Daily archives: December 14, 2017


The proposed Southwood Fibre port at Dover, in southern Tasmania. Source: Southwood Fibre
New woodchip plan for southern Tasmania A woodchipping project has been proposed for southern Tasmania, to be located at Southwood on the Huon River, with a port at Dover. The plan has caused quite a stir. A huge increase in the number of log trucks using roads is one of […]

15/12/17 – Southwood fibre project


A rare albino echidna on Bruny Island. Picture: Honorata and Seb Pasek
There’s a lot of them around An albino echidna is the latest white wonder spotted strolling the Apple Isle. There’s also been a wallaby, cockroach, magpie and peacock. Please don’t joke about Tasmanian inbreeding, it’s not nice, although a tiny gene pool did possibly contribute to the Tazzie Devil facial […]

15/12/17 – The Tasmanian Albinos


Missed our byte of startup pie Tasmania was first to get Australia’s NBN optic fibre rollout. Was this a chance missed? Could Hobart have been ‘Gig City?’ Chattanooga did it … https://www.inc.com/jessica-stillman/what-s-going-on-in-chattanooga.html

15/12/17 – Why isn’t Hobart ‘Gig City’?