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#tasmania

# tasmania - Thursday 22 September, 2022

About 200 pilot whales die on Australian beach in mass stranding
# Tasmania
# Tasmania

About 200 pilot whales die on Australian beach in mass stranding

Thu 9:35 AM 33,029 Views 8 Comments

Just 35 of the approximately 230 beached whales are still alive.

# tasmania - Wednesday 21 September, 2022

Rescue efforts underway as 230 whales beached in Tasmania
# Stranded
# Stranded

Rescue efforts underway as 230 whales beached in Tasmania

Wed 3:19 PM 14,111 Views 4 Comments

The pod appears to be pilot whales and at least half are presumed to still be alive.

# tasmania - Sunday 19 December, 2021

Sixth child dies after Australia bouncy castle tragedy
# Tasmania
# Tasmania

Sixth child dies after Australia bouncy castle tragedy

Dec 19th 2021, 8:11 AM 37,195 Views 5 Comments

Two other children remain in critical condition in hospital, while one child is recovering at home.

# tasmania - Friday 17 December, 2021

Australia mourns child victims of bouncy castle accident
# Devonport
# Devonport

Australia mourns child victims of bouncy castle accident

Dec 17th 2021, 8:48 AM 21,103 Views 4 Comments

The children included three boys and two girls aged 11 or 12.

# tasmania - Thursday 16 December, 2021

Five children killed in Australia after bouncy castle is blown into the air
# Tasmania
# Tasmania

Five children killed in Australia after bouncy castle is blown into the air

Updated Dec 16th 2021, 9:00 AM 58,125 Views 11 Comments

Four other children are in a critical condition and another is in a serious condition.

# tasmania - Sunday 27 September, 2020

Lone whale rescued from among hundreds of carcasses in Australia's worst mass beaching
# Tasmania
# Tasmania

Lone whale rescued from among hundreds of carcasses in Australia's worst mass beaching

Sep 27th 2020, 11:37 AM 21,370 Views 5 Comments

The country’s largest-ever mass stranding saw around 470 pilot whales become stuck in Tasmania.

# tasmania - Thursday 24 September, 2020

70 whales rescued from Australia's worst mass beaching as 380 carcasses to be removed
# Tasmania
# Tasmania

70 whales rescued from Australia's worst mass beaching as 380 carcasses to be removed

Sep 24th 2020, 9:05 AM 26,655 Views 39 Comments

Another 20 whales could potentially still be saved today and vets are considering euthanising another four.

# tasmania - Wednesday 23 September, 2020

200 more whales found on Australian coast with death toll from mass stranding expected to rise
# Australia
# Australia

200 more whales found on Australian coast with death toll from mass stranding expected to rise

Sep 23rd 2020, 7:00 AM 17,958 Views 13 Comments

It the largest mass stranding ever recorded in the island state of Tasmania.

# tasmania - Tuesday 22 September, 2020

Race to save 200 whales in Australian harbour after 90 die when they got stuck
# Tasmania
# Tasmania

Race to save 200 whales in Australian harbour after 90 die when they got stuck

Sep 22nd 2020, 7:19 AM 25,704 Views 3 Comments

Two large pods of long-finned pilot whales became stuck on sandbars in Macquarie Harbour.

# tasmania - Tuesday 27 November, 2018

Sleeping pilot overflies Australian island destination by almost 30 miles
# Tasmania
# Tasmania

Sleeping pilot overflies Australian island destination by almost 30 miles

Nov 27th 2018, 9:48 PM 29,612 Views 5 Comments

The pilot, who has not been identified, was the only person aboard the twin-propeller plane.

# tasmania - Wednesday 17 October, 2018

58 fairy penguins killed in suspected dog attack in Australia
# Tasmania
# Tasmania

58 fairy penguins killed in suspected dog attack in Australia

Oct 17th 2018, 8:32 AM 11,940 Views 11 Comments

The latest grisly find comes a few months after a dozen birds were found dead in another suspected dog attack.

# tasmania - Monday 25 June, 2018

Outrage after man who beat six endangered penguins to death receives community service
# Tasmania
# Tasmania

Outrage after man who beat six endangered penguins to death receives community service

Jun 25th 2018, 7:08 AM 17,292 Views 24 Comments

20-year-old Joshua Jeffrey battered the birds with a stick while drunk on a beach in 2016.

# tasmania - Friday 22 September, 2017

Former Australian leader 'headbutted' on heated same-sex marriage campaign trail
# Tony Abbott
# Tony Abbott

Former Australian leader 'headbutted' on heated same-sex marriage campaign trail

Sep 22nd 2017, 8:28 AM 17,449 Views 0 Comments

Former prime minister Tony Abbott is a prominent opponent of the campaign for same-sex marriage in Australia.

# tasmania - Saturday 25 July, 2015

Diver killed by shark as daughter watches on
# Great White
# Great White

Diver killed by shark as daughter watches on

Jul 25th 2015, 7:58 AM 29,431 Views 16 Comments

The attack occurred in an area not known for shark attacks.

# tasmania - Saturday 7 March, 2015

Ireland hold their nerve in another nail-biter to boost chances of reaching quarter-finals
# COYBIG
From The42
# COYBIG

Ireland hold their nerve in another nail-biter to boost chances of reaching quarter-finals

Mar 7th 2015, 11:45 AM 36,399 Views 44 Comments

Alex Cusack was the hero as he took two wickets in the final over.

# tasmania - Monday 17 June, 2013

Blow to the head leaves Australian woman with French accent
# Oh La La
# Oh La La

Blow to the head leaves Australian woman with French accent

Jun 17th 2013, 2:30 PM 18,664 Views 43 Comments

“It makes me so angry because I am Australian. I am not French [though] I do not have anything against the French people”

# tasmania - Wednesday 9 January, 2013

Cooler weather aids Australia firefighters
# Australia
# Australia

Cooler weather aids Australia firefighters

Jan 9th 2013, 7:33 AM 4,043 Views 0 Comments

Firefighters are taking advantage of cooler temperatures to quell bushfires across Australia, but warn of hotter weather will return this weekend.

# tasmania - Sunday 6 January, 2013

The Evening Fix... now with added Ireland seen from space
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with added Ireland seen from space

Jan 6th 2013, 8:00 PM 19,843 Views 9 Comments

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

# tasmania - Saturday 15 December, 2012

Sympathy over US school shooting stretches globe
# Shooting
# Shooting

Sympathy over US school shooting stretches globe

Dec 15th 2012, 8:03 AM 7,753 Views 44 Comments

World leaders have expressed their condolences over the killing and raised questions about America’s lax gun laws.

# tasmania - Thursday 23 August, 2012

Australian state's plan for smoke free generation faces opposition
# Smoking
# Smoking

Australian state's plan for smoke free generation faces opposition

Aug 23rd 2012, 8:45 AM 5,334 Views 27 Comments

The motion follows last week’s vote to introduce strict cigarette packaging laws in the whole country.