Monthly Archives: June 2011

Stamping out Dissent

One day before John Faulkner warned that the factions are trying to “cast internal debate as disunity“, three days after Sam Dastyari has promised to propose sweeping reforms at Conference, there is an announcement from Head Office that, at this … Continue reading

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Wran Lecture – John Faulkner to speak

Senator John Faulkner will be giving the address at this year’s Wran Lecture, addressing the past and future of NSW Labor. Neville Wran will be in attendance. Details are as follows: When: 6pm for 6.30pm, Thursday 9 June 2011 Where: … Continue reading

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The Most Radical Reforms in 110 years of ALP history

It’s no surprise that Joe Tripodi is still blocking Labor Party reform. But did you know Sam Dastyari has said “[a]t the ALP conference in July this year I will be proposing the most radical reforms in 110 years of … Continue reading

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Candidate Profiles

One common complaint about Annual Conference is that it’s hard for would-be candidates to make themselves known to delegates, and vice versa, especially for Country Labor delegates and candidates. Therefore, is offering to host an online candidate profile for … Continue reading

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Bob Carr on the Carr/Bracks/Faulkner review – 7th July – Mascot

Bob Carr will be addressing the Rosebery branch on the topic of the Carr/Bracks/Faulkner review, all party members welcome. When: 7:30pm, Thursday 7th July Where: Graphic Arts Club, 182 Coward Street, Mascot. Contact: Michael Comninos

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Planning for Reform Campaign at Conference – June 20th in Leichhardt

Following on from the ‘Our ALP’ meeting of the rank-and-file on April 2nd, which discussed ways and opportunities to reform the NSW ALP, there will be an Inner West meeting to continue the campaign. Inner West rank and file meeting: … Continue reading

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Balmain SEC adopting review recommendations

The Balmain SEC, via a motion from the Leichhardt Branch, has resolved to take the initiative in addressing a number of the recommendations raised in the recent review. Around a third of the recommendations are able to implemented by local branches … Continue reading

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Protest Photos

Following on from Phil Drew’s post, I know that many people were unable to attend the protest on the day. Below are a few photos from the rally. Setting up. The building manager had been instructed by head office not … Continue reading

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