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Former Tasmanian MP and Miss Australia, Kathryn Hay, has nominated for Labor preselection for next year’s state election. Ms Hay ran as an independent Labor candidate for the Legislative Council in May but failed to take the seat of Windermere from the incumbent, Ivan Dean. Ms Hay says she was approached by the Premier to run for Bass and took several weeks to consult her family. “I just spoke with my family and I realised that I love my family and I love Tasmania, I want to live here and God-willing have the opportunity to dedicate my working life to helping Tasmanians. So that’s what it all came down to.” Read more here