Tasmanian kids find new direction on mountain bike tracks

Tasmanian kids find new direction on mountain bike tracks

Posted May 19, 2018 14:06:30 Photo: Participants in Project Booyah line up for a bike ride. (ABC News: Tim Morgan) Related Story: From ghost town to boom town: How northern Tasmania is turning into a mountain biking mecca Related Story: What happens when a rural town becomes the mountain bike …

Bushwalkers asked to stay off Mount Wellington-kunanyi’s storm damaged tracks

Bushwalkers asked to stay off Mount Wellington-kunanyi’s storm damaged tracks

Posted May 15, 2018 18:23:21 Photo: Tracks on the mountain have eroded, collapsed or been covered. (Supplied: Dugald Hamilton) Mount Wellington-kunanyi’s walking tracks have been closed, but the message is not getting across as hundreds of bushwalkers continue to hike the mountain. The Hobart City Council and Wellington Park Management …

Melbourne’s iconic W Class trams are up for sale after retiring from the tracks

Melbourne’s iconic W Class trams are up for sale after retiring from the tracks

Posted May 15, 2018 10:47:52 Photo: More that 200 retired trams are being stored at the Newport Railway Workshops. (Supplied: VicTrack) A piece of Melbourne’s history is up for sale and it can be yours for the bargain price of just $1,000. There are 237 trams enjoying their retirement at …

Hobart flooding declared ‘catastrophe’ as wild Tasmanian storm eases and tracks north

Hobart flooding declared ‘catastrophe’ as wild Tasmanian storm eases and tracks north

By Fiona Blackwood Posted May 11, 2018 16:50:39 Photo: There have been more than 1,000 insurance claims after Hobart’s flooding crisis. (ABC News: Carla Howarth) Related Story: Live: BOM warns of damaging winds for the east as Hobart clean-up continues Related Story: Hobart’s homeless shelter in cow shed after wild …

Tourism Tracer app that tracks visitors in Tasmania faces uncertain future

Tourism Tracer app that tracks visitors in Tasmania faces uncertain future

Posted April 26, 2018 05:36:39 Photo: Visitor facilities are being revamped at Cradle Mountain to cater for growing tourist numbers. (ABC News: Ros Lehman) The head of Tasmania’s Tourism Industry Council is worried the state will lose an innovative tourist-tracking program when its funding runs out next week. Developed at …

Central Australia to offer world-class mountain bike tracks, for a price

Central Australia to offer world-class mountain bike tracks, for a price

Posted April 01, 2018 07:43:18 Photo: A plan is underway to develop a world-class mountain bike track in Central Australia. (Supplied: Alice Springs Mountain Bike Club) World-class mountain bike trails planned for Central Australia will cost riders $50 a day to use — a figure that left locals “gobsmacked”. Key …