NSW: campaigning for a new Labor

May 4, 2009 1

The chief topic of discourse in Macquarie Street is whether Premier Nathan Rees can repeat what Premier Anna Bligh did in Queensland in March.

Newspoll: 53-47 to Coalition in NSW

April 30, 2009

The latest bi-monthly NSW state Newspoll shows the Labor government continuing to narrow the gap after the post-mini-budget blowout.

Minister Joe Tripodi and top bureaucrat at 10 paces

April 29, 2009

The political dysfunction at the centre of the NSW Government now involves a stand-off between the Infrastucture Minister Joe Tripodi and the Infrastructure Coordinator-General Bob Leece.

Call to modernise NSW ALP grows desperate

April 28, 2009

The bureaucracy in Sussex Street, by its very nature, is impervious to change.

NSW’s pants-down MP misses Premier’s summit

April 22, 2009

Labor MPs are increasingly ill-disciplined.

NSW government infrastructure yard sale

April 21, 2009

The NSW Labor Government has a death wish.

How much CO2 makes a Manildra biofuel?

April 17, 2009

A new US biofuel standard may spell trouble for the local industry.

NSW upper house succession deal turns nasty

April 17, 2009

Luke Foley maintains that he has been "dudded" by Ian Macdonald but the ALP hierarchy cannot enforce an unrecorded and private deal.

NSW anti-corruption watchdog faces unrelenting pressure

April 16, 2009

Yet another attempt has been made to re-define the meaning of "corrupt conduct" as determined by the NSW Independent Commission Against Corruption.

Robert Griew: from health to education

April 15, 2009

Yet another refugee from the state public service has found himself a senior position in Kevin Rudd’s Canberra bureaucracy.