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

Australia to pay for scientist's Antarctic evacuation

Andrew Darby Australia is to foot the bill for its Antarctic winter rescue flight of an ailing US expeditioner, confident it will be able to call for the same help.

Neighbours fear trouble at proposed detention centre

Andrew Darby Hobart TASMANIANS near the country's proposed newest immigration detention centre warn that it will be vulnerable to fire and distant from emergency response.