William Bowe February 22, 2010
William Bowe starts dissecting the Tasmanian election, starting with the Bass electorate. How will the "iPod-loving, bicycle-riding, latte-sipping trendy" Premier David Bartlett deal with the Liberal seat?
Crikey February 18, 2010
Antony Green profiles the Tasmanian state division of Franklin, where new boundaries and a high-profile Liberal Party campaign look set to unseat at least one of the three sitting ALP members.
Crikey February 17, 2010
"Senior Labor Party figures" have been peddling unsubstantiated claims about Greens leader Nick McKim's political future, says Bob Burton. Why is the Mercury granting them anonymity for such an obvious beat-up?
William Bowe February 15, 2010
Like a number of its mainland counterparts, the Tasmanian Labor government has suddenly begun feeling its age and is in for a tough fight in the upcoming state election.
Crikey January 21, 2010
It's a bumper year for elections with Tassie, SA, Victoria and the main event -- Tony vs. Kev -- all set to get political wonks' hearts racing. Peter Brent rounds up the different battles and gives his tips for election winners.
Crikey December 8, 2009
Did Tasmania's health minister Lara Giddings take a close enough look at her department secretary's resume? asks Margaretta Pos. He used to head one of the most controversial hospitals in the UK.
Crikey October 14, 2009 1 Comment
How a minor drunken prank escalated into a major Tasmanian political story may be as good as topic as any to kick off the journalists union’s Future of Journalism forum in Hobart on Thursday night, writes Bob Burton.
Crikey September 4, 2009 3 Comments
On Feathertop Mountain -- to be sung as a Tom Waits dirge.
Greg Barns August 24, 2009 2 Comments
Mr Bartlett, facing diving opinion polls and a general election early next year, will hand over $3.5 million of Tasmanian taxpayers’ money to Vodafone so that it retains its call centre near Hobart.