More than 3,000 meals cooked and delivered to Tasmanian overseas students in need | ABC News

An army of volunteers has emerged to help international students studying in Tasmania. During the coronavirus pandemic, not only have students been separated from family, but many are struggling financially. Freshly cooked meals have been a welcome delivery for many. For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more ABC News content … Read more More than 3,000 meals cooked and delivered to Tasmanian overseas students in need | ABC News

Fears Indigenous Tasmanian necklaces will become a lost art due to shell scarcity | ABC News

The Indigenous tradition of shell necklace making could be in jeopardy in Tasmania due to a scarcity of shells. Maireener shell numbers are declining dramatically across Tasmania. The Aboriginal community worries its tradition of using the shells to make necklaces will be lost. A pilot project is trying to get the unique technique documented before … Read more Fears Indigenous Tasmanian necklaces will become a lost art due to shell scarcity | ABC News

Gordon Ramsay’s Ultimate Grilled Cheese Sandwich | Ramsay Around the World

While in Australia, Gordon visited the most amazing cheesemaker in Tasmania who’s making cheese illegally in his home! After tasting the local cheeses, Gordon decided to whip up his take on the classic grilled cheese sandwich complete with homemade kimchi. No one will call you an idiot sandwich after making this! Full Recipe: https://gordonramsay.com/gr/recipes/grilledcheese This … Read more Gordon Ramsay’s Ultimate Grilled Cheese Sandwich | Ramsay Around the World

Tasmanian town breaks state’s record for coldest temperature with -14C this morning | ABC News

The Bureau of Meteorology says Tasmania has recorded its coldest night on record with a staggering -14 degrees celsius observed in the Central Highlands. Jessica Moran reports. #ABCNews #tasmania Read more here: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-08-07/record-low-temperature-at-coldest-tasmanian-town-liawenee/12533394 For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more ABC News content on iview: https://ab.co/2OB7Mk1 Subscribe to us on … Read more Tasmanian town breaks state’s record for coldest temperature with -14C this morning | ABC News

Parts of Tasmania have woken to a rare snowy surprise | ABC News

Tasmania’s wintry blast continued overnight, with Launceston in the state’s north receiving its most significant snowfall since the early 1970s and the weather bureau says it is not over yet. #ABCNews #Tasmania Read more here: https://ab.co/31jnuG1 For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more ABC News content on iview: https://ab.co/2OB7Mk1 Subscribe … Read more Parts of Tasmania have woken to a rare snowy surprise | ABC News

Tasmania delays border reopening due to coronavirus crisis in Victoria | ABC News

Just days before Tasmania’s new travel bubble was set to begin, the state’s Premier has backed down. Uncertainty over Victoria’s COVID situation and increasing restrictions in South Australia have prompted the decision. State political reporter Alexandra Humphries has the story. #ABCNews #ABC Read more here: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-08-03/tasmania-border-reopening-delayed-due-to-coronavirus-spike/12518832 For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You … Read more Tasmania delays border reopening due to coronavirus crisis in Victoria | ABC News

Data security questions over coronavirus Good to Go travel app | ABC News

As Tasmania prepares to open borders with South Australia, the Northern Territory and Western Australia there are questions over a phone app to be used by travellers. The Good to Go pass which manages applications for entry to the state was built by a private company for West Australian police. Some have raised concerns about … Read more Data security questions over coronavirus Good to Go travel app | ABC News

Tensions over plans to log trees near renowned Derby mountain bike trails | ABC News

The former tin mining town of Derby in Tasmania’s north-east is now a popular mountain bike destination. Its world-class circuit has hosted international events but some are worried that plans for logging near the tracks might affect the sport’s future and the area’s scenery. As April McLennan reports, others say the sport and logging can … Read more Tensions over plans to log trees near renowned Derby mountain bike trails | ABC News

Research ship sets sail after months of COVID-19 delays |ABC News

Australia’s research ship RV Investigator is heading back to the high seas after sitting idle in its home berth of Hobart because of the coronavirus pandemic. Science projects have been on hold for the past six months, with five trips postponed or cancelled. The ship’s crew have spent the downtime doing maintenance and upgrades but … Read more Research ship sets sail after months of COVID-19 delays |ABC News

Dogs at Hobart shelter relax and rewind after initial COVID-19 adoption surge | ABC News

After an initial spike in demand for dog adoptions at the start of the coronavirus pandemic, the Dogs’ Home of Tasmania says things have quietened down, literally. Fewer visitors, mean less stimulation for the pups seeking their forever homes and they are more chilled and relaxed. The home says their behaviours are more settled and … Read more Dogs at Hobart shelter relax and rewind after initial COVID-19 adoption surge | ABC News

Tassie’s year-round surfing mums, the ‘Albert St Gang’ | ABC News

A group of 8 mums from Turners Beach in Tasmania were inspired by surfing great Layne Beachley to form a surfie gang. Aged from 20 to 64, they surf right through the Tassie winter, using coffee and an outdoor fire-place to thaw their feet and hands. The ABC’s Rick Eaves was allowed into the “Albert … Read more Tassie’s year-round surfing mums, the ‘Albert St Gang’ | ABC News

Launceston dam receives million-dollar hole to allow eels to migrate north | ABC News

The Trevallyn Dam in the heart of Launceston has been powering homes for around 70 years. It has also been trapping short-finned eels behind its walls, preventing them from migrating downstream. Hydro Tasmania has built a $1 million eel bypass, allowing the eels to pass through the wall and onto freedom. For more from ABC … Read more Launceston dam receives million-dollar hole to allow eels to migrate north | ABC News

Tasmania declared the best-performing economy, but that was before the pandemic hit | ABC News

Tasmania has been declared the best-performing economy in the country, but economists have warned the latest CommSec report is using pre-pandemic data. Read more here: https://ab.co/2EqhjIy It’s the first time Tasmania has topped the state of the states chart since 2009, but there’s a long road ahead, with the state staring down a recession. For … Read more Tasmania declared the best-performing economy, but that was before the pandemic hit | ABC News

Tasmania’s regions fight to keep publicly owned pools open as maintenance costs rise | ABC News

Tasmania may have the coldest climate in the country, but historically that hasn’t stopped locals from using outdoor pools. Half a century ago, most towns across the state raised funds and built them themselves, but for the councils that own then now, they’ve become a financial drain. So communities are having to come up with … Read more Tasmania’s regions fight to keep publicly owned pools open as maintenance costs rise | ABC News