Tasmania has a notoriously bleak history with LGBTIQ rights, now the state's latest proposal is so progressive it's angering the PM. A lot has happened in the past 20 years.
One of the greatest concerns for the media is the rules around photography in the chamber.
There has been shock at the revelations that Cricket Australia has fired a woman for her non-work-related tweets. What are her options?
Thought we were finished? Crikey's adventure into Australian political dynasties continues.
Opponents of increased female participation insist that merit should win out over diversity. But history has routinely shown us that "merit" is a myth.
A stealthy move by Tasmanian Liberal MP Sue Hickey to steal the Speaker's chair has seen her colleagues in the Hodgman government left with a fragile balance. But could it just be the past catching up with them?
The Council of Australian Governments meets today to have their say on the NEG, and not every state and territory is going in with a smile.
Tasmania's North East Rail Trail, which some are lobbying to become a heritage rail network, has become a battleground of vested interests and outdated ideals.
The success of Tasmania's economy, which has turned around from being one Australia's least impressive, could be self-perpetuating if state and federal governments can find a way not to screw it up.