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Online in-play betting will stay illegal, loopholes to be closed, says Coalition

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
Human Services Minister Alan Tudge on Thursday released the long-awaited review of illegal offshore gambling by former NSW premier Barry O'Farrell. The review was completed in December. It doesn't tackle gambling advertising, which critics say is a ...
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Tributes flow for NSW Greens MP John Kaye - ‎3 hours ago‎
"Sorry to learn of the death of (John Kaye)" tweeted former NSW Premier Barry O'Farrell. "Despite many political battles I always enjoyed our chats on level 2." Before entering parliament, Dr Kaye taught and researched electrical engineering at the ...

Should Australia implement a drinking licence to curb alcohol-related violence?

FasterLouder - ‎9 hours ago‎
Rule notes that the drinking licence would place the blame on the individual, rather than the “kneejerk” collective punishment of the Barry O'Farrell government, who brought in the lockouts in 2014. He outlined seven potential benefits for the ...
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Planning authorities may have limited power over Crown tower

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎May 1, 2016‎
Premier Barry O'Farrell made it clear he did not want the hotel over the water. The Crown resort, which was granted the right to develop the hotel without tender because it was an unsolicited proposal, is now proposed to be located 30 meters from the ...
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Perrottet resurrects CIO role “with a slight twist”

GovNews - ‎10 hours ago‎
The creation of this new role follows the dissolution of the former CIO role during Premier Mike Baird's first cabinet reshuffle in April 2014 when he took over the leadership from Former Premier Barry O'Farrell. During the reshuffle, NSW Government ...

Government bans online in-play betting on sports dealing blow to Tom Waterhouse

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
The ban on online in-play was included in a response to a review of Australia's online wagering sector written by former NSW premier Barry O'Farrell. It followed calls for the dated Interactive Gambling Act (IGA), created in 2001, to be overhauled to ...

Analysis: In-play ban a chance for racing - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
With a realisation in the corridors of power in Canberra that the archaic Interactive Gambling Act 2001 (IGA) was no match for technology, former New South Wales premier Barry O'Farrell was asked to oversee a review of the impact of illegal offshore ...

'Forgotten premier' Tom Lewis gave NSW its drive-through zoo

The Australian - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
On the eve of the Liberal Party's return to power in NSW, I asked Lewis about incoming premier Barry O'Farrell. “I think he's very efficient,” Lewis said, “and will make a good premier.

In-play betting - don't bet on it

Lexology (registration) - ‎May 2, 2016‎
The announcement accompanied the Federal Government's response to the O'Farrell Review into the Impact of Illegal Offshore Wagering (Review) and the first public release of the Review itself.

The fallout from the NSW ICAC's inquiries - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
Barry O'Farrell resigns as NSW premier after admitting to misleading ICAC over a $3000 bottle of wine accepted as a gift.

NSW Government fails to implement key plank of lockout laws

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
The scheme was originally announced by then-Premier Barry O'Farrell for introduction in 2014 as part of a range of measures to combat alcohol-fuelled violence, including the controversial "lockout" legislation.

AHA welcomes offshore gaming review

The Shout - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
The Australian Hotels Association has welcomed the Federal Government's response to the review of illegal offshore wagering, which was delivered by the Hon Barry O'Farrell. The government has strengthened the ban on online in-play betting on sports and ...
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Open letter to Senator Arthur Sinodinos, from Kristina Keneally

The Guardian - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
An upper house inquiry into the sale of electricity assets: I showed up. After Barry O'Farrell was elected he instituted a second electricity transactions inquiry, conducted by Justice Tamberlin.

SMH risks $12m damages bill in Nick Di Girolamo defamation suit

The Australian - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
Was involved in corrupt coal deals and tried to persuade former premier Barry O'Farrell and former resources minister Chris Hartcher to support a mine proposal and avoid a merit-based assessment.
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Coral bleaching in Sydney Harbour

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎Apr 19, 2016‎
This is part of the environmental legacy that Mike Baird inherited from his predecessor, Barry O'Farrell. The O'Farrell government began winding back marine protections in 2013 to appease the Shooters and Fishers Party when it held the balance of power ...
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GALLERY | True Blues

New South Wales Rugby League - ‎Apr 20, 2016‎
... included current NSW VB Blues, Immortals Graeme Langlands and John Raper, ARL Commission Chairman John Grant, NRL CEO Todd Greenberg, Australian coach Mal Meninga and former NSW Premier and strong Blues supporter, Barry O'Farrell.

Election 2016: Stop the campaign complaints! Elections are as good as politics gets

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
Remember Barry O'Farrell​ ambushing Kevin Rudd's outdoor doorstop about plans to move a Sydney naval facility? Or that adorable five-year-old who photobombed a Rudd PR event to promote Labor's multicultural policies?

Op-Ed: Let's take control of the Lockout Law debate

Stoney Roads - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
It wasn't even Baird that decided on starting the lockout, his predecessor, Barry O'Farrell made the decision. And while the lockout means the world to us, it's just another decision for a man who takes advice and makes seriously important decisions ...

Seat du jour: Mackellar

Crikey (registration) (blog) - ‎Apr 19, 2016‎
Seven challengers initially nominated, the most durable of whom proved to be Jason Falinksi, owner of a health care equipment business, former adviser to John Hewson and Barry O'Farrell and campaign manager to Malcolm Turnbull in Wentworth in 2004, ...

Australia Goes After Unlicensed iGaming Providers

Online Casino Reports (press release) - ‎May 1, 2016‎
The decision comes on the heels of Social Services Minister Alan Tudge's release of the results of his ministry's commissioned review of illegal offshore gambling sites headed by former New South Wales Premier Barry O'Farrell. Spurring Adaptation.