Author Archives: Kathy Ellerman
Jul
20
2011

A leading international nature writer and butterfly expert has fulfilled a dream by visiting Tasmania. Dr Robert Michael Pyle is a conservation biologist who says he has wanted to visit Tasmania as long as he has known it existed. “It … Continue reading

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Jul
20
2011

Launceston’s attractive civic square will again play host to the successful Junction Arts Festival, which is also known as the JAF, this August. The city centre will become a multi arts venue that emphasises audience participation and engages with the … Continue reading

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Jul
19
2011

This highly-anticipated exhibition at the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (TMAG) celebrates the world of books and reading and is set to open on July 23. Longtime Hobart resident Brigita Ozolins exhibits regularly in Tasmania and Australia, as well as … Continue reading

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Jul
19
2011

Australia’s Formula One driver Mark Webber has announced the return of the Swisse Mark Webber Tasmania Challenge multi-sport event in December. Continue reading

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Jul
16
2011

The upcoming presentation by the Salamanca Arts Centre of The Strand Line: A Tale of Two Sisters promises to be a richly rewarding addition to Hobart’s winter arts scene. The new exhibition was born out of two sisters’ childhood memories … Continue reading

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Jul
15
2011

UNESCO has designated eleven of Australia’s convict sites with World Heritage listings and a popular way to see as much of the state’s fascinating history as possible is to take a convict tour. The Convict History of Tasmania tours have … Continue reading

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Jul
14
2011

The Taste of the Tamar is a celebration of Tasmania’s Tamar Valley region and this year, the food and wine festival will be held over two weekends – one in Hobart and one in Launceston – to give more people … Continue reading

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Jul
13
2011

If you are planning a trip to the beautiful Tasmanian East Coast, there’s no better place to stay than in a seaside hotel. One option to consider is The Ocean Retreat, which is run by Select Retreats. The facility is … Continue reading

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Jul
13
2011

The 25-bed lodge offers an overnight stay in what is becoming a very popular tourism destination and is suitable for all types of visitors including families, school groups and backpackers. Continue reading

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Jul
13
2011

When it started in 2002 it was billed as “the world’s smallest cultural event” but the Hobart Comedy Festival is now a dynamic occasion that visitors always fall in love with and is often described as the comedy world’s favourite … Continue reading

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