Author: Emily Baker

Using internet search engines and social media is a daily habit for many people, but when members of a jury do it the ramifications for the justice system can be dire. The Tasmania Law Reform Institute says it is happening more often. Read more: Jurors using social media to look up victims and criminals, researcher […]

An aged care consultant dietitian says she was “appalled” by her visit to a Tasmanian aged care facility, which is now on notice from the accreditation authority. Read more: Aged care residents malnourished, staff panicked, dietitian tells royal commission Source: ABC News

A new revamp of a boutique eco-resort is just the latest in a slew of projects in the development pipeline for the region surrounding Tasmania’s Freycinet National Park, home to Wineglass Bay — but locals fear the area is already buckling under the weight of the tourism boom. Read more: Tourists are flocking to this […]

Six million litres of untreated sewage and stormwater spills into Hobart’s main waterway but authorities seek to reassure the public that it is a “very large and deep” part of the river. Read more: Sewage spills into Hobart's river after power failure Source: ABC News

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