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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.

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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.

Secret report could topple Teflon Mike

Secret report could topple Teflon Mike

Alex MitchellAug 25, 20165 Comments

A mysterious report on NSW's process of compulsory acquisition could trigger a furious response from developers, investors and opportunist landholders who dream of making a killing.

NSW cops wind back oversight measures

NSW cops wind back oversight measures

Alex MitchellAug 16, 20161 Comment

The NSW government’s new bill will continue the long tradition of the police investigating the police following “critical incidents”.

NSW byelection strains Labor's factional unity

Alex MitchellAug 15, 2016

Noreen Hay's departure has thrown a spanner in the works for NSW Labor.

Not-so-secret ICAC business: MPs, silks in public power games

Not-so-secret ICAC business: MPs, silks in public power games

Alex MitchellAug 11, 2016

ICAC inspector David Levine wants the body to operate in complete secrecy. But other silks are up in arms.

Greyhound ban turning to dogshit for both NSW parties

Greyhound ban turning to dogshit for both NSW parties

Alex MitchellAug 9, 20166 Comments

Mike Baird's plan to ban greyhound racing has come back to bite for both major parties.

NSW Health Minister on her way out

NSW Health Minister on her way out

Alex MitchellAug 4, 20162 Comments

Jillian Skinner will lose her portfolio. The only questions are when and how.

NSW's neocon arts policy the (fried) elephant in the room

Alex MitchellAug 3, 2016

NSW is reworking its arts policy to a neocon agenda.

Lone wolf Phelps in the doghouse over dishlickers

Lone wolf Phelps in the doghouse over dishlickers

Alex MitchellAug 2, 20162 Comments

Maverick Liberal Peter Phelps is to Mike Baird as Cory Bernardi is to Malcolm Turnbull.

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