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Showdown for NSW Liberal leadership looms

Planning Minister Rob Stokes is refusing to back down from his bid to become the next premier of NSW, despite a deal done to install his "good friend" Dominic Perrottet in the top job.

Self-isolation periods cut for NSW jabbed

Quarantine periods for fully vaccinated COVID-19 close community contacts will be shortened from 14 days to seven days when NSW begins to ease restrictions at 70 per cent double-dose jab coverage.

Flowers for Gladys as contenders rally

The battle to replace Gladys Berejiklian as NSW premier is heating up, with one senior cabinet minister throwing his hat in the ring and Australia's second longest-serving prime minister coming out in support of another.

Berejiklian resigns amid NSW ICAC probe

NSW will soon have a new premier, after Gladys Berejiklian navigated bushfires, drought, storms and COVID-19, but couldn't beat a taxpayer-funded corruption inquiry.