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  NSW Nationals back down after Berejiklian's ultimatum
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Last EditedIndyGeorgia  Sep 14, 2020 09:42am
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AuthorAlexandra Smith
News DateFriday, September 11, 2020 06:25:00 AM UTC0:0
DescriptionNSW Deputy Premier John Barilaro has claimed a win in the Coalition crisis, saying he has secured a commitment that the divisive koala planning policy would be debated at cabinet.

But Premier Gladys Berejiklian had already agreed to that, and said earlier in the week that the "issue would be considered by cabinet in due course".

Mr Barilaro told 2GB: "We've got the win there today" in reference to the policy going to cabinet.

The Nationals leader earlier withdrew his threat to take his MPs to the crossbench, in a move that will keep the Coalition intact but may leave his leadership untenable.
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