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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Labor will hold a ballot for the leadership of the NSW party after the federal election.
- by Alexandra Smith