Topic archives: tasmanian politics

Crikey Campaign Scorecard: hands up! It’s a raid!

Crikey Campaign Scorecard: hands up! It’s a raid!

May 20, 2016 6

Labor offices being raided causes concern, but the story won't help Malcolm much either.

Comparing artichokes to wet lettuces

July 11, 2014 1

Crikey readers have their say on soccer, Tasmania's next governor and other issues of the day.

Tassie may hold the govt to ransom on the RET

Tassie may hold the govt to ransom on the RET

July 3, 2014 5

Tasmania punches well above its weight in terms of political influence -- and the state's aluminium smelting industry is not happy with keeping the Renewable Energy Target.

What’s wrong with Tasmania, Australia’s freeloading state?

What’s wrong with Tasmania, Australia’s freeloading state?

January 30, 2013 69

Tasmania lags the nation in all important economic and social criteria. In an essay for GriffithREVIEW, Jonathan West says a malaise has descended over the Apple Isle. Its industry is broken and its people fear change.

Et in Arcadia ego: Tasmania’s rotten economic apple

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.

Pulped: Gunns’ Tassie mill is finally dead

Pulped: Gunns’ Tassie mill is finally dead

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.

In Tassie, wise heads back Giddings, despite the motley crew

December 15, 2011 1

Tasmanian Labor’s major challenge at the moment is to prevent the Greens becoming the official opposition party at the next election, writes Bruce Montgomery, ex-political correspondent with The Australian.