenery mining versus national park management
Locking away our civil rights
STATE: Bad News Trainwreck For Good News Will
Some suggestions for bushfire control authorities in Tasmania (and elsewhere)
Lapoinya: A slow walk ...
Flogging off the (dairy) farm to China ...
Following in the footsteps of our First People
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?
Tasmanian Liberals disclose origins of less than one-fourteenth of income
John Lawrence: FT directors quit ... and ...
First Day ...
Road Safety: Inaction by our local and state politicians and relevant authorities ... (4)
Hydro, Basslink ... Is it true ... ?
Government blindness spells doom for an ailing company
Infrastructure Tasmania gives Hobart Rail the Green Light
NATION: Morrison's pitch to raise the GST rests on a pack of lies ... and worse
He's not Kevin, says Eric ...
Stan Grant: the Australian dream is ‘rooted in racism’
It's ridiculous ...
FSC International's puerile, spurious excuse ...
NATION: The People's Messiah ...
The greatest refugee crisis since the Second World War ...
More plastic in the ocean ... by weight ... than fish ...
VDL in Australian hands: What’s in it for Tasmania?
What an absolute ripper of a book!x Tennis ...
NATION: The Silly Season reveals Turnbull's real agenda
John Lawrence's wonderful analyses ...
The zillion year town
Road Safety: Inaction by our local and state politicians and relevant authorities ... (1)
A Tasmanian Murder Mystery: Who is Killing Ross?
Gunns, Solvency and the 30th June 2011
The memories ...
Rob Walls: Sunrise on New Year's Day ...
Letters to my grandchildren (1) ...
The truth about John Howard’s East Timor ‘liberation’
I don't give a **** if we agree about Climate Change
Optimism Is The New Denialism In A Warming Malcolm Turnbull World
Losing my religion for equality
Tony Abbott's New Year's Dishonour List
2015: the year it became exciting to be alive ... apparently
STATE: Tasmania the roadkill capital of the world ... as captive-bred devils die ...
Will Tasmania be left as the last state without regulation of political donations?
Who are the invisible major donors behind the Tasmanian Liberal Party?
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 ...
Reforestation of the Earth: Australia’s Inaction ...
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 ...
Turnbull’s Political Philosophy
A miscarriage of justice ...
Tasmania Report: A Tale of Two Tasmanias
HVC: Time for an administrator?
NATION: Malcolm's Flash as a Rat with a Gold Tooth ...
No Planet B, no Planet A
A Response: The Fight about Western Might being Right
The Knot in my Stomach
Turnbull goes to Paris climate talks with 'a policy that does not exist'. Bishop ... of Entitlement
Ted's Bio-Blitz ...
Thousands Rally in Hobart for Climate Action
Mt Lyell re-opening likely within two to three years
'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!
How and why ISIS emerged ...
PARIS: Spot The Extremists ...
Brighton Council votes unanimously to join anti-pokies’ groups
Starlight ... sense of safety and sense of Place
PARIS: You can't Bomb the World to Peace ...
What are green solvents and how do they add value to plantation forests?
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 ...
The lost dog
STATE: The Truth about Jobs ...
Climate change puts UTAS plans at risk
The Pokies Cup. Five Runners. What are the odds?
Now Turnbull ... what next?
TPP Trade Pact Would Give Wall Street a Trump Card to Block Regulations
COMMENT: Does the Tasmanian Government really know what its policy is on pathology privatisation?
Urgent patients waiting months or years for care
State Government considers secret private bid for public 'medical services'
Government House: Kate Warner honours the EDO ...
NATION: Get your snout out of the trough ... GST
Has FT turned the corner?
What happens if a major political donor doesn’t disclose?
Who’s a Liberal donor gonna call? Rentbusters!
The private pathology industry emerges as major Tasmanian Liberals donor
Federal Hotels' predicament
PLANNING: Open Letter to the Legislative Councillors ... bill passes ...
PLANNING: An Open Letter to MLCs
Pioneer folk wonder if TasWater’s WorkSafe Tasmania Award is a joke ...
Palm oil, pollution and pyro-politics
NATION: Love is in the Air ... Amnesty, Abyan ...
NATION, Turnbull: ‘Small L’ Liberal Or Planet-Eating Death Star ... ? Amnesty, Abyan
Millennial Masculism Man (2)
26 bankers already sentenced to a combined 74 years in prison
All bets are off if deal’s lost: Greg Farrell puts heat on Libs ... will they buckle ... ?
NATION: The Hole in Malcolm's argument ...
Ka-Ching: pokies documentary reveals what makes the machines so addictive
Michael Ware's war record
UTAS Launceston move to Inveresk a 'great deception'
NATION: Stop the boasts ...
Arrest in Kiwi 1080 Baby Food Scare Clears Public
NATION: There's never been a more exciting time to be Malcolm Turnbull ... MH17 ...
Whatever the truth of Garrett’s story, it’s about gambling industry politics & influence
Tasmania's Farrell family moves up in Australia's rich list
NATION: Everything is on the table
First Day of The Month ...
NATION: New wine in old bottles. The Summit ...
Australian Marine Science has become truly parasitic, 'killing its host' ...
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 ...
'Absolute insult ...' 'Wedging the Mayor ...' 'Threat to residents ...'
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
Green Death from Above
Fate of a House on a Fort on a Hill
Here comes the Great Disruption ...
Geelong Star: The Grim Reaper ...
A light at the end of a decade-long tunnel ...
How can you not despair?
NATION: Not waving, drowning. TURNBULL quits, challenges Abbott ...
Peter Dutton And Tony Abbott May As Well Have Been Laughing At Aylan Kurdi
Dear PPB Advisory: Possible misuse of public funds to prop up seemingly bankrupt companies
Smells like Team Australia ... Guess How Many Virtual People They Killed ...
NATION: It's all about the people of Canning
NATION: A conga line of clowns and illusionists. FLANAGAN on Border Force. DYSON stays put ...
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
NATION: Theatre of the Absurd. 'Sleepwalking'. The Christian Right. Greste. Bart ...
Show Tassie some respect ...
Kellam's warning as Will says: 'There's nothing to see here ...'
Mercury: The Fall ... and why it matters
NATION: Abbott's pigeons come home to roost
Creating a Future that Works
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 ...
Rob Walls' Picture Essay of today's (Sat) Hobart City Hall rally in support of ...
Is this our social contract?
Australia was ready to act on climate 25 years ago, so what happened next?
How to save the Planet ... and Humankind
Increasingly, we can't trust journalists to decipher finance
NATION: All this bullshit has gone too far ...
NATION: Bronny ... the 'bad' system's poor 'victim'. PM Tony: Worst ever? Abetz ...
How Groningen invented a cycling template for cities all over the world
Lapoinya Letter of Learning
Xenophobia is killing our Planet
Racist booing of Adam Goodes: this is Abbott’s Australia
Tony Abbott, 2012: The Speaker is the guardian of parliamentary standards ...
After a big win for Brisbane, Baroque looks at China
Doing justice to Tasmania’s role in the national marriage equality debate
Eric Abetz is Rodney Croome’s best friend
Down in the Huon, who would like their money back?
NATION: All you need is talk ...
The Troglodytic Liberals and the Epoch of Coal
The end of capitalism has begun
I fear this coming weekend may be my last as a member of the once-proud ALP ...
Barnaby Joyce hates sheep as well as dogs and cows!
STATE: Here we go again ... Big Tree ... ?
Rolley laments Gunns mill blunder
NATION: A hole in the heart ...
NATION: Poor, poor Bronny ...
A fragment of Balmain history
International Acclaim for Bicheno Boathouse
Malaysian corruption scandal
Tasmanian Times & Anonymity of comments
NATION: the Bill Shorten Show Trial. Hewson on the rise of Isis
Ta Ann Tasmania: Just like Google ...
The hypocrisy ... the monumental hypocrisy ... ?
The Age of Post-Democracy
NATION: The dreadful, dreadful Abyss
STATE: Promoting tourism in the Tarkine ... a way ahead
The rabid attachment to the past
Tony Windsor: Stop the Brutes
First Day: A celebration of the West Coast ...
STATE: Poisoning our Western Rivers – When will it stop?
Is the Abbott Government fascist?
ABC 'on the side of Australia', managing director Mark Scott says, amid firestorm over Q&A
NATION: Abbott trashes the Rule of Law. Housing bubble. Q&A ...
Human rights and all that’s wrong with the Magna Carta
‘Spin’ – It’s no substitute for a positive response!
A British Genocide in Tasmania
Come on Sue ... spill the beans ...
Washington’s “First Objective” ...
How Wild is the Tarkine Wilderness?
The housing crash we had to have: A Gen Y perspective on the bubble
Tasmanian Integrity Commission should act on Forestry Tasmania
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 ...
STATE: Torching the Tarkine - More Liberal Lunacy. The terrified bushwalker ...
Land of the Northwestern Redneck ...
NATION: Facing mutiny ... Abbott goes on the attack
I approached the Labor government ... but they would not help
The liquidation of Nature
NATION: Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Why We Torture Asylum Seekers ...
The Super-Ministry of Fish 'n Chips ...
Tasmanian Authors: The Real Gems of Australia
The Budget ... REACTION
Following Ireland down the path to equality
How I Didn’t Become A Victim To Bullying: Caroline Dean, TEDxQueenstown
Off-road motorists' continued use of Tarkine tracks makes farce of ban
NATION: Personal choice and economic reality; Paid Parental Leave
Ella ... and the story that created our nation ...
Martyn Turner visits Oz ...
Peter Brohier's letter to Tony Abbott. All Peter Brohier articles on TT
The Tarkine Coast – A Wildlife Refuge
NZ: A programme to poison a nation
NATION: Where there's smoke there's Joe (and Tony)
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
Christine Milne resigns ...
This vandalism occurs without any apparent sign of action by Tasmania Police ...
Waterloo Bay: The Great Deceit
The Waterloo Bay proposal and the Southwood site ...
Rednecks hoon through the Tarkine ...
NATION: Balls of steel and feet of clay
Omega transport plan: Linking Victoria and Tasmania
Footfalls echo in the memory ...
An ANZAC reflection ...
Bread-and-circuses live on ...
Black War: The incompetent in pursuit of the intangible ...
It’s not the Tasmanians I know. The Tasmanians I know are proud, resourceful, curious
Health reform ... and the perils of hope
The Way We Were ...
A dog's death from 1080 poisoning ...
No wonder he's grinning ...
Who is Andrew Nikolic, Member of Parliament for Bass?
Baroque and bogans battle over the menu at lunch with Leo Schofield
April Fool's Day ...
First Day of the Month ... a celebration of 10 Murray ... and Entropy ...
New Zealand is stockpiling pure Compound 1080 ...
Discover the Spirit of Tasmania ... and Western Civilisation
The terrible consequences of fundamentalism ...
HERETIC: Why Islam needs a Reformation NOW
FEA’s Receivers Deloitte has at last found a buyer for FEA’s land and trees
Welcome 'home', Richard ...
NZ's 1080 blackmail letters' threat to poison dairy products: The Fallout for Tasmania
The Surplus Fetish ...
The Wisdom of The Elder
Team Clean's record haul of rubbish
A Curious Episode in Sarawak
NATION: The Energiser-Bunny ...
Rodney Croome's Lent Lecture to St Matthews ...
Seven per cent can’t afford the doctor
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 ...
Mr Nikolic MP, Dr Powell and freedom of expression ...
A very dark territory where our conduct as a nation betrays our vision of ourselves
NATION, STATE: National conversation called by those who are deaf to all form of entreaty
NATION: Resist the Fear and Loathing. First Dog ...
Triggs was attacked for defending the powerless – and one day another PM will apologise for it
Medicare: the co-payment lives!
Dying Like An Animal: The Price Of Empathy And How Governments Use Yours Against You
Julian Burnside: Independent media for reality's sake
Things that can't last ... FT fails the test, says Examiner
STATE: Lapoinya; Institutionalised duck-shoving. EMRS ...
NATION: Abbott’s Dark and Chilling Vision for Australia
'He seems to belong on Route 66 instead of the Devil’s Highway ...'
Abbott ignored Joyce, Hunt and departmental advice over failed Tasmanian forest policy: FOI document
NATION: A dark new chapter ...
NATION: National security ...
Fracking Our Way into Hell on Earth
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?
Mother Mountain: The Symphony of Birdsong (50)
Harriss Protest Bill: It works
LNP spills Abbott's guts
Abbott dealt out of the game
Tony Abbott is 'a very good captain ...'
Rupert’s Queensland Election Hissy Fit
Hobart Baroque? No. Brisbane Baroque
NATION: Manus; We must act ...
Call for State and Uni to dump Taib Mahmud ... and Ta Ann
Tasmanian achievement a matter of national pride
Fact-Checking Julia Jabour and Indi Hodgson-Johnston
STATE: Fixing hospitals? Here’s how. Nyrstar's hand out ...
Bob Brown: Wilderness degradation should lead to unique label being dropped
The Truth About Ta Ann. 'The biggest environmental crime of our times'
Maxine's story from the Trenches v Julia's story from the Benches
Stand up ... before our capacity to do so is stolen from us ...
Open Season on the Tarkine Coast
But wait ... there's more: TT's Tasmanians of the Year
How to squash an economy
The Tragedy of the Commons
Tarkine: International call to protect nation's heritage
The Flan Man and Bob Graham give it all away ...
FT and FSC: Accreditation is simply Not Possible. Your $30 million to subsidise FT ...
The last of Leo ...
The Moral Irrelevance of Christian Doctrine ...
'Look on my works, ye mighty, and despair!'
China and US strike deal on carbon cuts in push for global climate pact
Who’s knocking on Tasmania’s aldermanic doors?
STATE: How are things going, Will?
FT: Nothing has changed ...
Writers and artists ... saving wildlife and habitats ...
Mother Mountain: The Symphony of Birdsong (36)
'Frightening the community into silence ... ' Bill passes. FT's $43m loss ...
What Makes Them Tick: Inside The Mind Of The Abbott Government
Ice: The destruction of my tenant's life ...
The story of the Phoenix Timber
EU leaders agree to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 40% by 2030
Tassie's forestry wars echo UK's motorway wars ...
Keeping alive the British colonial tradition of tugging our forelocks ...
NATION: Tony and coal, 'A contradiction to all available evidence ...'
STATE: Fracking poses risks to agriculture, tourism, Tasmania's reputation ...
The Flan-Man Triumphs
Robert Armstrong’s adieu
How Great Cities Deal With Woodchips
HAWTHORN: It’s a con. A fraud
STATE: Insanity ... !
Life in a ‘degrowth’ economy, and why you might actually enjoy it
An artist's sermon on that word ...
Bitter Harvest ... ignorance in Tasmania
This is an important moment in the life of Spring Bay Mill
Shock of the New: Replacing history with a Concrete Block. Green Wall call
Corporatised Sport: As scandalous as drug-taking ...
Howard embarrassed? He should be ashamed!
Pay freeze will increase hospital costs
Mother Mountain: The Symphony of Birdsong (30)
Abetz still in the woods, fighting a lost war
'Real-Time' acid on local, state, federal pollies
The Influence of China on Global and Australian Housing Markets
Real Time political funding disclosure & Internet Democracy
Has Politics Failed Us?: No, but there's a lack of authenticity, passion and leadership
Greg L'Estrange and the Triabunna sale process ...
The Budget Reality ...
Dr Kevin Bonham: Hobart City Council Voting Patterns 2011-2014
A bad budget for patients
Liberals' missed opportunity
Tasmania's economy - out for lunch. Back Soon
"Nathan Carswell" called
Hobart Baroque: Be realistic, demand the impossible!
The Governor’s Legacy
An Open Letter to Joe Hockey
State Governments can’t control the economy. There, I’ve said it ...
John Gay's $3.1m illegal trading windfall pursued by Commonwealth
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
Hobart Baroque and the Tasmanian economy
Forestry Tas: Devoid of commercial purpose
Well sinners ... welcome to the launch ...
Who is Nathan Carswell?
The brief life and swift death of Hobart Baroque
Abbott fiddles as the nation burns
Ripping off hospitals
In politics, keeping one’s word is sacrosanct
Aiding and Abetzing
'Something You Need To Know...'
The pervasive power of Rupert Murdoch. The Bullying and Hypocrisy of Andy Coulson
Tassie: Public Servants make up carbon tax shortfall
Will voters find out who is funding Tasmanian local government election campaigns?
Public opinion and democracy
Five years on since the US recession ‘officially’ ended in June 2009….
Tasmania's Senators on the repeal of the carbon tax: what they said and how they voted
Don't conduct any due diligence ... Just throw money ...
Solar has won. Even if coal were free to burn, power stations couldn't compete
Liberal Cadart stands firm on his grand vision
Restoring Lake Pedder - a project for Tasmania's future
Hello Jan Davis ... Do you a deal!
The Broken System
Poverty of the progressives
Country towns: death or deliverance. A visit to Scottsdale ...
Who is picking up the tab for the Myer redevelopment?
Another reason to block the Appropriation Bills ...
The Values Ratchet
Divide & Conquer In Tasmania
Broken promises and shameless lies ...
Casting the first stone of breaking convention might come to haunt Abbott
An ideological crusade against the poorest and most disadvantaged ...
No soft landing with Captain Abbott
Us v Them, Australia vs Asylum Seekers, Slaves vs Everyone Else: Is there a difference?
Greg Hall and the unspoken Sins of Omission
The four-letter word which could save the world
Celebrities Join World Heritage Campaign
Double-Dissolution ... now. The bond of trust is broken
Struggling Ta Ann Tasmania splashed out on $136,000 of wine from Evan Rolley. The Sarawak Report ...
Leading the Australian economy to the Abbott-oir
All-powerful Paul Harriss. Mendicant ($45 million) Ta Ann ...
Mother Mountain: The Symphony of Birdsong (9)
Evil Was Only a Visitor
This is how empires collapse
Selling state assets is ideology rather than logic
The Lives of Brian
Whither the Liberal Conscience?
In Tasmania, even crooks like Gay can run a business
Apartheid-style boycott to save the planet, says Tutu as Bolivia enshrines natural world rights
Forests: Reality bites for Paul and Will ...
Fat Cat cull is not enough
What Jim Bacon told me ...
Jim Bacon: The Emperor has no clothes
Listen to the message of Orlando, Will ...
Premier Hodgman Starts A War He Will Not Win
GUNNS – The life and death of a rogue corporation
Another Sad Birthday Lucille
Chronicle 67: Ohhhhhhh Monty's ...
How to kick-start the economy: swap the paid parental leave scheme for small business tax concession
This mantra is seriously delusional ...
Pulping State Politics ... or Ducks on a String
Most Tasmanian political donors remain in the shadows.
The Failure of Far Right-Wing Ideology
The Rule Of Law – Tasmanian Style
A Wave of Unreason
Big Coal’s annus horribilis
Doubts removal legislation is really democracy removal legislation
How Korda Mentha instructed Premier Giddings to act. The Legislation ...
Taken for a Ride
Giddings' Green Clean Dumps Antony
Tell me a story… about free trade
How Lara Giddings comprehensively failed ... and why her demise is certain
7 Days, 8 Friends, 140km. 1 Rainforest
Integrity comes from within - but it also needs to be seen from outside
Tasmania's ban on genetically modified crops made indefinite in bid to protect clean, green brand
Missing millions and the law of triviality
A happy new year is unlikely ...
The Remedy: The investigative system is better in every respect ...
Nitens plantations worth more than just pulp
Scruffy's bid for the Legislative Council. Scruffy to be interviewed by Crikey ...
My, how you’ve grown (6) ... a (final) update on the Peregrines
We’re in the [adversary system] tart shop now, boys
Memo to Tasmania: ’twas an industry done-deal
The House Wins: Gaming Reforms Ditched
MMG Rosebery mine top toxic polluter in Tasmania
Australia Needs a National Response to Miscarriages of Justice
My, how you've grown (5) ... another update on the Peregrines
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)
My, how you’ve grown (4) ... another update on the Peregrines
The irony that proves the point
Turning politicians into corporate servants ...
Federal Hotels: End of a chapter
The case of the declining eastern quoll: correlation equals causation – or does it?
My, how you've grown (3) ... another update on the Peregrines
The Lost is not lost ... it is alive and kicking
Lest We Forget: the need to morally justify Afghanistan
In calling for revolution, this half-Messiah has hit a nerve
The Nation: The idea of a mandate
My, how you've grown (2) ... another update on the Peregrines
Centenary of Powered Flight in Tasmania
Falling Into the Sound of Water
Foxes: Ivan Dean and the Kitchell report
My, how you've grown ... an update on the Peregrines
An extraordinary Picture Essay: The nesting Peregrine Falcons ...
Losers! Ditch the old ways of thinking ...
Education: Change is easy – it’s improvement that’s difficult
The Dread Pirates Greenpeace, Hobart rally speech ...
100 years of Moving Pictures ...
The Billion Dollar Opportunity
MIS scams uncovered
Poetry, without a shred of pity
Death in Amsterdam
Keith Dunstan and his place in the Australian sun
IPCC report: Australia can expect 6C rise on hottest days
Toxic Tas Water
Look Who’s Laughing. Flannery, Booth
Tasmania is a far lesser place today ...
Ex-staffer lashes Huon council
Tony Abbott’s Great Big Carbon Tax Lies – Part 2
The Debt Fallacy
Pull the other one ...
Frank Nicklason on John Gay: I have a bad case of indigestion
What the government’s feed-in tariff announcement means for you
Loosing the Dogs of Xenophobia
Nick Evers: Gentle, into that good night
Launceston ... Sewerage systems can’t cope with more extreme weather
Into the future ... Estonia tells Tasmania: Shed Legacy Thinking
Open letter in support of free speech and reform in Tasmania
At Last: Breaking through the Tasmanian Paradigm
Meanwhile ... just how long will it take to crack the Tassie Paradigm ... ?
Ta Ann: the supreme beggar
So you can basically lie ...
One child, one teacher, one book and one pen can change the world ...
The Final Acceleration – Just Waiting for the Great Disruption?
The rise and fall of Julia Gillard - what it means to women
Pragmatic answers to the asylum seeker question. Rudd and Indonesia
The coming crisis for the oceans. Obama Acts
Rise of the Ruddster ... 7PM ... ? 6.38PM: Shorten backs Rudd ...
Watching the watchmen: Charles Lewis on non-profit journalism
Doing the Climate Maths with Bill McKibben
Why I’m Not Drinking The Water
Special Timbers: The Broken Business Model
Understanding Budgets: A Better Way
Like shooting goldfish in a barrel
Countless millions of sawlog tonnes smashed, chipped, wasted ...
The Question of Bass Strait
The Magic Wand of the Confidence Fairy
Climate Change Alarmism as a Moral Responsibility
The Next War Won’t Have Guns
The Four Reports of the Climate Apocalypse?
Fear and Freedom
It’s what’s left unsaid
I don't agree
It's no secret. Tasmania's economy is buggered
Is the press too big to fail? It's dumb journalism, stupid
God help us in a world infused with anger
Can’t you just see Bob walking towards you, in your mind’s eye?
Balance is appeasement. Fairness is truth ...
The health money-go-round
Tasmania, Tourism and the Elephant in the Room
The Tasmanian Forest Gravy Train
Abortion: Here is my story ...
Hobart Baroque: The long-cherished dream becomes reality ...
The Bradbury Effect (or why the Liberals can’t win in 2014)
Tigers in The Weld: The Sequel
PAL: Redressing the injustice
What is justice?
Tailings spill: The concerning inconsistencies. Ringarooma warning ...
Bass Strait: The critical Wilkie-Katter motion
Evan Whitton: Investigative v Adversarial Law
We'll never get over it …
Underbelly: The suggested grounds for a Royal Commission
The Underbelly of Forestry Tasmania
Giddings knew Gunns was insolvent
How to be happy ... with less
The Underbelly of Forestry Tasmania. Julia pledge on pulp mill
Underbelly: Paul Harriss; A Step Too Far?
Lost ... without the pulp mill ...
What is a Small Mine?
Federal Hotels: the turning point?
Pulp Friction - Fact not Fiction
No basket-case: Tasmania on the bumpy road to economic sustainability
Top five regrets of the dying
The hope Jon West rejects
Democratic hemlock: saving earth from our animal selves
WHA: The Facts
The Tree-sitters: Designing a habitat on high
Tasmanian Devil: THE full NEW YORKER
Harsh lessons of a bushfire horror
Climate Change: It’s time to speak up …
A doco which could make you sick!
The Need To Increase Tasmanian Parliamentary Numbers
Extreme temperatures by the end of the century. The hoax we had to have
RBF: A hard road ahead
I resolve to try and do that
US spies on Assange in UK Ecuador Embassy
Some leaders! Some vision!
There Must be a Better Way
The party interest
Rafferty Rules: The Incredible FT Saga. Crikey: The forestry con job ... and response
Remembrance, Memory and Silence: Forgetting a Larrikin Tasmanian Digger
Forestry Tasmania: Wilful deception and crass incompetence
Forestry Tasmania: To be cosmetic or profound – that is the question
The Meaning of Vandielaff
One night in Rosevears ...
Rosevears Pub, Thursday, Nov 1: Tasmanian Times' Tasmanian of the Year ...
The Decline of Love and the Rise of Non-Freedom
The duty of politicians to principles, not mob rule
That man stole something from me ...
Gunns: The morning after
The legal ambush that sank marriage equality
Bring them home! John Laws agrees!
Gunns drawn amid immense hostility
Re-Envisioning the Hobart Rivulet
Let us hope the days of the cargo cult are over
That’s the way the money goes! The federal health bailout and its priorities
A Problem of Cunning Tasmanian Foxes or Much Less Cunning Innovation?
GUNNS: APPOINTMENT OF VOLUNTARY ADMINISTRATOR
Fish and Chips on Fridays
It's not mob rule ... it's protecting Tasmania's interests
Trashed already ...
Understanding the science behind the super-trawler’s quota
Scientists confirm that Margiris quota is unsound
If a child of an addict could ask the Federal Group why ... ?
Was Australia intended as a hemp colony?
The man on the mountain
Copping: Consultation Not Spin
Tasmanian Cronyism: the more things change, the more they remain the same
Scale back: the corporate lessons of Tasmania’s forestry debacle. Forest carbon ...
‘Cargo cult’ mentality is not an economic development policy
Don't write off Labor ... yet. Greens slump in latest poll
State of the State: Slow progress but I’m fearful ...
Gunns Ltd ... the worst disaster!
Loving Our Democracy
Why tobacco prohibition won’t work
Electricity ... a perspective
Back to the future for the forestry industry
Max Bound 1924—2012
Shame on us all
Gap narrows but Liberals still cruising
Dealing with FT: John Powell's tortuous saga (includes all articles)
The Second Coming is more likely ...
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
The Cassandra syndrome: two economists and the coming financial crisis
The Case for Restoration Forestry. Check on Gunns' pulse ... IGA: Another extension
Another federal health plan falls apart
Ta Ann-backer Abetz visits Sarawak. Sarawak People tell Ta Ann to go
Cut down The Triffid. Pokie barons plunder carbon compo money
FT persists with its trashing of history ...
Joining the dots
Clean water needs revised forestry operations
Push v Pull: The Morality of Offshore Processing
Hospital budgets to be cut by new pricing scheme
This is the way the world ends ...
Truly stupefying ...
What Mt Wellington really needs
A Loss for Words
How to save our hospitals
Does the 2010 election herald a return to Van Diemen’s Land?
Are we not capable of solving our own problems?
But wait! There’s worse!
Is Labor the least worst?
Ashamed of our animal instincts
Ghost Story #1
MONA – the Sex, Death and Taxes Gallery
I’ll Always Be Labor (but I don’t have to vote for them!)
Beware of conservatives
Where to Tasmania?
Wilful blindness and the new forest industry. Booth: Broke FT puts its hand out, again ...
The Naked Emperors
Feathering nests or furthering Tassie ... ? GetUp's banned ad
Without fear or favour
Legco: Labor crushed
Andrew Nikolic and The New Examiner. 48,000 visit New Examiner ...
Is Tasmania a failed state ... ?
Toe the line, or you don't work in Tasmania
Geoff: It's far worse ... Forestry Tasmania’s shrinking estate
Forestry Tasmania – A Compelling Case for Reform
Janet Laurence: After Eden
DISMISSED! Paul Harris 'called out'. The Stench. DISMISSED: Court rejects Gunns
LegCo: two colourful campaigns
The State: The glorious folly of one ...
Get out of Afghanistan ...next year
Labor Death Wish – cutting umbilical cords
Rethink FT: The devastating truth about a Rogue Agency
The Problem: No Trust
The report Lab-Lib would rather you did not see. Libs' attack: Recant, says McKim. Wilkinson probe
Forestry's 'Sustainable Practice': The Neverending Story
Dream on ...
State of the State: What your mother didn't tell you, graph by graph
'The garbage media component to what happens around here in Tasmania'
The Rogue Agency
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
Paul Harriss MLC should resign. Questions which must be answered
Gunns White Knight gallops off
The anti- depressant/placebo smackdown
Nobody’s buying ...
Native Forest Logging is economic madness
Cliched, populist drivel
I won't be silenced on forestry by dinosaurs stuck fast in a swamp
A dog: The financial truth about Ta Ann Tasmania. MLCs 'premature'. World protests
The Tragedy of Tasmania's Forests: One act on from Flanagan
Travels around Tasmania with some latte sippers
Bobby-z ... and the Miners of Potosi
MIS growers felled again
Ancanthe ... all that will be lost
Writers, artists, journalists ... how to foment a (peaceful) revolution
The Bravest Man I Ever Knew
Don't bother coming back after Christmas. The meaning of Clause 27. Gunns Ltd plumbs new depths
The stupidity that has no end ... but is it Gunns end?
Conflict of interest: The cancer within our public life
It will be a tough 2012
Lest We Forget: the need to morally justify Afghanistan
Professor Stewart didn’t get much right
Black Ice Economics
Gonzo Greg’s Report Card
(Hobart) Council: who will be the new Lord Mayor?
Your City Council: sorted from green to blue (2009-11)
Gunns: No way to establish emails' veracity. Les Baker: I wrote some; they are ancient history ...
These emails are genuine
Gunns: Do they deserve public funds?
In Australia the people are sovereign
The Road to Nowhere
Lara: Like a spoiled rich teenager with a spending problem ...
The Inconvenient Truth: Forestry is in crisis
Well Done Tasmanian Communities
Lara, Will ... and the Corner Store
Not the GFC: 12 years of Labor neglect, Stupid
TT Line - Tasmania's Own Titanic
Forestry Tasmania’s secret
Download: Strategic Review of Forestry Tasmania - Request for Tender. What is HCV forest?
Aussie, Christian or universal values?
Not the cake, Lara, the Bread ...
Putting the 'Un" in Australian
No Giddings Bounce – Is Labor Doomed?
Morality, politics and asylum-seekers
Greg's Chutzpah ... and Postscript. FT profit ... and Bob Gordon's performance ...
Dear Mr L’Estrange ...
Tourism in Tasmania is a failure
Naked and Exposed
Sustainability of eucalypt plantations in Australia is failing
Flood, fire, mega weather events, climate change and risk…???
The state of democracy
Forestry Tasmania's cover-up
Urgent need to address key shortcomings in the Forests Agreement
One minute to midnight: The Brighton By-pass ...
An Impure Tasmania
Will Aird’s Legacy be Giddings’ Great Challenge
Integrity Commission could probe The Auspine – Scottsdale Saga. And, Kim Booth's new call
Gunns: The Next Chapter?
Gunns: Is the worst over?
Afghanistan: review of the war and use of the war power
Afghanistan and the alliance argument
The death of Forestry Tasmania?
Afghanistan: new US policy favours reconciliation
Afghanistan: the supposed threat to national security
From Forest Destruction and Public Subsidies to Profitable and Sustainable Forestry Practices
Election 2010: The campaign about nothing
Dr Amos, It's just plain nonsense
Beware of Politicians Bearing Gifts
The fox that wasn’t there?
Cutting through the forest feud
The Rot Remains at the Core of Forestry and Government
The forestry assault
Labor will win Denison
The Truth About Plantations
Swing voters mistrust Labor-Green coalition
Where has your money gone ...
Round and round the same old table?
Forestry Tasmania is the stumbling block
Accounting for Dummies—Lessons from the Forest Industry
Forestry Tasmania goes bush ... and hides the cost
Gunns Through the Looking Glass
The Randwick Inclusive Power Sharing Arrangement – a Model for Tasmania?
Pokies: Bullying has done its job
Chronicle (39): End of an era/ Start of an era
A clear statement on intervention
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