Is Della Bosca’s sex life really a public interest story?

September 4, 2009

With The Daily Tele's eagerness to break the John Della Bosca sex scandal and destroy his political career, what will this mean for future issues involving politicians, privacy and matters of public interest?

Will the messy NSW govt cost Rudd seats?

September 3, 2009

With no NSW election until 2011, the Rudd government is concerned that voters angry at the troubled NSW state government will take out their frustration against Labor at the next federal election.

Talking the town: a complete vice-regal frock up

September 2, 2009 3

The John Della Bosca affair and its aftermath, a classic tale of a woman scorned, was the talk of the tables at last night's Sydney Institute dinner.

Scandals shouldn’t be our political focus

September 2, 2009

Why should politicians be a moral guiding light? If personal indiscretions don't interfere with political responsibilities, then it's no big deal, says Tony Smith.

Carr: Della Bosca not all bad

September 2, 2009

John Della Bosca's personal flaws shouldn't make the public overlook his political successes and tough policy making, like compensation for James Hardie victims, writes former NSW premier Bob Carr.

Nathan Rees’s government ‘beyond a joke’

September 2, 2009

The brazenness of Health Minister John Della Bosca's sex scandal may have increased NSW Premier Nathan Rees's leadership popularity for now, but it's time to head to the polls, says Andrew Clennell.

Incompetence and scandal the NSW way

September 1, 2009 1

New South Wales doesn’t need another AFL team -- its government provides more than enough in the way of spectator sport, writes Crikey intern James Pattison.

Bradfield will be a test for the Liberals, mark my words

September 1, 2009 3

Byelections can no longer be guaranteed to record good results for Opposition parties. So how will the Bradfield byelection play out? If the Liberal share is less than 58%, it'll be bad news for Malcolm Turnbull.

MP quits over “poor personal decisions”. Shock

September 1, 2009 33

I don’t know what to make of John Della Bosca falling on his sword over an affair, says Bernard Keane, who looks at what the Health Minister's resignation means for NSW politics -- and politicians behaving badly.

NSW, spelt W-T-F

September 1, 2009 6

New South Wales' political problems aren't just about sex scandals, the economy is suffering too. Anyone fancy another 19 months of the state government's shortcomings?