Bass MHR Bridget Archer maintains 'full support and admiration' of Tasmanian federal Liberal members after cashless welfare speech

Adam Holmes
By Adam Holmes
Updated December 3 2020 - 5:36am, first published 4:30am
Senator Eric Abetz says he has crossed the floor on multiple occasions and has respect for Bass MHR Bridget Archer for speaking her mind in Parliament.

Bass Liberal MHR Bridget Archer has maintained the "full support and admiration" of Tasmanian federal Liberal members after she spoke out against the cashless welfare card, and has now decided to abstain from the vote.

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Adam Holmes

Adam Holmes

Journalist at The Examiner and Advocate, Tasmania

From Adelaide to south-west Victoria, Bendigo to Tasmania, I've provided in-depth stories in politics, environmental affairs, issues facing disadvantaged communities, legal affairs and much more. Contact me at adam.holmes@examiner.com.au or on Twitter at @adamholmes010