New South Wales politics

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Albanese government may need states to help with energy price cut amid ‘complex’ situation
It is expected Labor will adopt a suite of reforms to address an anticipated 56% increase in electricity prices

Katharine Murphy Political editor

28, Nov, 2022 @6:43 AM

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NSW environmental offsets scheme risks ‘trading away’ threatened species ‘for cash’, inquiry finds
Inquiry says it is too easy for developers to pay cash to biodiversity offsets fund with no guarantee offsets will ever be found

Lisa Cox

24, Nov, 2022 @6:58 AM

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Simon Holmes à Court considers supportingr up to 10 teals to shake up NSW election
Climate 200 is looking at ‘seven to 10’ seats in the state and has had discussions with groups in ‘most’ of them

Michael McGowan

21, Nov, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Dominic Perrottet’s adviser to be quizzed about controversial trade appointment
Labor attempting to link saga to NSW premier, who was treasurer at the time of Stephen Cartwright’s appointment to senior trade job

Michael McGowan

20, Nov, 2022 @7:07 AM

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The cost of losing the politics of pokies in the gaming machine capital of Australia
Despite moves to reform the system by the NSW premier, two MPs doubt that much will change

Michael McGowan and Josh Nicholas

18, Nov, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Federal industrial relations minister Tony Burke blasts NSW government over train dispute
State ministers accused of ‘political games’ after asking Canberra to intervene to stop industrial action

Michael McGowan

17, Nov, 2022 @7:42 AM

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NSW minister took just five days to agree to fast-track project to raise Warragamba Dam
Exclusive: Documents show Anthony Roberts made the call in less than a week, after predecessor rejected previous request

Michael McGowan

16, Nov, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Proposed NSW disaster authority would have ‘virtually unfettered’ land-clearing powers, environment groups say
Conservation groups have condemned the legislation, with National Parks Association ‘extremely alarmed’

Lisa Cox and Tamsin Rose

16, Nov, 2022 @8:39 AM

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NSW Liberal party branch charging $110 for fundraising dinner featuring One Nation’s Mark Latham
An appearance by the outspoken upper house MP is being spruiked by the party’s Roseville branch

Tamsin Rose

16, Nov, 2022 @6:17 AM

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NSW passes law to make coercive control a stand-alone offence in an Australian first
Attorney general Mark Speakman said government could have spent years more in consultation but instead acted to ‘save lives’

Tamsin Rose

16, Nov, 2022 @5:17 AM

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White Ribbon Australia backs away from Sydney jetski parade branded ‘beyond offensive’
White Ribbon national director now says 50-jetski fundraiser, which critics have called ‘tone deaf’ and ‘tokenistic’, is not being run by his organisation

Tory Shepherd

15, Nov, 2022 @2:00 PM

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After 41 years, controversial Christian crusader Fred Nile prepares to leave NSW parliament
Some say the former head of the Christian Democrats may have ‘mellowed’ over time – but the 88-year-old says he hasn’t changed his views

Michael McGowan

15, Nov, 2022 @2:00 PM

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