With two key by-elections tomorrow, Antony Green dissects how the Greens will fare against the incumbent Liberals, with no Labor candidates standing. If they go to preferences, can Clive Hamilton snatch Higgins for the Greens?
The Bradfield preselection, won by Paul Fletcher, showed a strong field of NSW Liberal contenders. Can it help spark a renewal in the state branch? wonders Michelle Grattan.
The race for Bradfield preselection has become a mini election campaign, says Alison Carabine, with no expenses spared by Liberal hopefuls. Former Davis Cup player John Alexander even offered tennis games with his mate Ken Rosewall.
17 candidates are lining up for tomorrow's preselection battle over NSW's safest Liberal seat. Apparent frontrunner Paul Fletcher has more than 40 high-profile endorsements; rival David Coleman is backed by James Packer.