In a few days the tranquil town of Derby will be inundated by thousands of mountain bike enthusiasts for Round 2 of the 2017 Enduro World Series. It won’t be the first time Derby’s peace has been shattered. In 1929 the town was almost obliterated. A History Worth Exploring Derby was settled... Continue Reading →
The Tasmanian Hydro has been supplying clean energy for over 100 years. But Lake Pedder was lost forever.
There is a proposal to build an Eden Project, in Hobart. It would be a science centre and art installation, incorporating bio-domes with an Antarctic theme.
In 1792 a French expedition landed at Recherche Bay. They collected plant specimens, made scientific observations, surveyed the coast ... and planted a garden.