Kim Booth

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Kim Booth
Kim Booth 2006.jpg
Leader of the Tasmanian Greens
Assumed office
7 April 2014
Preceded by Nick McKim
Member of the Tasmanian House of Assembly for Bass
Assumed office
20 July 2002
Constituency Bass
Personal details
Born 1951 (age 63–64)
New South Wales, Australia
Nationality Australian
Political party Australian Greens

Kim Dion Booth (born 1951) is an Australian politician. He is the leader of the Tasmanian Greens and represents the Division of Bass in the Tasmanian House of Assembly.

Political career[edit]

After the 2010 Tasmanian state election, Booth refused to support the Greens-Labor deal, warning that the deal with Labor would hurt the Greens.[1] He held the Greens portfolios of Forests; Energy; Attorney-General and Justice; Small Business; Industry; Racing and Gaming; and Veterans Affairs.

He was re-elected at the 2014 House of Assembly elections.[2] and was subsequently was appointed as party leader.[3]


  1. ^ Andrews, Allison (20 April 2010). "Kim Booth's warning: It's a trap!". The Examiner. Retrieved 2014-05-21. 
  2. ^ "2014 House of Assembly Summary of Elected Members". Tasmanian Electoral Commission. Retrieved 8 April 2014. 
  3. ^ "Greens appoint Kim Booth as new leader in Tasmania". ABC. 7 April 2014. Retrieved 8 April 2014. 

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Party political offices
Preceded by
Nick McKim
Leader of the Tasmanian Greens