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Discord in Tasmanian Labor over potential candidate Dean Winter

Rob Inglis
By Rob Inglis
January 6 2021 - 5:30pm
Kingborough mayor Dean Winter is believed to be a potential candidate for Labor preselection for the state seat of Franklin. But elements of the party's dominant left faction appear to have moved to preemptively block his possible nomination. Picture: Facebook

A factional brawl has erupted within Tasmanian Labor, after a new timetable for preselection was adopted at what's been described as a "heated" pre-Christmas meeting of the party's administrative committee.

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Rob Inglis

Rob Inglis

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Rob Inglis is a reporter with The Examiner, covering state and federal politics. He is based in Hobart.