I did most of my education in Tasmania and, after spending almost 34 years on what Tasmanians call ‘the mainland’, returned to Tasmania in December 2014. Both while I was living away, and since returning, I’ve maintained a keen interest in the progress (or, at times, lack of it) of Australia’s smallest state. The pieces here represent some of my efforts to advocate for policies which, in my opinion, would result in a stronger Tasmanian economy and improved living standards for Tasmanians.
Education, Productivity and Economic Performance – Tasmania Then, Now and TomorrowTasmania | 16th March 2017
The 29th John West Memorial Lecture, hosted by the Launceston Historical Society, 16th March 2016. The Lecture honours the memory of the Revd John West, who among other things was the first Editor of the Launceston Examiner newspaper, and subsequently editor of the Sydney Morning Herald for almost 20 years, as well as a fervent […]
Interview with The Australian’s Arts Editor Matthew WestwoodNews, Tasmania, The Arts | 10th March 2017
Matthew Westwood| The Australian | 10th March 2017 Discussing government funding for the arts, and the 2017 Ten Days on the Island festival