February 4, 2016 8
As fires ravage Tasmania's pristine areas, writer and Launceston bushwalking guide Bert Spinks mourns for the beautiful places that are no more.
April 14, 2015 4
The Tasmanian government's proposed expansion of the tourism industry threatens everything great about Tassie's wilderness, writes Bert Spinks, freelance writer and bushwalking guide on the Overland Track.
March 17, 2014 9
The Liberals have won the Tasmanian election after a long time in the wilderness, consigning Labor and the Greens to history. Here are the biggest challenges they face this term ...
September 27, 2013 11
Calls for anti-boycott legislation by the Tasmanian forest industry will test the free speech bona fides of Attorney-General George Brandis. Will he take up the challenge?
May 1, 2013
Will the NDIS actually get support at the ballot box? Richard Farmer suspects it will end up being a political suicide note. Plus other views noted along the way.
April 15, 2013 10
Australia's native forest industry simply cannot compete in the global marketplace. Handing over more taxpayer-funded assistance will not solve the problem, writes ANU associate professorAndrew Macintosh.
April 12, 2013 2
Crikey readers have their say on the biggest issues of the day.
March 5, 2013 7
Gunns might have been trading insolvent when it took $23 million from the federal government for its non-existent pulp mill, writes Tasmanian economist and analyst John Lawrence at Tasmanian Times.
December 14, 2012 7
Most of the trees felled in Tasmania's forests end up as waste and woodchips. Andrew Macintosh and Richard Denniss crunch the numbers in a new Australia Institute infographic.
December 5, 2012
A deal to end the Tasmanian forest wars will soon go before state Parliament. Tasmanian-based accountant and former economist John Lawrence crunches the numbers and poses some pertinent questions.