Labor branch in Launceston backs David O'Byrne; leader Rebecca White promises improvements to party process

Adam Holmes
Updated September 8 2021 - 4:52pm, first published 2:00pm
Labor leader Rebecca White believes David O'Byrne should resign from Parliament, as she continues to work on a review of party governance. Picture: Adam Holmes
Labor leader Rebecca White believes David O'Byrne should resign from Parliament, as she continues to work on a review of party governance. Picture: Adam Holmes

A Tasmanian Labor branch in Launceston has passed a motion backing David O'Byrne's right to a position in the Labor caucus with the secretary claiming that calls for his resignation from Parliament - a position leader Rebecca White maintains - are "excessive".

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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

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