Ross Hart (politician)

Ross Hart
Ross Anthony Hart (born 4 June 1960) is lawyer and former Australian politician.wikipedia
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2016 Australian federal election

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He was the Australian Labor Party member for Bass from the 2016 federal election in which he defeated the sitting member, the Liberal Party of Australia's Andrew Nikolic with a 10.6-point swing against him.

Launceston, Tasmania

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Hart was born in Launceston, Tasmania.
For federal elections, Launceston falls within the Division of Bass, with the sitting member being Ross Hart for the Australian Labor Party who won the seat in the 2016 election.

Andrew Nikolic

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He was the Australian Labor Party member for Bass from the 2016 federal election in which he defeated the sitting member, the Liberal Party of Australia's Andrew Nikolic with a 10.6-point swing against him.
On 2 July 2016, Nikolic lost his seat to Ross Hart of the Australian Labor Party, after a 10.1% swing against him in the two party preferred vote.

Division of Bass

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He was the Australian Labor Party member for Bass from the 2016 federal election in which he defeated the sitting member, the Liberal Party of Australia's Andrew Nikolic with a 10.6-point swing against him.

Launceston Church Grammar School

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He was educated at Launceston Church Grammar School and the University of Tasmania, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Laws degree in 1984. He was also a member of the governing council of the Tasmanian Health Organisation North, which was charged with the delivery of health services across Northern Tasmania and operated the Launceston General Hospital from 2012 to 2015, and board member of the Launceston Church Grammar School from 2008 to 2016.

Labor Left

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Hart is a member of the Labor Party's Left faction, who was previously campaign manager for Michelle O'Byrne, a previous Federal Member for Bass.

Australian Labor Party

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He was the Australian Labor Party member for Bass from the 2016 federal election in which he defeated the sitting member, the Liberal Party of Australia's Andrew Nikolic with a 10.6-point swing against him.

Liberal Party of Australia

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He was the Australian Labor Party member for Bass from the 2016 federal election in which he defeated the sitting member, the Liberal Party of Australia's Andrew Nikolic with a 10.6-point swing against him.

University of Tasmania

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He was educated at Launceston Church Grammar School and the University of Tasmania, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Laws degree in 1984.

Bachelor of Laws

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He was educated at Launceston Church Grammar School and the University of Tasmania, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Laws degree in 1984.

Law Council of Australia

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Hart was a Councillor of the Law Society of Tasmania from 1989 to 2006, President from 1993 to 1994, and the Tasmanian Representative on the Law Council of Australia from 1995 to 1998.

Launceston General Hospital

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He was also a member of the governing council of the Tasmanian Health Organisation North, which was charged with the delivery of health services across Northern Tasmania and operated the Launceston General Hospital from 2012 to 2015, and board member of the Launceston Church Grammar School from 2008 to 2016.

Michelle O'Byrne

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Hart is a member of the Labor Party's Left faction, who was previously campaign manager for Michelle O'Byrne, a previous Federal Member for Bass.

Bill Shorten

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On 27 June 2018, Hart repeatedly refused to back Federal Labor Party leader Bill Shorten's proposed reversal of medium business tax cuts in a radio interview with Brian Carlton, which Shorten ultimately backed down on the next day.

Brian Carlton

On 27 June 2018, Hart repeatedly refused to back Federal Labor Party leader Bill Shorten's proposed reversal of medium business tax cuts in a radio interview with Brian Carlton, which Shorten ultimately backed down on the next day.