Please Explain podcast: how koalas nearly broke the NSW Coalition

As the NSW Nationals prepare for a gruelling parliamentary sitting week, their leader, Deputy Premier John Barilaro, has issued a blunt ultimatum to his Liberal colleagues: “Put up or shut up.”

The message is unlikely to deter senior Liberal ministers, who have warned they will not give the Nationals any concessions in cabinet over a divisive koala planning policy if Mr Barilaro remains their leader.

In this episode, national editor Tory Maguire is joined by The Herald's state political editor Alexandra Smith to discuss the state of the NSW Coalition government.

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