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Fragile coastline under threat

Ralphs Bay, a sweeping inlet south-east of Hobart, is a rich tidal soup that sustains abundant migratory and endemic birds, and provides a timeless marine haven for shellfish, seahorses, the critically endangered Spotted Handfish, and other denizens of the shallows. Its unique place in Tasmania’s ecology is now under threat. Sydney-based Walker Corporation proposes to build Tasmania’s first ‘Gold Coast style’ canal housing estate — with 500 homes and a marina on the footprint of the Ralphs Bay Conservation Area. 

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Meadowbank Wines
Tasmanian Jobs
Elizabeth College
Ray White Hobart
Book City Hobart
Stanton Bed and Breakfast
The magnificent convict-built country manor, Stanton, was built in 1817, and is situated on one of Tasmania's first land grant sites — 16 acres of pasture and orchards at Magra, in the heart of the historical and beautiful Derwent Valley.

Red Tag Trout Tours
Roger Butler leads this one-man Tasmanian guiding operation which caters to flyfishers, from all over the world, who share a common goal: getting a wild brown trout to hand.

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