Author: Katri Uibu

Carbiene McDonald Tjangala takes his first ever flight to get from the NT to Tasmania to collect Australia’s richest landscape prize for his painting representing his father’s Dreamtime stories. Read more: A year after holding a paintbrush for the first time, this man has won a 0,000 art prize Source: ABC News

When Alison’s marriage broke down when she was in her 50s, she wanted to borrow money to keep one of the houses she owned with her husband in her own name. She believes her bank declined her application due to her age. Read more: Too old to borrow? Alison believes her bank knocked her back […]

When this island became “the poster boy for marine pollution”, researchers went to clean some of the 38 million pieces of plastic. But after collecting half of it, they had to abandon their efforts. Read more: Researchers collect tonnes of plastic from this island, but leave it all behind Source: ABC News

Two-month-old Charlotte Lukendlay was killed by her father who had previously threatened to “cut her into pieces to make an Indian curry”, a coroner’s report finds, with police saying they’ll review the case. Read more: Coroner finds father who killed two-month-old girl wanted 'better' baby Source: ABC News

The company behind the cable car proposal for Hobart’s kunanyi/Mount Wellington will charge $64 per Tasmanian family per ride and says it now wants to build an outdoor cinema on top of the mountain. Read more: 'Make up your own mind': Mount Wellington summit ride price, cinema plans revealed Source: ABC News

In many ways, Rob’s is a “normal house” with a sink, kitchen and a fireplace — but he says it only cost him $1,000 to build, and it’s made of recycled materials. Read more: Rob's spent 10 years building a sustainable house — he says it cost him ,000 Source: ABC News

When Kate was in her early 20s, buying a house was the last thing in her mind. Decades later, the 44-year-old single mother is regretting becoming a lifelong tenant in the “mercenary” rental market. Read more: Kate is trapped in the 'mercenary' rental market — and she's not alone Source: ABC News

Disability pensioner Gayle Muddyman only receives $500 a week — but with the rent of her three-bedroom house going up “ludicrously” in the last 12 months, she only has dollars to spare. Read more: When Gayle couldn't pay her rent, her daughter stepped in Source: ABC News

Rosalie ‘Occy Rose’ Schwertfeger taught her 10-year-old son how to pluck an octopus from the water and cook it up on an open-grill fire. Decades later, he’s keeping the tradition alive. Read more: 'Occy Rose' was Tasmania's first octopus hunter — then her secret spot was discovered Source: ABC News

In the thick of a Tasmanian winter, Ben and Victoria O’Sullivan lived without water and electricity in a tool shed to dodge hefty rental prices — 18 months later, they’ve bought their first home. Read more: How far would you go? To buy their first home, Ben and Victoria lived in this shed Source: ABC […]


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