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Larissa Tahireh Giddings
|44th Premier of Tasmania|
24 January 2011 – 31 March 2014
|Preceded by||David Bartlett|
|Succeeded by||Will Hodgman|
|Born||14 November 1972
Goroka, Papua New Guinea.
|Political party||Australian Labor Party|
Larissa Tahireh Giddings (born 14 November 1972) was the 44th Premier of Tasmania. She became premier on 24 January 2011 when David Bartlett resigned. She is the first woman to be Premier of Tasmania, as well as the youngest woman elected to an Australian parliament.
On 15 March 2014, in the Tasmanian state election the Labor government led by Lara Giddings was defeated by the Liberals led by Will Hodgman.
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