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Wined and dined, Barry O'Farrell comes up trumps

The Age - ‎May 21, 2016‎
Yes, the very Barry O'Farrell who quit as NSW premier over a mystery $3000 bottle of Penfolds Grange given to him by the head of a company linked to the Obeid family.
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Mike Baird's cool-dad persona loses its sheen when he treats the public like children

The Guardian - ‎9 hours ago‎
... his principled stance on issues like refugees endeared him to progressives who might be otherwise turned off by his religious conservatism, and he had a cleanskin appeal after the Grange-fuelled downfall of Barry O'Farrell and the ongoing ...
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'March Against Mike' Protesters Hit Sydney CBD

Huffington Post Australia - ‎May 28, 2016‎
One of the ongoing debates in Sydney is the effectiveness of the lockout laws, which were introduced by former premier Barry O'Farrell. The tough rules bar new arrivals from entering licensed premises after 1.30am and mandate last drinks at 3am in ...
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Big housing boost will help plug NSW's looming budget hole, report says

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎May 27, 2016‎
Then opposition leader Barry O'Farrell said he would alter the development mix in the state metropolitan plan set by the then Labor government.

University college scandals: Let the sun shine in cloisters of privilege

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎May 29, 2016‎
Then premier Barry O'Farrell threatened changes to the act governing the college to achieve change. The then Catholic archbishop of Sydney Cardinal George Pell said he no longer had confidence that the council was able to fix the problems within the ...

The black hole is dead: politicians need a new scare tactic

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎May 28, 2016‎
Barry O'Farrell's black hole turned out to be more of a pothole. At the federal level the black hole claims have been getting bigger but less credible.
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Barkley deserves Euro 2016 chance

ESPN FC (blog) - ‎21 hours ago‎
In terms of attempted passes, only Player of the Year and Players' Player of the Year Gareth Barry bettered Barkley, while a team-best dribbling average of 3.1 per game underlined his proactive style and ability with the ball at his feet.

Celebrating success of Naden hunt

Newcastle Herald - ‎May 27, 2016‎
Now, more than four years after NSW Police Commissioner Andrew Scipione sent the now famous pre-dawn text message to then Premier Barry O'Farrell that “we've got Naden”, the work of the hundreds of officers who helped bring the double murderer to ...

Has Magic Mike still got what it takes in his box of tricks?

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎May 20, 2016‎
Actually, it's probably fairer - and makes more sense - to refer to it as the five-year-old Coalition government that was given a Baird facelift midway through 2014 after Barry O'Farrell's sudden resignation. The O'Farrell government was criticised in ...

WATCH: Blackrock make no mistake this time against Ballyhea

Irish Examiner - ‎May 30, 2016‎
Midway through the first-half Ballyhea switched Pa O'Callaghan to the middle of the field where the Cork U21 proved more influential and, allied to the influential play of Barry Coleman and Liam O'Connor, the Magpies drew level in the 48th minute ...

Grip your freckle for Scooby Doo

Newcastle Herald - ‎May 26, 2016‎
... in Caves Beach this week. Former NSW premier Barry O'Farrell tweeted he was doing an “election street walk".
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Election 2016: David Feeney blames 'maelstrom of events' for forgetting $2.3 million home

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎May 17, 2016‎
"From time to time politicians might get gifts that they fail to declare...but Australia lost a premier [Barry O'Farrell] over a bottle of wine, what happens to someone who doesn't declare a $2.3 million property?" Follow us on Twitter · Follow James ...
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Labor leader Luke Foley demands resignation of Whip Noreen Hay after AFP charge her staff member in fraud ...

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎May 22, 2016‎
... of branch stacking and doctored records. Fairfax Media revealed that the minutes of the Mount Keira branch's April meeting noted that the branch had welcomed the resignation of Liberal premier Barry O'Farrell - eight days before Mr O'Farrell ...
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Glenorchy City Council dysfunction probe rejected 'frightening, expensive' legal representation

The Mercury - ‎May 25, 2016‎
In closing submissions yesterday, barrister Chris Gunson said when aldermen were questioned by the board's members - former mayors Barry Easther and Lynn Mason - they were not given access to allegations against them; not given the option of legal ...

Di Girolamo drops defamation case against Fairfax

The Australian - ‎May 19, 2016‎
Mr Di Girolamo gave Barry O'Farrell the $3000 bottle of wine that led to the former premier's shock resignation. Fairfax barrister Tom Blackburn, SC, read a statement to the court: “(Fairfax Media) acknowledges in the articles the subject of this ...
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Young Oliver Curtis: the school book

The Australian - ‎May 19, 2016‎
Enroute to peruse the Riverview yearbook, “Our Alma Mater 2003”, we passed the media ensemble tangled in the crosshairs of Nick Di Girolamo, best known as the guy who gifted then NSW premier Barry O'Farrell a $3000 bottle of Penfolds Grange.
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Perth Lord Mayor Lisa Scaffidi: Nine News journo Liam Bartlett 'wants my scalp'

WAtoday - ‎May 17, 2016‎
She again made it clear that she would not step down. "Barry O'Farrell (former NSW Premier), of course, resigned over the bottle of Grange," she said.

The ICAC inquiry is copping some flak

dailytelegraph.com.au - ‎May 17, 2016‎
Barry O'Farrell would still be premier were ICAC to hold private hearings. Yet it was clear he misled the commission over the gift of a bottle of Grange, which a Premier should not do.

May 25-26: Out of Darkness, Autolux, Mark Kurlansky, James Madara, Stephen Furey, Jessica Fichot

San Francisco Examiner - ‎May 25, 2016‎
[8 p.m., Great American Music Hall, 859 O'Farrell St., S.F.] ... The Future of Reviewing Theater: The S.F. International Arts Festival presents a panel discussion featuring local theater critics Karen d'Souza, John Wilkins, Rob Hurwitt and Barry Willis ...
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10 facts that haunt the Cork hurlers

Irish Examiner - ‎May 23, 2016‎
Cork averaged two goals per game this spring but their summer record has been dreadful going back to the start of Jimmy Barry-Murphy's term in charge. Outside of Harnedy, Luke O'Farrell and Paudie O'Sullivan are their most natural goal-getters but one ...
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