January 24, 2017 6
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.
January 20, 2017 6
Mike Baird's shock resignation raises questions about whether likely new premier Gladys Berejiklian can win the state at the next election.
August 29, 2016 7
Neither the NSW Police Commissioner nor the Deputy Commissioner had any idea what to do during the infamous Lindt cafe siege.
August 25, 2016 5
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.
August 4, 2016 8
There is a split in the NSW Greens, with Lee Rhiannon's "Eastern bloc" at odds with the party's spiritual leader, Bob Brown.
August 4, 2016 2
Jillian Skinner will lose her portfolio. The only questions are when and how.
August 2, 2016 3
Maverick Liberal Peter Phelps is to Mike Baird as Cory Bernardi is to Malcolm Turnbull.
March 16, 2016 9
Mike Baird's new draconian powers against CSG protesters have made unlikely bedfellows of Alan Jones and the Greens.
February 25, 2016 3
NSW Labor has gone on the attack in question time, but it is failing to land any punches.
February 23, 2016 1
NSW Labor smells blood, and it's not letting go.
February 2, 2016 5
The Salim Mehajer saga has been a gift for NSW Premier Mike Baird.
November 27, 2015 5
Remember when Labor said Mike Baird would never get the money he said he would for poles and wires?
October 19, 2015 8
Is Chris Bowen about to lose his seat?
July 10, 2015 2
Will the Greater Sydney Commission ever be more than just a neat election slogan?
March 4, 2015
The High Court's latest ruling is likely to have sweeping consequences for ICAC, writes senior associate at Maddocks specialising in public law Todd Neal for The Mandarin.
December 8, 2014 4
Robert Borsak of the Shooters and Fishers has promised to block the Coalition's infrastructure plan. Likely the Coalition will remember this slight when it comes time to distribute preferences at next year's election ...
November 27, 2014 1
Mike Baird has been making infrastructure promises by the truckfull to the voters of NSW -- with some rather sinister-sounding consequences thrown in if they happen to vote Labor.
November 14, 2014 13
As the NSW state election draws near, debate on coal seam gas exploration has politicians panicking, NSW political correspondent Alex Mitchell writes.
October 29, 2014 6
"Zoe's Law" seemed destined for a quiet demise in NSW's upper house, but after ICAC has claimed quite a few Liberal scalps, the political landscape has changed. Freelance journalist Claire Pullen reports.
October 28, 2014 5
Even after ICAC revelations tarnish Liberals, NSW Labor still struggles to win public support in weekend byelection.