This brief article by Selina Bryan appears in the online version of ABC News and follows a more expansive television segment on ABC News (Tasmania) broadcast on September 15. The 1.5 minute news broadcast is available on the website. Both stories report on a medieval festival held in the Tasmanian town of Wynyard on the weekend of September 15 and 16, 2012. The festival featured jousting competitions and open combat sword-fighting, with contestants wearing armour. 'It is the first time that open combat swordsmanship and jousting competitions have been held in Tasmania.'
The article can be found at http://www.abc.net.au/news/2012-09-15/knights-take-up-the-sword-at-medieval-festival/4263190?section=tas
For the event poster see http://ausmed.arts.uwa.edu.au/items/show/1148