The Hobart

by Stephanie Williams27 May
OFF SEASON: Bert Spinks

Not many people have a garden named after them but one of the founders of modern organic gardening in Tasmania, David, can enjoy the spoils of the David Stephen Neighbourhood Garden (formerly Kickstart CG) in New Town.

by Stephanie Williams27 May
OFF SEASON: Nadine Rowell

Not many people have a garden named after them but one of the founders of modern organic gardening in Tasmania, David, can enjoy the spoils of the David Stephen Neighbourhood Garden (formerly Kickstart CG) in New Town.

by Stephanie Williams27 May
OFF SEASON: Sierra Blair

Not many people have a garden named after them but one of the founders of modern organic gardening in Tasmania, David, can enjoy the spoils of the David Stephen Neighbourhood Garden (formerly Kickstart CG) in New Town.

by Stephanie Williams27 May
OFF SEASON: Tasmania By Night

Not many people have a garden named after them but one of the founders of modern organic gardening in Tasmania, David, can enjoy the spoils of the David Stephen Neighbourhood Garden (formerly Kickstart CG) in New Town.

by Stephanie Williams27 May
OFF SEASON: Gear Up For Epic Exploits

Not many people have a garden named after them but one of the founders of modern organic gardening in Tasmania, David, can enjoy the spoils of the David Stephen Neighbourhood Garden (formerly Kickstart CG) in New Town.

by Stephanie Williams27 May
OFF SEASON: Harping On: With Em Sanzaro

Not many people have a garden named after them but one of the founders of modern organic gardening in Tasmania, David, can enjoy the spoils of the David Stephen Neighbourhood Garden (formerly Kickstart CG) in New Town.

by Stephanie Williams27 May
OFF SEASON: Islands Off An Island

Not many people have a garden named after them but one of the founders of modern organic gardening in Tasmania, David, can enjoy the spoils of the David Stephen Neighbourhood Garden (formerly Kickstart CG) in New Town.

by Stephanie Williams27 May
OFF SEASON: Kitana Mansell: palawa kilpi’s Big Winter Plans

Not many people have a garden named after them but one of the founders of modern organic gardening in Tasmania, David, can enjoy the spoils of the David Stephen Neighbourhood Garden (formerly Kickstart CG) in New Town.

by Stephanie Williams27 May
OFF SEASON: From Fire to Feast: Winter Eats And Drinks

Not many people have a garden named after them but one of the founders of modern organic gardening in Tasmania, David, can enjoy the spoils of the David Stephen Neighbourhood Garden (formerly Kickstart CG) in New Town.

by Stephanie Williams27 May
OFF SEASON: Outdoor Bathing: A Body Of Water For Every Body

Not many people have a garden named after them but one of the founders of modern organic gardening in Tasmania, David, can enjoy the spoils of the David Stephen Neighbourhood Garden (formerly Kickstart CG) in New Town.

by Stephanie Williams27 May
OFF SEASON: Winter Art With Heart

Not many people have a garden named after them but one of the founders of modern organic gardening in Tasmania, David, can enjoy the spoils of the David Stephen Neighbourhood Garden (formerly Kickstart CG) in New Town.

by Stephanie Williams27 May
OFF SEASON: Beats, Eats And Musical Feats

Not many people have a garden named after them but one of the founders of modern organic gardening in Tasmania, David, can enjoy the spoils of the David Stephen Neighbourhood Garden (formerly Kickstart CG) in New Town.

by Stephanie Williams27 May
OFF SEASON: Excursion: Venture West And North West

Not many people have a garden named after them but one of the founders of modern organic gardening in Tasmania, David, can enjoy the spoils of the David Stephen Neighbourhood Garden (formerly Kickstart CG) in New Town.

by Stephanie Williams27 May
OFF SEASON: Harrowing Stories And Haunted Encounters

Not many people have a garden named after them but one of the founders of modern organic gardening in Tasmania, David, can enjoy the spoils of the David Stephen Neighbourhood Garden (formerly Kickstart CG) in New Town.

by Stephanie Williams27 May
OFF SEASON: Bits And Pieces

Not many people have a garden named after them but one of the founders of modern organic gardening in Tasmania, David, can enjoy the spoils of the David Stephen Neighbourhood Garden (formerly Kickstart CG) in New Town.

by Sara Hewitt27 May
Zodiac Check-in: Your Monthly Astro Update

Dive into the month ahead with practical star insights – your guide to navigating the cosmos this February.

by Justice Stephen Estcourt AM27 May
Tassie Supreme Court Turns 200
by The Hobart Magazine27 May
Quick Thai Larb Stir Fry
by The Hobart Magazine27 May
Trophy Room by Night
by Elizabeth Osborne27 May
Exploring the New Zig Zag Track

On kunanyi / Mount Wellington is a network of bush tracks and trails in Hobart’s backyard. We walked the 100 year old Zig Zag Track to the summit of kunanyi / Mount Wellington on the day it reopened after several years of reconstruction.

by Annia Baron27 May
Smelly Mind

Back in the day, I couldn’t get enough. With every spritz, it simultaneously invigorated a sense of optimism and evoked an experience that was sultry and haunting.

 

by Hobart Magazine27 May
The Tassie Book Club- May 2024

The Woman Booker Prize Club is a local Tassie book club. Here they share their thoughts on books by Tasmanian authors, set in Tasmania, or about Tassie topics.

by The Hobart Magazine27 May
All Aboard for Tassie Health Initiative

Dr. Verity Cleland, of the Menzies Institute for Medical Research, is behind the Get BusActive program. The Tasmania project promotes increasing physical activity through public transport use, with participants potentially receiving up to $100 in gift vouchers.

by The Hobart Magazine27 May
How a Band From the Sahara Has Found Their Way to Hobart

Tim Carroll, of Holy Holy fame, created A Festival Called PANAMA in 2014. Traditionally held in the northeast, the festival is now expanding with PANAMA Presents, which will debut in Hobart with Tinariwen, a band from the Sahara. We chatted with Tim about PANAMA presents and the significance of Tinariwen.

by Ollie Benson27 May
It All Stems From Mustard

Tucked in a pocket of southern Tasmania are two farmers whose approach to running a farming business is as interesting as the diverse range of vegetables they grow.

by The Hobart Magazine27 May
Navigating Chaos in the ED Through Research

Dr. Viet Tran is an accomplished emergency physician, researcher, and educator who has cared for over 30,000 patients throughout his career. His research works to improve emergency and trauma care in Tasmania, and has received almost $10 million in funding across 10 different project grants.

by The Hobart Magazine27 May
Local People: Graziano Di Martino

Founder of New Town’s Rewind Cinema, which pays tribute to films of the 80s and 90s, Graziano has helped foster an enthusiastic community for film buffs of all ages.

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Cold Water Wake Up Call
It seems everywhere I turn someone is talking about or participating in cold water swimming right now.
A Short Geelong Getaway
Since the Spirit of Tasmania terminal moved from Melbourne to Geelong late last year, a visit to Geelong has been on the radar.
27 Hobart Friends Get Snipping For One Off Wine
The borders were declared shut in Tasmania on the 30th of March, 2020; the first stare to do so amid the COVID- 19 pandemic and hard lockdown of Hobart followed.
Danphe Nepalese and Indian Food + Peppermint Bay Bar and Bistro
Nepalese food is a comfort in our house. Having spent much time trekking and mountain climbing in Nepal as a younger man, Nepalese food is something I always love to go back to.
That’s DR Hannah Gadsby To You
From Smithton to Netflix and the Emmys stage, Tasmanian stand up comic Hannah Gadsby has forged an unlikely path. Following on from the massive success of her shows Nanette and Douglas, Hannah brings her new show Body of Work to Hobart this month.
PODCAST: Incat founder Robert Clifford on why electric boats are the future
Robert Clifford is the founder of Incat, a Hobart company building fast ferries for the world. Always looking to future opportunities, he has identified where Hobart sits in the next wave of transportation. For more of this interview listen to The Hobart Magazine podcast.
Is Tourism Ready For More Forestry Wars?
Tasmanian forests are special. They’re home to centuries-old trees, including the tallest flowering trees on the planet, and support unique native species. Yet not everyone agrees on how these forests should be managed.
Hobart Chefs: When The Obsession Becomes Real
Tasmania’s brand as a foodie haven is cemented. But within the local hospitality industry there are those who love to use local produce...and those who are next-level obsessed with it. We spoke to a bunch of Hobart chefs who are top of the game when it comes to fostering relationships with local farmers and growers.
Did You Know Australia’s First Female Doctor Was Hobartian?
Tasmania, despite its small size and population in comparison to the mainland, has produced more than its proportionally predicted percentage of significant figures and heroes of Australian history. 
Return Travellers Adding Pressure to Hobart Housing
For all of us 2020 was a year like no other, punctuated by rapid change and plenty of new challenges. For vulnerable people in Tasmania, including people facing homelessness, those on low incomes and those facing increasingly higher rents, it was very challenging. We are seeing a growing demand for homes in Tassie from international travellers returning home, people moving for work and others seeking the lifestyle that our Apple Isle has to offer.
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Thank you to Luke Brokensha for mobilising his friends and local residents recently to host two rubbish clean ups along the Hobart Rivulet after heavy rains.
The warm weather returns...hello summer.
Need a laugh? Check out @theinspiredunemployed feed on Instagram.
Moto Vecchia Cafe in Bellerive and Czegs Cafe in Richmond have joined the Clarence City Council dementia program, creating dementia-friendly spaces for all patrons.
It’s hard to believe it’s not standard practice to have a working phone in every aged care room - shared phones make private conversations impossible and increase the risk of spreading COVID-19.
Tacks on the tracks. Mountain bikers beware of tacks being left on certain tracks on the mountain.
Just when you think your cousins are alright. NZ Opposition Leader Judith Collins took aim at Tassie during her recent (unsuccessful) campaign, calling us Australia’s “poor cousin.” She also seems worried about us nabbing tech businesses, “It’s a lovely part of the world but do you necessarily want to go there with your high- tech business? Possibly not,” she said. We beg to differ!