There's nothing like a tough by-election to concentrate a Premier's mind.
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The consequences of these municipal manipulations will be real. They will deprive communities of the resources and revenues to provide the services they need.
Most people would be shocked to learn that there isn't a law in NSW that prohibits a person from advocating or promoting violence against others based on their race, gender or sexual orientation.
The sharing economy as we know it simply digitises the acts of collaborative consumption that have been mainstays for decades. Undeniably the capacity for connection and community has been amplified by technology, but the fundamentals of the process remain the same.