Posts Tagged ‘Tasmania’

TASMANIA: Island home to early Greek migrant community gets documentary about its environmental survival

The little Australian island of Tasmania, home to one of the earliest Greek migrant communities, is now the subject of a documentary making the forty-year anniversary of the ‘Franklin campaign’, which addressed the environmental threat to one of the most beautiful and pristine places in the world. When Tasmania’s Hydro-Electric Commission planned to build a […]

Australian Island State of Tasmania to Build New Holocaust Commemoration Center

The Majdanek Holocaust death camp. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. Australia’s island state of Tasmania announced the construction of a forthcoming Holocaust commemoration center on Tuesday. Tasmania’s Attorney-General Elise Archer said the state government would work with the local Jewish community to develop and progress plans for the center. A date for the center’s opening has not […]

Hydro Tasmania asked to explain cloud seeding in catchment day before flooding

Hydro Tasmania asked to explain cloud seeding in catchment day before flooding The World Today By Will Ockenden Updated 10 Jun 2016, 5:57pm Photo: Hydro Tasmania’s website indicates cloud seeding was carried out on June 5. (ABC News: Alex Blucher) Tasmania’s government-owned energy company has been asked to explain why it conducted cloud seeding over […]

Superyacht belonging to ‘Russian businessman’ bursts into flames in Turkish marina (VIDEO)

In the video published by Yacht Marine Brokerage, the superyacht is seen ablaze with thick plumes of black smoke billowing from it. The yacht caught fire on a rainy day on Thursday at the marina where the vessel was docked, on Turkey’s southwestern Turquoise Coast in the Mediterranean. The fire was so huge that in […]

Jakarta attacks: Multiple explosions and gunfire rock Indonesian capital

     At least six blasts went off in the city center of the Indonesian capital of Jakarta in an apparent terrorist attack involving suicide bombers. Witnesses describe casualties, chaotic scenes, and exchanges of gunfire with police. At least four people have so far been confirmed killed in the attack. The official Twitter account of the […]

Coldest winter in nearly 50 years for Tasmania, Australia

     The Bureau of Meteorology has confirmed what many Tasmanians already suspected, it has been the coldest winter in nearly 50 years. With winter coming to a close officially ahead of the first day of spring on Tuesday, the bureau’s Debbie Tabor revealed it was the sixth coldest winter on record. “It’s been below average […]

What World-famous Men have said About the Satanic Jews

Introduction The Jews are the only people in the world who have found hostility in every country in which they settled in any numbers. The big question is — WHY? Today it is taught in the schools that “Anti-Semitism” began in Germany in the 1930s after which they were deported. What is not studied is […]

Tasmania Parliament first to vote in favour of same-sex marriage

THE Tasmanian Parliament is set to become the first in Australia to vote in favour of same-sex marriage after Premier Lara Giddings indicated she would support a Greens motion on the issue. Greens leader Nick McKim will today table a motion in support of marriage equality and calling on the Federal Government to reform marriage […]

Labor in Tasmania hits rock bottom

LABOR has slumped to historically low levels of support in Tasmania, ending a run of routs and record poor polling for the ALP. Premier Lara Giddings yesterday vowed to hold her nerve and continue with $1.4 billion in budget cuts despite a poll showing Labor’s backing at the lowest point since regular polling began. The […]

Liberals flex muscles in Tasmania

Tasmanian Opposition Leader Will Hodgman says the Liberal Party is ready to govern the state, citing its decade-high standing in the polls. Last November, Mr Hodgman told the Liberals’ state council that the party needed to have a “good hard look at itself” after failing to win state government and suffering a substantial swing away […]

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