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Alexandra Smith is the State Political Editor and a former Education Editor at the Sydney Morning Herald

Liberals want to run failed Wagga candidate again in March

Liberals want to run failed Wagga candidate again in March

The Liberals in Wagga want to run their failed candidate Julia Ham in Wagga in March.

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NSW Treasurer takes on fellow minister in nasty preselection battle

NSW Treasurer takes on fellow minister in nasty preselection battle

The NSW Treasurer looks set to challenge his ministerial colleague in a nasty preselection battle that will have broader ramifications for the party.

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Female Liberal MP to face preselection challenge from male barrister

Female Liberal MP to face preselection challenge from male barrister

Miranda MP Eleni Petinos will face a preselection challenge from barrister Jeff Clarke in her seat of Miranda. 

  • by Alexandra Smith
Berejiklian should see red about shortage of Liberal women
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Berejiklian should see red about shortage of Liberal women

Having a female leader in NSW is not enough. She has to take the lead.

  • by Alexandra Smith
Gareth Ward accused of bullying by second woman, Parliament hears

Gareth Ward accused of bullying by second woman, Parliament hears

NSW Liberal MP Gareth Ward has been accused of bullying a second woman, after the opposition revealed a written complaint from a community member had been sent to the premier's office.

  • by Lisa Visentin & Alexandra Smith
MP Gareth Ward hits back at 'incredibly hurtful' bullying claims

MP Gareth Ward hits back at 'incredibly hurtful' bullying claims

Gareth Ward says he has had many disagreements with colleagues, but that does not make him a bully. 

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Father who lost son to overdose at Defqon.1 says don't stop festival
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Father who lost son to overdose at Defqon.1 says don't stop festival

Plea comes as Premier appears to waver her pledge to ban the Defqon.1 music festival.

  • by Tim Barlass & Alexandra Smith
The million-dollar man: Dave Sharma and his fundraising pull
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The million-dollar man: Dave Sharma and his fundraising pull

The new Liberal candidate for Wentworth will be the party's best fundraising hope.

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Morrison overruled as Sharma wins Wentworth preselection

Morrison overruled as Sharma wins Wentworth preselection

The Prime Minister did not get his wish for a female candidate for the blue ribbon seat of Wentworth. 

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Senior adviser to Gabrielle Upton receives compensation for severe stress
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Senior adviser to Gabrielle Upton receives compensation for severe stress

A senior policy adviser who could not work in Environment Minister Gabrielle Upton's "toxic" office received a workers' compensation claim for stress.

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Turnbulls, John Howard at odds with Scott Morrison over Wentworth preselection
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Turnbulls, John Howard at odds with Scott Morrison over Wentworth preselection

John Howard has weighed in to the Wentworth preselection battle with advice at odds with the PM's wishes.

  • by Alexandra Smith