New South Wales

Jan 19, 2017

Baird’s resignation fires starting gun on NSW Liberal factional warfare

Why did Mike Baird resign? And who is waiting in the wings to replace him?

Alex Mitchell — NSW politics correspondent

Alex Mitchell

NSW politics correspondent

Mike Baird and Gladys Berejiklian

Mike Baird and Gladys Berejiklian

New South Wales Premier Mike Baird’s resignation leaves the Coalition government in a shambles and has turned his succession into a cage fight between bitterly divided factions.

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