22 MARCH 2019

“ 'A long way to go': one-third of NSW election candidates are women”

Herald analysis of all 935 candidates in Saturday's election shows 34 per cent vying for a seat in the Legislative Assembly and 37 per cent running for a spot in the Legislative Council are women.

By Esther Han, Sydney Morning Herald / Read Full Release


17 MARCH 2019

“NSW Government’s massive population increase will force Royal North Shore to turn patients away”

The Royal North Shore Hospital will be forced to turn patients away if the NSW Government’s plan for a massive increase in population in Crows Nest and St Leonards, on Sydney’s Lower North Shore, goes ahead, according to a senior medical specialist at the hospital. 

Press Release from the OVERdevelopment – we’re OVER it! action group / Read Full Release

16 MARCH 2019

The NSW experience with minority government? It's an improvement

Many commentators are predicting the March 23 state election will produce a Coalition or Labor minority government. The assumption is that it will be a destabilising, disruptive outcome. Yet, based on NSW’s last experience with minority government from 1991-95, this is far from inevitable. 

By David Clune, Sydney Morning Herald / Read Full Article



“Independents join forces to demand NSW Government action on climate change”

The Independent candidate for the marginal NSW seat of North Shore, Carolyn Corrigan, says that if elected on March 23, she will join with other Independent MPs in pushing whichever party wins government to develop and fund a 10-year economic transition strategy for NSW coal mining communities. 

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28 February 2019

“Climate, the crisis that threatens our political duopoly”

Former Liberal leader, John Hewson, exposes some uncomfortable truths about voter confidence in the two major parties.

“…a principle reason for the voter drift has been dissatisfaction with the two major parties, which have become increasingly self-absorbed internally while focusing more on point-scoring against, and blame-shifting to, each other, rather than governing, and particularly meeting the bigger policy challenges.”

John Hewson, Sydney Morning Herald / Read Full Article


21 February 2019

“Up Close: People and the passion”

“I believe I’m a doer. I’m a deliverer. I’ve delivered for my community and I just think the time is right.” – Carolyn Corrigan.

Andrea McCullagh, Mosman Daily / Read Full Article


7 February 2019

“Felicity Wilson faces a fight in the NSW Liberals' once-safe seat of North Shore”

The NSW Liberals are expected to face a fight in the once-safe seat of North Shore, with Mosman Mayor Carolyn Corrigan declaring she will contest the seat as an independent at the March state election.

ABC News / Read Full Article



5 February 2019

“Council independents line up to run against North Sydney Liberals”

A mayor and a former mayor in Sydney’s lower north are hoping community disquiet about development and infrastructure will propel them into State Parliament in March.

Sydney Morning Herald / Read Full Article



3 February 2019

“Two things that three women taking on the Libs have in common”

…I reckon the times are in favour of the female and the nation is in the mood for the kind of collegiate and less aggressive approach that women can excel in to get things done.

by Peter FitzSimons, Sydney Morning Herald / Read Full Article