William Bowe August 3, 2009
Is forfeiting an election less embarassing than a defeat? Obviously the Tasmanian Labor party thought so, since they didn't contest their own seat at the weekend's by-election.
Crikey July 27, 2009
A mother has called for greater care for the mentally ill in Tasmania, following an incident where her 35 year old mentally ill daughter pulled her eye out of its socket using her own fingers.
Crikey July 24, 2009
The Beltana branch of Tasmania's ALP has a radical plan to curb under-age drinking and violence: replace 18th and 21st bashes with community "rite of passage" celebrations and milestone certificates.
Eleri Harris July 10, 2009 9 Comments
Two women are claiming they have developed serious health issues from exposure to the run-off from an open cut mine in their town, and are demanding the Tasmanian government relocate them.
William Bowe July 1, 2009
On August 1, the Libs are contesting the Pembroke by-election in Tasmania with a quality candidate. A minor event perhaps, but a fascinating test of strength for Premier Bartlett, says William Bowe.
Crikey June 18, 2009
For each $1 in subsidy received, the mining industry produces $167 value to the State’s economy, according to the Felmingham Report. The gaming industry reckons it tops that.
Crikey May 18, 2009
After 11 years of Labor rule in Tasmania, where has the money gone?
Greg Barns May 15, 2009 2 Comments
The Tasmanian Department of Justice confirmed yesterday that last week a 10-year-old boy "was held for an hour in an adult prison before being taken to court and bailed."
Greg Barns May 12, 2009 2 Comments
Using the courts can be a very risky venture, particularly if you lose.
Andrew Dodd May 11, 2009 10 Comments
22 protesters were arrested in Tasmania's Upper Florentine Valley. Andrew Dodd was there.