NSW

Sean Nicholls

Sean Nicholls is the State Political Editor of The Sydney Morning Herald.

Do Premier Mike Baird (left) and Deputy Premier Troy Grant (right) back the recommendations of its own esteemed lockout ...

Lockout law decision shaping as Baird's toughest test yet

Deputy Premier Troy Grant called a meeting of stakeholders in the lockout law debate on Tuesday, a week before the anticipated delivery to government of former high court judge Ian Callinan's review of the contentious anti-violence regime.

Kaila Murnain says all Labor councillors will have to attend ethics training following a string or scandals

ALP councillors' new school for scandal

Labor councillors will be forced to attend ethics training within three months of being elected, following scandals in local government and ugly preselection brawls.