Author Archives: Ben Aveling

Last change to submit to the Lavarch review

Your opportunity to make a submission to the Lavarch review into NSW Labor Governance closes at 5pm today (25 October) Your submission needs to be sent to: by 5pm Friday 25th October Terms of reference are here: NSW ALP … Continue reading

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Federal Election Campaign Review in Sydney

The Federal Election Review Panel members have been travelling the country to hear feedback from state and territory party members. The Review will be in NSW on Monday, 23 September 2019 (tomorrow) to give branch members an opportunity to have … Continue reading

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Parliamentary Election Review

The Federal Parliamentary Joint Standing Committee on Electoral Matters is hold an inquiry into “all aspects of the conduct of the 2019 Federal Election and matters related thereto”. Submissions close 20 September. The NSW Parliamentary Joint Standing Committee on … Continue reading


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2019 Federal Campaign Review

The ALP National Executive has commenced a review of the party’s 2019 Federal election campaign. The objective of the review is to “examine and identify areas that can be improved to return Labor to Government at the next Federal Election, … Continue reading

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Nominations for State Conference are open

Nominations have opened for the following positions, to be filled at this year’s NSW State Conference: Conference Agenda Committee (5 members) 2 State Policy Forum Deputy Chairs 16 Assistant Returning Officers 52 Delegates to National Conference (to be elected by … Continue reading

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Just checking, do you have your National President Ballot yet? (You should have.)

This is just a quick reminder that National President Ballot papers and emails have been sent. You should either have received an email with a subject something like “2018 National President Election – Your Online Ballot”, or you should have … Continue reading

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National President Candidate Mark Butler calling for Party Reform

Mark Butler, candidate for National President, will speak about Party Reform and Democratisation at Trades Hall Auditorium, 377 Sussex Street, at 6.00pm on Wednesday May 16. Admission is $5.00, which includes annual membership of Local Labor NSW. RSVP to: Chris … Continue reading

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National Delegates Conference – Nominations close Monday

Nominations for FEC elected National Conference Delegates opened last weekend, and will close on Monday 12 February. Any financial member may nominate in their local Federal Electorate, and if you care about democracy in our party, we encourage you to … Continue reading

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Administrative Committee Ballot Report.

The Administrative Committee, commonly known simply as Admin, has 36 members. Of these, 18 are elected by Affiliated Unions’ Delegates, and 18 by Rank and File Delegates and assorted others, such as the Parliamentary Party, but also the chairs and … Continue reading

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Make a difference. Vote Independent!

At State Conference this weekend, there will be the following ballots. If you have a vote, use it to make a difference. Vote for an Independent. Rules Committee (9 to elect) Fiona Seaton Left Anthony D’Adam Left Farid Ahmed Right … Continue reading

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