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Elferink can't possibly stay

NT News - ‎19 hours ago‎
To put things into perspective, NSW Premier Barry O'Farrell resigned over a bottle of wine. Every day Mr Elferink keeps his portfolios the crisis of confidence in this government only deepens.
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Manly Daily celebrates 110 years - ‎20 hours ago‎
And true to our original promise, the northern beaches has continued to grow over the past 11 decades. The Manly Daily has been there for every major moment in our community.

The ballad of Baird: how Teflon Mike became the big bad wolf

Crikey (registration) - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
Premier Mike Baird's popularity is dropping in the polls as his Teflon coating falls away. But why now? When Mike Baird replaced Barry O'Farrell as NSW Premier in April 2014 the electorate saw a generational change and sniffed a social change as well.
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Deputy Premier Tony Grant said lockout laws don't have the greatest impact - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
His views conflict with Mr Baird, who is sticking to his controversial decision to keep former Premier Barry O'Farrell's lockout laws, which bans venues from letting in new patrons after 1.30pm. The Premier has copped criticism for his refusal to ...

Mike Baird replaces consensus approach with driven leadership

The Australian - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
Gone is the studied leadership persona of a man intent on projecting stability, above all else, after Barry O'Farrell's abrupt, bizarre departure as premier in April 2014 for failing to declare a $3000 bottle of wine. Baird is now grappling with a ...

ICAC methods on trial as civil case begins

The Australian - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
Without waiting for ICAC's work to be tested by the justice system, the coalition government led by former premier Barry O'Farrell acted on the commission's recommendation and expropriated exploration licences that were worth at least $300 million. O ...
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Mike Baird's popularity might be his undoing

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
Convincing people of the merits of the lockout laws - legislated under former premier Barry O'Farrell but being reviewed by the Baird government - relies on a significant and sustained drop in alcohol-related violence.

Review of 'knee jerk' decision

Western Advocate - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
Since former premier Barry O'Farrell's 2014 lockout laws created a statewide closing time of 10pm for bottle shops, anyone wanting takeaway alcohol sales after 10pm has had to go without.

Federal election 2016: Liberal moves to replace Tony Nutt

The Australian - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
Mr Neeham worked with Mark Textor during the 2011 NSW campaign which Barry O'Farrell won with one of the largest-ever swings in Australia.
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Sydney to Melbourne High-Speed Rail Back on the Table

Broadsheet - ‎Jul 15, 2016‎
CLARA has already bought half the land it needs for the project, and has an advisory board featuring no lesser lights than former premiers Steve Bracks (VIC) and Barry O'Farrell (NSW), and former trade minister Andrew Robb. Prime Minister Malcolm ...
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High-speed rail: Company's $200 billion plan must not override public interest

The Age - ‎Jul 17, 2016‎
Consolidated Land and Rail Australia has on its advisory board two former premiers, of NSW and Victoria, Barry O'Farrell and Steve Bracks. Mr Bracks has said there is scepticism about high-speed rail in Australia because it has been proposed so ...

Baird leads party reform charge - ‎Jul 14, 2016‎
“If Mike Baird wants it, if Malcolm Turnbull wants it, if John Howard wants it, if Barry O'Farrell wants it and Tony Abbott wants it, it“Surely it's good enough for the factional warlords,” Mr Abbott had said.

Who's wearing the pants at Washington DC barbecue?

The Australian - ‎Jul 15, 2016‎
Joining Shep and his fellow trustees, trainspotter Barry O'Farrell and his good friend Nihal Gupta, was Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbulland wife and fellow Swan supporter Lucy.
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There's a reason Mike Baird has banned greyhounds and not casinos

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎Jul 14, 2016‎
Yes, former premier Barry O'Farrell introduced lockout laws to NSW, but only due to enormous pressure from the media after the death of two teenagers.
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Denis Connerton makes one adjustment to Longford team ahead of their meeting with Cork

Newstalk 106-108 fm - ‎Jul 14, 2016‎
Longford have made one change in personnel in advance of their home championship qualifier against Cork this weekend. Denis Connerton's side are highly regarded as the qualifier kings, and they go into this tie on the back of a much deserved win ...
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GAA digest: One change for Westmeath for final - ‎Jul 15, 2016‎
Barry O'Farrell came off the bench in that win and he starts at wing-forward with Paul McGee dropping to the substitutes.

Anthony Albanese, WestConnex, and the ethics of an activist journalist

Asia Pacific Report - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
The NSW LNP government was elected in March 2011 and then Premier Barry O'Farrell set up Infrastructure NSW, which was chaired by ex-LNP Premier Nick Greiner.
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Wexford: A Sleeping Giant Awoken Or Another False Dawn?

Pundit Arena - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
Intent on integrating the likes of Conor Lehane and Luke O'Farrell, Cork then played ball after ball into the corners, which was inaccurate for the most part.

Shield game will be 45 years to the day that Steve Whitworth scored his only goal for Leicester City

Leicester Mercury - ‎Jul 17, 2016‎
Following promotion, manager Frank O'Farrell went to Manchester United and Jimmy Bloomfield became the new City manager.

Angling News from the West - Galway 21 July 2016

Castlebar.News (press release) - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
Fishery manager Osgur Grieve was in touch to report on fishing over the last three weeks, which is belatedly included on my part due to email server issues.