Monthly Archives: June 2011

Report – Hunter Regional Meeting With Sen John Faulkner

By Chris Osborne After a strong lobbying exercise, local Federal MP Jill Hall, organised for John Faulkner to come up to the Hunter, the week before he gave the Wran lecture. The other local Federal and State MP’s up here … Continue reading

Posted in OurALP Events | Leave a comment

Proposals for Reform – Compare and Contrast

This SpreadSheet compares the various proposals for reform, or at least, it tries to indicate which sections of which proposal deal with the same issues.

Posted in Branch and EC Motions, NSW ALP State Conference | 1 Comment

Candidate Profile – Neil Reilly – Administrative Committee

By Neil Reilly The reason that I have accepted nomination to stand for the Administration Committee is that I intend to bring a level of transparency, consultation and balance to that secretive body and to more accurately represent the wider … Continue reading

Posted in NSW ALP State Conference | 2 Comments

Candidate Profile – Ben Aveling – Rules Committee

My name is Ben Aveling. I am professional software developer with 20 years of private sector experience. I am not and never have been a member of a faction, nor a staffer, nor have I held any paid position with … Continue reading

Posted in NSW ALP State Conference | 1 Comment

Watkins & Chisholm on the Watkins-Chisholm Review

Event Notification What: Watkins and Chisholm on the Watkins-Chisholm Review Who for: all ALP members Location: Trades Hall Auditorium Date: Tue, 28th June, 6pm Following this year’s NSW election, the NSW Labor Administrative Committee established a review into the election … Continue reading

Advertisement

Posted in OurALP Events | Leave a comment

Faceless men and women – named

(For people elected in 2011, see Admin Committee and Rules Committee, 2011) Admin The following people were elected to the Administrative Committee in 2008:

Posted in Misc | Tagged , | 10 Comments

Keneally’s 10 Point Plan

Yesterday Kristina Keneally published a 10 point plan for recovery of the Labor party. Will it work? Are there some ideas worth supporting?

Posted in Misc | 1 Comment

John Kilcullen on Faulkner/Bracks/Carr

I suppose there are many reasons why people don’t join the Labor party, or why they leave it or become inactive members. A reason I would like to focus attention on is factionalism. Senator Faulkner in 2005 (Parkes oration): “When … Continue reading

Posted in Misc | Leave a comment

Everybody’s talking about Reform

Sam Dastyari has chosen this week to blog on the topic of reform: http://www.nswalp.com/media/blogs/alp-blog/june-2011/alp-must-look-to-primary-system/ And John Graham has chosen this week to release a paper on reform, a copy of which is available at: https://ouralp.files.wordpress.com/2011/06/rebuilding-community-labor.pdf Both are worth a read. … Continue reading

Posted in Branch and EC Motions, Misc, NSW ALP State Conference | 1 Comment

It’s time – Joint Meeting of Sydney Branches – Mon 27th June

Please note, that due to overwhelming demand, there has been a change of venue for  ‘It’s Time’, a special joint meeting of branches on the issue of ALP reform, organised by the Sydney State Electoral Council. The meeting will include … Continue reading

Posted in OurALP Events | Leave a comment