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Topic: 2015 NSW election
Baird’s devil’s bargain on poles and wires could cost him in the long run

Baird’s devil’s bargain on poles and wires could cost him in the long run

The NSW Liberal government has privatised its electricity grid, as it promised at the state election. But were the votes worth it?

NSW taxpayers shell out $80m for three Nationals seats

NSW taxpayers shell out $80m for three Nationals seats

A year ago the NSW government decided to act tough on CSG company Metgasco in order to save Nationals seats at the state election. It didn't go so well.

Baird trades women, Muslims for poles and wires

Baird trades women, Muslims for poles and wires

Fred Nile has backflipped on his opposition to the privatisation of NSW's electricity grid. As a reward, he has been able to introduce a few batshit crazy measures to the NSW legislature.

Setting the record straight on Zug

Setting the record straight on Zug

Crikey readers discuss tax avoidance and other issues of the day.

How iVote puts democracy at risk

How iVote puts democracy at risk

The NSW Electoral Commission dodged a bullet after flaws in its iVote system did not come under greater scrutiny. NGO returning officer Stephen Luntz reports.

Animal Justice Party brings home the facon in NSW

Animal Justice Party brings home the facon in NSW

The results are in for the final seat in the NSW upper house, and just about everyone is breathing a sigh of relief. Here's why ...

A ‘leaderless, accountability-less morass’: senior Greens staffer’s ‘satirical’ hand grenade

A ‘leaderless, accountability-less morass’: senior Greens staffer’s ‘satirical’ hand grenade

The NSW Greens' most senior employee has called the party's structure "equal opportunity nepotism". The Mandarin journalist David Donaldson reports.

Rundle: spreading contagion of Greens Derangement Syndrome

Rundle: spreading contagion of Greens Derangement Syndrome

Labor and conservative columnists are apoplectic over the rise of the Greens. Good god, they like French films and even ice cream!

What News Corp’s John Black got wrong about the NSW election

What News Corp’s John Black got wrong about the NSW election

The Australian economist John Black had some pretty out-there ideas about what would happen in the NSW election. Let's fact-check them, shall we? Economist Tom Westland does the maths.

NSW not the only govt tackling domestic violence

NSW not the only govt tackling domestic violence

Crikey readers discuss the NSW cabinet and other issues of the day.