This is a quick post; just after 7.30pm (AEDT) it is obviously very early in the evening so far as the counting of votes is concerned.
Even so, the trend and the outcome are already beyond doubt.
The result brings down the curtain on 16 years of Labor government, the last four years of them in lockstep with the Communist Party Greens, which — like Labor — now appears certain to lose some of its five seats.
I will continue to monitor developments both in Tasmania and South Australia (which, remember…
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