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The O’Farrell resignation wrap up

Fairfax post-mortem of Barry O'Farrell's fall from grace  (Featured cartoon: Jack Dorin)
Original cartoon: Jack Dorin

Original cartoon: Jack Dorin

 
Grange affair a hard act to swallow
Grange affair a hard act to swallow DEBORAH SNOW, SEAN NICHOLLS12:02 AM | A throw-back to old-fashioned courtesies helps bring down a premier.
ICAC under threat of being silenced
ICAC under threat of being silenced MICHAELA WHITBOURN 11:59 PM | The political attack on ICAC has begun.
Why Barry's bottle couldn't pass the pub test
Why Barry's bottle couldn't pass the pub test JACQUELINE MALEY 11:45 PM | EarlyWednesday morning, after news had broken of Barry O’Farrell’s denial he had ever received a bottle of Grange from Liberal Party donor Nick Di Girolamo, I overheard two workmen talking on their way out of the local newsagent.
Barry O'Farrell's true fault was failing to root out corruption in the NSW Liberals
Barry O'Farrell's true fault was failing to root out corruption in the NSW Liberals MIKE CARLTON 11:45 PM | Tasting Notes: The 1959 Chateau d'Icac. Celebrated vigneron Nick Di Girolamo has excelled himself with this rare and striking Premier Grand Cru. Selected from old grapes of wrath vines at the Obeid family's Mt Corruption vineyard in NSW and cellared in Rum Corps oak casks, the wine reveals hidden gifts of subtle complexity.
Job offer after wine gift
Job offer after wine gift SEAN NICHOLLS AND KATE MCCLYMONT 9:34 PM | Two weeks after receiving the bottle of Grange Hermitage that would lead to his resignation as premier, Barry O'Farrell was preparing to appoint the man who bought the extravagant gift, businessman Nick Di Girolamo, to a well-paid position on a government board.
Barry O'Farrell simply made a bad choice
5:14 PM | The main role of ICAC is to help minimise public sector corruption, not to attempt to catch every instance of corruption (‘‘The real reason O’Farrell had to go’’, April 18).
ICAC is not to blame when leaders fall
ICAC is not to blame when leaders fall 2:17 PM | Mr O'Farrell's apology to ICAC was never going to be sufficient.
 

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About Darin Sullivan (1969 Articles)
President of the Fire Brigade Employees’ Union and a professional firefighter with more than 25 years’ experience. I live and work on the NSW South Coast, Australia. I am a strong advocate for firefighters and emergency service workers with an interest in mental health issues and caring for those around me. I am a Director on the NSW Fire Brigades Death and Disability Super Fund and work with charities including ‘The Movember Foundation’. As a leader and activist I have long been active in the campaign for action on climate change. I am a Station Commander in the fire and rescue service in NSW and have 30 years experience fighting fires, both rural and urban. I am passionate about highlighting the impact climate change is having on fire preparedness and fire behaviour in Australia, and the risks associated with inaction on climate change. I am also a spokesperson for the Australian Climate Media Centre.
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