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How Tasmania came to its pioneering new trans rights law

How Tasmania came to its pioneering new trans rights law

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.

Tas press gallery up in arms over restrictive new guidelines

Tas press gallery up in arms over restrictive new guidelines

One of the greatest concerns for the media is the rules around photography in the chamber.

Health Minister implicated in Cricket Australia sacking has pro-life history

Health Minister implicated in Cricket Australia sacking has pro-life history

Tasmanian Health Minister Michael Ferguson has been fighting against abortion in the Apple Isle for years.

Old Tassie is at war with the new in a fight for this cycle trail

Old Tassie is at war with the new in a fight for this cycle trail

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Trail, which some are lobbying to become a heritage rail network, has become a battleground of vested interests and outdated ideals.

State government rejoices as Tasmanians completely stop having sex

State government rejoices as Tasmanians completely stop having sex

Something is amiss with people of child-bearing age in Tasmania.

Rundle: Tasmania could soon be Woolworths’ island

Rundle: Tasmania could soon be Woolworths’ island

Woolworths' pokies push strategy in Tasmania may sound dull and irrelevant but it will have national ramifications.

Kennett cooked

Kennett cooked

If you can't handle the heat, stay out of the kitchen, Jeff.

Sod off, Western Australia: no more GST for you

Sod off, Western Australia: no more GST for you

Western Australia's fiscal profligacy should not be rewarded with changes to the GST distribution model -- but Malcolm Turnbull is not in a strong position to resist his colleagues from Perth.

Who is Tasmania’s biggest loser?

Who is Tasmania’s biggest loser?

Tasmanian psephologist Kevin Bonham does the numbers on Eric Abetz.

Mining minister used mining company email address but claims ‘filter’ stopped conflict

Mining minister used mining company email address but claims ‘filter’ stopped conflict

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.