Payday lenders ‘preying’ on natural disaster victims, financial counsellors say

An alarming number of natural disaster victims turn to high-cost, short-finance — or pay day loans — to avoid going broke, financial counsellors say.

‘The tampon in the sky’: What’s the story with the tower on Mount Wellington?

At 130 metres tall, the transmission tower perched atop kunanyi/Mount Wellington watches over the Hobart CBD from the mountain's summit. Over the years, the state's tallest structure has been a source of both fascination and anger.