Native title sea rights claim to protect unique Groote Eylandt marine environment

Native title sea rights claim to protect unique Groote Eylandt marine environment

Posted December 18, 2018 13:55:27 Photo: Rangers patrol the waters around Groote Eylandt (ABC News: Jane Bardon) The Anindilyakwa Indigenous people of Groote Eylandt want to better protect their waters. And early next year, they plan to lodge a native title claim over 17,000 square kilometres of ocean from Groote …

Hobart Airport feeling the squeeze as tourism takes off

Hobart Airport feeling the squeeze as tourism takes off

Posted December 19, 2018 05:20:28 Photo: More than half of Tasmania’s visitors come through Hobart Airport. (ABC News: David Hudspeth) Related Story: ‘Welcome to Slowbart’. Commuters see red after major gridlock in Hobart Related Story: Direct flights to Perth from Hobart to begin in two months As Tasmanian visitor numbers …

Ice-affected driver Jo Lim jailed for killing Lisa Di Donato in Rowville crash

Ice-affected driver Jo Lim jailed for killing Lisa Di Donato in Rowville crash

Updated December 18, 2018 15:15:17 Photo: Lisa Di Donato was a decent, hard-working woman loved and admired by all, the judge said. (Facebook) A driver who smoked ice for breakfast before smashing a ute into another car, killing its 27-year-old occupant, will spend at least five years in prison before …

Prison guards lose bid to avoid giving evidence over Aboriginal death in custody

Prison guards lose bid to avoid giving evidence over Aboriginal death in custody

Posted December 18, 2018 15:06:07 Prison guards will be required to give evidence over the death of an Aboriginal man in custody, after arguing that doing so could lead to criminal charges. Key points: Seven prison guards will be compelled to give evidence to the Coroner’s Court Wayne Fella Morrison …

Claremont serial killer accused Bradley Edwards linked to ‘stories of interest’ as trial date set

Claremont serial killer accused Bradley Edwards linked to ‘stories of interest’ as trial date set

Updated December 18, 2018 18:05:03 Photo: Bradley Robert Edwards has pleaded not guilty to murdering three women in the mid-1990s. (Facebook: KLAC) State prosecutors want to lead evidence about “stories of interest” they say were written or downloaded by the alleged Claremont serial killer as part of their case against …

Hong Kong tabloid with China links tails visiting US-Australian academic | Australia news

YWhen Kevin Carrico landed back in Australia on Monday after spending a week in Hong Kong, his friend sent him a link to the front page of a Hong Kong tabloid. It was covered with pictures of Carrico and details of his trip. It seems reporters for the paper, Wen …

Tasmania considering legal options after oil rig owners refused access to conduct biosecurity inspection

Tasmania considering legal options after oil rig owners refused access to conduct biosecurity inspection

Updated December 18, 2018 19:26:04 Photo: The Ocean Monarch was towed into Hobart in early November for maintenance and minor repairs. (ABC News: Scott Ross) Tasmania’s Environment Protection Authority [EPA] is considering its “legal requirements” after the owners of an oil drilling rig moored in Hobart’s River Derwent refused access …

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