Tasmanian Senator Richard Colbeck spending most of campaign on mainland, spokesperson says

Rodney Woods
By Rodney Woods
Updated May 16 2022 - 1:28am, first published May 15 2022 - 9:03am
Campaign mode: A spokesperson has denied that Aged Care Minister Richard Colbeck has gone missing this campaign. Picture: Rodney Braithwaite.

Tasmania's most senior federal Liberal member, Senator Richard Colbeck, has made very few public appearances in his home state during the 2022 federal election campaign, including not attending a planned announcement with federal Braddon member Gavin Pearce on Sunday.


Rodney Woods

Rodney Woods


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