If the next federal election is decided, as it certainly could be, in NSW, and if the Coalition wins, then Monday could be the most important day in that victory. It is hard to overstate the level of excitement in the state right now. Some people are eager to reopen their business – to see customers they haven’t seen in months. Others have taken the next few days off work to enjoy the sudden freedom.
Senior members of the Australian intelligence community told The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age a research document shared in political circles under the Five Eyes intelligence arrangement was mostly based on news reports and contained no material from intelligence gathering.