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, 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 POLICE have discounted media claims that up to 100 people are missing victims of the Tasmanian bushfires.
Andrew Darby Man known as an international founding father of health economics said to have been murdered.
Andrew Darby Hot, dry and windy conditions have sparked a fresh spate of bushfires threatening homes in Tasmania.
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 Federal and Tasmanian governments swing in behind state's landmark forests peace deal.
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 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.
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.
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 Tasmania's deputy premier calls media conference to flatly deny punching man at AFL Grand Final.
Andrew Darby Turns out it's the little things we need to worry about in climate change.
Andrew Darby Activists are calling for the release of two Australians detained aboard a Greenpeace icebreaker after armed Russian officers stormed it using helicopters and ropes.
Andrew Darby Conservationists in Tasmania have won a Federal Court action overthrowing the approval by former environment minister Tony Burke of a controversial mine in the Tarkine region.
Andrew Darby Digital divide still being strongly felt in network's lauch town of Hobart.
Andrew Darby A $44 million federal government bailout of struggling logging contractors has ended in anger.
Andrew Darby A bushfire that tore through the Tasmanian town of Dunalley on Friday has burned on to spread and take dozens more properties.