Author Archives: Gerald Englebretsen
Oct
06
2013

ith the rise in afford­able SLR’s, the new crop of fan­tas­tic mir­ror­less cam­eras and even phone cam­eras, those post­ing into Social Chan­nels will def­i­nite­ly want to take bet­ter shots and learn new tech­niques. Continue reading

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Nov
09
2012

Tourism Operators on Tasmania’s East Coast have swept the 2012 Tasmanian Tourism Awards winning 10 categories, while tourism icons the Port Arthur Historic Site and Pennicott Wilderness Adventures confirmed their status as Tasmania’s leading tourism experiences, with multi-awards across categories, … Continue reading

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Jun
13
2012

Film festivals start out modestly. When Tourism Tasmania partnered with The Breath of Fresh Air (BOFA) Film Festival organisers to hold its Short Film Competition ‘Essence of Tasmania’, it was mindful that Tropfest had attracted around 9 entries in its inaugural year. Continue reading

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Jun
06
2012

Touring Tasmania is often a case of the highway or biway and the time taken to explore the latter will reward you plenty. Continue reading

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Mar
02
2012

ourism in Tasmania was handed a huge but well deserved compliment at the Qantas Australian Tourism Awards held in Cairns Continue reading

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Feb
24
2012

A small family run boutique organic sheep cheesery in Southern Tasmania last week won “Champion Cheese” at the Sydney Royal Cheese and Dairy show, with their Sapphire Blue. Significant? Lump together 360 different cheeses – cow, goat, sheep and buffalo … Continue reading

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Dec
28
2011

The Summer of Fun (a label adopted by local newspaper ‘The Mercury’) best describes over a month of celebration, sports, relaxation, extreme endeavour, performance and an enormous amount of eating and drinking. It begins with the trio of Yacht Races on … Continue reading

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Sep
28
2011

Many movies have been filmed in Tasmania but none is drawing the attention and anticipation of audiences like The Hunter filmed here last year. Its director and stars have praised Tasmania as an evocative location. The movie premieres tonight in … Continue reading

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