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

Asylum seekers to cross Bass Strait

Andrew Darby Hobart Kirsty Needham ASYLUM seekers in the country's newest immigration detention centre face a cold Tasmanian winter in barracks, but a warmer welcome from key state leaders.

Don't take soldiers for granted, warns brigadier

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.