Category Archives: Inward Correspondence

Motions to be considered by Rules Committee

Just a heads up that over the next few days and weeks, I’ll be sharing some of the motions that are going to be considered by the Rules Committee. I’d appreciate your comments on which motions are worthy of support, … Continue reading

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Labor Members’ Forum – How Can The ALP Better Govern Itself?

Perhaps the main theme of the Rules Report that will be put to this year’s conference is governance. Appropriately, Open Labor are holding a forum on governance this Wednesday night: Labor Members’ Forum – How Can The ALP Better Govern … Continue reading

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The Left voted for boat turnbacks and against rank and file reform.

At the 2015 Labor National Conference the Left voted for refugee boat turnbacks, and against party reform. Let me repeat that. The Left voted for refugee boat turnbacks, and against party reform. On April 27, 2014, Bill Shorten called for … Continue reading

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Unity Conference Minutes

Please find attached draft minutes of the 75th Anniversary Unity Conference, including resolutions on the following topics: that the Australian Labor Party should be a democracy based on membership control; that there will be a regular conference of local branches; … Continue reading

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Agenda for Unity Conference 75th Anniversary Event

When: Saturday 15 November Where: Newtown Neighbourhood Centre 1 Bedford St, Newtown NSW 2042 What:

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Reform is on the agenda for Country Conference (but it’s not looking good)

Country Labor Conference is this weekend. There are a number of pro-democracy motions on the agenda (see pages 38-40): election of Country Labor representatives on the Admin Committee, Country Labor Committee and other Country Labor positions by Country Labor Conference; … Continue reading

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Urgent need for Labor Unity – Unity Conference – 75th Anniversary Event

From Sean Macken and David Hetherington: We are writing to invite your Branch to join the Erskineville Branch of the ALP at a conference to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the landmark Unity Conference which was held in our suburb … Continue reading

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