Author Archives: Kathy Ellerman
Jul
11
2011

The organisers of the Longford Revival Festival are looking forward to 2012 after a highly successful inaugural event this year. The reopening of Longford and the Flying Mile – one of Australia’s earliest grand prix racing tracks – after 42 … Continue reading

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Jul
11
2011

Tasmanian athletes have returned covered in glory from participating in the Special Olympics World Summer Games in Athens, Greece. The team won six gold, two silver and three bronze medals, a worthy part of the 131-strong Australian team that won … Continue reading

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Jul
09
2011

Eco-conscious travellers now have an opportunity to be green in Tasmania thanks to an initiative from the state's parks and wildlife services. The Green Guardians program provides an opportunity to participate in a conservation project as part of a special … Continue reading

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Jul
08
2011

DNA testing and wild release on mainland Australia could offer new hope to the Tasmanian devil, which is at risk of extinction. A facial tumour disease is killing the wild population in Tasmania and the low genetic diversity of the … Continue reading

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Jul
06
2011

A winter edition of Hobart’s popular Tasmanian Farm Gate market is coming up this weekend, offering a wonderful day out tasting some world class food and enjoying the warm atmosphere. From the time the farm bell rings at 09:00 until … Continue reading

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Jul
05
2011

The new owners of Tasmania's historic Quamby Estate intend to enhance the boutique guesthouse's reputation as one of the state's finest accommodation options. Quamby is located at Hagley in north-eastern Tasmania, close to Launceston and the beautiful Tamar Valley. Virgin … Continue reading

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