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

Health academic killed in Tasmania

An academic is said to have been murdered in Tasmania.

Andrew Darby Man known as an international founding father of health economics said to have been murdered.

Military icebreaker's arrival adds to whaling conflict


Andrew Darby CONSERVATIONISTS tried to halt a new attempt by the Japanese whaling factory ship Nisshin Maru to refuel as a military icebreaker reached the conflict off the Australian Antarctic Territory.

Call for heritage listing of the Tarkine to head off tin mine

Tarkine Trails, Tasmania

Andrew Darby A BID to restore emergency National Heritage protection to the Tarkine wilderness in Tasmania's north-west has been launched by environmentalists to head off a ''Pilbara-style'' mine in the...