Retail sales figures show NSW consumers shutting their wallets from August last year, when Scott Morrison became Prime Minister.
Important data released this week will give us an idea of how the economy fared in 2018 — and enable us to assess the government's claims to economic competence ahead of the election.
Voters in other states should cross their fingers and hope that Gladys Berejiklian's NSW Liberal Party is returned to government for the sake of the national economy.
This week's Auditor-General's report on problems in the NSW budget hampers the chances of the state hanging on to its coveted triple-A credit rating. Glenn Dyer and Bernard Keane report.
Australia's medium-term economic future looks a lot more like NSW than the economic forum in Brisbane.
Well, this won't inflame the NSW-Vic tensions at all: former Victorian Premier Jeff Kennett says the answers to NSW's economic woes lie in becoming more like Victoria. Lane-ways bars for all!
NSW missed the mining boom, got flattened by the GFC, then managed to pick themselves up again. But the return of the resources boom will be detrimental and the federal government needs to help a brother out, warns Jessica Irvine.