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ABC report from 2012 about the symbolic unearthing of the 1959 ‘buried hatchet’. Read more: ABC report from 2012 about the symbolic unearthing of the 1959 'buried hatchet' Source: ABC News

Quad bike manufacturers claim ACCC-favoured mandatory rollover protection will not improve safety. Read more: Quad bike manufacturers threaten to leave Australia over mandatory rollover protection Source: ABC News

When cherry juice destined to become cider was discovered to be tainted by bushfire smoke, things looked grim, but the ashy brew may take on a new life in brandy. Read more: This cherry juice was too smoky to be cider, so it might be used in brandy instead Source: ABC News

Tasmania’s wealthiest man Dale Elphinstone dedicates his Queen’s Birthday Order of Australia to “the fantastic team of people in each of the businesses we run”. Read more: 'No such word as can't': Tasmania's wealthiest man among Queen's Birthday honourees Source: ABC News

A lantana removal expert claims the spread of the poisonous weed is a “catastrophe” on a scale that has not been properly recognised or resourced. Read more: Warning of lantana 'catastrophe' as poisonous weed spreads unchecked Source: ABC News

Erin and James knew they didn’t want a repeat of their first son’s birth — a cascade of interventions culminating in an emergency caesarean — so they employed a doula and had a very different birth experience. Read more: Doulas helping ease birth anxiety and putting human touch back into maternity care Source: ABC News

When Frederick Henry Thompson went to the gallows in 1946, there had not been an execution in Tasmania for 24 years and calls for an end to capital punishment were growing. Read more: The controversial fate of the last man hanged in Tasmania Source: ABC News

Mine, by NZ artist Simon Denny, is like Monopoly on steroids for the Anthropocene — but visitors should watch out they don’t get hooked. Read more: MONA’s latest attraction uses a giant board game to teach visitors about data mining Source: ABC News

A Tasmanian group that has been accused of sharing “anti-trans gender” material on social media is invited by Hobart City Council to take part in designing trans-inclusionary posters for public bathrooms. Read more: 'Anti-trans' group invited to help develop trans-inclusive posters for public toilets Source: ABC News

“Nature deficit disorder” is leading to developmental and physical problems for children, say education experts, and one school in Australia’s southernmost capital is countering that with dedicated muddy outdoor days. Read more: 'Back to nature': Mud play days at school encourage creativity Source: ABC News


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