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Whither policies, oh leaders?

The NSW election campaign, much like last year’s federal election, is shaping up as a policy-free zone, and this is s concern. It is a concern that the state opposition, having had at least three years to plan for this … Continue reading

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Balmain: ALP v Greens on March 24

The NSW state electorate of Balmain has had almost as colourful a history as the suburb. Once deeply working class based around the shipyards and docks, and now inner-urban cosmopolitan and affluent, Balmain was always a Labor seat until won … Continue reading

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Musings on Kristina Keneally and what NSW might wake up to on March 27

When Kristina Keneally was catapulted into the leadership of the NSW Government in December 2009, a friend commented to me that NSW Labor must know they’re heading for disaster – “they’ve put in a woman as Premier and a woman … Continue reading

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