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Tag archives: nsw politics

Will Berejiklian’s deputy kill her chances?

Crikey January 24, 2017 6 Comments

Gladys Berejiklian is a moderate politician whose views widely accord with those of voters. But her right-wing deputy could prove her electoral undoing, writes freelance journalist Claire Pullen.

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

William Bowe January 20, 2017 6 Comments

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

‘Heaven help us if we have a serious terrorism incident’: NSW Police covered themselves in failure in Sydney siege

Alex Mitchell August 29, 2016 7 Comments

Neither the NSW Police Commissioner nor the Deputy Commissioner had any idea what to do during the infamous Lindt cafe siege.

Secret report could topple Teflon Mike

Alex Mitchell August 25, 2016 5 Comments

A mysterious report on NSW's process of compulsory acquisition could trigger a furious response from developers, investors and opportunist landholders who dream of making a killing.

Green zone: NSW branch at loggerheads

Josh Taylor August 4, 2016 8 Comments

There is a split in the NSW Greens, with Lee Rhiannon's "Eastern bloc" at odds with the party's spiritual leader, Bob Brown.

NSW Health Minister on her way out

Alex Mitchell August 4, 2016 2 Comments

Jillian Skinner will lose her portfolio. The only questions are when and how.

Lone wolf Phelps in the doghouse over dishlickers

Alex Mitchell August 2, 2016 3 Comments

Maverick Liberal Peter Phelps is to Mike Baird as Cory Bernardi is to Malcolm Turnbull.

Baird makes some powerful enemies with CSG protester crackdown

Alex Mitchell March 16, 2016 9 Comments

Mike Baird's new draconian powers against CSG protesters have made unlikely bedfellows of Alan Jones and the Greens.

In the fight to death in the Bearpit, NSW Labor’s losing blood

Alex Mitchell February 25, 2016 3 Comments

NSW Labor has gone on the attack in question time, but it is failing to land any punches.

‘Immature’, ‘not fit for government’ and a ‘nasty little human being’: dispatches from the Bearpit

Alex Mitchell February 23, 2016 1 Comment

NSW Labor smells blood, and it's not letting go.