Category Archives: News
Sep
25
2011

If you plan on being near the north-west coast of Tasmania early next month, why not take the time to stop by at the Woodcraft Annual Exhibition and Sale. Held at the Ulverstone Rowing Club on Saturday October 8 and … Continue reading

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Sep
11
2011

A group of top Tasmanian scientists known as the Devils’ Advocates has been awarded a major prize for their work researching one of the island state’s most iconic animals. The team, which includes leading researchers from the University of Tasmania’s … Continue reading

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Sep
08
2011

An international audience will soon be treated to spectacular footage of Tasmania’s diverse landscape when The Hunter – a movie filmed and set in the state and starring Hollywood actor Willem Dafoe – opens at the Toronto International Film Festival … Continue reading

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Sep
07
2011

Tasmania’s largest annual event, the Taste Festival in Hobart, is expanding this summer to cater for its increasing popularity. Taste is the island state’s premier food and wine festival – no mean feat in a region famous for its fine … Continue reading

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Sep
01
2011

Tasmanian sport threw itself into the limelight last night (August 31) as a Launceston-born and raised boxer defended a world title in front of a packed and enthusiastic home crowd. Daniel Geale comfortably defeated Nigerian-born American Eromosele Albert to hold … Continue reading

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Aug
27
2011

Hobart chef Luke Burgess has taken an enormous leap in Australia’s highly competitive restaurant game by winning a prestigious industry award that could take his reputation to the next level. The 35-year-old was named best new talent at the Australian … Continue reading

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Aug
18
2011

On the back of the highly successful 2010 inaugural version, the Junction Arts Festival (JAF) in Launceston is set to be held again this year and has been upgraded to last for five days. Held from August 24 to 28, … Continue reading

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Aug
15
2011

The 2011 City of Hobart Art Prize has been on exhibition since July 23 and has so far proved to be an extremely popular addition to Tasmania’s winter calendar of events. It is an annual event featuring contemporary visual arts, … 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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