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Seven things Bob Brown wants Graham Lloyd to know about Tassie forests

Seven things Bob Brown wants Graham Lloyd to know about Tassie forests

Graham Lloyd wrote about Bob Brown in this morning's Australian. Herewith, former Greens leader Bob Brown responds.

Tracing a fall from grace as Gunns baron fined for insider trading

Tracing a fall from grace as Gunns baron fined for insider trading

Former Tasmanian timber chief John Gay has been fined $50,000 for insider trading. Former economist John Lawrence traces what went wrong for Gunns and Gay.

Can Tassie see the deal for the trees? Peace comes at a cost

Can Tassie see the deal for the trees? Peace comes at a cost

They're declaring peace in the forests of Tasmanian. But the deal passed through Parliament isn't worth much for the environment without further protection for the remaining reserves.

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.

Trouble at mill … is Gunns’ pulp plan dead?

Trouble at mill … is Gunns’ pulp plan dead?

Gunns has announced it no longer believes its seven-year plan for a Tasmanian pulp mill is "probable to proceed". John Lawrence, an accountant and former economist, asks what went wrong for the once-mighty forestry giant.

Race to find financier as Gunns pulp mill faces facts

Race to find financier as Gunns pulp mill faces facts

Tasmanian timber company Gunns' proposed $2.3 billion Bell Bay Pulp Mill -- still reeling from the withdrawal of a key financier -- could be facing an uncertain future at the hands of throat-cutting global competitors, a major industry conference has heard.