This South African government has announced its intention to withdraw from the International Criminal Court (ICC). The announcement comes just over a week after Burundi said it would also start the process of withdrawing from the court. The establishment of the court in 2002 was greeted enthusiastically by many African countries. But in the intervening […]
Opinion polls, statistical prediction models and betting markets are now all predicting a fairly comfortable victory for Hilary Clinton in the United States presidential election. However, they all said much the same about the prospect of British voters opting to remain in the European Union, before a majority of them actually voted to leave at […]
By Matt Smith THE Hobart electorate of Denison would get a name change to honour Andrew Inglis Clark under a proposal being pushed by a former Tasmanian of the Year. Rodney Croome, best known as a gay rights activist, has started an online petition urging the Australian Electoral Commission to honour Hobart-born Inglis Clark. Inglis Clark […]
Please note today’s Friday Seminar that was to have been presented by Professor Catherine Palmer at 1.00pm in Room 346, Humanities Building, Sandy Bay campus has been cancelled. We apologise for any inconvenience.
A GROWING number of small businesses are reporting positive spin-offs from the rise of the sharing economy and increased use of social media by tourists and travellers in Tasmania. Visitors choosing Airbnb are often attracted to non-traditional accommodation options because they are seeking a more authentic experience – they want to “live like the locals”. […]