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 Digital divide still being strongly felt in network's lauch town of Hobart.
Andrew Darby INSIDE Tasmania's bleak Risdon prison, the former ABC personality Andy Muirhead is coming to terms with a new life. Depending on his attitude, that life will include treatment.
Andrew Darby A final deal that should end the generation-old Tasmanian forest wars has been signed, protecting more than 500,000 hectares of native forest.
Andrew Darby Federal and Tasmanian governments swing in behind state's landmark forests peace deal.
Andrew Darby The fire that came for Dunalley brought a dark rhythm with it.
Andrew Darby, Hobart and Adrian Lowe Most of the nearly 100 people feared missing in bushfires in Tasmania have been accounted for and no deaths have been recorded so far, police say.
Andrew Darby, Dunalley, Tasmania Prime Minister Julia Gillard underscored the dangers facing Australia this summer from climate change as she saw Tasmanian bushfire ruins, and warned people to expect more.
Andrew Darby South Korea's move to resume whaling could add weight to Australia's legal challenge against Japan's contentious hunt, according to an international law expert.
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 Independent MP Andrew Wilkie is today holding on to the hope that his deal with the government can bring "meaningful" poker machine reform into law by his long-standing May deadline.
Andrew Darby, David Wroe THE pokies-reform MP Andrew Wilkie has brushed aside doubts about the government's commitment to tackling problem gambling, insisting that reforms to limit pokie losses will materialise.
Andrew Darby A MEMORIAL service for the ''ordinary hero'' Corporal Richard Atkinson included a heartfelt military warning against taking for granted Australian soldiers serving in Afghanistan.
Andrew Darby THE 38-year-old Treasurer of Tasmania, Lara Giddings, will cap a fast rise to the top when she is sworn in as premier today, replacing David Bartlett in a surprise transition.