Will Noreen Hay be able to hold onto her seat of Wollongong? And if she can't, can Labor hold it in a byelection?
Premier Bob Carr’s former spinmeister Walt Secord returned to state politics today as chief of staff to the NSW Treasurer Eric Roozendaal, writes Alex Mitchell.
Given that aged care is such an important and sensitive issue you'd think the federal minister would want advisers with expertise in aged care issues. Apparently not, writes Bernard Keane.
Walt Secord was shifted aside from his exalted position in Rudd’s office but trouble has followed as Chief of Staff for Justine Elliot, Minister for Ageing. Since Secord’s arrival Heather Witham – senior policy advisor – has resigned and another staff member has gone in the first Parliamentary sitting week. Elliot’s inexperience in the portfolio […]