The storm has brought Malcolm Turnbull to Tasmania -- but Bass, Braddon and Lyons had has attention anyway.
The Tasmanian budget will be delivered today. Although it might have some good news in the short term, in the long term the Apple Isle's prospects don't look good.
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.
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.
As eccentric art lover and professional gambler David Walsh steps up his battle with the taxman, the economic contribution of his Museum of Old and New Art to Tasmania's struggling state economy is mounting.
Surely, if any State deserves the label 'basket case', it is New South Wales, not Tasmania, writes Saul Eslake.
No economist is a guru or gets it right all the time and Tasmanians deserve to listen to an participate in a decent debate about their economic future, writes Greg Barns.