New South Wales politics

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The Right stuff: why shellshocked NSW Liberal moderates are fearing factional fights
Tim James’s preselection in Gladys Berejiklian’s former NSW seat shows the growing influence of the hard right in the state

Anne Davies

22, Jan, 2022 @7:00 PM

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‘Clash of two crises’: fears for NSW schools as Covid pandemic and ongoing teacher shortages collide
Exclusive: School administrators have been warned Covid infections may force 20% of staff off work when classes resume

Michael McGowan and Tamsin Rose

18, Jan, 2022 @4:30 PM

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NSW government told to rework proposal to raise Warragamba dam wall as officials say impacts not justified
Assessment contains inadequate surveys of threatened species habitat and fails to identify that project could cause flooding of 284km of waterways, officials say

Lisa Cox and Peter Hannam

18, Jan, 2022 @7:47 AM

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‘He wanted to charge ahead and be the hero’: colleagues hope Dominic Perrottet has learned from backflips
After 100 days in office and with skyrocketing Omicron cases, the NSW premier’s bullish approach has not always gone to plan

Michael McGowan

14, Jan, 2022 @7:00 PM

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Children’s vaccination program starts – as it happened
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Nino Bucci (now) and Matilda Boseley and Calla Wahlquist (earlier)

10, Jan, 2022 @7:38 AM

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Toddler with rare genetic condition among record 18 Covid deaths in NSW
State government considers fines for those who fail to report positive rapid test results as Omicron surge continues

Michael McGowan

10, Jan, 2022 @1:57 AM

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I spent a week trying to be counted as a NSW Covid case – I’ve only just succeeded | Christine Tondorf
It’s important authorities know the extent of this Covid surge but the state is way behind with its reporting

Christine Tondorf

03, Jan, 2022 @4:30 PM

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NSW health staff pressured to return from Christmas leave as Covid cripples hospitals
Union secretary says the strain on already tired health workers could drive some to leave the industry

Caitlin Cassidy

28, Dec, 2021 @5:50 AM

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NSW backflips on QR codes and considers mailing free rapid tests as Covid cases surge
Premier Dominic Perrottet continues to resist calls to reintroduce indoor mask mandate as state records 5,715 coronavirus cases

Michael McGowan

22, Dec, 2021 @10:55 PM

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Covid testing sites cut hours over Australia’s Christmas period despite ‘unprecedented demand’
Decision to close or reduce operating hours comes as infections soar to record numbers

Donna Lu

22, Dec, 2021 @4:30 PM

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WA to close to NT and Tasmania; NSW records 3,763 new cases – as it happened
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Cait Kelly (now) and Stephanie Convery (earlier) and Caitlin Cassidy (earlier)

22, Dec, 2021 @8:08 AM

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NSW and Victoria to urge Scott Morrison to speed up vaccine booster schedule amid record Covid cases
States call for the vaccine booster interval to be shortened as New South Wales records 3057 new cases

Michael McGowan

21, Dec, 2021 @7:22 AM

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