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 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, 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 After decades of conflict, Tasmania's old growth forests have won protection on the World Heritage list.
Andrew Darby Tasmania's bid to be first state to legalise same sex marriage is facing its toughest test in the state's upper house, where an advocate is calling for change though it may end up in the High Court.
Andrew Darby Federal and Tasmanian governments swing in behind state's landmark forests peace deal.
Andrew Darby Man known as an international founding father of health economics said to have been murdered.
Andrew Darby POLICE have discounted media claims that up to 100 people are missing victims of the Tasmanian bushfires.
Andrew Darby Just a fortnight after wading into the sea to hide beneath a jetty, a Tasmanian family whose bushfire survival story resonated globally are keen to rebuild.
Andrew Darby Hot, dry and windy conditions have sparked a fresh spate of bushfires threatening homes in Tasmania.
Andrew Darby Tasmania will fall into net debt, borrowing to pay its bills, as the smallest state battles sluggish economic growth running close to recession.
Andrew Darby THE incoming Tasmanian Premier, Lara Giddings, steeped in Labor tradition from the age of three, is set to walk a tightrope between reviving the party and maintaining power-sharing government with...
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.
Tom Arup, Andrew Darby They are two of Australia's most celebrated places of natural beauty, sitting at either end of the country. Both are world heritage protected.
Andrew Darby Tasmanian Labor Premier Lara Giddings is sacking two Greens ministers who supported her minority government as she prepares to announce an election date.
Andrew Darby Australia's oldest operating mine, Mount Lyell, suspended operations after two of its maintenance crew died in a mine shaft fall on Monday.
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 Activist ships were clinging grimly to the wake of the Japanese factory ship, Nisshin Maru, after it was caught butchering minke whales in the Antarctic.
Andrew Darby A Japanese whaling ship pursuing a Sea Shepherd vessel stopped short of Australian waters, letting the activists steam clear and avoiding a confrontation with the federal government.
Andrew Darby A bushfire inquiry has found that the Tasmania Fire Service failed to act on computer modelling that showed on the night before the town of Dunalley was hit last January that it was likely to be...
Andrew Darby Australian Greenpeace activist Colin Russell has been granted bail, the last of the Arctic 30 to leave detention in Russia on hooliganism charges.