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 sea came for Port Arthur in a midwinter high tide, with a south-south-easterly storm pushing waves up the cove and an intense low above.
Andrew Darby Yesterday it was the ruling Chinese State Council. Today it's Singapore's Environment Ministry. Others will follow tomorrow.
Andrew Darby Excuse me for being a killjoy, but it's time to have a hard look at letting go of the party balloon.
Andrew Darby A dingo bites a child and the response is to kill the dingo.