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Tasmania the tipping point

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Tasmania’s leadership on marriage equality is a good example of how distorted preconceptions about Tasmania obscure reality. Tasmania’s leadership on marriage equality is a good example of how distorted preconceptions about Tasmania obscure reality. Tasmanians United for Marriage Equality

Churning the mud: Tasmania’s fertile ground for legal and social reform

Is Tasmania at a tipping point? Over the past two weeks The Conversation, in conjunction with Griffith REVIEW and the University of Tasmania, has published a series of provocations. Our authors ask where…
Tasmania has some of the best early childhood indicators in Australia - it’s a state ripe for innovation. Tasmania has some of the best early childhood indicators in Australia - it’s a state ripe for innovation. Mike Rowe

The aspirational Tasmanian: ready for the right kind of change

Is Tasmania at a tipping point? Over the past two weeks The Conversation, in conjunction with Griffith REVIEW and the University of Tasmania, has published a series of provocations. Our authors ask where…
Jeff Kennett has long been an advocate of joining Tasmania and Victoria. Jeff Kennett has long been an advocate of joining Tasmania and Victoria. AAP/Joe Castro

South Vicmania? North Tastoria? Why merging three Australian states is a bad idea

Is Tasmania at a tipping point? Over the next two weeks The Conversation, in conjunction with Griffith REVIEW and the University of Tasmania, is publishing a series of provocations. Our authors ask where…
The practice of Australian federalism is totally removed from the model designed by our founders: we desperately need a national debate about the rationale and structure of federation. The practice of Australian federalism is totally removed from the model designed by our founders: we desperately need a national debate about the rationale and structure of federation. bowenmurphy/Flickr

Canary in the mine of federalism: Tasmania is singing for Australia

Is Tasmania at a tipping point? Over the next two weeks The Conversation, in conjunction with Griffith REVIEW and the University of Tasmania, is publishing a series of provocations. Our authors ask where…
Tasmanians are pretty happy with their lot in life: isn’t that worth more than growth for growth’s sake? Tasmanians are pretty happy with their lot in life: isn’t that worth more than growth for growth’s sake? Georgie Sharp

No basket-case: Tasmania on the bumpy road to economic sustainability

Is Tasmania at a tipping point? Over the next two weeks The Conversation, in conjunction with Griffith REVIEW and the University of Tasmania, is publishing a series of provocations. Our authors ask where…
If Tasmania is broken, maybe it’s because Tasmanians have no reason to fix it. If Tasmania is broken, maybe it’s because Tasmanians have no reason to fix it. Gary Sauer-Thompson

Obstacles to progress: what’s wrong with Tasmania, really?

Is Tasmania at a tipping point? Over the next two weeks The Conversation, in conjunction with Griffith REVIEW and the University of Tasmania, is publishing a series of provocations. Our authors ask where…
Tasmanians have yet to engage fully with the unspeakable in their history. Tasmanians have yet to engage fully with the unspeakable in their history. Nina Matthews Photography

Coming to terms with Tasmania’s forgotten war

Is Tasmania at a tipping point? Over the next two weeks The Conversation, in conjunction with Griffith REVIEW and the University of Tasmania, is publishing a series of provocations. Our authors ask where…
Industrialisation is an outdated approach to Tasmania’s problems - we need to look elsewhere. Industrialisation is an outdated approach to Tasmania’s problems - we need to look elsewhere. jayegirl99/flickr

The Tasmanian microcosm - a post-resource test bed for sustainability

Is Tasmania at a tipping point? While it is known to many of us through seductive tourism brochures showcasing the state’s pristine wilderness, gourmet magazine articles celebrating its burgeoning food…
Tasmania’s consciousness is littered with dark incidents, and it’s not getting better. How can we shine a light? Tasmania’s consciousness is littered with dark incidents, and it’s not getting better. How can we shine a light? Hani Amir

Does Tasmania need an intervention?

Is Tasmania at a tipping point? While it is known to many of us through seductive tourism brochures showcasing the state’s pristine wilderness, gourmet magazine articles celebrating its burgeoning food…