Andrew Darby

Andrew Darby

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

Trevally tipped to soon be off our menus

Trevally at $4.99 kg.

Andrew Darby A once-prized table fish is being considered for the threatened species list, in a further challenge to Australian fisheries managers.

Anger over loggers' grab of exit cash

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Andrew Darby A $44 million federal government bailout of struggling logging contractors has ended in anger.

Bluefin tuna fishing quota increases as numbers rise

Bluefin Tuna

Andrew Darby THE fishing quota for prized southern bluefin tuna has been lifted from its all-time low, in what fishers say is proof the severely depleted species is recovering.