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Finally, we are addressing ABC bias

Finally, we are addressing ABC bias

Crikey readers talk the ABC, people smugglers and why Tassie should host its own G21.

MONA offers a sly wink, but do working-class locals get the joke?

MONA offers a sly wink, but do working-class locals get the joke?

Freelance writer Bert Spinks takes the bus to the suburbs surrounding MONA -- and finds there are some uncomfortable juxtapositions.

Tassie may hold the govt to ransom on the RET

Tassie may hold the govt to ransom on the RET

Tasmania punches well above its weight in terms of political influence -- and the state's aluminium smelting industry is not happy with keeping the Renewable Energy Target.

Picking on Bernardi unbecoming (or perhaps he’s an arsehat)

Picking on Bernardi unbecoming (or perhaps he’s an arsehat)

Crikey readers talk the pros and cons of picking on Cory Bernardi and an exciting Tasmanian data project that has great potential.

How a Tasmanian data project could save the world

How a Tasmanian data project could save the world

New Australian-made sensor technology could have the potential to maximise food production around the world.

Is this threatened species in decline? The devil’s in the detail

Is this threatened species in decline? The devil’s in the detail

Data appears to show populations of Tasmanian devils have stabilised. Biologist Allen Greer asks why you're not hearing that from the state government or advocates of "saving" the devil.

The truth will be revealed: I have seen the Tassie tiger

The truth will be revealed: I have seen the Tassie tiger

Everyone knows the Tasmanian tiger is extinct, right? Well, thylacine researcher Col Bailey says everyone is wrong.

How your taxes bailed out insolvent timber giant Gunns

How your taxes bailed out insolvent timber giant Gunns

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.

What’s wrong with Tasmania, Australia’s freeloading state?

What’s wrong with Tasmania, Australia’s freeloading state?

Tasmania lags the nation in all important economic and social criteria. In an essay for GriffithREVIEW, Jonathan West says a malaise has descended over the Apple Isle. Its industry is broken and its people fear change.

Get some culture in Tassie

Get some culture in Tassie

Fancy a long weekend of culture? Jump on a flight and head to Hobart. The Museum of Old and New Art has generated a lot of hype since its January opening. And it’s all true, says Mark Hipgrave.