Monthly archives: July 2014

Written by Grace Elkins Public discourse is a cornerstone of a democratic society, in spite of this, the Government has proposed mandatory on-the-spot-fines and prison sentences for protesters found to be trespassing on a workplace. Stripping the people of Tasmania of their ability to band together to compel leaders to […]

Proposed Protest Laws Present a Grim Future for People Power ...

Written by Sophie Wood So you thought Tasmanian fish had been spared the super trawler’s nets? It turns out there is a Ukrainian-owned ship heading our way in a matter of weeks. Introducing the 4400 tonne Dominican registered ‘Meridian 1’. Measuring 104 metres long, it is one of the biggest […]

Super Trawlers in Tasmanian Waters