Crikey February 21, 2014 25 Comments
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.
Cathy Alexander February 4, 2014 9 Comments
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?
William Bowe January 17, 2014 7 Comments
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.
Crikey September 27, 2013 3 Comments
Changes at Australian Jewish News ... News Corp could look closer to home on piracy ... who will fill ABC radio gap? ...
Richard Farmer 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.
Crikey March 5, 2013 7 Comments
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.
Crikey October 4, 2012 9 Comments
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.
Crikey September 28, 2012 1 Comment
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.
Crikey September 26, 2012 17 Comments
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.