The Treasurer is set to be only the second woman to become NSW Premier.
Deborah Snow Among the blizzard of text messages Mike Baird received was one from Nick Greiner.
Sean Nicholls The outgoing NSW Premier has left a strong legacy but also some difficulties for his colleagues to clean up.
Georgina Mitchell Paramedics have been told they should continue to wear their polyester-blend uniform shirts despite complaints about overheating in summer.
Georgina Connery and Clare Sibthorpe ACT students will make up half the intake accepted into the University of Canberra this year.
Jacob Saulwick and Harriet Alexander With a cabinet reshuffle already in the wings, the new Premier will likely consider his or her options.
Lisa Visentin Mike Baird forged a career in banking before going into politics and winning the seat of Manly.
Harriet Alexander While not all agreed with his policies, Mike Baird left office with almost universal respect.
Nick O'Malley Mike Baird introduced himself to the people of NSW nearly a decade ago with an inaugural parliamentary speech in which he championed three basic reforms.
Michael Gordon The United Nations has expressed "grave concern" over the treatment of two asylum seekers who say they were savagely beaten by Papua New Guinea police and immigration officials on Manus Island before being arrested on New Year's Eve.