9/7/2021
Local

We’re going on a fungi hunt!

Photo Credit: Tourism Tasmania & Arwen Dyer

It's fungi season in Tasmania!

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28/6/2021
Media

'Trailblazer'

Jane Reddy, National Travel Editor, the Traveller.

'Think of this as your exclusive and sophisticated all-ages Scout camp'

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8/6/2021

Once you try this lamb roast recipe, you won’t cook it any other way

A word of warning though: you can smell this roasting a long way down the road, the strong Indian aromas wafting in the Derby breeze. It may attract more bodies around your dinner table than you bargained for!

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10/4/2021
Local

Meet Derby's Own Sourdough Baker

It's one of Derby's best kept secrets...

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11/3/2021
Perspective

A girls’ weekend… at Derby?

We’ve just celebrated International Women’s Day and it got us thinking about how stereotyped the girls’ weekend concept is.

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24/2/2021
Perspective

Parents’ Retreat at the Dales

We love them, but sometimes we could do with a little bit of space. A breather. What is it they say about this… “Absence makes the heart grow fonder”? Sometimes we really do benefit from some distance.

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28/1/2021
Q&A

Dads and their lads at the Dales

We love it when the Dales is used to bring people together in different ways. Case in point: last month a bunch of dads and their sons spent a few nights away for some quality bro bonding. One of the gang was Launceston businessman Phil Beeston and his 16-year-old son Zac. We caught up with him after to find out some more.

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6/11/2020
Local

Where the Wild Orchids Are

“It’s possible to be completely oblivious to them until you’re aware they exist, then you’ll be surprised by what you might find.”

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13/10/2020

3 Blue Derby trails we love

Selecting a mountain bike trail to ride on any given day can be like choosing a good book to read. So many options. So many considerations. Like your mood, your capacity, your frame of mind, your time, your motivation... Overwhelmed already?

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27/8/2020
Q&A

Everything You Need to Know About Tasmania’s Free $100 Travel Vouchers

Hello fellow Tasmanian. Breaking news! Tassie’s tourism department confirmed today that free travel money is coming your way.

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24/8/2020
Perspective

How the Dales helped us give our best present yet

By Claire van Ryn

The thing with giving friends the gift of your own time is that you receive the same right back.

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21/7/2020
Local

Eating meals together is good for your mental health

The more often people eat together, the more likely they are to describe themselves as happy and satisfied with their lives, research shows.

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9/6/2020

10 reasons you should absolutely visit Derby

We’ve been staying, playing, eating and making memories in Derby for many decades. Here’s 10 of the many, many reasons we keep coming back.

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23/4/2020
Perspective

Setting post-COVID goals, and a freebie for you

How are your post-COVID goals coming along?

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17/3/2020
Perspective

JOY

Fighting the COVID-19 fear with this three-letter word

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19/2/2020
Q&A

Q&A with an Architect of Connection

We managed to catch a few minutes with the busy Launceston architect, who graduated from our own University of Tasmania, to get into his head about inspiration, design and daydreaming. Enjoy.

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12/2/2020
Media

Guest house in Tasmanian mountain-biking town evokes memories of low-key communal holidays

JENNY BROWN

National news coverage for The Dales with Domain writer Jenny Brown describing the place as a "charming anomaly".

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23/1/2020
Local

Tassie’s top 6 beers (according to Martin)

Tasmania has some cracker boutique breweries. Absolutely top notch. If you’re a newbie to the island state, you’d be forgiven for getting a little overwhelmed with the selection. That’s why The Dales main man Martin has taken some time to jot down his favourites for you.

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11/12/2019
Media

INHABITAT.com article

as written by Lucy Wang

This mountain-biking getaway is an energy-efficient base for adventure in Tasmania

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7/12/2019
History

The day the Ringarooma River flowed backwards

A river flowing backwards? Surely not, you say.

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9/11/2019
Media

2019 Sustainability Award, Architecture & Design

Architecture & Design

How exciting it was for our architect Philip M Dingemanse to take out the Sustainability Award for Commercial (small) Design category this past Thursday in Sydney. The following is taken from the Architecture & Design's online review of the 2019 Sustainability Awards.

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28/10/2019
Local

Six birds that will stop you in your Derby tracks

This post is about birds of the feathered variety. That needed to be said.

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4/10/2019
Media

Arch Daily Publication

So excited and honored to have the Dales of Derby published in the ArchDaily !

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23/9/2019
Media

Make it Tasmania

“We hope it’ll be a blessing for guests – the reconnection of people” - Margaret

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18/9/2019
Blue Derby Trails

Why We Sponsor The Blue Derby Trails

Dales of Derby is proud sponsors of the trails. We wholeheartedly believe in the future of this beautiful little town, the surrounding wilderness and the sense of fun and adventure that the trails encourage.

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6/7/2019
Media

The Dales of Derby's first 2 Awards!

The Dale's of Derby's first ever awards were awarded by the Australian Institute of Architecture, Tasmanian Chapter to our architect Philip M Dingemanse. The 2019 Barry McNeill Award for Sustainable Architecture, and the 2019 Award for Commercial Architecture are a wonderful credit to his fantastic work on this project.
Well done Phil!

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