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 …

Victoria braces for wild winds and rain as weather warnings issued for NSW, ACT and SA

Victoria braces for wild winds and rain as weather warnings issued for NSW, ACT and SA

Updated May 11, 2018 13:08:33 Photo: Ethan, 3, frolicked in the snow and sunshine at Dinner Plain. (Supplied: Dinner Plain Alpine Village) Related Story: Evacuations and flash floods after violent storm, record rainfall hit Hobart Related Story: Live: BOM warns of damaging winds for the east as Hobart clean-up continues …

Hobart homeless shelter in cow sheds after tents blown away in wild weather

Hobart homeless shelter in cow sheds after tents blown away in wild weather

By Fiona Blackwood Posted May 11, 2018 13:01:18 Homeless Tasmanians were forced to shelter in the horse stables and a cattle shed at the Hobart Showgrounds as last night’s wild weather caused havoc around the city. CEO of the Royal Agricultural Society of Tasmania Scott Gadd said there were 10 …

Push growing for wild Tasmanian deer to be hunted for restaurants and butchers

Push growing for wild Tasmanian deer to be hunted for restaurants and butchers

Posted May 05, 2018 11:13:53 The push for wild Tasmanian deer to be hunted for the commercial food and restaurant trade is gaining momentum. It is one of the big issues to be considered by the State Government’s new peak body for the management of deer in the state — …

Wallaby player Nick Phipps apologises for wild bucks party antics

Wallaby player Nick Phipps apologises for wild bucks party antics

Posted May 01, 2018 13:19:25 Wallabies and New South Wales Waratahs halfback Nick Phipps has apologised for urinating on a bar in Sydney’s east last month. Phipps was kicked out of the Woollahra Hotel during his bucks party celebrations on April 21 — the night after the team’s record 29-nil …

Coastrek on Fleurieu Peninsula on right track thanks to ‘wild women on top’ like Juliet Haslam

Coastrek on Fleurieu Peninsula on right track thanks to ‘wild women on top’ like Juliet Haslam

Posted May 01, 2018 11:31:08 Photo: Coastrek was started in Sydney in 2009 and has since grown in popularity. (Supplied: Coastrek) Olympic gold medallist Juliet Haslam stumbled upon bushwalking, so to speak, but it’s taken her little time to become the face of an event expected to draw thousands of …

White spot disease found in wild prawns and crabs in northern Moreton Bay – ABC Rural

White spot disease found in wild prawns and crabs in northern Moreton Bay – ABC Rural

Fears are growing a disease that devastated Queensland’s multi-million-dollar prawn farming industry has taken hold in the wild. white spot disease in northern Moreton Bay Key points Two-year restriction zone to start again Seven of 400 imports tested positive since ban lifted Import conditions for breaded, crumbed and battered prawns …