Andrew Darby is the Hobart correspondent for Fairfax Media. His focus is on Australia's interests south of 40 Degrees South - Tasmania, the Southern Ocean and Antarctica. He is the author of the internationally published Harpoon: Into the Heart of Whaling
Andrew Darby Conservationists in Tasmania have won a Federal Court action overthrowing the approval by former environment minister Tony Burke of a controversial mine in the Tarkine region.
Andrew Darby Digital divide still being strongly felt in network's lauch town of Hobart.
Andrew Darby After decades of conflict, Tasmania's old growth forests have won protection on the World Heritage list.
Andrew Darby The shaggy tea-trees on Rock Island are still there: exactly the same trees, little changed in a generation.
Andrew Darby The former Greens leader will be at the helm of this season's Antarctic campaign against Japanese whalers.
Andrew Darby More than 300 people are homeless as a result of the Tasmanian bushfires, according to the state government.
Andrew Darby Tasmania's bid to be first state to legalise same sex marriage is facing its toughest test in the state's upper house, where an advocate is calling for change though it may end up in the High Court.
Andrew Darby ANDY MUIRHEAD often did the unexpected.
Andrew Darby and Amy Corderoy Tasmania's upper house is calling for a ban on cigarette sales to anyone born after the year 2000.
Andrew Darby Former ABC personality Andy Muirhead's sentencing hearing has been adjourned until the court can hear argument as to whether he had any sexual interest in the child pornography he viewed, or was just...
Daniel Flitton, Andrew Darby, Nicole Hasham and Vince Chadwick TONY ABBOTT has homed in on Labor's grip on power after the independent MP Andrew Wilkie withdrew his support for the government.
Andrew Darby Two prison officers were held captive by a group of maximum security prisoners at Tasmania's troubled Risdon prison today.
Andrew Darby Two prison officers were held by a group of maximum security prisoners at Tasmania's troubled Risdon prison today.
Andrew Darby Greens leader Christine Milne has won internal backing to broaden the party's appeal with the choice of a moderate businessman to replace the retiring Senator Bob Brown.
Andrew Darby Tasmania will fall into net debt, borrowing to pay its bills, as the smallest state battles sluggish economic growth running close to recession.
Andrew Darby The cancer devastating the Tasmanian devil population has reached the last disease-free part of the island. Can the iconic marsupial survive?
Andrew Darby A child pornography case against former ABC presenter Andy Muirhead has been told Australian Federal Police checks of a computer recovered 39,000 deleted files.
Andrew Darby, Hobart The child pornography case against former ABC presenter Andy Muirhead is to be tested in a preliminary proceeding, the Tasmanian Supreme Court ordered today.
Andrew Darby HOBART THE incoming Tasmanian Premier, Lara Giddings, steeped in Labor tradition from the age of three, is set to walk a tightrope between reviving the party and maintaining power-sharing government with...
Andrew Darby THE incoming Tasmanian Premier, Lara Giddings, steeped in Labor tradition from the age of three, is set to walk a tightrope between reviving the party and maintaining power-sharing government with...