Tasmania’s former attorney-general and leader of the Upper House, Vanessa Goodwin, has died after a battle with cancer, aged 48.
Ms Goodwin was diagnosed with multiple brain tumours in March 2017.
She had a PHD in law and a masters in criminology.
Dr Goodwin fell ill in last March and was subsequently diagnosed with multiple brain tumours.
Premier Will Hodgman, a life-long friend, announced a few days later she had been diagnosed with an aggressive form of cancer and was not expected to recover.