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Antony Green: How Bradfield and Higgins will play out

Antony Green: How Bradfield and Higgins will play out

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?

Grattan: Can NSW Libs get their groove back?

Grattan: Can NSW Libs get their groove back?

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.

Will the Bradfield rejects be wasted?

Will the Bradfield rejects be wasted?

A hard won battle has Paul Fletcher named as the Liberal candidate for Bradfield, a far cry from branch stacking and factional messes of preselections past.

PODCAST: Political speed dating in Bradfield

PODCAST: Political speed dating in Bradfield

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.

Bradfield candidates bring in big guns

Bradfield candidates bring in big guns

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.

Don’t mention the war around Switzer

Don’t mention the war around Switzer

As the Bradfield preselection hots up, prize candidate Tom Switzer must be getting a little nervous about one thing: will anyone ask him about the war?