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Corrupt police once tried to plant spies in NSW corruption watchdog

Corrupt police once tried to plant spies in NSW corruption watchdog

The creator of ICAC has revealed that "unsavoury" sections of NSW Police once tried to plant spies inside to feed back information.

  • by Esther Han

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'There are genuine concerns': Marine Parks fishing bans could be junked
State Parliament

'There are genuine concerns': Marine Parks fishing bans could be junked

The NSW government is considering abandoning plans for bans on fishing at NSW coast sites after a backbench-led revolt against its proposed marine park policy.

  • by Lisa Visentin
Nationals can no longer be seen as 'lap dogs': party sources
State Parliament

Nationals can no longer be seen as 'lap dogs': party sources

The Nationals will need to differentiate themselves from the Liberals if they are to hold on to country seats.

  • by Alexandra Smith
Wentworth favourite Andrew Bragg pulls out from preselection race
Leadership

Wentworth favourite Andrew Bragg pulls out from preselection race

The former Business Council of Australia executive Andrew Bragg has pulled out of the Wentworth preselection race just days ahead of the vote. 

  • by Alexandra Smith
Concern for clients as domestic violence court services put out for tender
State Parliament

Concern for clients as domestic violence court services put out for tender

The services which help women secure legal protection against their violent partners are over-worked and could be further diminished if a restructuring process goes ahead, the state's peak domestic violence body has warned.

  • by Lisa Visentin
'Panic will set in': Berejiklian's majority under serious threat
State Parliament

'Panic will set in': Berejiklian's majority under serious threat

Senior Liberals have accepted that the Wagga Wagga loss leaves them "dangerously close" to minority government.

  • by Alexandra Smith, Lisa Visentin & Michaela Whitbourn
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Independent Joe McGirr on track for historic Wagga win
State Parliament

Independent Joe McGirr on track for historic Wagga win

The Liberal Party was bracing for a backlash from voters and the prospect one of its safe seats would fall into independent hands, as polling booths in Wagga Wagga closed on Saturday.

  • by Lisa Visentin
Barry O'Farrell 'special guest' at Peter King's high tea preselection party
State Parliament

Barry O'Farrell 'special guest' at Peter King's high tea preselection party

Over tea, cucumber sandwiches and even a glass of bubbly the one-time MP for Wentworth will launch his comeback bid. 

  • by Alexandra Smith
New out-of-area policy to crack down on school shoppers
Education

New out-of-area policy to crack down on school shoppers

A new out-of-area application policy is aimed at cracking down on school shoppers

  • by Jordan Baker
Last pitch to voters as Wagga Wagga hangs on a knife edge
State Parliament

Last pitch to voters as Wagga Wagga hangs on a knife edge

NSW premier Gladys Berejiklian strolled the deserted main street of Wagga Wagga looking to persuade voters to give the Liberals another chance, as the historically safe seat tilted on a knife's edge hours before election day.

  • by Lisa Visentin
'Lacklustre': Senior Liberals fear Wagga Wagga byelection wipeout
State Parliament

'Lacklustre': Senior Liberals fear Wagga Wagga byelection wipeout

NSW Liberals warn that they face “humiliating loss” in Wagga Wagga because of an “expensive but lacklustre campaign”.

  • by Alexandra Smith & Lisa Visentin