Gladys Berejiklian is being called upon to apologise after being accused of treating a journalist with "contempt" during a terse exchange in Newcastle.
The cost of living is shaping up as a critical New South Wales election issue as both sides splash cash at measures they say will help households. Here are some of the offers from the major political parties so far.
It's not the usual suspects of rising energy costs, tolls or petrol that are hitting the hip-pockets of New South Wales voters the hardest. Take a look at what expenses are chewing up the household income.
The NSW Opposition has made one its biggest promises of the election campaign outlining a $2.4 billion transport plan for rail in the Illawarra.
Gladys Berejiklian confirms her Government is in "negotiations" to settle court action with Sydney light rail contractor Acciona, which is seeking $1.2 billion in a lawsuit the Transport Minister has previously described as "ridiculous".
Daniel Andrews' big win over the Liberal Party in the Victorian gives him plenty of power to flex against the under-pressure Morrison Government ahead of this year's federal election, writes Richard Willingham.
NSW councils like Coffs Harbour, which is set to run out of space for landfill in "between one and three years", complain that the State Government is collecting landfill waste levies from them without reinvesting it in recycling facilities.
The psychological impact of Saturday's devastating loss for the Liberals in Victoria means a number of MPs have decided they can no longer stay silent and Scott Morrison is under pressure to save the party from electoral death, writes Patricia Karvelas.
Labor has pledged borrow big and spend large, with a swag of major infrastructure projects set to start in their second term of government.