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NSW Liberals at factional fiddling while party burns

NSW Liberals at factional fiddling while party burns

Liberal factions are gearing up for what could be a nasty contest in two byelections, writes freelance journalist Claire Pullen.

NSW preselection a Manly sausage-fest with plenty of mystery meat

NSW preselection a Manly sausage-fest with plenty of mystery meat

The only woman in the race is likely to drop out, writes freelance journalist Claire Pullen.

Vultures circle Mike Baird’s seat, but who will triumph?

Vultures circle Mike Baird’s seat, but who will triumph?

The Oz reports today Baird will recommend moderate James Griffin.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

Pub tax too high ... Daily Mail v Herald Sun ... vultures circle Baird's seat ...

The Gladys Group is NSW’s new power elite

The Gladys Group is NSW’s new power elite

The new Premier's core group of senior ministers are all long-time Berejiklian supporters.

Gladys Berejiklian, the unknown quantity, takes over from Teflon Mike

Gladys Berejiklian, the unknown quantity, takes over from Teflon Mike

Liberal MPs have endorsed Gladys Berejiklian as the 45th premier of NSW, the state’s seventh premier in 12 years. Here's what's up with that.

Poll Bludger: can the Liberals hang onto NSW without Teflon Mike?

Poll Bludger: can the Liberals hang onto NSW without Teflon Mike?

Mike Baird's shock resignation raises questions about whether likely new premier Gladys Berejiklian can win the state at the next election.

Baird’s resignation fires starting gun on NSW Liberal factional warfare

Baird’s resignation fires starting gun on NSW Liberal factional warfare

Why did Mike Baird resign? And who is waiting in the wings to replace him?

Mike Baird’s secret privatisation strategy

Mike Baird’s secret privatisation strategy

The politics of successful privatisation are tricky -- but NSW's Mike Baird managed a clever trick for quieting opposition.

Do pill-testing kits encourage illegal drug use?

Do pill-testing kits encourage illegal drug use?

With summer music season upon us, the debate around pill testing has been revived. Should drug users be able to tell if they are consuming what they think they are, or does pill testing encourage drug use? Crikey intern Tamsin Rose reports.