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New Year Fireworks herald 2014 celebrations

Like major cities around the world, Hobart, saw in the new year celebrations with a magnificent firework display. Beneath the crackles, bangs, sparks and majestic colours crowds of thousands gathered round the docks

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Living History at Tall Ships Festival, Hobart

This week saw the arrival of a fleet of Tall Ships to Hobart, Tasmania, en route to the Centennial Feet Review, in Sydney, in a fortnight's time. Their arrival brought the crowds in droves and not even temperamental weather could keep them away.

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Wild Beauty of Bruny Island

Bruny Island, is as close to the most southern point of Australia, as you can get, without stepping onto the Antarctic. Almost two islands but for a narrow strip of land known as The Neck, North and South Bruny are unique habitats. Much of South Bruny is Heritage listed or National Park and home to the only wild, White Wallabies on the planet.

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Walking among the Stars

In the extremes of either hemisphere, there comes a time of year when it gets dark and cold early. The rains break and the desire to get out and about is shut down until summer. Well for many at least. Down here in the southern reaches of Australia where the next stop is Antarctica, it is no different

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