Hobart, Australia Newswire

Hobart, Australia Newswire

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  1. National champs progressRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Examiner

    Tasmania's netball and hockey teams continue to battle it out for honours at their respective under-age national championships. STRATEGY: Tasmania's 17 and under coach Shane Fish talks to his players in a game against WA during the national championships.

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  2. Scientists Press for New MH370 SearchBy Clive IrvingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 21 | The Daily Beast

    A small team in Australia insists that this time they really know where the airplane is. But their first prediction came up empty.

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  3. Australian Built Ferry Heads for DenmarkRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 21 | Marine News

    The Express 3 is a 109 meter long high speed vehicle/passenger ferry from Australian shipbuilder Incat Tasmania for Danish operator Molslinjen, becoming the fourth Hobart-built catamaran in the company's current fleet. An entirely new generation fast ferry, the 109 meter wave piercing catamaran Express 3 has evolved from Incat's well proven 112 meter catamaran range which first entered commercial service in mid-2007.

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  4. MH370 'mostly likely' lies north of search zone: expertsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 21 | Yahoo!

    A modified genuine Boeing 777 flaperon was tested in waters near Hobart, the capital of Tasmania, to help determine a possible resting place of missing Malaysia Airlines jet MH370 Missing flight MH370 "most likely" lies north of a former search zone in the remote Indian Ocean, Australian authorities said Friday, in a new report that offers hope the plane may one day be found. A vast underwater hunt for the Malaysia Airlines jet off Australia's west coast was halted in January when no trace was found of the plane, which disappeared en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing three years ago carrying 239 people.

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  5. Heart Beach at Saint-Germain in JuneRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 20 | Penticton Herald

    Upon their return from the Eastern portion of their extensive Canadian tour, oceanian trio HEART BEACH will perform in Penticton for the second time of their journey in ''Hockeyland''. HEART BEACH is from Hobart, Tasmania.

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  6. Waugh bringing Captain's Ride to TassieRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 20 | The Mercury

    AUSTRALIA'S most successful Test skipper Steve Waugh is bringing his fundraising cycling odyssey, The Captain's Ride, out of New South Wales for the first time, with Tasmania chosen to break new ground. The cornerstone event of the Steve Waugh Foundation's annual fundraising campaign, The Captain's Ride raises money for children who have rare diseases and also acts as a leadership program.

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  7. Biodiversity losses and conservation responses in the AnthropoceneRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 20 | Science

    School of Biological Sciences and Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Australian Biodiversity and Heritage, University of Tasmania, Private Bag 55, Hobart, Tasmania 7001, Australia. School of Biological Sciences and Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Australian Biodiversity and Heritage, University of Tasmania, Private Bag 55, Hobart, Tasmania 7001, Australia.

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  8. What's the Big Deal With Animal Sacrifice for Art, Really?Read the original story

    Thursday Apr 20 | The New York Observer

    ... for that of a bull the artist plans to sacrifice on June 17 as part of a performance for Hobart, Australia's Dark Mofo festival, an annual music and arts event organized by the Museum of Old and New Art. A Change.org petition with over 6,000 ...

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  9. Cricket's new leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 20 | Examiner

    Big Bash games for the North and a whole of state outlook - new Cricket Tasmania chief executive Nick Cummins promises a fresh approach to the role. Big Bash games for the North and a whole of state outlook - new Cricket Tasmania chief executive Nick Cummins promises a fresh approach to the role he assumed this week.

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  10. Tasmanian politicians modest property investors compared to national counterpartsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 19 | ABC News

    While Tasmania's 17 federal MPs are far from property moguls, they own 35 properties between them, from Bruny Island to Surfers Paradise. That is almost as many as Queensland senator Barry O'Sullivan, who topped the list Australia-wide with 33 properties across Queensland and the ACT.

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  11. Australians Have Beef with Hermann Nitsch Performance Involving Bull CarcassRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 19 | Hyperallergic

    The Viennese Actionist's latest bloody ritual is set to take place in Hobart, but an animal rights group and a local politician are calling for its cancellation. Hermann Nitsch, "135.Action part 2" at the Havana Biennial A forthcoming performance by Hermann Nitsch in Australia that involves 500 liters of blood and the remains of one freshly slaughtered bull may be cancelled following protests by an animal rights group.

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  12. Close looks to GT2 defenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 18 | Examiner

    For a man who was a late starter to the world of racing, ironically due to a career at sea working on oil tankers, Victorian Matt Close has achieved much success in his 20-year motorsport career. The defending Targa Tasmania GT2 champion is predicting a close contest in this year's edition when it gets underway on Monday.

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  13. Digital & Dissected: LION - Director's Cut at Palace ElectricRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 18 | The RiotACT

    Recent special-event screenings across the country of breakout Australian production, Lion , provided a welcome opportunity to finally get around to seeing this beautiful story adapted for the big screen. Even better, this was the director's cut of what has now proven to be a global smash.

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  14. Last day banding together | PhotosRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 17 | Examiner

    NEW FRIENDS: Cornet player Jesse Spratt of Port Sorell, of Latrobe Federal Band, and clarinet player Sascha Graham, of Sydney, of Northern Youth Symphonic Winds. From a packed gala concert at Launceston's Albert Hall to a grand parade through the city streets, competitors at the 2017 Australian National Band Championships played with gusto for their Tasmanian audiences.

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  15. Domain of real heroesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 17 | Examiner

    Tree's company: One of the plaques along the Soldiers Memorial Avenue at the Domain in Hobart. Picture: Rob Shaw A few square kilometres close to the centre of Tasmania's capital provide a poignant reminder of why Australia is, and should always be grateful for being, the lucky country.

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  16. Tasmanian patients dying due to health system underfunding: doctorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 16 | ABC News

    Sick Tasmanians have suffered "avoidable complications" and some have died because of chronic underfunding of the health system, according to the state's peak health groups and unions. The Tasmanian branches of the Australian Medical Association and the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation , along with the Royal Hobart Hospital Medical Staff Association, the Royal College of General Practitioners and the Health and Community Services Union have released a joint statement raising concerns about the state of Tasmania's public hospitals.

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  17. Reinventing Church in TasmaniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 16 | Australian Broadcasting Corporation

    When economic decline threatened to close the doors of Tasmania's churches including its oldest church, a bold new experiment to 'call out' people from the community into leadership proved successful. In St Matthew's Church in New Norfolk and St Mark's Church in Cygnet, a nurse and a farmer took up the challenge, and with the help of 'enablers' like the Rev'd James Collins they breathed new life into dying churches.

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  18. A place to call homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 14 | The Mercury

    Businessmen Dennis, left, and Peter Behrakis started operating a fruit and vegetable store in Salamanca in the late 1970s. The business's success gave them the money to purchase other property in the area.

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  19. Tracking the thylacine | Photos, video, pollRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 14 | Examiner

    An image of what is believed to be that last living thylacine, which died in the Hobart Zoo in 1936. The print of what Neil Waters believes to be a Tasmanian tiger, in the bush in North-East Tasmania.

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  20. UPDATED: Bollant lands at Eastern IllinoisRead the original story

    Friday Apr 14 | The News-Gazette

    Matt Bollant coached his first college game in Charleston as an assistant on Kathi Bennett's first Evansville coaching staff in 1997. The Purple Aces came away with a 58-44 victory against Eastern Illinois.

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