Bob Brown arrested at Tasmanian logging site after blasting Tanya Plibersek

Greens founder Bob Brown has been arrested while protesting against logging in Tasmania’s highlands just days after he blasted Environment Minister Tanya Plibersek for giving him the cold shoulder. His arrest was revealed by his foundation and came after he spent the night camped out in the state’s Eastern Tiers Forest Reserve alongside defenders of a … Read more

Daylight savings Australia: Clocks go back an hour 2am Sunday October 2

Daylight savings begins this weekend – all of Australia’s time zone changes and how it will affect where you live Most Aussies will have their clocks put forward as daylight savings kicks in soon NSW, Victoria, SA, Tasmania, ACT and Norfolk Island will change their times They will lose one hour on Sunday at 2am … Read more

American expat says bagels in Australia are sad and dense

American expat reveals the ONE ‘sad’ truth she’s noticed since living in Australia: ‘It doesn’t make sense’ An American expat has shared an aspect of Australia that ‘doesn’t make sense’  Ashleigh moved from New York to Tasmania for university  In a now-viral TikTok video, she said the bagels Down Under are ‘sad and dense’ She’s also … Read more

Tasmania’s Premier Jeremy Rockliff supports changing Australia Day from January 26 to another date

Top politician voices his support to change the date of Australia Day – insisting it’s become ‘increasingly divisive’ Mr Rockliff said he supported a national conversation about changing the day The Premier attended a Reconciliation Tasmania breakfast on Wednesday  Tasmania will introduce an Aboriginal-led treaty and truth-telling pathway By Ethan James For Australian Associated Press … Read more

See inside the quaint countryside estate near Launceston that looks like an old English manor house

Stepping onto this quaint country estate is like taking a journey back in time with its elegantly manicured gardens, English manor-like home and period-style décor.  Despite feeling like you’re in the middle of the English countryside, the stunning estate is tucked away among the rolling hills of Riverside, only 15 minutes from the centre of … Read more

Inside the contemporary barn-style home with sweeping country views that just sold in Tasmania

Behind the doors of this hillside ‘barn’ lies a spectacular luxury home – complete with VERY modern styling, breathtaking views and a private river jetty retreat A contemporary barn-style cabin hides behind it a stunningly modern home with picturesque country views The stylish pad is just 20 minutes from Launceston in Tasmania on a sprawling 1.94 … Read more

Australia’s east coast hammered by wild weather with Sydney and Brisbane in firing line 

Large swathes of Australia are preparing to batten down the hatches once again as a weekend of wild weather looms. Australia’s east coast will be smashed by flash flooding, torrential downpours, thunderstorms, powerful winds and hazardous surf conditions, causing widespread havoc across at least three states. The same weather system which flooded North Queensland in … Read more

Can you spot what’s unusual about this woman’s freckles?

A tattoo artist has shared her client’s cosmetic freckle appointment to covey how different healed freckles look to when they have been ‘freshly’ done. Daisy Lovesick is a tattoo artist living in Brisbane, Queensland, and she specialises in placing ‘faux’ freckles on the cheeks, forehead and chins of her eager bare-faced clientele. ‘Here are some … Read more

Relief as mother of two, 31, found safe after going missing in Kempton in Tasmania

Relief as mother of two, 31, is discovered just 400m from police base after going missing in freezing conditions overnight Tanaha Direen found safe and well in the Tasmanian village of Kempton  She disappeared in her pyjamas sparking an overnight police search of the town Family and friends were concerned for her wellbeing after a … Read more