Monthly Archives: August 2014


Written by Katy RohlFor thousands of years salt production has been a profitable industry. Now, after receiving approval, Alice Laing and Chris Manson are set to begin a new venture of salt flake production in Mayfield Point, Swansea. Although previous attempts have been made on salt production in this area, […]

Tasmania Headed for Salty New Venture


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Written by Emma Luimes The cost of natural disasters could double in the next six years according to research conducted by The Bushfire and Natural Hazards Cooperative Research Centre. The ABC reported that emergency workers have been warned that the intense weather Tasmania experienced in the last few weeks could […]

Cost of Natural Disasters Could Double in the Next 6 ...


Recipe by Gina FenechServes: 2-3 Cooking Time: 25min Ingredients: ¼ cup red lentils (masoor dal) ¼ cup quinoa x1 15oz tin chickpeas or 1.5 cups cooked 1 tsp oil ½ cup red onion, finely chopped 1 mild green chilli, finely chopped 1 tsp garam masala 1/4 tsp cinnamon powder ¼ […]

Chickpea, Lentil, Quinoa and Spinach Stew



Written by Katy Rohl Lomatia Tasmanica, more commonly known as King’s Holly has been making headlines recently as potentially the worlds oldest plant. Scientists have recently been working relentlessly to attempt to replenish this endangered species and save King’s Holly from extinction. Tasmanian explorer Denny King first uncovered the ancient […]

Botanists Fight to Save Tasmanian Ancient Root


Written by Bexy McFly Move over, Miranda Kerr. Cabbage is the new supermodel. It’s no longer just humans dealing with image issues and feeling as though they’re ‘not good enough’. Less than perfect produce that doesn’t make the cut on Supermarket’s Next Top Model are sent back to the ground […]

“You Can’t Afford Me” Says Hot Potato


Written by Emma Luimes The Labor Party is calling on Australians to have their say about animal testing in the Cosmetics and Animal Testing Policy Consultation. The consultation is a commitment made by the party last year in an effort to phase out the importation, manufacture, sale and advertising of […]

Cosmetics and Animal Testing Policy Consultation: Help to Ban Animal ...



Recipe by Gina Fenech Ingredients: 3 Very Ripe Bananas 1 cup Sugar 1/3 Cup Vegetable Oil 2 Cups Flour 2 tsp Baking Powder 1/2 tsp Baking Soda 1/2 tsp Salt 1 tsp Vanilla Directions: Preheat Oven 175 degrees c. Mash the bananas and mix with sugar and oil Add the […]

Aunt Mary Jo’s Vegan Banana Bread