• Labor sweeps to power in New South Wales

    Andy Marks     |      March 27, 2023

    After 12 years in opposition, Labor secured an overall majority in the NSW state election, shutting the Liberals out of mainland Australian politics at both the state and federal level.

  • Labor eyes a narrow win in NSW

    Andy Marks     |      March 22, 2023

    Conventional analysis – and the bookies’ odds – suggest a narrow Labor win in the NSW state election, although the Coalition are rolling the dice in narrowly targeted areas and on atypical issues, just as they tried in the Federal vote.

  • Politics fast and slow

    Andy Marks     |      August 10, 2022

    The slow drip of bad news from inquiries into corruption at the heart of NSW politics is frustrating the Premier’s attempts to control the political agenda before the next state election.

  • After postal vote, we will never think of western Sydney the same way again

    Andy Marks     |      November 17, 2017

    The emphatic “no” response from western Sydney shows that the epicentre of conservative values no longer lies in regional NSW. Assistant Vice-Chancellor of UWS Dr Andy Marks explores Sydney’s results.

  • Higher education reforms are all about savings and not possibilities

    Andy Marks     |      October 31, 2017

    Australia hasn’t seen anything remotely approaching meaningful higher education reform in nearly a decade. Dr Andy Marks, Assistant Vice-Chancellor of Western Sydney University, questions the governments one-dimensional approach to modern ‘reform’.