Federal arm of Liberal Party takes over NSW branch for not complying with preselection rules

Gerard Cockburn
Karen Barlow
By Gerard Cockburn, and Karen Barlow
Updated March 4 2022 - 5:47am, first published 4:30am
Prime Minister Scott Morrison is part of a new committee which will take control of the Liberals' NSW branch. Picture: Elesa Kurtz

The Liberal Party's federal executive has taken control of the NSW branch, giving Prime Minister Scott Morrison and NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet powers to decide who represents the party at the coming election.

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Gerard Cockburn

Gerard Cockburn

Economics Reporter

Karen Barlow

Karen Barlow

Chief Political Correspondent

Karen Barlow is ACM's Chief Political Correspondent. Working in the federal press gallery, she investigates and writes about federal politics and government. She has an interest in integrity, leadership and social equity. She has covered two Olympics and been to Antarctica twice. Contact her on karen.barlow@canberratimes.com.au