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Tarkine in Motion

Tarkine in Motion

The Tarkine in Motion exhibition is now on at Hobart’s famous Long Gallery in Salamanca. For full details visit the exhibition page on the Salamanca Arts Centre website. This exhibition is a collaboration of many artists including photographers, painters, videographers, performance artists and jewellery/craft… Read more →
“Leave nothing but footprints”

“Leave nothing but footprints”

The familiar saying when visiting national parks and world heritage listed areas of natural beauty has always been “Take nothing but photos, leave nothing but footprints”, but does this saying still hold up today with the explosion in popularity of landscape photography?… Read more →
Tasmanian forest rally June 14 2014

Tasmanian forest rally June 14 2014

Saturday June 14 2014 marked the return to Hobart of the Tasmanian forest rally – something many had hoped might be a thing of the past after years of negotiations between the Forestry Industry, environmental groups and unions struck an agreement between conservation and industrial harvesting in Tasmania’s old-growth/high conservation value forests last year… Read more →
Liberal Party Lunacy – Let’s Log the World Heritage Area!

Liberal Party Lunacy – Let’s Log the World Heritage Area!

After decades of brawling over the fate of Tasmania’s forests, the issue was to a very large degree resolved last year and for the first time in the 10 years or so I have been living here, news and talkback shows have not been endlessly discussing the bitter debate and Tasmania seemed destined at last to move forward… Read more →