February 21, 2014 25
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.
February 4, 2014 9
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?
January 17, 2014 7
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.
September 27, 2013 3
Changes at Australian Jewish News ... News Corp could look closer to home on piracy ... who will fill ABC radio gap? ...
May 1, 2013
Will the NDIS actually get support at the ballot box? Richard Farmer suspects it will end up being a political suicide note. Plus other views noted along the way.
March 5, 2013 7
Gunns might have been trading insolvent when it took $23 million from the federal government for its non-existent pulp mill, writes Tasmanian economist and analyst John Lawrence at Tasmanian Times.
October 4, 2012 9
Most bank managers will tell you that before they can help you, you should get your mind and your house in order. That's the challenge facing Tasmania.
September 28, 2012 1
The Greens tread a fine line in claiming their third victory in Tasmania. Though there seems little doubt Gunns' proposed pulp mill is dead, writes Bruce Montgomery.
September 26, 2012 17
It was Gunns' greed-at-all-costs attitude that destroyed its public reputation and ensured its financial demise, according to Richard Flanagan. The company and its planned pulp mill had gone rogue.
May 29, 2012 7
The fact that the pro-austerity, pro-euro parties are now on top in the polls in Greece buoyed markets last night, but the options for Europe remain limited and difficult -- especially if Greece stays in.