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The wunderkind behind the rise of Shooters, Fishers and Farmers party

The wunderkind behind the rise of Shooters, Fishers and Farmers party

What began 30-years ago as a single-issue party emerged on Saturday as a force controlling a huge chunk of NSW that poses an existential threat to the National Party's dominance in the bush.

  • by Lisa Visentin

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'48 is my lucky number': Gladys Berejiklian assures Governor of majority government
State Parliament

'48 is my lucky number': Gladys Berejiklian assures Governor of majority government

The Coalition has secured the 47 seats needed to form a majority, but with East Hills too close to call, it is still hoping for one more.

  • by Esther Han
Council mergers not the decisive issue in regions: Dubbo independent

Council mergers not the decisive issue in regions: Dubbo independent

Despite just falling short of being elected, independent Mathew Dickerson said that there was no appetite to unscramble merged councils in the bush.

  • by Jacob Saulwick
Premier – we cried for help and you didn't listen
Opinion
Opinion

Premier – we cried for help and you didn't listen

Why the people of Barwon took action at the ballot box.

  • by Rowena Macrae
Environment set to be a key priority as Berejiklian secures majority government
Gladys Berejiklian

Environment set to be a key priority as Berejiklian secures majority government

Senior Liberal sources said the Premier would be "much more assertive" when making decisions about who is in her new cabinet, as well as her priorities.

  • by Alexandra Smith, Matt Wade and Garry Maddox
'I don't want to be a distraction': Michael Daley stands aside as NSW Labor leader
Michael Daley

'I don't want to be a distraction': Michael Daley stands aside as NSW Labor leader

Michael Daley has stood aside as NSW Labor leader to give Bill Shorten the best chance to winning the federal election, but has not given up on his political ambitions.

  • by Alexandra Smith and Esther Han
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Barnaby Joyce says Nationals must shift to the right to counter Shooters threat
Barnaby Joyce

Barnaby Joyce says Nationals must shift to the right to counter Shooters threat

Soul-searching in the Nationals after the NSW state election has prompted MPs to argue for a change of course.

  • by Michael Koziol and Lisa Visentin
'Angst, aggression' takes toll as water minister Niall Blair bows out

'Angst, aggression' takes toll as water minister Niall Blair bows out

Niall Blair, the deputy NSW Nationals leader and Primary Industries Minister, has warned that public ill-feeling towards politicians had made it harder for them to do their jobs.

  • by Peter Hannam
Meet the likely Labor contenders: Chris Minns and Jodi McKay
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Meet the likely Labor contenders: Chris Minns and Jodi McKay

As well as current leader Michael Daley, who else will be throwing their hat into the ring to be the next Labor leader of NSW?

  • by Esther Han
Berejiklian government secures majority government with win in Dubbo

Berejiklian government secures majority government with win in Dubbo

The Coalition was returned to power on Saturday for a third-straight term but it wasn't immediately clear if it had won enough seats to govern in its own right.

  • by Matt Wade
Michael Daley's days numbered as party votes for ballot after federal election

Michael Daley's days numbered as party votes for ballot after federal election

Labor will hold a ballot for the leadership of the NSW party after the federal election.

  • by Alexandra Smith