Category: Writing

Tasmanian Drought Concerns

Concerns of a serious lack of financial and emotional support for drought effected Tasmanians dominated yesterdays Bothwell meeting of the national drought social issues forum. More than 50 people attended the meeting in the...

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Raspberries all Year round

Fresh Tasmanian raspberries are one of the signature fruits of summer, but anyone checking the supermarket shelves this winter might be surprised to discover fresh Tasmanian fruit in the middle of winter. Raspberry Holdings,...

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Vet shortage a problem

The shortage of doctors in rural Australia’s been well publicised, but more disguised, is a similar problem in the field of veterinary science. The Australian Veterinary Association’s Peter Holm suggests that...

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Fisherman’s friend

If you live in the country, there’s a fair chance your dog might be more than just a pet. It could be a working dog or your best mate. Stuart Nichols is a charter fishermen in Eagle Hawk Neck on the peninsula and...

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