Category Archives: Discoveries

Notes, thoughts, observations and things we have heard or found

Aug
02
2011

Reports from two recently completed events, both headliners in the program making up ‘Lumina Winter of Festivals’, prove that winter is indeed not a disincentive to having a thoroughy enjoyable time in Tasmania during our cooler winter months. The Festival … Continue reading

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Jul
30
2011

The Quaff and Gobble is thought to be Tasmania’s tiniest bar Continue reading

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Jul
30
2011

There are plenty of things for food lovers to enjoy on a visit to Tasmania. Continue reading

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Jul
29
2011

Tasmanian scenery is on show in the new film The Hunter, which has been selected for the Toronto International Film Festival. Continue reading

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Jul
29
2011

A new addition to a total chocolate experience is being planned for rural Tasmania as part of a national initiative to boost tourism in rural regions. The House of Anvers, which is situated in Latrobe, north-west Tasmania, is open seven … Continue reading

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Jul
27
2011

The Museum of Old and New Art (MONA) in Hobart has been identified as one of the island state's best undiscovered gems by the Sydney Morning Herald's Winsor Dobbin. MONA – a $175 million facility in the heart of the … Continue reading

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Jul
21
2011

Two children have had a book published that records their experience living on remote Maatsuyker Island, ten kilometres off Tasmania's southern coast. Jonah and Evie Wiltshire were seven and four years old when they went with their parents to be … Continue reading

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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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