Speaker Sue Hickey departs from Liberal script to call for Glenorchy Council’s rescue

Speaker Sue Hickey departs from Liberal script to call for Glenorchy Council’s rescue

Updated May 21, 2018 20:58:19 Photo: Speaker Sue Hickey has asked for the council to be given a 10-year interest-free loan. (ABC News: James Dunlevie) Tasmania’s Speaker Sue Hickey has broken ranks by calling for the Premier and Treasurer to urgently give a $5 million loan to the financially troubled …

Tasmanian Attorney-General dismisses claim she called Speaker Hickey a ‘treacherous bitch’

Tasmanian Attorney-General dismisses claim she called Speaker Hickey a ‘treacherous bitch’

Updated May 16, 2018 19:30:31 Photo: There has been tension between Sue Hickey, left, and Elise Archer for years. (ABC News) Tasmania’s Attorney-General has denied calling Sue Hickey a “treacherous” or “traitorous” “bitch” after the speakership coup, but admits emotions were running high. Sue Hickey sent the Hodgman Government into …

Tasmanian Speaker Sue Hickey says she was ‘crapped off’ she wasn’t picked for a ministry

Tasmanian Speaker Sue Hickey says she was ‘crapped off’ she wasn’t picked for a ministry

Posted May 11, 2018 18:51:58 Photo: Sue Hickey presides over the 49th Tasmanian Parliament as Speaker. (ABC News: Andy Cunningham) Related Story: Sue Hickey declares she will vote independently on bills Related Story: Rogue agent Hickey now one of Tasmania’s most powerful pollies Tasmania’s new Speaker Sue Hickey has admitted …

Tasmanian Speaker Sue Hickey takes parliamentary reins, as Liberals deny calamity awaits

Tasmanian Speaker Sue Hickey takes parliamentary reins, as Liberals deny calamity awaits

Updated May 02, 2018 12:19:17 Photo: “I can do this all day, up and down like a yo-yo,” Sue Hickey told the house after calling for order a number of times. (ABC News: Andy Cunningham) As Sue Hickey takes her seat as Speaker in the 49th Tasmanian Parliament, senior Liberals …

Sue Hickey coup: Liberal angst over Speaker plot ‘justified’, political expert says

Sue Hickey coup: Liberal angst over Speaker plot ‘justified’, political expert says

Posted May 02, 2018 08:56:12 Photo: Sue Hickey’s “commanding personality” will see her well suited to the Speaker’s role, an expert says. (ABC News: James Dunlevie) Former Hobart lord mayor and disaffected Liberal Sue Hickey’s “act of betrayal” in snatching the role of Speaker from her anointed colleague in a …

Hobart former lord mayor Sue Hickey swoops on Speaker role, blindsiding Liberal colleagues

Hobart former lord mayor Sue Hickey swoops on Speaker role, blindsiding Liberal colleagues

Updated May 01, 2018 12:47:06 Photo: Sue Hickey (black and white top) is led into the chamber by Greens leader Cassy O’Connor and Labor’s Rebecca White, as Premier Will Hodgman (front left) looks on. (ABC News: Scott Ross) Former Hobart lord mayor Sue Hickey is Tasmania’s new Speaker after voting …

Setya Novanto, Indonesia’s former speaker of parliament, jailed for 15 years over corruption charges

Setya Novanto, Indonesia’s former speaker of parliament, jailed for 15 years over corruption charges

Posted April 24, 2018 19:17:31 Photo: Setya Novanto has been sentenced to prison for corruption. (AP: Tatan Syuflana) A senior Indonesian politician has been sentenced to 15 years in jail for his role in the theft of $170 million of public money, a victory for police fighting corruption in Indonesia. …