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 If a peace deal is lost, it's hard to see how anyone could try again, and easy to imagine the damage done to the state.
Andrew Darby Given the Legislative Council's reputation for hardline unpredictability, one local commentator recently likened it to the North Korea of the state's bicameral parliament.
Andrew Darby IN A carefully handwritten statement addressed to the ''Ladies and Gentlemen of the press'', Christine Milne launched her first tilt at elected office 23 years ago.