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 Tourist couple found themselves caught up in Tasmania's worst bushfire in years.
Andrew Darby A bushfire that tore through the Tasmanian town of Dunalley on Friday has burned on to spread and take dozens more properties.
Andrew Darby IT'S lonely at the top for Miranda Gibson. A year ago she climbed a gum tree on the cold fringe of the Tasmanian wilderness and promised to stay until it was forever safe from logging.
Andrew Darby The controversial former Victorian police chief commissioner, Simon Overland, is Hobart-bound, to run Tasmania's Justice Department.