Crikey June 21, 2016 1 Comment
Danby's preference deal blows up ... vote for Hillary ... think of the children! ...
Crikey June 20, 2016 1 Comment
The Federal Labor Senator was relegated to an unwinnable position, but is seeking below the line votes.
Josh Taylor June 15, 2016 1 Comment
The former Tasmanian mining minister used an email account at his mining company while holding the portfolio. But he says it's fine, as he had a filter to stop him seeing things he shouldn't.
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 May 31, 2013 1 Comment
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.
William Bowe March 23, 2013
The eastern and outer southern Hobart seat of Franklin has been in the Labor fold for two decades, but the party is said to have grave fears for the seat amid a state-wide collapse in support.
Crikey August 6, 2012 7 Comments
Tasmanian Labor is in the polling wilderness. Which explains why the the state government will now act on gay marriage, writes political correspondent Bruce Montgomery from Hobart.
Crikey March 6, 2012 10 Comments
Tasmanian Premier Lara Giddings seeks to offer some insights today into the island's future in her annual State of the State address. The forests remain top of the agenda, writes Bruce Montgomery.
Richard Farmer December 15, 2011 5 Comments
Chinese officials have just finished their annual economic talkfest known as the Central Economic Work Conference with a commitment not to allow global uncertainties to disrupt what it called "relatively fast growth."