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, Apr 17, 2014
Tasmania's judges just don't have a bad word to say about John Gay. How is it the former Gunns boss can run a company again, asks business director and commentator John Addis.
, Mar 17, 2014
The Liberals have won the Tasmanian election after a long time in the wilderness, consigning Labor and the Greens to history. Here are the biggest challenges they face this term ...
, Mar 14, 2014
Liberal oppositions are in the box seat to win government in state elections in Tasmania and South Australia tomorrow. But one of the races could be closer than many think.
, Mar 12, 2014
They said the conflict over Tasmania's forests was over. But with the Liberals poised to win the state election on Saturday, should we be bracing for another round of protests?
, Mar 12, 2014
Julia Gillard came to the member for Denison with a curious proposal. Federal MP Andrew Wilkie is now spilling the beans on the secret deal -- and why he ultimately tore up an agreement once she stabbed him in the back.
, Feb 21, 2014
The Labor Party is under attack from both sides, writes La Trobe University professorial fellow Dennis Altman
at Inside Story
. Voters trust the Liberals more to manage the economy; progressives are increasingly turning to the Greens.
, Feb 04, 2014
A fresh poll shows the Liberals on track to win the Tasmanian election in March. Will the Coalition hold every state and federal government from March 15?
, Jan 17, 2014
Victoria and South Australia will finally expunge those convicted of consensual gay sex. So will other states follow? Crikey intern Broede Carmody examines the roadmap.
, Jan 17, 2014
The Tasmanian Liberals look set to win the state government at the March poll -- but could Clive Palmer's party cause an upset? Crikey's polling analyst crunches the numbers.
, Jan 07, 2014
Three state elections and some important byelections are likely to test voters' loyalty to the newly minted Abbott government. Crikey's resident polling analyst previews the electoral year.
, Dec 18, 2013
Data appears to show populations of Tasmanian devils have stabilised. Biologist Allen Greer asks why you're not hearing that from the state government or advocates of "saving" the devil.
, Sep 27, 2013
Calls for anti-boycott legislation by the Tasmanian forest industry will test the free speech bona fides of Attorney-General George Brandis. Will he take up the challenge?
, Sep 09, 2013
Jacqui Lambie, a Tasmanian Senate candidate for PUP, looks likely to win a seat and co-hold the balance of power. So who is she?
, Aug 16, 2013
A day out on the campaign trail in Andrew Wilkie's seat of Denison shows the power of personal connection -- and pork-barrelling. Crikey hits the road with Wilkie and ALP candidate Jane Austin in Hobart.
, Aug 15, 2013
It's de rigueur to hate independents in this federal election campaign -- but Andrew Wilkie is on track to hold his Tasmanian seat, probably with the help of Liberal preferences. What happens next?
, Jun 18, 2013
Hobart's Dark Mofo arts festival, which runs till the Winter Solstice (June 23), is a celebration of the dark through large-scale public art, food and music, as well as "light and noise".
, May 31, 2013
Tasmania has too many holes in its budget, amplified by shrinking GST revenue and failing government businesses. Tasmania-based economist and accountant John Lawrence looks at the structural problems.