July 8, 2009 18
We should all be thankful that the Greens council which makes the decisions at Byron Shire isn't in charge of Venice, writes Ian Evans.
July 7, 2009 4
There is nothing in the Australian Constitution to say that a senator cannot be Prime Minister, writes psephologist Malcolm Mackerras.
July 6, 2009 1
A number of NSW political donors may have failed to disclose the full extent of their political donations, a comparison of NSW and Commonwealth electoral disclosure data shows.
July 6, 2009 17
The tumbrils are beginning to roll down Macquarie Street to carry Nathan Rees to a premature execution as Premier of NSW. Meanwhile, a chariot is being polished for Health Minister John Della Bosca.
July 6, 2009
Until the pleasantly ineffective premier Nathan Rees is returned to sender, New South Wales will remain mired in a leadership and economic mess.
July 3, 2009 1
Nathan Rees is reportedly ready to ease his crackdown on alcohol-fuelled brawling and anti-social behavior at “hot spot” hotels.
June 26, 2009 2
The Snowy agreement imposes virtually no obligations on the NSW Government or the Snowy Hydro Company.
June 25, 2009 3
The NSW Legislative Council has never witnessed anything like it. Overnight the upper house was shut down by Government Ministers and won’t resume for a long winter break of 69 days.
June 24, 2009
For the past two years, NSW Shooters Party MPs, Roy Smith and Robert Brown, have been voting loyally for controversial Labor legislation to secure its passage through the Upper House.
June 18, 2009 3
Community protest is rising in Sydney’s inner-city suburb of Marrickville over the Labor Government’s proposed sale of a heritage-listed school site into 19 apartments.