Braddon recount

Result. Shane Broad, of the Australian Labor Party, has been elected as Member of the House of Assembly for the division of Braddon until the next general election. A recount to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Bryan Green was underway earlier this week with six candidates consenting for the recount. They were Benji …

2 years ago

Bryan Green resigns

Politics. Labor leader Bryan Green resigned on Friday following two decades of parliamentary service, 16 of which were in government. Mr Green was first elected to state parliament as Labor Member for Braddon in 1998, he then went on to serve in various ministerial roles before becoming Deputy Premier in 2006 and then Opposition Leader …

2 years ago

Bryan Green Q&A

State Opposition Leader and Member for Braddon Bryan Green was spotted at Circular Head RSL recently, while travelling across various regions in Tasmania in a highly recognisable Labor party bus. He spoke with the Chronicle about life in the fast lane . . .   How are things going for you since you’ve been in …

4 years ago
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Rec to light up

Promise. The Smithton Recreation Ground will have new lighting installed, thanks to election promises from both major parties last week. The Liberal Party and Labor Party pledged $80,000 to the Circular Head Recreation Ground Lights Project, and committee members say the announcements are a win-win for the community. Smithton Saints president Nick Bellinger said the …

5 years ago

RSL’s boost

Community. The Smithton RSL has been given a creative boost, with Deputy Premier Bryan Green announcing $10,000 to fund a new mural which will be erected near the northern garden area adjacent to the building. The mural, which will consist of photos and memorabilia from all wars past as well as artwork from Smithton High …

5 years ago

Open for mining

Mine. After much opposition and a stringent set of guidelines to follow, Shree Minerals held an official opening on Thursday to signal the start of operation at its Nelson Bay River iron ore mine. Excavation at the site is expected to begin this week, with the first shipment of iron ore in December, and most …

5 years ago