Pain and Suffering But Make It Art: A Weekend at Dark Mofo
Mona’s winter festival moves heaven and hell to remind us that humans are horrible but clever.
Viral Images Show a Huge Spider Preying on a Possum in Tasmania
It’s not even the first time this year that a spider made news for capturing a possum.
Geologists Show Tasmania and the Grand Canyon Were Connected on Ancient Supercontinent
Rocks from Arizona’s Unkar Group and Tasmania’s Rocky Cape Group were likely part of the same formation 1.1 billion years ago on the supercontinent Rodinia.
Queensland Just Legalised Abortion, So What About the Rest of Australia?
People in Queensland will now be able to access abortion up to 22 weeks into the pregnancy. Other states have different rules.
Salmon Farmers Are Using Riot Guns to Fight off Hungry Seals
Seals keep raiding salmon farms for food—so the farmers keep shooting them with beanbags.
Police are Searching Launceston's Bins for Body Parts
A young man's torso was discovered in a public camping area over the weekend. Now police need to find the rest of him.
Hobart Locals Are More Into Art Than the French
A new study finds that classy Hobartians are way more engaged in modern art than basic French people.
Mike Parr Proves We Only Face Our Past With White Narrators
The artist spent the weekend buried below a busy Hobart street to make a statement about totalitarian violence. But now he’s out, we should consider why we needed to bury him in the first place.
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Maybe We Just Don’t Need the Church
We asked a former Catholic Priest to explain why we'd miss it.
The Anglican Church Is Selling a Bunch of Churches to Pay Assault Victims
A list of 76 churches in Tasmania are up for grabs.
Tasmania’s Government Wants To Relax Gun Laws
"It will take Tasmania back to the days where we had a reputation as the shooting capital of Australia.”
The DJ Who Headbutted Tony Abbott Has Been Convicted
He faces a maximum of two years in jail and a $25,000 fine.