Extremely rare fossils of ancient sea life found in Tasmania

Australian scientists, Dr. Patrick M. Smith, Australian Museum (AM) and Dr. Malte C.Ebach , University of NSW (UNSW), have named a newly discovered trilobite (extinct marine animal) after the actor Tom Baker, aka Doctor Who, Gravicalymene bakeri with the findings published today in the Alcheringa: An Australasian Journal of Palaeontology (TALC) Found in the shales […]

150 year old graffiti found at Anglesea Barracks Hobart

Graffiti estimated to be more than 150 years old has been unearthed during conservation works at Anglesea Barracks Hobart. The bricks have been identified as being part of the Military Prison at Anglesea Barracks which was built in 1847 for the imprisonment and punishment of British soldiers serving in the colony. The building continued to […]

More than 10,000 Tasmanians drained their superannuation during COVID-19

Almost $600 million has been drained from super balances of Tasmanians and more than 10,000 of the state‚Äôs workers have emptied their savings, new analysis on the early release of super scheme reveals. Industry Super Australia analysis shows about one in five Tassie workers have accessed the scheme withdrawing $587 million from super, at an […]