Baird makes good score even better

NSW Premier's satisfaction rating as hit 63%
NSW Premier's satisfaction rating as hit 63% LUKAS COCH

NEW South Wales Premier Mike Baird is doing something right, if the latest Newspoll is any guide.

Mr Baird's satisfaction rating has hit 63% - his best result since becoming premier in April last year - and the Coalition's primary vote is up to 47%, a 1.4% increase since the March election.

The poll has the Coalition leading Labor 56% to 44% on two-party-preferred terms, with Opposition Leader Luke Foley's satisfaction rating down to 35%.

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Ute and truck smash on highway

CRASH RESCUE: At 2am on Sunday the Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter was called out to a crash involving a ute colliding with a truck on the Pacific motorway near Brunswick Heads.

Pacific Highway blocked after ute and truck smash

Ferry return to service delayed

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Service will not resume as expected

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