Category: Tasmania

Small mining town pins hopes on tourism

PHOTO: Queenstown in Tasmania's west has a rich mining history. (ABC: Back Roads) RELATED STORY: Plans to reopen Mt Lyell

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Only 5 ‘fire-fit’ staff for 5000 visitors a day

Tom Lynch. Picture from The Mercury TTN Commentary: A public service union official is complaining on behalf of Tasmanian community

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Framework allows for secret developments

Photo: Hobart's old Treasury building in Murray St. TTN, 9th October 2015: Hobart's prized former Treasury building (pictured) appears to

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Everyone but industry wins in high-roller deals

The Tourism News Editorial; Tuesday 6th October 2015 MONA's David Walsh, famed for making money from gambling but then using

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Liquor regulation not the answer: bands

Picture: Sydney band The Lockhearts. TTN Opinion 01 Oct 2015 The Tasmanian Liberal government has knocked back Tasmanian Treasury recommendations that suggest

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Animal poisoning kept Mum by Tas department

Photo: Tasmanian devil. Image from Hypertonic Blog. Government department kept Tasmanian devil and wedge-tailed eagle deaths quiet: documents From The Hobart

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Vital attraction funding ‘lost’ between govs

The view to Cape Raoul from the Three Capes Track. Picture: SAM ROSEWARNE Cloud remains over Federal Government funding for

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Servo attendant raped at popular Big 4 van park

TTN 320th Sep 2015: The dark side of caravan parks has been highlighted by an incident in which a

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How planning battles cost the public

By Veronica Hope, 6th July 2015: The Tourism News gets a lot of questions about council planning processes. In

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Hobart City Council get inordinately heritage-happy

PIC: Dom Dinel, an architect and owner of a modest home says he wouldn't have bought his property had

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