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2014 Queenstown Heritage and Arts Festival

Queenstown and Queenstowners are somewhat renowned for putting on a good show and partying hard. And they once again excelled over three action-packed days at the Queenstown Heritage Arts Festival on 9 – 11 October 2014, of which the Tasmanian Minerals and Energy Council was a corporate sponsor.

The Save the Tasmanian Devil Project and Industry Workshop

It was a welcome surprise at the 2014 Tasmanian Minerals Conference to hear a wildlife expert announce that mine sites can provide a safe haven for the endangered Tasmanian devil.

The Manager of the Save the Tasmanian Devil Program, David Pemberton, provided one of the most popular conference presentations.

``Mine sites are a safe refuge for devils,'' David said.  ``All those anthropogenic…