Dr Helen Fitton, left, with colleagues in Marinova's laboratories.

Good handling puts the cherry on top

Improved handling and cool chain storage will be crucial for Australia’s cherry industry according to Tasmanian orchardist Jake Newnham 🍒🍒

Secret of the good oil

FIONA Makowski and the team at Freshfield Grove are beginning the olive harvesting season, their product making the change from tree fruit to oil in a matter of hours. Freshfield […]

World is their Oysters

JOSH HARRIS PAIRING experience with innovation, the Tasmanian Oyster Company is utilising pristine waters off the state to grow oysters that are 95 per cent resistant to the Pacific Oyster […]

Seaweed health boost

LOCAL biotechnology company Marinova flies under the radar in Tasmania but it is a global leader in its field. And like many in the health sector, Marinova has experienced intensified […]

Council in bank brawl

GLAMORGAN Spring Bay Council has been accused of “inappropriate conduct’’ and making “false statements’’ about the operations of the Bendigo Bank. The operators behind the Bendigo Bank, which up until […]

Sport stadium boost

Sport and recreation in the south east region is set to get a massive boost with the development of a much anticipated new stadium complex at Pembroke Park. Funding for […]

Council GM lasts a mere three weeks

Drama at Glamorgan Spring Bay Council continues with the acting General Manager appointed last month quitting after just three weeks. Council will now have to recruit another general manager, after […]

Western Front tour postponed

Six Tasmanian students including a Tasman local have had their Frank MacDonald Memorial Prize study tour postponed. Tasman District School student Melanie Shoobridge was due to travel to Europe as […]

Swag of sashes to Tasman

Tasman District School dominated the recent Hamilton Agricultural Show taking away a swag of sashes. The school sent a team of 19 students to show animals at the 67th Hamilton […]

Local on South East beat

A local has taken over the reins of policing in the East and South East region, with Inspector Peter Harris now in charge of law and order from Nubeena to […]