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Barry O’Farrell quits

O’Farrell, the former NSW Premier, has quit politics. One bottle of wine, one untruth to ICAC and a distinguished career is now over.

Wined and downed

4 years agoNews : Banyan

ON APRIL 16th Barry O’Farrell (pictured) quit as Liberal premier of New South Wales (NSW), Australia’s most populous state, after what he called a “massive memory fail” at a corruption inquiry in Sydney, the state’s capital. There, Mr...Show More Summary

NSW has a premier not quite so odd

Niki Savva isn’t crying for Barry O’Farrell, and says replacement Mike Baird promises to be a change…

ICAC Claims Another Scalp

Only a political partisan would accuse ICAC of bias for bringing down NSW Premier Barry O'Farrell. Elected to clean up Labor's corruption, O'Farrell has himself to blame, writes Ben Eltham

O’Farrell quits over gift, Labor frontbenchers don’t

Barry O’Farrell resigns as NSW Premier over an undeclared gift worth…

In defence of O’Farrell - and against ICAC

I have been very critical of NSW Premier Barry O’Farrell for: - accepting a $3000 gift from a lobbyist. -…

Gerard Henderson Becomes Internet Joke After ‘Lateline’ Appearance

According to Twitter, Gerard Henderson’s political career is officially over. The Australian author and political commentator went on Late Line last night to discuss the resignation of NSW Premier Barry O’Farrell with Fairfax journalist Kate McClymont. But it really wasn’t much of a discussion. The debate quickly became an argument and many people placed the blame […]

One Punch Laws Rushed Through Parliament

NSW Premier Barry O'Farrell's 'king hit' alcohol-fuelled violence laws were passed yesterday, in a shambolic display of political opportunism, reports Max Chalmers

Sydney's Light Rail Future

NSW Premier Barry O'Farrell and Minister for Transport Gladys Berejiklian have announced light rail will be built through the Sydney CBD to Randwick and Kingsford to reduce congestion and revitalise the city.

Every school to get flashing lights by December 2015: NSW Premier

5 years agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

A New South Wales Government program aimed at installing flashing lights in school zones of 1263 schools has been expanded after a funding boost of $13 million dollars was announced. NSW Premier Barry O’Farrell, Treasurer Mike Baird and Roads Minister … Continue reading ? The post Every school to get flashing lights by December 2015: NSW Premier appeared first on CarAdvice.

O’Farrell “Liberal in name only”

Janet Albrechtsen says NSW Premier Barry O’Farrell made a craven deal in signing up to Julia Gillard’s unfunded Gonski plan:

Does O’Farrell really think this child should be jailed?

I last week attacked NSW Premier Barry O’Farrell for wanting stronger laws to jail people for saying racist things. My reasons…

Column - How many “racists” does O’Farrell want jailed?

SURE, NSW Premier Barry O’Farrell isn’t the only one now crazy-keen to sic the cops on to people with bad opinions. Yesterday,…

O’Farrell struggles with new Sydney airport realpolitiks

Realpolitiks catches up with Sydney's 2nd airport debate, and in an SMH story, leaves NSW Premier Barry O'Farrell behind

Sydney Airport issues being exposed by new media focus

NSW Premier Barry O'Farrell's acceptance of claims that Sydney Airport can handle the Asia century until 2049 is as convincing as using the Mayan Calendar for planning purposes

Sydney’s new airport ambitions shut down

Brisbane and Melbourne ought to erect statues in honor of NSW Premier Barry O'Farrell as his government kills off growth in flights to Sydney

Islamic extremists make little children suffer

NSW PREMIER Barry O’Farrell has charged the Family and Community Services department with finding the family of the young boy who outraged the nation…

Greens whacked - but not hard enough

THE GREENS and Labor took a huge whack in NSW’s council elections Saturday. Hooray! According to Premier Barry O’Farrell, the swing ranged from…

Congestion pricing again (& again, again,….)

Its back in the news with Ken Henry endorsing it at an ANU meeting yesterday and NSW Premier Barry O’Farrell predictably opposing it on the grounds that public transport is not adequate to cope with induced increases in demand rather than the more truthful grounds that he is a l;azy hypocrite whose conservatism basically involves [...]

Sydney’s 2nd rate airport costs it the next G20 summit

There is only a faint chance that NSW Premier Barry O’Farrell, will acknowledge the failings of Sydney Airport as a legitimate reason for the Gillard Government arranging for Brisbane to host the next G20 economic leaders summit in 2014. O’Farrell has pinned his credibility in transport matters on accepting the word of the current, keen [...]

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