The result is all the more remarkable for having been achieved after a second "get Clover" initiative.
Proponents of the lockout laws say they are keeping Sydneysiders safe. Opponents say they are killing a vital part of Australia's cultural scene. Unfortunately they are both right.
Can Barry O'Farrell's decision to rescind NSW's feed-in tariff for solar power systems simply be put down to teething issues? That may be an excuse for some things but he ought to have known better, writes Mr Tiedt.