Tasmanian Labor's Historic 1998 Win: A Rejection of Green Alliances
In this era of Labor-Green accords its easy to forget that there was a time when a Liberal government governed with the support of the Greens Party.
The 1996 Tasmanian election, as is often the case under the multi-member constituency Hare-Clark system, resulted in a hung Parliament.
In 1996 there were 35 seats in the Tasmanian lower house with seven state MPs elected from each of the five federal electorates. With support for the Greens growing as a result of [...]