On Planet Rees, CityRail trains run only hourly

June 4, 2009 2

An outrageous attempt to set up a spin about enthusiastic public endorsement for the metro proposals.

Politics in Sydney’s barmiest borough: Rockdale

June 2, 2009 1

While Liberal and Labor councillors are at each other’s throats all over NSW, not so in Rockdale, where they work hand-in-glove.

Linking Rees with Orkopoulos doesn’t wash

June 1, 2009 3

Some sections of the media are repeating highly damaging allegations that Premier Rees was involved in a Milton Orkopoulos cover-up.

Bad news for NSW ALP, especially Rees

May 31, 2009

The Sun Herald has published a Taverner poll showing the Coalition leading 54-46 in New South Wales. There's no upside here for Leader Nathan Rees, writes William Bowe.

Local democracy on trial in Sydney’s boroughs

May 29, 2009

Two Sydney communities with vastly different demographics were the scene of anger meltdowns this week over the common issue of local democracy.

Will ‘Marinergate’ be the last straw that breaks Belinda Neal?

May 28, 2009 4

Crikey understands a bitter row, annoyingly dubbed “Marinergate” by insiders, is brewing between Central Coast ratepayers and two cash-strapped local councils.

Convicted rapists Bilal and Mohammed Skaf caught with mobiles in cell

May 28, 2009 3

Two mobile phones have been found in the prison cell of convicted NSW rapists Bilal and Mohammed Skaf, causing a major security scare at Goulburn Jail, writes Alex Mitchell.

Newsagents bid to buy NSW Lotteries

May 27, 2009

Newsagencies in NSW are worried about forthcoming privatisation of NSW Lotteries, so they’ve decided to put in a bid themselves.

Barry O’Farrell’s Sydney electorate under planning gun

May 26, 2009 2

The Labor Government is moving on Sydney's North Shore with a new plan to blitz the area’s “leafy” environment by over-developing and over-populating it.

Bangaroo bust-up bad news for Rees

May 25, 2009

Buried in a newspaper story on the weekend was a disclosure that is bad news for the struggling NSW Government.