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Tag archives: Barry O’Farrell

The lame, weird and wonderful rorts that cost MPs their jobs

Crikey October 28, 2016 10 Comments

Steve Herbert is probably on his way to the backbench because he used his taxpayer-funded driver to chauffeur around his pet dogs. Here are other pollies laid low by the most chickenshit of rorts.

Greyhound ban backflip: since when did Alan Jones become a NSW crossbencher?

Alex Mitchell October 12, 2016 7 Comments

Will all future NSW government legislation have to pass the Alan Jones test?

What the ALP should be learning from the DLP

Crikey February 11, 2015 5 Comments

Crikey readers (including a certain former premier) have their say on issues of the day

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

Crikey November 25, 2014 2 Comments

Are old colleagues campaigning for Lib Smith ... Names swirl for O'Farrell's plum seat ... car spaces controversy at WA DAA ...

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

Crikey November 10, 2014 1 Comment

Don't cross Media Diary ... what's next for Barry O'Farrell? ... Palmer can't count ...

No need to bully the ABC from the sidelines

Crikey October 21, 2014 1 Comment

Crikey readers talk funding cuts and Barry O'Farrell.

Is Barry O’Farrell eyeing Canberra?

Is Barry O’Farrell eyeing Canberra?

Alex Mitchell October 20, 2014 3 Comments

NSW is undergoing a changing of the guard as numerous state MPs bow out. But former premier Barry O'Farrell might not be staying out of politics for long.

What we know about the man likely to be the next SBS chair

What we know about the man likely to be the next SBS chair

Myriam Robin October 8, 2014 6 Comments

Not much is known about the man said to be the new SBS chair. Crikey trawled through the archives to find out what we could.

‘An angel masquerading as governor’: Marie Bashir leaves a grateful NSW behind

‘An angel masquerading as governor’: Marie Bashir leaves a grateful NSW behind

Alex Mitchell October 1, 2014 5 Comments

NSW's first female governor, Marie Bashir, will be replaced tomorrow by a military man. Bashir leaves behind plenty of goodwill -- and knows a thing or two about fixing a tap.

About those deleted tweets …

Crikey September 18, 2014

Crikey readers talk new anti-terror laws, and Barry O'Farrell explains that deleted tweet.