Facebook Google Menu Linkedin lock Pinterest Search Twitter

Alex Mitchell

Advertisement

Alex Mitchell — NSW politics correspondent

Alex Mitchell

NSW politics correspondent

Alex Mitchell is a former state political editor and columnist for Sydney’s Sun-Herald, and arrived at Crikey after a long career in the Canberra press gallery and overseas.

Latest

Baird succeeds in forcing out Latham, neutering ICAC

Baird succeeds in forcing out Latham, neutering ICAC

Alex MitchellNov 23, 20165 Comments

Shonks and spivs can breathe a little easier in NSW, with ICAC losing its commissioner -- and its cojones.

The cabinet was Baird’s: shock resignations leave Teflon Mike bereft

The cabinet was Baird’s: shock resignations leave Teflon Mike bereft

Alex MitchellNov 16, 20164 Comments

Mike Baird has just lost two of his most promising cabinet members, and have been replaced by much less experienced members.

NSW byelections will send a message to Baird -- and Turnbull

NSW byelections will send a message to Baird -- and Turnbull

Alex MitchellNov 11, 20161 Comment

The Orange, Wollongong and Canterbury byelections have pitted Mike Baird against his biggest frenemy, Alan Jones.

Baird goes after ICAC head like Abbott hunted Triggs

Baird goes after ICAC head like Abbott hunted Triggs

Alex MitchellNov 2, 20166 Comments

Most observers believe that de-throning Latham is the real purpose of the Coalition’s carefully orchestrated review of ICAC's management and performance.

NSW finds itself fabulously wealthy, Baird finds a great many suitors

NSW finds itself fabulously wealthy, Baird finds a great many suitors

Alex MitchellOct 25, 20165 Comments

Lucy Turnbull has a very ambitious plan to revamp Sydney into three cities. And it just so happens NSW is flush with cash from the sale of its poles and wires.

Have Sam Neill and Jimmy Barnes shamed Baird into another policy backflip?

Have Sam Neill and Jimmy Barnes shamed Baird into another policy backflip?

Alex MitchellOct 19, 20164 Comments

Mike Baird is under intense pressure over his government's controversial Sydney lockout laws.

Greyhound ban backflip: since when did Alan Jones become a NSW crossbencher?

Greyhound ban backflip: since when did Alan Jones become a NSW crossbencher?

Alex MitchellOct 12, 20167 Comments

Will all future NSW government legislation have to pass the Alan Jones test?

Foley gains on 'Teflon' Mike as greyhound ban splits NSW Coalition

Foley gains on 'Teflon' Mike as greyhound ban splits NSW Coalition

Alex MitchellOct 10, 20163 Comments

Mike Baird is fighting a war on all fronts over his proposed greyhound racing ban.

ICAC claims another Liberal scalp

ICAC claims another Liberal scalp

Alex MitchellAug 30, 20164 Comments

Operation Spicer and its related inquiries seems to have proved the efficacy of ICAC’s role as a corruption-buster.

'Heaven help us if we have a serious terrorism incident': NSW Police covered themselves in failure in Sydney siege

'Heaven help us if we have a serious terrorism incident': NSW Police covered themselves in failure in Sydney siege

Alex MitchellAug 29, 20167 Comments

Neither the NSW Police Commissioner nor the Deputy Commissioner had any idea what to do during the infamous Lindt cafe siege.

https://www.crikey.com.au/2016/08/29/scipione/ == https://www.crikey.com.au/free-trial/==https://www.crikey.com.au/subscribe/

Show popup

Telling you what the others don't. FREE for 21 days.

Free Trial form on Pop Up

Free Trial form on Pop Up
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.