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 When the world's last whaling factory ship ,the Nisshin Maru, left the Antarctic at the end of this past summer, it did something different.
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Andrew Darby Hobart The Liberal Party's grasp on majority government in Tasmania strengthened early in the count on Saturday night.
Andrew Darby Winning Liberal leader Will Hodgman claimed an emphatic mandate for change in the Tasmanian election.
Andrew Darby The first independent opinion poll taken since the Tasmanian state election was called shows the Liberal party headed for majority government on March 15.
Andrew Darby The Australian government is pushing to rein in private operators in the Antarctic after the multimillion-dollar rescue of a University of NSW expedition that became caught in pack ice.
Andrew Darby Freed Greenpeace activist Colin Russell said the Abbott government did too little, too late, to get him out from behind bars in Russia.
Andrew Darby Brave perhaps, but a nude winter solstice swim on a freezing Hobart morning was not art.
Andrew Darby A $44 million federal government bailout of struggling logging contractors has ended in anger.
Andrew Darby Digital divide still being strongly felt in network's lauch town of Hobart.
Andrew Darby, Hobart Ross Langdon, the young Australian architect killed in the Nairobi shopping mall attack, has been buried on the island he left to make good.
Andrew Darby Former ABC host Andy Muirhead was a regular and consistent viewer of pornography involving children as young as three, a court heard today.
Andrew Darby ANDY MUIRHEAD sat in the dock with his chin up throughout the child pornography case against him - except when the Tasmanian Chief Justice, Ewan Crawford, ordered that some of the images be shown.
Andrew Darby An Australian team is en route to help with a US medical emergency in the depths of the Antarctic winter.
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.
Andrew Darby The case against former ABC personality Andy Muirhead is to hear whether he had any sexual interest in the child pornography he viewed, or was just curious.
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...
Andrew Darby A bill to make Tasmania the first jurisdiction to legalise same-sex marriage appears headed for defeat in the state parliament's upper house, the Legislative Council.
Andrew Darby Gay marriage advocates have vowed to keep campaigning as numbers mount against them.
Andrew Darby Former ABC personality Andy Muirhead is jailed for child pornography crimes after a judge rejects claims he only watched online out of morbid curiosity.