Vanessa Goodwin, former Tasmanian attorney-general, dies aged 48

Vanessa Goodwin.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.

via Vanessa Goodwin, former Tasmanian attorney-general, dies aged 48 – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)