Tasmania: jailing ten-year-olds

May 15, 2009 2

The Tasmanian Department of Justice confirmed yesterday that last week a 10-year-old boy "was held for an hour in an adult prison before being taken to court and bailed."

Garrett and Gunns win: Lawyers for Forests face massive legal costs

May 12, 2009 2

Using the courts can be a very risky venture, particularly if you lose.

Arrests as Tasmania’s old growth forest heads to the chainsaw

May 11, 2009 10

22 protesters were arrested in Tasmania's Upper Florentine Valley. Andrew Dodd was there.

Tasmanian children are second class citizens

May 1, 2009 1

Tasmania’s children and young people are second class citizens compared with their peers in Victoria, writes Greg Barns.

Hobart’s Parliament Square kerfuffle

April 24, 2009

Three very different designs have been shortlisted to become the future look of Hobart's Parliament Square.

Tasmania’s burnoff greenhouse effect a mystery

April 24, 2009

Forestry Tasmania has admitted it does not know how much greenhouse gas is produced by its regeneration burns.

Tasmanian upper house elections

April 23, 2009

On Saturday week, one fifth of Tasmanian voters go to the polls to perform some reupholstering on the state’s 15-members Legislative Council.

Where is the OHS report into Beaconsfield disaster?

April 6, 2009

Since the 2006 rockfall at Beaconsfield Mine in Tasmania, the public has received limited information, writes Kevin Jones.

Corporate bribery for gullible Tasmanian government

April 3, 2009

The Tasmanian Premier has handed over taxpayers funds -- he won’t say how much -- to a company that has made so much money in recent years it is now the biggest meat processer on the planet.