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Lara Giddings will be shadow attorney-general in Tasmania's new opposition. Ms Giddings, who was also formerly treasurer, takes on the new portfolio along with justice, the arts, planning and women in Labor's eight-member shadow cabinet. New leader
Hodgman has been sworn in as Tasmania's first Liberal premier in 16 years. He becomes the state's 45th premier after the swearing-in ceremony at Government House in Hobart on Monday. His eight cabinet colleagues have also taken oaths in the presence
Clive Palmer's party scrutinised by Tasmanian ALP over possible electoral rule breach Updated March 11, 2014 10:00:44 The Tasmanian Labor Party is seeking legal advice whether Clive Palmer breached electoral advertising laws by distributing a letter
S Liberals are heading towards a resounding state election victory in just over a week's time, a new poll suggests. The ReachTEL survey published on the website of Hobart's The Mercury newspaper shows the opposition remains well ahead of Labor in the
S leaders have clashed in a pre-election debate over Prime Minister Tony Abbott's claim that too much Australian forest has been "locked up". Mr Abbott made the comments at a forestry industry gathering this week, 10 days out from the Tasmanian poll.
The Tasmanian Labor Party today officially launched its election campaign, but is facing an uphill battle to retain government. Opinion polls indicate Labor's 16-year rule in Tasmania may come to an end, with the party at its lowest popularity levels
Ms Giddings has told a televised leaders' debate in Launceston that doing another deal with the Greens would destroy Labor. Ms Giddings dumped the Greens from Cabinet after almost four years of power-sharing in government...Mr Hodgman responded that
HE'S best known for supporting Barack Obama but Bruce Springsteen's name has been dragged into the Tasmanian election campaign. A row has erupted after state opposition leader Will Hodgman attended a concert by The Boss in Sydney and tacked on a
Tasmanian parliament in protest at the born-again pulp mill proposal for the state's north. As parliament reconvened in a pre-election bid to ensure the mill's future, more than 600 turned out to voice their opposition to a project that has divided
A Tasmanian Labor politician has launched an extraordinary attack on his leader just weeks from the state election. Renegade backbencher Brenton Best has told ABC's 7.30 program Premier Lara Giddings should be awarded life membership of the Greens. "